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 […]
Gun Tests Grade: B+ $1599 Ruger introduced its Precision Rifle in the summer of 2015, and it instantly became a hit. They were a very hard commodity to find for at least the first two years after introduction. With demand the way it is during the current Covid panic, they are once again difficult to […]
Hey Shooters, this is Todd Woodard, editor of Gun Tests Magazine.In the April 2021 issue, we tested four 6mm Creedmoor rifles that could be...
Gun Tests Grade: A- $1799 Christensen Arms is known for its carbon-fiber barrels, but the company also makes some very nice rifles with standard tubes. Christensen barrels start with 416 R stainless steel. Our hand-lapped 24-inch sample was free-floated, button-rifled, and had a match chamber. Twist on the 6mm Creedmoor models is 1 turn in […]
GUN TESTS GRADE: A- $599 In the July 2020 issue of Gun Tests, we evaluated a Savage Arms 110 bolt-action Hog Hunter rifle chambered for the new 350 Winchester Legend cartridge. But the Hog Hunter that originally caught our eye was chambered for 223 Remington, a round we are much more familiar with. The Hog […]
Re “Dufflebag Guns: We Test Four Shootable Older 9mm Pistols,” December 2020 Dear Todd, upon opening my mailbox and finding my December Gun Tests, I took it directly to the “Man Cave,” locked the door, and commenced reading the article on page 6, “Shooting Collectibles.” I must say I was shocked to see that my […]
GUN TESTS GRADE: A (OUR PICK) $1793 We tested this Christensen Arms Ridgeline in the November 2020 edition. If you haven’t already seen that issue, we urge you to go back and take a look. Without repeating everything from the first review here, suffice it to say that we were impressed with the Ridgeline. Our […]
GUN TESTS GRADE: B+ $2249 Weatherby has long understood that speed kills. They wanted their own fast 6.5-caliber hunting round and decided to take a different path to get there. Weatherby made their mark producing rifles that shot screaming fast, proprietary cartridges. Starting with the development of their 300 Weatherby Magnum in 1944, Weatherby has […]
GUN TESTS GRADE: A $1895 The barrel on the Seekins grabs your eyes right off the bat. All five of our test rifles did different things to help keep weight down. The Havak Pro Hunter 2 uses six deep spiral flutes to cut down on weight and increase cooling surface area while maintaining the stiffness […]
Toward the end of each year, I survey the work R.K. Campbell, Roger Eckstine, Robert Sadowski, David Tannahill, Tracey Taylor, and John Taylor have done in Gun Tests, with an eye toward selecting guns, accessories, and ammunition the magazine’s testers have endorsed. From these evaluations I pick the best from a full year’s worth of […]
Hey Shooters, are you looking for a high-performing bolt-action rifle that offers extended range and exceptional accuracy? If so, check out the November 2020 issue...
GUN TESTS GRADE: A (OUR PICK) $1793 Like the Bergara, Christensen Arms also sets the Ridgeline rifles up for those who may want to walkabout, but Christensen uses different barrel technology in its design. The Christensen barrel is 416R stainless measuring right at 1.20 inches at the receiver and 0.92 inches at the muzzle — […]