Gun Review: MG Arms Ultra-Light Rifle in 7mm-08

“I settled on the 7mm-08 Remington as the best combination of power with modest recoil, but I was and continue to be shocked at the incredible performance of this little cartridge.” – Craig Boddington — in Safari Rifles II — on the performance of the 7mm-08 for hunting applications. It seems that every time I write […]

Gun Review: Marlin 336 Dark in .30-30 Win

The Marlin 336 is legendary. An evolution of the Model 36 and the 1893 before it, the septuagenarian side loader is responsible for over 3.5 million rifles sold. Folks, that’s more rifles than there are soldiers in the entire Chinese military, active and reserves combined. Throughout the decades, Marlin has released many different versions of […]

Gun Review: CZ Shadow 2 9mm Pistol

By Austin Knudsen For those TTAG readers who have read any of my previous reviews on this site, you know I like to acquire and review affordable, “value” guns in order to find our readers the best bang for the buck. But for this article, I tread into new territory and make the following admission: […]

Gun Review: Savage MSR-15 Valkyrie Rifle

Before you ask, no, this is not a mil-spec gun. It is much better than that. With the MSR-15 Valkyrie, Savage turned their Recon package into a competition-ready, hunt-ready shooter with a fascinating cartridge, the .224 Valkyrie. The semi-automatic MSR-15 Valkyrie rifle gets its name from the .224 Valkyrie cartridge. The .224 Valkyrie was Federal’s […]

Gun Review: Trailblazer LifeCard .22 LR Pistol

I’m a sucker for the weird and the odd in the gun world. It doesn’t have to be efficient or effective to draw my attention. I can appreciate artistic quality and craft put in the Bond Arms derringers. I can appreciate the unique quality and designs Kel Tec puts out, and I can most certainly […]

Gun Review: Alpha Foxtrot AF1911 Government 9mm Pistol

There’s something about a 1911 blasphemously chambered in 9x19mm that I love. And you should love it, too. It’s everything that’s good about the 1911 platform smoothed out and refined with a significantly lighter recoil spring and a silkier, flatter, faster shooting experience. This new entrant to the 9mm 1911 market comes from Alpha Foxtrot, […]

Gun Review: SCCY CPX-4 .380 ACP Pistol

There are an awful lot of very good choices these days in sub-compact and micro-compact pistols. We’re living in a golden age of concealed carry options designed to appeal to the millions of Americans who now have concealed carry permits or live in constitutional carry states. The fact is, not everyone can or wants to […]