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Gibbs Rifles Springfield 1903-A4 Sniper rifle review

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Ever since I bought this issue of Surplus Rifles, I have been Jones-ing for one of these rifles to fill the missing United States representative in my surplus rifle collection. That’s Gibbs’ 1903-A4 reproduction sniper rifle on the cover. AIM … Continue reading

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Building a Remington 700 in 6.5×55 Swedish Mauser Part 2

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It’s been nearly 2.5 years since I started this build, and it has finally paid off. The parts have been bought, sold and horse traded for until the stars all lined up to allow its completion. The first thing I … Continue reading

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Getting started with Military Surplus Rifles Part 1: Mosin Nagant

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I am often asked about getting started with surplus rifles so I figured I would jot down a little primer for those who may be interested. Some of the best things about collecting and shooting military surplus rifles are their … Continue reading

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Brady Campaign vs. reality

Every year the Brady Campaign comes out with its state-by-state Brady score. Those of us who are active marksmen usually cringe because we know full well that a higher Brady score does not equate into increased gun safety. What is … Continue reading

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