Semi-Auto Rifles

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Carbon-Fiber Rifle Round-Up

Carbon fiber is one of the hottest new materials in firearm construction. Here's a look at three current models of AR-15-style rifles that employ carbon-fiber components and how the space-age parts perform.

February 20, 2015
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Ohio Ordnance Works HCAR

Thanks to Ohio Ordnance Works, the venerable BAR is ready for a second century of service.

February 4, 2015
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Alexander Arms Ulfberht

Alexander Arms has reinvented the long-range rifle with its semi-automatic Ulfberht in .338 Lapua Mag. Simple, yet effective, this big boy is a joy to shoot and accurate at ranges in excess of 1,000 yards.

January 14, 2015
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The Mousqueton A.M.D.— France’s Mini-14

Though it resembles the common Ruger Mini-14, the Mousqueton A.M.D. has a unique history all its own.

January 9, 2015
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Henry Repeating Arms U.S. Survival AR-7

With a reputation for safeguarding U.S. Air Force pilots and arming a cinematic super spy, the Henry Repeating Arms U.S. Survival AR-7 offers protection when the unexpected occurs.

January 2, 2015
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Del-Ton DTI Evolution

Thanks to the modularity of the AR, manufacturers can easily change many of its features to fit the preferences of shooters.

January 2, 2015
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SIG Sauer SIG556R

Some agreed-upon rules: Cats and dogs don’t get along, oil and water do not mix, and the number 556 and the letter R are diametrically opposed.

November 12, 2014
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Smith & Wesson M&P10

One rifle was missing from Smith & Wesson’s M&P lineup: a .308 Win. AR. The company’s first foray into the large-lower-receiver platform is the M&P10, and this AR may be the most versatile M&P yet.

October 29, 2014
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AR Accuracy with 7.62×39 mm

While you might not associate the AK-47’s cartridge with accuracy, out of an AR-15 the 7.62x39 mm can produce tiny groups. Could the Russian mainstay be the best .30-caliber option for America’s rifle?

September 26, 2014
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AR Gas-System Lengths Explained

The AR’s gas system is perhaps the most misunderstood part of the rifle. Here is everything you need to know about the system that makes your rifle work and how to ensure you get the most from it.

September 24, 2014