Tag: .308

Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle

I was saddened in July 2009 when Ruger announced that they had discontinued the Ruger Frontier rifle, a rifle that was close in concept to Col. Coopers scout rifle. It ‘warmed the cockles of my heart’ to read that Ruger is now offering a true scount rifle in [Read More…]

FN SCAR-H PR (Precision Rifle)

The SCAR-H PR (Precision Rifle) show below has an extra rail for accessories (this one is with the KAC front sight, but future models will have front sight integrated into the rail), a heavy 20″ barrel, new two-stage adjustable trigger and a 6-positon buttstock [Read More…]

Savage Model 11 Long Range Hunter

The new Savage Long Range Hunter is a very compelling rifle. As the name suggests, it is designed for long range hunting where accuracy is paramount. It is packed full of features including the AccuStock, an adjustable muzzle brake and an adjustable comb. I believe this [Read More…]

AWC M91 BDR (Breakdown Rifle)

AWC Systems M91 BDR is a breakdown rifle based on the Remington 700. The conventional approach to breakdown rifles is to have a detachable barrel. AWC have instead made the butt stock detach. While this is going to be less compact than a detachable barrel breakdown [Read More…]

Sig Sauer SIG716 rifle

The SIG 716 is the new piston operated 7.62x51mm / .308 Win. rifle from Sig Sauer. The rifle will be offered in four configurations: Tactical Patrol (12.5″ barrel, almost certainly only on offer to law enforcement and military) Patrol (16″ barrel) Precision [Read More…]

LMT L129A1 / LMT .308

It was announced earlier this year that Lewis Machine & Tool’s 7.62mm AR-10 style rifle was selected by the British Army as their new marksmen weapon. They had the L129A1 on display at SHOT.

AIA M-10 Coming to EU and US

Since the last time I wrote about the Australian International Arms M-10 Lee Enfield clone the company has expanded their product line, secured a EU importer (Polish firm LD Diana) and may be exporting to the US in the near future. I was very surprised to learn that [Read More…]

Accuracy International AE MKII

Accuracy International has updated their .308 Win. AE rifle and Shooting Illustrated has posted an article about it online … Accuracy International (AI) rifles have always been something of an enigma with mainstream shooters in the United States. These [Read More…]

New .308 Lapua Palma

Accurate Shooter reports that Lapua will soon introduce a .308 Winchester case that uses small primers instead of large rifle primers. Adam Braverman of Nammo-Lapua just confirmed that Lapua, at the behest of the U.S. Palma team, has been quietly developing a NEW [Read More…]

Kel-Tec RFB now shipping

After being delayed a few time the Kel-Tec RFB .308 Bullpup is now shipping. Kel-Tec: We are happy to confirm that the RFB is in production and shipping to distributors (yes, it’s true!). We are currently shipping small batches, however full-scale production will [Read More…]

Mossberg 100ATR Night Train II

Mossberg have announced a new rifle for 2009 called the 100ATR Night Train II. Oddly enough Mossberg did not include this rifle in their 2009 catalog. The rifle is a significant upgrade over the original Night Train. It features everything you can see in the above [Read More…]

LMT MRP 308 rifle

LMT (Lewis Machine & Tool) have developed an AR-10 version of their AR-15 CQB MRP rifle called the MTP MRP 308. Click to expand. Photo Copyright Ken Lunde. Used with permission. It uses the LMT Monolithic Rail Platform which is a one piece upper receiver and free [Read More…]

Ruger M77 Hawkeye Tactical

Ruger really is going tactical this year. The Ruger M77 Hawkeye Tactical is a new line of M77 bolt action rifles. They feature * 20″ heavy barrel * Hogue OverMolded stock * Harris bipod! Yes, they actually come standard with a harris bipod. * A newly designed two [Read More…]

Marlin XS7 (Short action XL7)

Earlier this year Marlin introduced the value-for-money XL7 rifle cambered in 25-06, 270 and 30-06. I thought it was odd that they did not offer a short action version. John Snow reports that a short action version will be available shortly in .248, .308 and 7mm-08. [Read More…]

Sako TRG spotted in South Ossetia

The photo below shows a couple of South Ossetia militia. The guy on the right is carrying a Sako TRG. It is unlikely Finland would allow arms exports to South Ossetia. It was probably bought on the civilian market and then exported. I cannot imagine that South Ossetia [Read More…]