If A Rifle Could Talk: Finn Aagaard’s .375
From 1983 until 1994, late American Rifleman Field Editor Finn Aagaard, a former Kenyan professional hunter, impressed readers with his keen and practical insight. He was meticulous in keeping records of every shot he fired, and through his journals, his pre-’64 Winchester Model 70 in .375 H&H speaks to a new generation of shooters and hunters.
Rifleman Q&A: Sticky Mosin Extraction
I have recently joined the ranks of folks owning Mosin-Nagant Model rifles, in particular a Model 91/30 in 7.62x54 mm R. I have experienced an occasional problem with extraction, which generally appears after the gun has warmed up. Can you recommend anything that might be done to eliminate this problem, or is it a design feature that has to be accepted?
Rifleman Q&A: M1903 vs. M1903A1 Rifles
I’ve seen references to an M1903A1 rifle. I’ve looked around at a bunch of gun shows, and I have not found a rifle marked “M1903A1.” How does that variant differ from a standard M1903 rifle?
RemArms, AG Composites Partnering On New Model 700 Alpha 1
Remington Model 870 pump-action shotgun inventories are finally re-filling, and a press release issued by AG Composites this week indicates a new RemArms bolt-action rifle may be next.
Montana Rifle Company Returning In 2023?
The company's Model 1999 receiver, with its Mauser-style controlled-round-feed system of operation, laid the firm’s foundation solidly on performance, timeless function and looks to match. After closing its doors in early 2020, it appears the manufacturer is on the verge of making a comeback.
Did Your Broker Recommend Buying A Mosin-Nagant?
Russia’s Mosin-Nagant Model 1891, and its derivatives, became an iconic surplus arm for sale in the U.S., serving as an entry point for up-and-coming collectors, due to the rifle's easy-to-afford price tag, until recently.
Review: Christensen Arms Ranger 22 Rifle
Built off the same principles that go into the company's larger centerfire rifles, the Christensen Arms Ranger 22 offers both light weight and accuracy while also being compatible with some Ruger 10/22 components.
The Remington Model 7: A Lightweight Legacy Rifle
Since its introduction in 1983, the bolt-action Remington Model 7 gained favor with sportsmen for its low weight and wide range of chamberings.
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.