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Shooting Lightweight Rifles: Tips & Techniques

The fundamentals of rifle shooting still apply when shooting lightweights—in fact, they matter more. Here are some lessons that will help you get more from less and tighten your groups when shooting lightweight rifles.

Video: Melvin Forbes And His Rifles

Watch this feature video from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV to learn why other firearm manufacturers paid attention and, to varying degrees, copied Forbes’ ideas.

How to Shoot Light Rifles

The fundamentals of rifle shooting still apply when shooting lightweights—in fact, they matter more. Here are some lessons that will help you get more from less and tighten your groups when shooting lightweight rifles.

American Rifleman TV: Savage Model 11/111 Lightweight Hunter

In the Model 11/111 Lightweight Hunter, Savage went to great lengths to reduce weight in every conceivable way, while ensuring the rifle's useability. Find out if the company was successful in this Rifleman Review.

Kimber Mountain Ascent: A True Featherweight

Dave Campbell says Kimber’s Mountain Ascent rifle is as pure a lightweight hunting rifle as you’ll ever find.

CVA ACCURA Mountain Rifle

The CVA ACCURA Mountain Rifle is a pound lighter than the APEX, and comes with WeatherGuard to handle everything a hunt can dish out.

Savage Arms Lightweight Hunter Rifles

This extremely light and accuracy rifle is also affordable.

Production Forbes Rifles

“Joe needs you to write up a rifle. It will be here Tuesday,” read the somewhat-cryptic message across the screen of my Blackberry.

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