Rifle Firepower May 2014

RIFLE FIREPOWER MAY 2014

FEATURES ON THE COVER SWEET NESIKA .308 By Jon R.…

FEATURES

ON THE COVER

SWEET NESIKA .308 By Jon R. Sundra
Its match actions are world-renowned, but now Nesika hand-crafts complete, guaranteed-MOA Sporters!

AIRBORNE HOGGING: RADICAL ERADICATION AT ITS FINEST By Jay Langston
Blackout bacon and coyotes in rapid-fire fashion with Advanced Armament’s MPW.

LHR .50 REDEMPTION By Wayne Fears
This deer hunter’s savior features the Adapt Breech System, an FT2 match trigger and more!

WEATHERBY MARK XXII By Stan Trzoniec
With its Anschutz 64 action, this “Gen 2” bolt rifle is one elegant small-game hunter!

RX-TREME .22 By Eduardo Abril de Fontcuberta
Anschutz’ SCAR-like MSR has the budget-friendly medicine and MOA accuracy for sniper training and all-out fun!

RUGER M77 RETROFIT By Richard Mann
M77 RSI turned DIY project results in consistent, drop-‘em-dead accuracy on game in any weather!

MAGPUL DYNAMICS PROVING GROUND By Len Waldron
See how the author and his Proof Research Tac II in 6.5 Creedmoor stack up in Magpul’s Precision Hunter course.

SEVEN SOLID SOUTHPAWS By John Fasano
Check out our collection of some of the best long guns for lefties!

BLASER R93 LEGACY BUILD By W.F. “Bill” Vanderpool
Straight-pull engineering and barrel modularity help the author construct an all-around, pass-it-on winner!

BIG GREEN’S GREAT 8 By Denis Prisbrey
Browning-designed classic semi-auto that brought down Bonnie, Clyde and countless big-game animals!

SILENT SIG M400 5.56 By David Bahde
The Enhanced carbine and SIG-SD Silencer pair up for quiet, precise hunting, duty and range time!

DEPARTMENTS

FIRE IN THE HOLE
Calling all rifleman! By F.W. Demara

FIRST SHOTS
A daughter’s pink Ashbury .223 By Frank L. Galli

RIFLEMAN’S OPTICS
Locking your scope down By Wayne van Zwoll

SUPPRESSORS
Gemtech’s rimfire G5-22 By Jeremy D. Clough

FIELD NOTES
Backwoods quick fixes By Mark Kayser

BASIC BLACK
Beyond the .223 By Bryce M. Towsley

GUN SHOP
New rifles for 2014 By The Editors

DIY PROJECT
Build a shooting bench By J. Wayne Fears

RIFLE Rx
Swap out a Model 70 trigger By Bryce M. Towsley

CUSTOM CORNER
Marines turned Stumpies gunsmiths By Jack Satterfield

FIRING BACK
Colion Noir sounds off By Natalie Foster

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