Rifle Firepower / Rifle Firepower May 2012
Amped Up Airsoft
Rarefied air! This airsoft AK-47 has been hot-rodded with an adjustable buttstock, internal hop-up gearbox, slick Aimpoint scope and Picatinny-railed forend. Hiro Soga Photo From the very creation of weapons,…
Mossy Oak musket? That’s right. Traditions has crafted a modern day flintlock with 21st century touches, .50-caliber firepower and reliability. Dawn was still more than an hour away when I…
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The Optics Trifecta! | Tactical Scopes & Binoculars
Finding the perfect balance of eye relief, field of view and magnification with riflescopes and binoculars!
U.S. SURVIVAL AR-7
Although no longer a “new” design, the .22-caliber AR-7 is still leading-edge modern and fills a compact survival role that no other rifle does. Though Henry rifles were considered “tactical”…
Your Best S.H.O.T.
The cover of our second issue of Rifle Firepower reads May 2012, but springtime is still a good rifle shot away as snow falls on the cornfields and mountaintops across…
The author killed this buffalo with a soft and a solid from .375. Both were Federal Trophy Bonded loads. The second shot wasn’t necessary. But with buffalo, you fire until…
M48 TROPHY TAKER
Nosler uses the same model 48 action on their Trophy Grade rifle as is used on all their other custom rifles. If you’re a rifleman at heart, you’ve probably longed…
This Remington 700 was re-barreled and chambered for .358 UMT. The 225 grain Barnes-X bullet has a MV of 3,210 fps. The conventional wisdom is that Cape buffalo do not…
Cycling the Savage bolt is easy and fast—a requirement for top competitors. It’s also a great thing to have in a fully loaded prairie-rat town. No domestic rifle manufacturer offers…