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Elwood Shelton

About Elwood Shelton

Elwood Shelton is an online content developer for Gun Digest. He is a gun owner and avid reloader from Colorado. When not at his press or the range he can be found chasing mule deer around the Rocky Mountains.

CMMG's new Mk47 MUTANT aims to take the best from the AK and AR platforms and blend them.

CMMG’s MK47 MUTANT Blends AK and AR

CMMG has come out with a unique take on a rifle chambered for the 7.62x39mm cartridge. The company has attempted to blend the best of both the AK and AR in creating its MUTANT rifle.

The Swarovski STR 80 isn't just another spotting scope. With an illuminated reticle and first focal plane subtensions, the optics is engineered to get shooters on target lightning fast.

Swarovski Optik Unveils New STR 80 Spotting Scope

Long-distance shooters searching for a spotting scope might find everything they want and more in Swarovski's new optic. With illuminated reticle with first focal plane subtensions, the STR 80 is engineered to get shooter on target fast, no matter the distance.

Ruger has expanded its LCRx line, now offering the revolver in a model with a 3-inch barrel in .38 Special +P.

Ruger Introduces 3-inch Barreled LCRx

The Ruger LCR line has become popular, in part, due to its petite size. But the company has taken the gun another direction with a new longer barreled model.

IMR is shooting to help guns stay clean with every trigger pull with its Enduron propellents.

IMR Introducing Enduron Powders in 2015

IMR is set to expand its already extensive propellent catalog this coming year with three new powders. And the Enduron line shoots to do more than send bullets down range; it's also engineered to tidy up the bore.

EOTech's new Model 518 (above) and 558 aim to be more convenient sights for shooters, since the a designed to accept AA batteries.

EOTech Introduces Two New Holographic Sights

EOTech has released a couple new sights that are certain to bob shooters' corks. What makes the new red-dot optics so nifty is their ability to run off one of the most common batteries in the world.

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Newson Aims at Elegance with Beretta 486

Famed designer Marc Newson made headlines by joining Apple earlier this fall. But he also took center stage in the firearms world recently, designing a beautiful new shotgun for the world's oldest gun maker.