Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have filed their final day of reports on new rifle introductions from the show, and this edition includes coverage of major makers such as Mossberg, Remington and Ruger.
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Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have filed new reports on new ammunition and accessories introduced at the show. Here’s a look at what 2014 has to offer from Hornady.
When I picked up the R51, it fit snugly in my hand while feeling better than most compact concealable pocket pistols. My pinky didn’t fall off the end of the grip and the sights were easy to see. The gun is considerably thin, while not feeling like I’m holding an uncomfortable wafer thin piece of cardboard. Will this handgun live up to the hype?
The Mosin Nagant rifle has been produced in more quantities, over a longer period, than any other bolt-action rifle. The rifle deserves a book-length study. There are a number of tidbits of information that are helpful to the beginning shooter. Read this article to learn more.
The Army has concluded the Improved Carbine Competition (ICC) without having selected a winner. Reason: the Fabrique National FNAC, Heckler & Koch’s HK416A5, a modified Remington ACR, Adcor Defense’s B.E.A.R. Elite, the Beretta ARX-160, and the Colt Enhanced M4 couldn’t pass the Army’s Phase II standards for accuracy, reliability, and durability. Huh?
Ever heard of the Smith & Wesson NT-430? Maybe not by that name, but the easiest description would probably be to use a famous movie quote, “Go ahead, make my day.” Yep, the NT-430—later dubbed the Model 29—was famous long before Inspector Callahan wielded it in back in ’71. However, “Dirty Harry” ensured it would always have a place in firearm history, but he wasn’t the only champion of the Model 29 and the .44 Mag.
The standard varmint rifle fills a gap between small .22 LR rimfire rifles and larger deer calibers. It is a sort of sweet spot where you get decent range, accuracy and flat trajectory all in one package.
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Florida-based Kel-Tec CNC Industries Inc. is well known for manufacturing small, lightweight pistols, and the company’s SU-16 line of rifles follows this same philosophy.