Follow Jeremiah Knupp as he sets up two rifles, a budget friendly bolt action and a 7.62x39 mm AR-15, to see the strengths and weaknesses of each as a beginner's deer rifle.
Some years ago, a colleague on the NRA Publications technical staff engaged me in a conversation about the fundamental nature of firearms, specifically challenging me to define “gun” in the simplest terms. And while my hastily offered answer was not particularly well-crafted, he didn’t dismiss it entirely.
Savage Arms announced its Backcountry Xtreme Series, a lineup of bolt-action rifles that are built to be rugged and offer best-in-class performance right out of the box.
An armed man in Utah stopped a black bear that crashed into his Colorado cabin using his Uberti 1866 lever-action rifle.
Based on the Hawkeye Standard, the new configuration will be chambered in a number of short- and long-action calibers.