Yesterday we reported that Accuracy International’s owner, Tom Irwin, had commented on the availability of bump fire stocks and semi-automatic weapons in the United States. Our report was based an article quoting him in the British daily, the Evening Standard. Mr. Irwin has spoken to Frank Galli of the Sniper’s Hide, who writes the following: […]
They say history repeats itself. It certainly seems to in the firearms industry. Long ago, Bill Ruger supported magazine capacity limits. Back in 2000, Smith & Wesson threw in with the Clinton administration on expanding gun control. Much more recently, Springfield Armory and Rock River Arms…well…you probably know all about that. The latest gun maker […]
Accuracy International has been in business since 1978. In that short time AI’s precision rifles have established an impeccable pedigree amongst operators, wanna-be’s and precision shooters. Their L115A3 in .338 Lapua enabled the longest recorded sniper kill in history. Call Of Duty geeks will instantly recognize their Arctic Warfare rifle. Building on and extending their rep: Accuracy International’s AX-308. […]
Yesterday was kinda like Christmas in March at my FFL guy’s shop when I picked up this much-anticipated AX-308 from Accuracy International. I’ve been looking forward to this review for a long time: we’ve been flirting with Accuracy International for more than two years, and if my experience with other AIs is any indicator, I […]
Promising sub-MOA accuracy and boasting at least eight feet of Picatinny rail (imagine the possibilities…) the Accuracy International AX-308 is the successor platform to their legendary Arctic Warfare series of precision tactical rifles. Long, heavy barrel? Check. Folding stock? Check. Astronomical price tag? Check.
After months of stalking polite and persistent inquiries from Farago and myself, the good people at Accuracy International have finally made it official: they’re going to trust us with one of their OMFG-accurate precision rifles in the near future, along with a worthy optic from the likes of Zeiss, Nightforce or Schmidt & Bender.