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The Ward-Burton Rifle: America's First Military Bolt-Action

During the U.S. military’s search for a breechloading rifle design in the years after the Civil War, America’s first military bolt-action was deemed both novel and sometimes dangerous.

New For 2022: Mauser M18 Savanna

Blaser Group announced the release of the new Mauser M18 Savanna bolt-action rifle to the American market.

Reviving An Enfield: RTI’s Imported No. 1, Mk III

In recent years RTI has gained interest for its haul of old surplus rifles from Ethiopia. Among these aging arms are some of the most under-appreciated manufactures of the British Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield, being the No.1, Mk III* rifles produced by Ishapore in India.

Favorite Firearms: A Lithgow No.1, Mk III* Lee-Enfield Club Rifle

My passion is collecting old British Lee-Enfield rifles. Reading books on Lee-Enfield rifles, investigating their proofmarks and regimental markings, and exploring their developmental history is all part of the fun.

Favorite Firearms: A Winchester Model 60A Named “Li’l Ole Bess”

My favorite firearm has been in my family for four generations. It’s a Winchester Model 60A single-shot, bolt-action, .22-cal. rimfire chambered for the Short, Long and Long Rifle cartridges.

Review: Winchester Model 70 Long Range MB

It is not uncommon for useful technical improvements in one arena to be adopted by and integrated into another. Materials and manufacturing processes originally devised for the aerospace industry are now commonly used to manufacture firearms.

NRA Gun Of The Week: Bergara Premier Competition

Watch this Gun Of The Week video preview to learn about the Bergara Premier Competition, a near-custom rifle with top-tier components and craftsmanship, as well as the capability to precisely deliver match rounds on target.

Bergara: From Blackpowder Beginnings To Rifle Powerhouse

Bergara’s emergence as major player in the industry began modestly in 1999 when BPI was established and purchased famed muzzleloader manufacturer CVA. The company thrived and learned that the barrel was the most important ingredient in any quality gun.

NRA Gun Of The Week: Savage 110 PCS

Watch to learn about a large-format handgun from Savage that's based on the company's venerable 110 bolt-action design.

Nosler Custom Rifle Packages To Raise Money For Veterans

Nosler, Inc. announced a new program, involving 22 custom Model 48 rifles, which is aimed at raising awareness and funds for American veterans and their families.

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