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uger SR1911R/TruGlo combination

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Range Report: Ruger SR1911R

The SR1911R is a rail gun affording shooters the option of mounting a combat light. For home defense and other qualified users, the light is a great option. In this range report, Bob Campbell puts the Ruger SR1911R through its paces with a bonus review of the TruGlo’s Tru-Point light/laser combo.

Traditions revolver with a box or SIG Sauer V-Crown ammunition

Ammunition

Review: SIG Sauer Big Bore Defense Loads — .44 Special and .45 Colt

SIG Sauer is expanding its line of personal defense loads with two accurate and effective loads in .44 Special and .45 Colt. Each of these loads offers good accuracy and a clean powder burn. Muzzle flash is limited. Recoil is modest. For anyone owning a new revolver in these big bore calibers or those owning an older revolver they wish to press into service, these are good choices. Read Bob Campbell’s full review.

Light haired young man in gray t-shirt sghts the Mini 14 with a wooded area in the background

Firearms

Ruger’s First-Class .223: The Mini-14 Rifle

Your .223 does not have to be an AR-15. After all, the U.S. Army chose the M14 over the original AR-10. Classic handling means a lot. Read this post to learn why the author loves his older model and the new one.

Bob Campbell ejecting shell from a bolt-action Mauser K98

Firearms

Range Report: The Classic Bolt Guns — Mauser, Enfield, and Springfield

The Mauser, Enfield, and Springfield have all earned their place in history and on the battlefield. Today, each of these can be obtained with a minimum of expense—depending on condition, configuration, and historical attributes. No collector, or accumulator of firearms as the author proclaims, should be without at least one if not all three. Join Bob Campbell in this Range Report as he shoots, and rates, each of these classics.

The author taking aim with the Henry Golden Boy Silver.

Firearms

Video: Range Report — Henry Golden Boy Silver

I am new to lever action rimfire rifles, having grown up with auto-loading 22 rifles like the Mossberg 702 and the Ruger 10/22. However, I was eager to review my Henry Golden Boy Silver the moment I picked it up at my local dealer, both as a firearm and from a perspective of someone completely new to the platform.

Woman in a crouched position shooting an AK-47

Firearms

Review: Molot VEPR FM-AK47

FIME stands for Firearms Importers, Manufacturers, and Exporters. Partner company K-Var has been in the AKM supplies business for a long time. I was excited to get my hands on one rendition of the VEPR platform, an AKM called the FM-AK47. Like other AKMs, it’s chambered in 7.62×39. However, a couple of problems were encountered. Read the full review.

Galil Ace .308 rifle right with spare magazine laying on a bed of rocks

Firearms

Review: Galil ACE GAR1651.308 7.61×51 Rifle

For those not familiar with the original Galil line, it was developed in the 1960s and has continued refinement to current times. The rifle and has been tuned and tweaked over the years by IWI into what many say is the pinnacle of AK perfection. All the features and accuracy of military M16/AR platforms, but with AK reliability and power—indeed the perfect AK. Read the full review.

3 Buffalo Bore .38 Super bullets and one upset round

Ammunition

Buffalo Bore Ammunition

Some years ago, long time hunter, handloader and experimenter Tim Sundles founded Buffalo Bore Ammunition. At first he concentrated on big bore loads with the slogan Strictly Big Bore Strictly Business. Along the way Buffalo Bore’s line has expanded to include standard calibers such as the .32 ACP, .38 Special, and .38 Super. Now Buffalo Bore has offered its first quality loads in 9mm Luger and .44 Special.

Ranger II with Tuff Products reloader

Firearms

Review: Bond Arms Handguns

The Bond Arms have proven to be infallibly reliable and easy to shoot. Add in a premium quality not found on most guns these days and you have a tough to beat firearm. Sure, on almost any given day, I have a high capacity semi-auto on my hip, however there are many times the flexibility of the Bond firearm is more than just handy—it’s lifesaving.