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Seekins Precision Havak Pro Hunter Review

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 […]

2020 Guns & Gear Top Picks

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 […]

First Look: Christensen Arms Ridgeline 6.5 PRC Rifle

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...

Christensen Arms Ridgeline 801-06015-00 6.5 PRC

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 — […]

Bergara Premier Mountain 2.0 BPR28-65PRC 6.5 PRC

GUN TESTS GRADE: A $1999 While it is not the lightest rifle in our test group, it doesn’t miss it by much. The 24-inch stainless-steel barrel uses a No. 3 taper with a 1-in-8-inch twist. It measures about 1.2 inches at the receiver and then thins down to approximately 0.55-inch diameter at the muzzle. The […]

Browning X-Bolt Max LR 035438294 6.5 PRC

GUN TESTS GRADE: A $1180 Envision the 6.5 PRC as something akin to a 6.5 short magnum. When viewed side-by-side, the 6.5 PRC appears to split the difference between a 6.5 Creedmoor and a 300 Winchester Short Mag, at least as far as case capacity goes. Ideally, that means that the 6.5 PRC is going […]

What About Henry’s AR-7 Rifle?

Re “Go-Bag Rimfire Rifles from Savage, Ruger, and KelTec,” September 2020 Hi, I’m a longtime subscriber and want to thank you for doing such great work over the years. Regarding the article on 22 takedown rifles in the September 2020 issue, I wish you had included the Henry AR-7 Survival Rifle in your comparison. Might […]

PROOF Research Introduces the $8500 Conviction Ti Long-Range Precision Tactical Rifle

Columbia Falls, Mont. (August 2020) – PROOF Research has announced the newest addition to its precision long-range rifle line with the Conviction Ti. Builds...

Savage Model 64 Takedown 40207 22 LR

GUN TESTS GRADE: A (BEST BUY) $212 The Model 64 Takedown has a minimalist approach. This rifle is basically a Model 64 barrel and action attached...

Ruger 10/22 Takedown 11100 22 LR

GUN TESTS GRADE: A (OUR PICK) $372 The Ruger 10/22 is iconic due to its excellent reliability and good accuracy. We felt the 10/22 Takedown maintained...

KelTec Model SU22CA 22 LR

GUN TESTS GRADE: A- $373 The SU22CA is a typical KelTec rifle design that sandwiches the action between two halves of a polymer receiver. The SU22CA...

Browning High Wall 45-70 Government

GUN TESTS GRADE: A $1100 Two of the prime advantages of a lever-action rifle are that they are thin and flat. In other words, very easy...

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