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Gallery: Great New Long Guns

Although the market for AR-style rifles and concealed carry guns has exploded in recent years, long guns such as shotguns and more traditional rifles have always been, and remain, a huge sector of the firearms industry. Because of this, manufacturers have continued to devote a great deal of resources toward developing all new rifles and shotguns, and toward improving and innovating existing models. Whether you’re a dedicated hunter looking for a dependable gun for the woods or the open prairie, a hardcore long-range shooter searching for something capable of ringing steel at 1,000 yards, or someone wanting a great new plinker for the range, there’s a firearm for you in this gallery of great new long guns.

 

Ithaca Guardian Rifle

Ithaca Guardian Rifle
 

The Ithaca Gun Company is well known and well regarded for its shotguns and 1911-style pistols. However, recently, the company has made its move into the rifle category as well. One of these new offerings is the Guardian rifle, a short action long-range bolt gun chambered in the popular .308 Win. As with all of Ithaca’s rifles, the Guardian features a receiver built from 4340 chromoly steel billet and a CNC-machined hand-fitted bolt. The standard rifle comes equipped with a TriggerTech trigger, but Ithaca can swap in another trigger based on the shooter’s preference. It utilizes an Accuracy International aluminum stock and has a 24-inch heavy-tapered barrel. (Varies, around $3,250 and up; IthacaGun.com)