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The Ross Rifle in U.S. Service

One of the best things said about the Ross Rifle was it was better than a broomstick.

Latest Loads: .303 British

Less common in game fields and ranges now than ever in the past, the modest-pressure .303 British nonetheless remains a phenomenal cartridge for dropping animals, ringing steel targets and punching paper.

Fear & Loading: .303 British Walls

When a contractor began demolition of an addition to a garage on a home originally constructed in 1926, he discovered the outside wall was built out of World War II-era .303 British cartridge boxes.

Rifleman Q & A: Mysterious Markings

A reader inquires whether there was another manufacturer of the Model 1917 rifles besides those mentioned in Bruce Canfield’s “One Of The Great Decisions” story.

New for 2020: Uberti USA 1885 Courteney Stalking Rifle

Joining Uberti's expansive lineup of reproduction guns in 2020 is the 1885 Courteney Stalking Rifle. Check it out here.

The Keefe Report: India Retires Its Last Lee-Enfields

Though most users of the SMLEs traded their bolt guns in long ago, the policemen of Uttar Pradesh, a state in northern India, turned in their Lee-Enfields in January 2020.

Editor's Choice: Uberti Model 1895 Courteney Stalking Rifle

Uberti, with its Model 1885 Courteney Stalking Rifle, proves that a new-for-2020 rifle can reflect classic design, in the classic .303 British chambering no less, and still be noteworthy.

'A Grisly Business:' Australia’s Lee-Enfield Sniper Rifle

Faced with no ready source for sniping rifles during World War II, the Australians created one distinctly their own.

The Lithgow SMLE Sniper Rifle In Korea: Pvt. Ian Robertson at Hill 614

Ian Robertson, a sniper with 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, relayed a story of the Australian SMLE sniper rifle in action during the Korean War.

This Old Gun: Martini-Henry Cavalry Carbine

In the 1860s, at the dawn of the self-contained metallic cartridge era, the military armsmakers of Great Britain and other major powers decided to alter existing muzzleloading rifle-muskets into breechloaders. Reasons included saving production costs and buying time to permit experimentation.

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