Gun Review: BUL Cherokee 9mm Pistol

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By Austin Knudsen My search for quality, affordable self-defense handguns for the budget-minded shooter continues. This time, my quest lead me to the BUL Cherokee, a full-size 9mm Parabellum/Luger semi-auto…

Gun Review: Springfield XD-E 9mm Pistol

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In a market saturated with sub-compact, single stack 9mm pistols, Springfield’s XD-E stands out by adding the simplest tool in the box: a hammer. DA/SA has its fans, but is it…

Gun Review: Rock Island Armory TCM TAC Ultra FS in .22TCM/9mm

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Rock Island Armory has released a convertible .22 TCM/9mm package. Calling it the capital letter-laden TCM TAC Ultra FS Combo, it’s not much fun say when you’re telling people on the…

Gun Review: Ritter & Stark SX-1 MTR

Today’s sniper rifle is modular. It offers a choice of barrel length and caliber to accomplish the mission at hand. It’s probably built on an aluminum chassis with a fully…

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Gun Review: Savage B22 FV-SR .22LR Rifle

The futuristic lines of the Savage B22 FV-SR .22 LR rifle weren’t enough to put one on the set of Valerian or Blade Runner 2049. But the updated bolt gun’s certainly more…

Gun Review: GLOCK 19 Gen4 FS

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The new GLOCK 19 Gen4 FS is a GLOCK 19 with front serrations. The new model also boasts steel sights, an extended slide stop and an extended magazine release. And…

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Gun Review: Remington Model 1100 Competition Synthetic Shotgun

The Remington Model 1100 was born when America had a naval cordon around Cuba, a folk singer named Dylan had just released his first album and we were still testing…

Gear Review: Faxon Firearms ARAK-21 Upper Receiver

ARAK. That’s AR as in AR-15, plus AK as in AK-47. From Faxon Firearms, the ARAK-21 is a long-stroke gas piston upper receiver with a self-contained recoil system that fits…

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Gun Review: Caracal Enhanced F Limited Edition

RF’s tragic on-again, off-again love affair with the Caracal is the stuff of legend. Against all odds, after Caracal recalled and destroyed every pistol they sold in the U.S., the…

Gun Review: Weatherby Mark V Accumark in .308 Win

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There’s no doubt that Remington’s 700 is the champ, the long-time gold standard in bolt action rifles. But much as Romeo y Julieta is (arguably) the gold standard of cigars,…

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IWI Galil ACE in 7.62 NATO: Gun Review

I was impressed by the IWI Galil ACE in 7.62X39 I reviewed last year. But even as I reviewed it, I was intrigued by the idea of testing the same gun chambered…

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Living the Dream, Or the Last Rifle I’ll Ever Need

I had a pretty awesome childhood. As young as eight years old, it consisted of days, and often weeks completely on my own, wandering thousands of acres of Texas hill…