July 2012

FEATURES RUGER’S NEW AMERICAN DREAM By Wayne van Zwoll Made…

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FEATURES

RUGER’S NEW AMERICAN DREAM By Wayne van Zwoll
Made in the U.S.A., drives tacks at 700+ yards, and costs under $450—a rifleman’s dream indeed!

BATTLE-BORN M1A HUNTER By David Bahde
Springfield Armory’s warhorse gets camo-dressed for the hardcore U.S. hunting fields!

FAST & FURIOUS STAG 3G By Bryce Towsley
Our 3-Gun guru runs full-throttle with Stag Arms’ competition-enhanced beast!

WEATHER-READY WORKHORSES By David Draper
Go on the hunt for in-your-face big game with a pair of reborn Old West classics!

CZ USA 512 By Stan Trzoniec
Simple, modular, stylish—it’s a blast from the past and into the future!

ACCURATE ORDNANCE PCR-SD .308 By Rob Garrett
New three-man shop crafts sub-MOA machines that scream one-shot deadliness!

LOADED FOR BEAR By Jon R. Sundra
A first look at Savage’s new black bear-dedicated Model 16 in .300 WSM.

DO-IT-ALL DIMENSION By Wayne van Zwoll
Hunt with at T/C’s latest modular bolt gun with a quick-change barrel system for less than $700!

GEN-X DEER RIG By Richard Mann
The X-Bolt Micro Midas is compact for young guns but packs serious big-game punch!

KILL-ZONE CLASS By Richard Mann
Take a page out of Gunsite’s Hunter Prep Course to become a big-game crack shot!

REVIVING GRANDPA’S RIFLES By Brandon Butler
DIY guide for dusting off an old hand-me-down to get it into tip-top hunting shape!

DEPARTMENTS

FIRE IN THE HOLE
Editor’s welcome By Nino Bosaz

RIFLEMAN’S OPTICS
Wandering zero quick fixes By Wayne van Zwoll

AMMO BOX
Short magnum thunder By Wayne van Zwoll

HANDLOADING
Maxed-out terminal ballistics By Richard Mann

DIY SMITHING
Hassle-free pillar bedding and stock fixes By Jay Langston

EXTREME AIR
Long-range airsoft sniper rifles By John Fasano

LONG GUN LEGENDS
Col. Townsend Whelen By F.W. Demara

PEAK PERFORMANCE
Understanding trigger mechanics By Jorge Amselle

FIRST SHOTS
Getting a firm handle on recoil By Richard Mann

GUN SHOP
Latest guns and gear that caught our eye By The Editors

RIFLE Rx
DuraCoat your gun By Bryce M. Towsley

RAPID FIRE
Industry insider report By Greg Lickenbrock

FIRING BACK
TV personality Kristy Lee Cook By Jay Langston

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