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TruGlo scope mounted on a PTR 91


Range Report: PTR 91 MSG 91

PTR builds an excellent 7.62x51mm rifle based on the Heckler and Koch G3 rifle. A semi automatic version of a reliable and accurate battle rifle, the PTR 91 rifle uses an interesting delayed blowback roller locking system that is different from most rifles. While there are other copies of the HK 91/G 3 rifle, the PTR is arguably the only one to boast equal quality.

SOCOM 16 rifle with Flatwood target


Springfield Armory SOCOM 16: First Look, First Shots

Springfield Armory has consistently refined its M1A platform to suit long-range competitive match shooters, operators who want more caliber, and hunters wanting a reliable, rugged, accurate rifle. The new SOCOM 16 is even more adaptable and leaps into the 21st century. It’s a rifle that is modular, adaptable, and customizable, and it runs with the heart of an M1A.

Core Rifle Systems Core 15 AR-15 M4 Scout


Range Report: Core 15 M4 Scout

As an all-around, go-anywhere, do-anything rifle, the Core 15 carbine is a top contender. Accurate and reliable, the rifle is also an affordable AR-15. Does affordable equal accurate? The author puts the Core 15 through its paces and comes up with some surprising conclusions.

Smith & Wesson M&P Shield


The Top 5 Product Reviews of 2014 on the Shooter’s Log

One of the most important jobs of the Shooter’s Log writing team is to produce honest reviews on products—especially gun reviews. Purchasing a firearm is a big decision—regardless of it being your first gun or twentieth gun. Guns are not cheap and you do not want to be stuck buying the wrong one. That is why we take our job so seriously—to help guide you in buying the best self-defense tool you can buy. The top five most read product reviews of 2014 on The Shooter’s Log are of firearms, four of them are concealed carry handguns, while the top most read gun review is of the Beretta ARX 100 modern sporting rifle.



Top 10 AR-15 Posts 2014

If you want to know more about the AR-15 and its variants, read our top 10 list of articles published about the rifle in the past year.