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With Permission…A New Book (Or Two)

When Robert Ruark’s novel, Poor No More, was published in New York in 1959, the proud author walked down the street holding the book up to his chest, reversed so passers-by could see his photograph on the back.  He studied every passing face to see if they recognized him. Continue reading With Permission…A New Book (Or Two)

Remington’s Model 7 & 783

For many years now my all-time favorite deer rifle for hunting whitetails anywhere in the east has been Remington’s Model Seven. Most people are not aware of the fact that the Model Seven action is not just the short iteration of the Model 700. Nope, the Model Seven’s action — bolt, receiver and bottom metal unit — are about 1/2-inch shorter and commensurately lighter. Continue reading Remington’s Model 7 & 783

Mauser M18: The Hunter’s Rifle

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’re probably aware of the Mauser M18. Unveiled at the 2018 SHOT Show, the rifle made a massive impression on the shooting public. Continue reading Mauser M18: The Hunter’s Rifle

Savage Redesigns AXIS Rifle Series

The groundbreaking AXIS series from Savage has undergone some changes for a new look and better performance.

The AXIS changed what hunters expect from an entry level rifle. The redesigned AXIS improves on that standard with a fresh new look, improved ergonomics and is loaded with features that deliver the legendary accuracy Savage is known for. Thread-in headspacing, button rifling and a floating bolt head are just a few of the features of these accurate and affordable rifles. AXIS rifles are offered in a wide variety of popular hunting calibers and are available in full-size, compact and left-hand models.


  • Rugged synthetic stock with new ergonomic design
  • Sporter barrel contour
  • Carbon steel barreled action with matte black finish
  • Detachable box magazine
  • Also available in left-hand and compact models
  • Weaver-style two-piece scope bases
  • Recoil pad