Windage and elevation adjustments on EOTech Vudu scope are in .5 MOA increments, with total adjustment range of +/- 50 MOA windage and elevation adjustment.

.50-CALIBER AR: Big Horn Armory AR500

The AR-15/AR-10 platform has been chambered for more cartridges than any other firearm in history. It’s time to add another to the list—the 500 Auto Max used in Big Horn Armory’s AR500. Now and for the foreseeable future, it is the most powerful short-range semi-auto in the world. AR500 Based on a .308/AR-10 lower receiver,…

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6.5 Creedmoor typifies short and efficient cartridge principle.


Photos by Ethan Burgreen Any mention of Christensen Arms brings forth an association with their precision bolt-action hunting rifles featuring carbon-fiber-wrapped barrels. This is understandable, as these were the initial product offerings. Various models of Christensen weapons have been brought forward since Dr. Roland Christensen (Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering) saw a way to apply his…

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Lead-in. No cutline.

SUB MOA—GUARANTEED: Kimber Advanced Tactical SOC II

At the SHOT Show four years ago, Dwight Van Brunt, who headed up media relations for Kimber, showed me a new tactical rifle Kimber was introducing. I placed an order for a T&E (test and evaluation) rifle. But Dwight retired from Kimber before the order went through, and I forgot about the rifle. While fact…

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Deluxe-grade Cabot, with their highest level of hand-polished finish and ancient mammoth-tooth grips. Cost is approximately $12,000.


Henry Ford was alleged to have said that you can have a Model T Ford in any color you want as long as it’s black. Cabot Guns CEO and weapons engineer Rob Bianchin could have informed a potential client in a similar manner: You can have any all-American-made Cabot 1911 in any caliber as long…

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Practice makes perfect. Are you practicing good weapons maintenance?

WEAPONS MAINTENANCE: Knowing When To Do What and Stay Sane

I respect guys who know a lot about cars. Unfortunately, I’m not one of them. I know where the gas goes, what the long pedal on the right side of the floorboard does, and (unlike many people) how to operate my turn signals. I rely on mechanics to keep my truck running. Every 3,000 miles…

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SIG Academy instructor puts P320-M17 through its paces.


Photos by SIG Sauer/Firelance Media The SIG Sauer P320 was officially introduced at the 2014 SHOT Show. The P320 was SIG’s response to the U.S. market that continues to expand and generate firearm sales among both private citizens and law enforcement consumers, with striker-fired handguns leading the way. The P320 has again been prominent in…

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Writer Rob Curtis fires drill with his customized tactical lever gun.

THE CRAFT OF THE LEVER GUN John Wayne Would Be Proud

If you’re lucky, once in a while you get to live a dream. For an Eastern gun writer who still harbors fantasies of helping John Wayne clean up a dusty old cowtown, it was a dream: spending three days in the Arizona high desert shooting lever-action rifles with some of the best gun- and word-slingers…

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James Ferguson shoots SR-25 E2 ACC from Spec Rest, which clamps rifle into position and holds it firmly in place. This allows rifle to be comfortably and accurately shot from standing.


Photos by Jessie Indracusin The Knight’s Armament SR-25 E2 Advanced Combat Carbine is a descendant of the M110 Semiautomatic Sniper System (M110 SASS), which is currently in use by the United States Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard, as well as with various military and law enforcement units worldwide. The M110 itself is…

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Accuracy was impressive with Ruger Precision Rimfire. Certain loads produced sub 3/8-inch groups. Significantly, point of impact was similar enough that loads could be used interchangeably.

BOLT-ACTION UNDERSTUDY: Ruger Precision Rimfire Rifle

Sturm, Ruger & Co is a noteworthy force in the U.S. in all firearm categories, whether sporting, competition, tactical, or personal defense. Their most recent addition is the Precision Rimfire. This rifle model indicates a new approach at Sturm, Ruger & Co. The Precision Rimfire is Ruger’s take on creating an affordable, yet highly accurate,…

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