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Browning BL-22 Grade I 024100103 22 S/L/LR

The BL-22 is one of Browning’s most classic and iconic rifle designs. It was introduced in 1969, originally manufactured in Belgium. Production moved to Miroku in Japan in the 1970s. Our sample is a new model Grade I, which means it has a deeply polished blued metal finish and high-gloss stock — typical Browning aesthetics.

First Look Video: Three Plinkable 22 Lever Action Rifles

If you're looking for a 22 lever-action rifle that's fun to shoot and easy to carry, you should check out the September 2021 issue...

Winchester Wildcat 22 LR Now Available Suppressor Ready

Winchester’s Wildcat autoloading rifle (shown above) is now available in a new suppressor-ready model. The Wildcat SR features a ½x28 TPI threaded muzzle that accepts most common rimfire suppressors and muzzle brakes. A knurled, threaded muzzle cover is also included. Other features include: 16.5-inch button-rifled chromoly steel barrel with a recessed, target-style crown Polymer construction […]

Miller v. Bonta Decision

Click the link below to see the entire Miller v. Bonta decision referenced in the August 2021 Downrange editorial. gov.uscourts.casd.642089.115.0_1

350 Legends Part 2: How Will CVA’s Bolt Action Stack Up?

During the last few years, we’ve seen firearms manufacturers introduce a whole crop of new cartridges. We have many new 6mm, 6.5mm, 26-, 27-, 28-, and 30-caliber offerings — and Gun Tests has reported on a number of those. Two of the newest intros are the 6mm ARC (can they really bring more energy and […]

Garands Gas Plugs: We Test for Function, Safety, and Accuracy

Gun Tests subscriber, Reader Nick G., sent us a note a while ago asking us about different gas plugs for the Garand that are available on the market now. His note said in part: “I have been a subscriber for a long time. I would like to see a test of the available options for […]

Marlin Model 1895SBL 45-70 Gov’t.

Gun Tests Grade: A (Our PICK) $1108 This was a recent price at BudsGunShop.com. The Marlin 1895SBL debuted in 2009 and is based on the Marlin 1895 rifle, which was introduced in 1972. The Model 1895 evolved from the Marlin 1881, which was the first lever-action 45-70, predating the Winchester Model 1886 by five years. […]

First Look Video: Marlin Model 1895SBL 45-70 Gov’t.

Hey Shooters, this is Todd Woodard, editor of Gun Tests Magazine.In the May 2021 issue, Contributing Editor Robert Sadowski and his team of shooters...

Henry All-Weather Lever Action H010AW 45-70 Gov’t.

Gun Tests Grade: A (Best Buy) $810 This was a recent price at BudsGunShop.com. The Henry can best be described as a no-nonsense utilitarian big-bore lever action. If you want to hunt hard, this Henry will not disappoint. Out of the box, the All-Weather looks smart, and at first glance the finish looks like matte […]

Taylor’s & Co. 1886/71 Classic Rifle Model RIF/S740.457 45-70 Gov’t

Gun Tests Grade: A- $1836 The Taylor’s & Company 1886/71 Classic Rifle is a replica of the Winchester Model 71 built from 1935 through 1958. The Model 71 was a modified Model 1886 designed for easier and more efficient manufacture. It was also chambered in one caliber, 348 Winchester, though there are a few rare […]

Masterpiece Arms MPA BA MPR PRO 6mm Creedmoor

Gun Tests Grade: A (OUR PICK) $2499 Members of this group of testers have fired Masterpiece Arms rifles in PRS matches. The rifles shot accurately and ran smoothly for us. We took note on more than one occasion of the frequency with which we spotted other shooters also using the MPA BA Competition rifles, often […]

Savage Model 110 Elite Precision 57558 6mm Creedmoor

Gun Tests Grade: B+ $1999 Savage is well known for its rifles and for the collar nut is uses to precisely headspace its rifles. They bring that precision and more to the market with the new Model 110 Elite Precision, designed specifically for the long-range precision crowd. The Model 110 Elite Precision uses a 26-inch […]

Welcome, First-Time Gun Buyers

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the firearms industry trade association, surveyed firearm retailers recently, and estimates that more than 3.2 million people purchased...