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M1 Garand Rifle

by Richard Davis This rifle arrived just in time for widespread use in World War II, and played a large role winning victory after victory on the battlefield. The Garand rifle remained in service with US forces until about 1957, and remained in the hearts of GI’s and others eternally. The Garand rifle is one of the few vestiges of ...

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Browning Rifles

Perhaps the most famous Browning rifle is the¬†Browning Automatic Rifle. Articles on Browning Rifles Browning BLR: A better lever rifle The BLR .358 is light, compact, fast handling, powerful, reliable and accurate. It’s a very useful rifle for a lot of hunting situations. Currently the BLR is offered in both short and long actions and in 14 cartridges, including .450¬†Marlin, ...

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Ruger Rifles

Popular Ruger rifles include: Ruger Mini-14 Ruger Mini-30 Articles on Ruger Rifles Ruger’s Buffalo Rifle: It ain’t no Sharps, but it Shoots Like One The Ruger No. 1 in .458 Lott will do anything the .45-110 Sharps will do and much more, plus both the Ruger No. 1 and Lott brass are a lot less expensive and a lot more ...

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Browning Automatic Rifle

John M. Browning filed a partent for the Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) on 1 August, 1917 and the rifle was in combat by 1918. The original Browning Automatic Rifle could fire 550 rounds of .30-06 ammunition a minute. The Browning Automatic Rifle was used by the U.S. military through WWII and the Korean conflict. A few Browning Automatic Rifles even ...

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Marlin Rifles

Marlin Rifles is famous for its lever action rifles and for its .22 rimfire rifles. Perhaps the most popular Marlin rifle is the Marlin 336 lever-action rifle. Articles on Marlin Rifles The Marlin 1894CL .32-20: a fun little gun in a fun little chambering This modern version of the old 1894 has a 22″ barrel and a short magazine tube ...

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Left Hand Rifles

Being a southpaw and a shooter presents many challenges. You can either try to learn to shoot right-handed, you can use a right-handed rifle left-handed, or you can buy one of the few left-hand rifles. Most of us lefties simply cannot shoot right-handed. I couldn’t hit the broad side of a barn shooting with my wrong hand. If we could ...

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Ruger Mini-14

The Ruger Mini-14 was introduced by Ruger in 1974 as a scaled down version of the M-14 battle rifle. The M-14 rifle uses the 7.62mm (.308) cartridge, while the Mini-14 is chambered in the 5.56mm (.223) caliber. The Mini-14 inherited much of its design from the M-14 rifle, including most of the gas system, the rotating bolt, and the safety ...

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XM8

The XM8 rifle is currently in testing to determine if it will replace the venerable M-16 as the standard rifle of the United States Armed Forces. There are three variants of the XM8: a compact version with a collapsible stock and a 9.5-inch barrel, a baseline version with a 12.5 inch barrel and a designated marksman version with a 20-inch ...

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Winchester Model 70

Articles on the Winchester Model 70 Third Time is The Charm: The Winchester Model 70 This legendary rifle has been produced in three distinct versions, and its current incarnation may just be the best yet. Winchester Model 70 Manuals Model 70 Books on the Winchester Model 70 Winchester Model 70 Assembly, Disassembly Manual Ideal workshop reference for stripping & assembly ...

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50 Caliber Sniper Rifles

The 50 caliber sniper rifle is the largest caliber rifle available to American citizens. Rifles of a caliber larger than .50 are restricted by law. Other than this artificial distinction created by ignorant beauracrats, the .50 caliber sniper rifle is no different than a sniper rifle in any other caliber. The .50 BMG is known internationally as 12.7x99mm. Outside of ...

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