Semi-Auto Rifles

SU-16C

Kel-Tec SU-16C

Lightweight, compact, reliable and affordable, the Kel-Tec SU-16C may be an ideal bug-out rifle.

December 31, 2013
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Yankee Hill Machine Desert Enforcer

Yankee Hill's latest rifle makes use of some of the best aftermarket accessories from YHM and Magpul, combined with solid, well engineered upper and lower receivers to create a lightweight, straight-shooting AR.

October 23, 2013
Krebs Custom KV-13

Krebs Custom KV-13

Here's a sturdy AK with vastly improved ergonomics and better accuracy than the original.

July 17, 2013
Citizen Arms, AR-15, lightweight,

Truck Guns

Keeping a rifle on hand in your vehicle for emergencies is a good idea.

April 24, 2013
Knight's Armament SR-15E3 IWS Mod 1 full length

Knight’s Armament SR-15E3 IWS Mod 1

The latest 5.56 NATO rifle from Knight’s Armament is loaded with shooter-friendly features and is mil spec to its core.

March 21, 2013
Liberty Training Rifle

The Ideal Training Rifle

Here's a great way to turn a .22 LR rifle into a platform that will help new and experienced shooters practice marksmanship skills.

February 8, 2013
The author came into possession of his VEPR six years ago. While his model came with just one, five-round magazine, 10-round variants are commonplace.

MOLOT .308 Win. VEPR

An AK in .308 Win.? The VEPR beefs up the Kalashnikov platform, making it ideal for longer-range pursuits.

January 3, 2013
2013 Golden Bullseye

Shooting Illustrated Announces 2013 Golden Bullseye Winners

Our annual awards honor the best of the best in the firearms industry—and this year's list of recipients is no exception.

December 14, 2012
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DPMS Tac-2

The DPMS Tac2 combines the longer gas system of a rifle with the shorter barrel of a carbine to make a strong case for the AR platform’s adaptability.

December 13, 2012
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Del-Ton TRX

When the first big run on all things AR-related hit us in late 2008, everything from premium barrels to the most basic components became scarce. Even those of us who saw it coming and planned ahead felt the inevitable crunch when demand exceeded supply.

September 21, 2012