Tag Archives: Modern Sporting Rifles

Nosler’s New 22 and the Modern Sporting Rifle


Nosler is offering 2 loads initially, but surely will add others to what the author predicts will be a very popular cartridge. Other ammo makers are sure to follow.

Those interested enough in guns to read this column on a regular basis are probably familiar with the Nosler people having introduced three proprietary cartridges each of the past three years. Designated as the 26, Continue reading Nosler’s New 22 and the Modern Sporting Rifle

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Barrett 98B LW


Barrett’s 98B LW blends the best of tactical and hunting guns to create a conventional hunting rifle with radically unconventional looks.

Barrett’s 98B LW blends the best of tactical and hunting guns to create a conventional hunting rifle with radically unconventional looks. Though it Continue reading Barrett 98B LW

The Most Popular Rifle


A few days ago, I came upon an interesting claim in an internet shooting “magazine.” The writer proclaimed, with no qualification whatever, that the AR-15 is “the most popular rifle in American history.”

Assuming we are talking hunting rifles, I doubt very much that the total number Continue reading The Most Popular Rifle

A Truly Modern Sporting Rifle


Modern Sporting Rifle, AR10 style
Remington’s new R25 GII is at the cutting edge of AR-10 technology and best represents the MSR as a viable, versatile hunting rifle.

I think it’s still safe to say that the majority of SCI members prefer traditional sporting rifles for hunting. By that I mean bolt actions mostly, but also including other action types such a levers, semi-autos, single shots and doubles. All are available in calibers suitable for all or nearly all the world’s game. Continue reading A Truly Modern Sporting Rifle