AR-15s still rule the range when it comes down to a pure numbers race, but that does not mean AKs, bolt guns, and lever actions do not have a place in our collective primer popping heart. Here is a recap of the top 10 rifle related posts on The Shooter’s Log for 2017.
Posts Tagged ‘Modern Sporting Rifles’
Steyr Arms announced last week that a second limited distribution of White AUG A3 M1 rifles have begun shipping to dealers
The AR-15 rifle is to me the Winchester ’73 of this century. Useful for hunting or personal defense, useful as a lawman’s gun and a great all-around rifle for
Do not equate simple and basic with cheap and low quality. The Stag Arms Model 1 is simple in that it nearly
Guts, Harleys, initiative, fast cars, the CycoCycle, fireworks and possibly the Les Paul guitar are on a short list of
At the 2014 SHOT Show Media Day, I got the opportunity to fire a few rounds through Beretta’s ARX-100, the civilian version of the ARX-160 rifle developed for the Italian military. At first glance, I thought it was just another black sporting rifle. However, in true Beretta fashion, they painstakingly included some features that I consider a requirement on modern weapons systems.
MasterPiece Arms’s new MPAR 556 Sporting Rifle, with an MSRP of $999, is chambered in 5.56×45 (.223 Rem.) and accepts AR-15/M16 magazine. It is differentiated from many other AR-style rifles by its heavy stamped-steel receiver.
I have now had my new Modern Sporting Rifle (MSR) for almost one year. It has been a definite learning experience, and a great deal of fun. While attending the 2013 SHOT show in Las Vegas, I participated in Media Day at the Range. There, I received a basic introduction to 3-gun competitions. For those who don’t know, a 3-gun contest uses an MSR, shotgun and pistol. It is also the fastest-growing shooting sports event and competition in the nation.
Today there are many opportunities to own a great rifle. There are even high dollar celebrity branded rifles that allow you to pay a premium to get the other guy’s name on your gun. No kidding. And then there are the basic claptrap rifles that work most of the time and are OK for plinking. They are a little loose and tie up on occasion, but hey, we are only shooting rats at the dump, right?
This is the second installment in a four-part series of the transformation from MSR-neophyte to “functional expert,” hunter, shooter, and advocate.
This is the first installment in a four-part series of my transformation from MSR-neophyte to “functional expert,” hunter, shooter and advocate.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry. Organizations such as the NRA, Second Amendment Foundation and National Association of Gun Rights may be better known to the average hunter and shooter, but none are more important to the fight for your Second Amendment rights. The NSSF has been a staunch supporter and has worked tirelessly to protect your rights.
Before you decide to tar-and-feather and run me out on a rail, please read the entire article…
I just listened to the feel-good press conference about another so-called Assault Weapon Ban. It was sickening to hear the useless babble from the uneducated, uninformed lawmakers in this country until the logic struck me like a lightening bolt and really opened my eyes.
British-owned Reed Outdoor Exhibitions owns the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show. Reed made the decision to ban all displays or images of Modern Sporting Rifles. American patriots and companies have answered by throwing our friends from across the pond a good old-fashioned tea party.
We often field questions about which AR-15 is the best. In my experience, if you ask ten different firearms enthusiasts
It is an old argument, however, we still field quite a few questions about which gas system is better. If you are new to the sporting rifle world, let me enlighten you on this little pickle that AR-and AK-heads fell into some time ago.