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FNH-USA FNAR

This new rifle, the FNAR, is a semi-automatic 7.62x51 mm precision rifle designed to offer great performance at a higher rate of fire than a comparable bolt-action rifle. The FNAR's designation, which stands for "FN Automatic Rifle," may at first seem to be a bit of a misnomer as it is a semi-automatic rifle, but it makes sense once you understand the basis of the design.

CZ-USA VZ 58 Military Sporter

Externally similar to the standard AK-pattern rifle but internally quite different, the VZ 58 represented the well-established Czech arms-making community's independent streak. A semi-automatic variant is now offered by CZ-USA as the VZ 58 Military Sporter.

SIG Sauer's Civilian SG550

Like many successful firearm designs, the story of the military-inspired SIG Sauer 556 is fraught with trial and error, and was nearly a century in the making.

Auto-Ordnance AOM160

Auto-Ordnance's AOM160 is an updated version of the venerable M1A1 Carbine. Aftermarket accessories, like the Ultimak Picatinny rail on the tested model, are readily available.

Savage Model 10 FCM Scout

A look through the Savage catalog reveals no less than 80-some bolt-action, centerfire rifle variations, along with more than 20 “package” guns that come with a pre-mounted scope. That kind of variety is on par with the lineup of any firearms manufacturer in the industry, and it’s better than many. To top it off, Savage […]

How to Reload a Shotgun: Tips From the Pros

Watching the best practical shotgunners in the world at the 2010 International Practical Shooting Confederation Pan American Shotgun Championship proved there is no one way to load or manage rounds.

The Biggest Practical Shotgun Tournament

Competitors at the grueling 2010 Pan American Shotgun Championship showcased some innovative techniques and how to really keep your shotgun fed.

Ruger Mini-14

Anyone who has ever handled an M1 Garand, M14 or M1 Carbine immediately feels a kinship when shooting this handy rifle.

Practical vs. Tactical

Competition reinforces many basic skills needed for home defense. However, key differences remain between sport and tactical techniques.

Ruger M77 Hawkeye Tactical

While rifle traditionalists purr over hand-rubbed, high-gloss finishes, flawless bluing and finely cut checkering, I salivate for synthetics and ergonomic sensibility.

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