Semi-Auto Rifles

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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
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Revisiting the 9 mm Carbine

There's a good case to be made for having a 9 mm AR-15-pattern rifle in the armory for training purposes.

September 17, 2014
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Volquartsen Custom Rugers

NRA News Commentator and “Top Shot” champion Chris Cheng discusses Volquartsen Custom’s line of .22 LR match-grade pistols, rifles and components. He believes the upgrades are worth it, and as with most things in life, you get what you pay for.

September 15, 2014
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Left-Handed AR-15 Round-Up

The AR-15 may be America's rifle, but left-handed shooters have traditionally had slimmer pickings. Oleg Volk reviews and compares the Stag Arms STAG-15L, the Faxon Firearms ARAK21 and the Rock River Arms LAR-15LH, three AR-15-pattern rifles engineered for left-handed shooters.

September 15, 2014
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IWI U.S. Tavor SAR

After a decade of waiting, a civilian-legal version of the Israel Defense Forces’ standard-issue rifle is finally available in the U.S., and the Tavor SAR may be the ultimate home-defense rifle.

September 15, 2014
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The Guns of Brad Thor

Best-selling author Brad Thor is known for his attention to detail when it comes to guns and gear, and his new novel, “Act of War,” is chock-full of the stuff we love.

July 18, 2014
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Beretta ARX100

Beretta offers high-tech, ambidextrous design developed for the Italian military to U.S. consumers with its new ARX100.

June 27, 2014