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The Big Problem With Semi-Automatic Rifles For Survival

With so many rifles to choose from, it can often be difficult to determine which rifle would be ideal for a survival situation, whether it’s one that you stash in the truck in the event that you’re stranded in the sticks or you’re using that same truck to bugout to …

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Correcting 5 Common Misconceptions About AK Rifles

I have a deep appreciation for the AK platform. Kalashnikovs are probably my favorite modern rifles to shoot, customize, and pick apart. I certainly can’t claim to be an expert, but in the past several years I like to think I’ve learned a lot through my [mis]adventures with a number …

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The 13 Best Rifles from ‘Tactical Weapons’ in 2016

What actually puts a rifle into the category of “best rifles”? Well, there are a lot of factors: Weight, extra parts, build, cost — the list goes on and on. Different rifles work for different shooters. There is no one answer. Below are 13 rifles that truly stood out on the …

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The 6 Best AKs for the Money

The prices of AKs aren’t as low as they used to be. The fact that entry-level ARs are cheaper than their Combloc cousins is simply something the gun community now has to deal with. While the cost of a basic AK has gone up, there may very well be more Kalashnikov-pattern firearms …

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The 4 Best Rifles for Predator Hunting on a Budget

Many hunters wouldn’t bat an eye at paying $800-$1,500 or more for a rifle, but I am not one of them. If money were no object, you could buy a rifle that costs as much as a good used pickup truck.  My budget isn’t unlimited, but I am not interested …

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5 Best AR-15s Under $700

Eugene Stoner’s Armalite Rifle, design number 15, has quickly become one of the most adaptive hunting and shooting rifles on the market. An inherently accurate platform, the AR-15 has become widely produced and highly demanded. This demand has pushed manufacturers to produce budget-friendly versions of the design. These lower-cost ARs …

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With These 4 Guns, You Can Hunt (Almost) Anything

Are you the type of person that sees guns as just a tool to be used during a hunt? What if, instead of spending all your money buying new guns, you would rather spend that money on additional hunting time instead? Well, this is the list for you. I’m not …

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The Top 10 Best Hunting Rifles

Choosing a hunting rifle shouldn’t be all that difficult, but with so many choices and so many calibers, it can seem a daunting challenge. Of the hundreds and thousands of guns produced over the years in the hunting rifle category, perhaps ten spring to mind as candidates for the perfect …

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The Five Best Rifles For Small Game

I have never known a good hunter who did not regularly take to the field in pursuit of small game. Nor have I met many people who don’t like the taste of well-prepared squirrel or rabbit. In a survival situation, small game could provide fresh meat on a regular basis. …

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The 5 Best Rifles For Rural Home Defense

A common saying among tactical trainers is: “The purpose of a handgun is to fight your way to your rifle.” That makes perfect sense on a battlefield in Iraq or Afghanistan, but what happens when that “battlefield” is in your home – especially in a rural setting? When compared by …

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