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The Ultimate .308

We wanted to build a .308 that was equal parts tough and accurate. So we took one to hell and back, and we have the scars to prove it.

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Bargain Bolt Guns

Any of these five bolt-action rifles would make a good companion in deer camp, no matter your budget.

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Rifles Articles

25 Greatest Deer Rifles

Here are our picks for the greatest deer rifles ever made. Let the arguments...

Best Elk Rifles

Check out Gun Shots blogger John Haughey's round up of the 20 best elk hunting rifles....

Youth Gun Test

We gave a crew of young shooters seven youth-model guns and cut them loose on a test...

Dad's Gun

Each year, OL's Editor Andrew McKean hunts with one of his late father's favorite...

Best Coyote Guns

In this gallery we round up 8 of the best ARs, bolt rifles, shotguns and rimfires for...

Custom Stocks

Paul Stevens owns Cottage Craftworks, which creates unique stock designs at very...

  • January 15, 2014

    Barrett M107A1: New .50 Caliber Long-Range Rifle - 0

    Everything about Barrett's new semiautomatic .50 caliber rifle is big. The rifle is fitted with the QDL suppressor (Quick Detach Large suppressor) and a stocky bipod. The price tag is big too. The gun retails $18,000. 

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  • January 14, 2014

    New Tactical Rifle: Miller Precision Arms 300 Guardian - 0

    This beast of an AR is chambered in .300 Win. Mag (called the Guardian) and sports a bunch of high-end components including a Geissele trigger, a Krieger barrel, and carbon fiber hand rail. Montana-based Miller Precision Arms makes these rifles 1 at a time, but the attention to detail is going to cost you. The base price for this rifle starts at $5,300. [ Read Full Post ]

  • January 14, 2014

    New Shooting Gear: Bullseye Camera Systems - 0

    The Bullseye camera system is a great diagnostic tool for the long-range shooter. This year it's available for tablets and smartphones, making it more mobile than the laptop version.

    All hardcore long range guys know that keeping good data is critical. This system allows the shooter to see his hits, monitor group size, and track performance of specific loads. It will retail for about $549 and it will save you a lot of walking downrange. [ Read Full Post ]

  • January 14, 2014

    New Handguns: Springfield Armory Range Officer and XDS 4.0 - 0

    Springfield has two great new handguns for 2014 in the 1911 Range Officer and XDS 4.0. Both of these guns are chambered in 9mm. The Range Officer is designed for competitive shooters who don't want the recoil of a .45. The 4.0 from the popular XDS line comes a barrel lengthened to 4 inches. It comes with two different magazines — a 7+1 and a 9+1 — which give shooters different grip options.  [ Read Full Post ]

  • January 14, 2014

    Ryder 22A: Surefire's First .22 Suppressor for the Civilian Market - 0

    All of Surefire's previous suppressors were designed for the military and police market, though civilians could own them. This meant top-line products, but at a premium price. The Ryder 22A however was designed specifically for civilian shooters and hunters. It brings the great Surefire design and durability to a product that is affordable for the regular Joe.  It weighs only 3.1 ounces and will retail for about $469.

    If you haven't shot with a suppressor before, the Ryder 22A would make a great first can. [ Read Full Post ]

  • January 14, 2014

    New Rifle and Cartridge: 26 Nosler Cartridge and Nosler Patriot Rifle - 3

    Meet the new, screaming fast Nosler 26 cartridge and Patriot rifle. It's a flat-shooting, big-game cartridge offered in a 129-grain bullet (3,400 fps muzzle velocity) and a 140-grain bullet (3,300 fps muzzle velocity). The Patriot is a production rifle based on the M48 action and will retail for about $1,600. [ Read Full Post ]

  • January 14, 2014

    New Side-By-Side Shotgun: Cabela's Dickinson - 0

    This Turkish made shotgun is a great option for upland bird hunters looking for a reasonable side-by-side. It's a pretty gun, but not so fancy that you won't want to take it afield. The shotgun will retail for about $1,500. [ Read Full Post ]