bolt-action rifles

Shown here Merkel’s RX-Helix action is fully open, yet the bolt handle is nowhere near as far back as in other ST rifles. The bolt moves almost twice as far as the handle.

The Scoop on Straight-Pull Rifles

While incredibly popular in Europe, straight-pull rifles have never caught on in the states. Here’s an inside look at the straight-pull action and several modern straight-pull rifles currently available.

Using a Ruger American Rifle in .308, the author shot MOA groups at 100 yards and banged 9-inch steel plates all the way out to 600 yards. Author Photo

Affordable Accuracy: Ruger American Review

With a name as iconic as the company that makes it, this Ruger rifle’s blend of features and value are making it a quick favorite among sportsmen from sea to shining sea.