The Colt Piston AR LE6940P.

LE6940P: A Cleaner Burning Colt

The Colt LE6940P is a modular carbine featuring an articulating link piston (ALP) operating system. It offers shooters a highly accurate, lightweight and easy-to-clean AR-platform rifle with an extended lifespan.

The Colt LE901-16A configured with 7.62 upper. Photo by Corey Graff

Colt LE901-16S: From 5.56 to 7.62 in 30 Seconds

There was no shortage of AR-style rifles at SHOT Show 2012. But one of the most interesting was the Colt LE901-16S, a select-fire rifle designed to allow you to change the upper from 5.56 to 7.62 in a matter of seconds.


Video: New Guns at Shot Show Media Day 2012

Every year the shooting industry rolls out the latest guns and gear at Media Day at the Range, held during the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) show. This year the fun was in the desert, outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. Gun Digest was there, shooting everything we could get our hands on.

Close up of the Merkel K-3 action.

The Coolest Guns I Saw At SHOT Show

So many guns and ammo and optics and more at the SHOT show, so little time! Here' my top pick from the first day at the firearms industry's biggest trade show.


SHOT Show 2011 Video: What’s New at Armalite?

Gun Digest the Magazine and Tactical Gear Editor Kevin Michalowski talks with Mark Westrom of Armalite at SHOT Show 2011. Get a look at the AR50 National Match .50 Caliber, plus a look at the Armalite AR-10 A2, and the new M-15 22, a .22 LR caliber rifle that's a lot of fun to...