Tactical Rifle


Q&A: What’s the Best Tactical Rifle Available to U.S. Citizens?

  Question from Tactical Gear reader Thomas H.: “With the extensive knowledge of your experienced staff, I would like to ask your opinion. Which tactical rifle (in the U.S.) on the market is the best? Also, the same question as to semi-auto handgun in the 9mm caliber? Top three to five would be great...

Gun Digest Book of the AR-15 vol. IV

Torturing the AR-15: Oh Yes He Did!

Bury them in dirt and sand? Drop them from the second story of a building? Run them over with a heavy-duty diesel truck? Blast them with a shotgun? No one would do this to an AR-15 and then shoot it, would they? Oh yes, he did. And more.


Video: World’s Only 7.62mm Caliber LMG with Semi-Auto Mode

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) is set to launch its new Light Machine Gun (LMG), the NEGEV NG7, at DefExpo India 2012 later this month. The NEGEV NG7  is the only 7.62mm caliber LMG in service today with semi-automatic mode. The NEGEV NG7 is also the only 7.62 with single bullet firing capability. In automatic...

A magazine-fed bolt-action sniper rifle.

Building a Magazine-Fed Sniper Rifle

A removable magazine on a sniper rifle provides one more level of versatility in the field. Magazine-fed rifles allow for faster reloads and for the quick selection of different rounds as the mission dictates. These are good options to have and you are starting to see them appear on rifles like the Ruger Scout...

Gun Review: McMillan Tactical Hunter

Dave Morelli puts the McMillan Tactical Hunter through the paces at the range. Will this out-of-the-box hunting rifle live up to its accuracy promise?

Using a hard surface as an anvil for the rivet head, one can then use a roll pin punch to expand the rivet tip to secure the sling swivel to the front sight gas block.

Build an AR from Scratch – Part II

A tale of two ARs. One economy model, one deluxe model. One for home defense and plinking, one for Bambi extermination. One .223 Rem. One 6.5mm Grendel. Both on receivers from the same source. The goal? To see the contrast that can be accomplished based solely upon one’s imagination, starting...