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Rifle Reviews: Everything But AR’s

Any rifles that aren’t AR-15’s live here.  From AK’s to surplus…we’ve got a little bit of everything.

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Best Sniper & Precision Rifle for Beginners [Ultimate Guide]

Find out the best sniper/precision rifle for you at all price points. We'll cover important aspects such as caliber, action, and recommended models.

Best Bullpup Rifles & Shotguns: Break the Rules

Bullpups are so different. We'll cover the best bullpup rifles and shotguns, their pros/cons, and the best models out there right now.

7 Best .22 LR Rifles: Bigger Isn't Always Better

The humble .22 LR is one of the most popular and versatile rounds out there. Here's our list of the best .22 LR rimfire rifles right now!

8 Best AK-47 Rifles of 2023: Complete Buyer's Guide

Not sure what AK-47 to get? We cover the basics, pros/cons vs the AR-15, and our favorite foreign and US-made AK models across all budgets.

8 Best Budget Guns for New Shooters [Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun]

Picking your first gun can be a hassle. So, we're taking the guesswork out and providing you with some great guns for new shooters...that are affordable!

10 Best Lever Action Rifles [You Can Still Buy]

Looking to get a lever gun? Whether it's for hunting, plinking, or winning the West...we've got you covered with some history and our favorite picks.

Best Hunting Rifles: Putting Meat On The Table

SHOT Show always brings out a host of new hunting rifles, and this year's has been no different. Here are the best new rifles you should look at this year.

8 Best Bolt-Action Rifles [Ultimate Guide]

Ever wondered which bolt-action rifles get the most attention? Well, we made a list of the most popular bolt-actions Americans love.

Best Large-Bore Hunting Rifles: Big Guns & Big Game

Big game hunts require big guns. We've looked at some of the best big-bore rifles to make your next dangerous game hunt a success.

8 Best Survival Rifles: Light, Foldable, & Lots of Ammo

Need to survive the wilderness and get back to civilization in one piece? We cover our definition of a survival rifle and our 5 best picks.

Best Recce (Recon) Rifles

Recon or "recce" rifles are some of the most versatile and flexible weapons platforms around. Learn what makes these rifles so special, and why they're so popular with the military, law enforcement, and competition shooters.

8 Best Military Surplus Rifles & Shotguns (You Can Still Buy)

Owning the newest rifles can get expensive quickly. Fortunately, there are a number of affordable military surplus rifles to help you scratch that "new gun" itch. These are our favorites.

6 Best .308/7.62 Semi-Auto Rifles: Battle Ready

Looking for the best hard-hitting .308/7.62 semi-auto rifle? We'll cover everything from AR-10s to FALs and SCARs so you'll know the best gun for you.

6 Best Obscure Long-Range Rifles You Probably Don’t Own

Nothing turns heads at the range more than the person with something different - and that is exactly what these rifles are. From taking an elk to 1,000-yard bull's eyes, these Obscure Long-Range Rifles will get the job done.

Best Bear Defense Guns for Hikers and Backpackers

Venturing into critter country? We go over some of the best bear guns from shotguns to rifles and even big bore handguns.

Best Ruger Mini-14 & Mini-30 Models [Guide]

There are a ton of models of Ruger's Mini-14 and Mini-30. We'll go over some history, specs, and then dive into our favorite models of each Mini.

[Guide] Best Rifles & Calibers for Hog Hunting

Like bacon? We go over the best rifles and calibers for hog hunting, from lever action to bolt guns and even AR-15s.

[Buyer's Guide] Best Remington 700 Models

There's a lot of Remington 700 models. We cover all of them and how to choose the perfect model for your individual needs.

9 Best Ruger 10/22 Models [Plinking, Hunting, Competition]

A Ruger 10/22 is a great rifle for all levels of shooters, but there are so many models. We cover the history of the 10/22 and our favorites!

Best .44 Magnum Revolvers & Rifles

Need a hand cannon? We cover the ballistics and background of the .44 Magnum. Plus our picks of the best revolvers & rifles out there right now.

Best Semi-Automatic Rifle for Beginners: AR-15 vs AK-47

Quickly learn the pros/cons of the AR-15 vs AK-47 debate. We'll cover ergonomics, reliability, cost, accessories, and even recommended models.

Best 3-Gun Heavy Metal Guns

Heavy Metal Competition requires some big guns...here are some of the best of the best to get you on the road to winning at your next competition.

Palmetto State Armory Reviews

[Review+Video] Palmetto State Armory (PSA).224 Valkyrie Upper

[Review] Palmetto State Armory AK-47 (PSAK-47 GF3) with Video

PSA AKV Review: Best 9mm AK?

[Review] Palmetto State Armory KS-47 Gen 2: Hands-On

[Review] Palmetto State Armory (PSA) AK-P GF3

AK-47 Reviews

[Review] Palmetto State Armory AK-47 (PSAK-47 GF3) with Video

8 Best AK-47 Rifles of 2023: Complete Buyer's Guide

Best Semi-Automatic Rifle for Beginners: AR-15 vs AK-47

Saiga .223 Rifle Review

Bolt Action Rifle Reviews

[Review] Howa 1500 Barreled Action: Easiest Bolt Build?

[Review] CVA Cascade: Sub $500 Hunting Bolt Rifle?

[Hands-On Review] Savage Impulse: Straight Pull Bolt-Action Rifle

[Review] Ruger Precision Rifle Gen 3: Even Better

[Buyer's Guide] Best Remington 700 Models

Bullpup Rifle Reviews

Best Bullpup Rifles & Shotguns: Break the Rules

Steyr AUG Review [Field Tested]

[Review] Kel-Tec RDB-S: Little Bullpup That Could

IWI Tavor X95 Review: Bullpup Goodness

Carbine Reviews

Kel Tec Sub 2000 Review: A 9mm Folding Carbine

[Review] M1 Carbine (Auto Ordnance): Blast From the Past

[Review+Video] Faxon Bantam 9mm PCC: Glock Mags, LRBHO, & Indestructible

[Review] LWRCI DI & IC-SPR: Direct Impingement vs Piston

More Rifle Reviews

CMMG Banshee 10mm Review: Runs Like a Scalded Dog

Henry Golden Boy .22LR [Review]: Best Lever .22 Ever?

[Review] Ruger Precision Rifle Gen 3: Even Better

Ruger Mini 14 Review [Hands-On Tested]

[Review] SKS: Norinco & Yugoslavian Variants

[Review] DS Arms (DSA) FAL SA58

[Review] Ruger American Predator: Affordable 1000 Yard Rifle

[Review] CVA Cascade: Sub $500 Hunting Bolt Rifle?

Ruger American Review: Affordable & Gets the Job Done

Bergara B14 HMR Review: Best Factory Barrels?

[Review] Henry .45-70 Lever Action Rifle: Big Game Ready

[Review] Marlin 1895 .45-70 Dark Series vs Originals

[Review] Henry AR-7: Takedown Survival Rifle

[Review] ARES SCR: Always a Way

Springfield M1A Review: SOCOM 16 & National Match

[Review+Video] Swiss K31: Legendary Accuracy

[Review] Henry .45-70 Lever Action Rifle: Big Game Ready

Remington 597 Beginner Gun Review

[Review] Romanian RPK: Haunted AK Squad Weapon?

Saiga .223 Rifle Review

Rifle Upgrades & Accessories

Best Remington 700 Upgrades: Stocks, Triggers, & More

[Review] Boyds Stocks: AT-One & Platinum

Best Rifle Bipods: AR-15 & Bolt Guns

[Review] SWFA SS 2.5-10x32 Scope & Boyds Spike Camp Stock

Best 3-Gun Rifle Compensators [Tested]

25 Best 10/22 Upgrades [Hands-On]: Stocks, Triggers, & More

[Review] MDT ESS and LSS-XL Chassis: Rock Solid

5 Best 6.5 Grendel Uppers [Hands-On]

Best Rifle Scopes in 2023 [Real View-Throughs]

Best Rifle Sling in 2023: AR-15 & More [Tested]

Best Long Range Rifle Scopes in 2023 [Hands-On]

12 Best Red Dot Sights [Hands-On]: Rifle, Pistol, & All Budgets

Best Carbon Fiber Barrels: Cooler, Stronger, Lighter

6 Best Ruger 10/22 Scopes & Red Dots for 2023

5 Best Remington 700 Triggers: Maximum Accuracy

[Review] Faxon .350 Legend Barrel: Hunting Ready

5 Best Laser Bore Sights [Hands-On Tested]

[Review] Aimpoint PRO (Patrol Rifle Optic): Best Red Dot?

7 Best AR-15 & AK Pistol Braces [Hands-On & Video]

Harris Bipod Review [Hands-On]: Still The King?

6 Best AR-15 & AK-47 Featureless Grips [CA & NY Compliant]

Best AK-47 Brakes & Compensators [Tested]: Tame The Recoil

4 Best Rangefinders For Shooting [Hands-On with Views]

Choosing Your First Muzzleloader

Best Aftermarket 10/22 Receivers [2023]

BSF Carbon Fiber Barrel [Review]

4 Best 10/22 Trigger Upgrades [Video & Split Times]

Best Red Dots for 2023 [Hands-On]: Under $200 Budget

More Rifle Posts

Best AR-15 Upgrades: Triggers, Brakes, Handguards, BCGs & More

8 Best AR-15 Flashlights [Real Views]

POF Tombstone Review: Best Lever-Action PCC?

8 Best Bolt-Action Rifles [Ultimate Guide]

Best AR-15 Lower Receivers of 2023: Budget to Baller

Best Home Defense Gun of 2023 [Shotgun vs Pistol vs Rifle]

11 Best AR-15s of 2023: Ultimate Hands-On Guide

16 Best AR-15 Triggers of 2023 [Hands-On with Video]

8 Best Places to Buy Ammo Online [2023]

7 Best Folding Truck Guns of 2023

PSA Sabre Review: New Premium Line

12 Best Red Dot Sights [Hands-On]: Rifle, Pistol, & All Budgets

Best .30-30 Rifles of 2023

Best .350 Legend Uppers, Complete Rifles, Barrels of 2023

11 Best Roller-Delayed Subguns & Rifles of 2023

Best Rifle Sling in 2023: AR-15 & More [Tested]

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