April 2017

New Rifles at SHOT 2017

Our writers poked all around the firearms industry’s annual show in Las Vegas to find interesting new semi-autos, lever actions, and bolt-action rifles coming to your local gun shop this year.

New Rifles at SHOT 2017

The Barrett Lightweight Rifle is a departure from the norm for Barrett. The stock is crafted from carbon fiber to provide an ultralight yet stiff platform. The actions are scaled for their specific caliber, and precision barrels are contoured for their application.

At the 2017 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas in January, Gun Tests staffers saw that although new modern sporting rifles do not dominate the introductions of rifles this year, another major manufacturer has entered that AR-15 market with a product that’s selling well. So now’s the time to buy your AR because prices should be falling.
Of course, you should find plenty new to like elsewhere in the 2017 rifle world, with new rimfire offerings, new youth offerings, and plenty of threaded muzzles for those suppressors that may be deregulated soon.

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