American Rifleman

NRA’s flagship publication, American Rifleman presents expert coverage of rifles, shotguns, handguns, ammunition, optics and shooting accessories.

Walther PDPs: Polymer vs. Steel Frame

The Performance Duty Pistol (PDP) series from Walther Arms has grown to include several options, with frames available in both polymer and metal. Here are the pros and cons of each.

Rifleman Review: Silencer Central Banish 46 Suppressor

One of the most versatile options in Silencer Central's own line of suppressors is the Banish 46, rated for use on rifles chambered for .458 Win. Mag. or less.

Review: Kimber K6xs

Following the release of its all-steel K6s revolver, Kimber upped the ante with its K6xs, which uses an aluminum-alloy frame, making it an ideal deep-cover snubby.

Review: Browning X-Bolt Target Lite Max

Long-range competitive shooting requires a demanding skillset that can only be capitalized on with proper equipment. The Browning X-Bolt Target Lite Max was built specifically to fit in this box.

Review: Alchemy Custom Weaponry Quantico HiCap

Inspired by the guns used by the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team, the Quantico HiCap from Alchemy Custom Weaponry take the duty-ready M1911 concept to the next level.

Preview: Arming The World | American Gunmakers In The Gilded Age

In an incredible tour through the American experience during what is arguably the golden age of firearm development, author Geoffrey Stewart highlights the 25-year period between the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London and the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition of 1876 from the perspective of the American arms industry.

Gun Of The Week: Tokarev USA TT 12

A 12-ga. semi-automatic shotgun that feeds from detachable box magazines, the Tokarev USA TT 12 provides some familiar features to fans of the AR-15.

Review: KelTec SUB2000 GEN3

The latest twist on this nearly quarter-century old platform, KelTec's new SUB2000 GEN3 includes welcome, up-to-date features that make it easy to add optics and accessories.

Rifleman Review: Smith & Wesson M&P 10mm M2.0

In 2021, Smith & Wesson answered consumer demands with the release of its M&P 10mm M2.0, which was the first 10mm Auto-chambered handgun within the company's improved M2.0 line.

Review: Savage Impulse Mountain Hunter

If ever there were a company comfortable breaking with convention, it’s Savage Arms of Westfield, Mass. Essentially, if a new niche is identified, a quality product satisfying that need will be created.

Preview: Ammunition, Demystified

Billed as “Hatcher’s Notebook for the 21st century,” Ammunition, Demystified: The (Non) Bubba’s Guide To How Ammo Really Works is intended for both advanced shooters and reloaders, as well as industry professionals.

Preview: American Ace: Joe Foss, Fighter Pilot

With its unique construction and rich illustrations, Hector Curriel’s American Ace: Joe Foss, Fighter Pilot provides a new angle on Foss’ early years and his military service.

Gun Of The Week: Ruger Super Wrangler

Ruger's Super Wrangler, a spinoff of the Single-Six revolver, takes what made the original Wrangler fun and exciting and cranks it up a notch with a convertibility feature for .22 WMR.

Range Tested: EAA Girsan MC9 Disruptor

While European American Armory Corp. is known for its affordable handguns, the MC9 Disruptor has been designed to provide as many features as possible at an incredibly affordable price.

Review: Fletcher Rifle Works 11/22 Receiver & TandemKross Manticore X Upgrade

This lightweight carbine, blending a custom Fletcher Rifle Works 11/22 receiver and a TandemKross Manticore X lower housing, provides a do-it-all platform with a host of welcome upgrades.

Review: Rossi R95 Triple Black In .30-30 Win.

This version of a classically styled lever-action sports a tactical makeover for modern lever-gun fans. 

Review: Lone Wolf's Alphawolf Caliber-Conversion Slides 

For owners of .40 S&W-chambered Glocks, Lone Wolf's Alphawolf caliber-conversion slides are an easy way to update the design.

Rifleman Review: Taurus G3 Tactical

In recent years, Taurus has fully fleshed out its polymer-frame, striker-fired pistols, culminating in the third-generation G3 series available in several configurations. One of the more-recent introductions in the line is the G3 Tactical, which incorporates a number of desirable features.

Gun Of The Week: Davidson’s Exclusive Glock G43X “The Rose”

Join us to learn about a Davidson’s Exclusive, "The Rose," a Glock 43X 9 mm pistol tailor-made by Apollo Custom.

Range Tested: EAA Girsan Untouchable MC1911

Among EAA Corp's. product line, the Girsan Untouchable MC1911 stands out as being an incredibly competitive offering within the M1911 world, as it offers a finish level and a feature set that's unheard of at the gun's price point.


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