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Video: In Memory Of Mr. Kalashnikov, 700 Round AK Burn

Firing 700 rounds through an AK seems a fitting tribute to the late Mikhail Kalashnikov and his ever-reliable design. But will the gun used in this test catch on fire, melt or ultimately triumph? Watch the video and find out.

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AK-47 Shoot: Arsenal SLR-107 Rapid Fire Practice Run

Many people prefer the AK-47 platform to the AR-15, while others view it on par with ARs. Others say it's outdated. Watch this video demonstration of an Arsenal SLR-107FR AK-47 in action and make up your own mind.

Leupold TS-32X1 Reticle.

A Look at Leupold’s New MOA-based TS-32X1 Reticle

Trying to decode conflicting measurement systems on rifle scopes using MOA- turrets with Mil-based reticles is now a thing of the past on Leupold's line of optics thanks to their new TS-32X1 MOA-based reticle.

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SHOT Show New Guns: Sig P320 Review

Unveiled at SHOT Show 2014, the Sig P320's hammer-less, striker-fired design is out of character for Sig, but what's really remarkable is you basically get two handguns in one, thanks to interchangeability from a full-sized service pistol to a shorter-barreled compact concealed carry gun.

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Gunstruction Review: Online AR-15 Builder

This online AR-15 builder takes window shopping to a whole new level with interactive controls and the ability to accessorize your dream AR with top-of-the-line real-world accessories.

CZ’s 455 rimfire (here a Varmint rifle) is replacing the 452. Ease of barrel change is one reason.

CZ Bores the 527 for .17 Hornet, Adds 455V

CZ keeps the classy lines and functionality of two of its small-bore rifles. But the renown manufacturer continues to evolve the CZ 527 and CZ 455V. Respected gun writer Wayne van Zwoll breaks down exactly what makes these models so special.

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Glock Deconstructed: Did You Win the Book?

Thanks to everyone who entered for a chance to win "Glock Deconstructed," the hottest new release from Gun Digest Books. Find out who won the book, and how to get your own copy of this behind-the-scenes look at one of the most famous gun makers in modern firearms history.