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I love to find old hook-and-bullet magazines, the older the better, and read the old-school gun writers. I like the grainy black-and-white photos shot in the field. I like the horn-rimmed glasses, canvas shooting jackets and the Jones hats they wear. Some of these writers have penned stories for Gun Digest over the years. Terry [...]
P.O. Ackley gave the world — both wildcatters and average shooters alike — a 7mm to love: the .280 Ackley Improved. And all these years later it’s still one of the most versatile big game hunting cartridges ever conceived.
Editor’s Note: Click here for instant firearms values and gun prices. Tom Turpin’s new book, “Custom Rifles: Mastery of Wood and Metal” will be hitting the bookstores this month. It’s a handsome hardcover and heavy with photos printed on glossy paper. Turpin takes the reader inside the workshop of one of the best custom [...]
The vast majority of custom rifle makers do not manufacture their own barrels. It is simply too costly to perform this function in-house due to the cost of the equipment necessary and the relatively few barrels that the maker will require. This is, simply put, another area that required years of expertise to achieve [...]
Custom rifles don’t get much better than what David Miller Co. is producing. These photos are from the new Custom Rifles: Mastery of Wood & Metal book. While the book acknowledges a number of custom rifle makers, it focuses on the works and procedures of David Miller Co. of Tucson, Arizona. This shop has been [...]
Noted gun writer Patrick Sweeney discusses tactical rifles and his latest book, “Gun Digest Book of the Tactical Rifle.” He gives an overview of non-AR rifles such as the FN SCAR, AK, and Steyr AUG. More importantly, he offers suggestions about choosing a sling, what to look for in an optic, how much to spend on gear, and whether to practice only with agency-issued ammunition.
Did HS Precision achieve benchrest accuracy without the weight in its new Pro Series SA SPL? L.P. Brezny puts one in 25 WSSM to the test.
The two AR-15 gunsmithing project is finally complete! The finished rifles – one a budget model, the other a hunting model, look great.
If you’re in the market for a new rifle to hunt western game, or just need a new deer rifle, the Kimber 84L should be top on your list of must-see firearms for 2010.
Part III in a series where Muramatsu builds two AR15s: A budget and a hunting model.