Model 783

Model 783

Remington calls the redesigned Model 783 a next-generation rifle with an affordable price. The sleek stock features modern synthetics, with pillar bedding to secure the action. The trigger system is fully adjustable, with a two-position safety. The rifle is shipped without sights, so you can add a one-piece rail or traditional scope bases and rings. For 2013, it’s available in .270 Win., .30-06, .308 and 7mm Rem. Mag. More info: Remington

10/22 Takedown

10/22 Takedown

Ruger’s venerable 10/22 is now more versatile than ever thanks to this takedown version—simply separate the barrel assembly from the receiver for easy transportation in a nylon carrying case. Reassembly is simple, and Ruger says return to zero is consistent and reliable. Included are all the features that have garnered the 10/22 a legion of supporters, including a detachable 10-shot rotary magazine. More info: Ruger

Vortek Strikerfire

Vortek Strikerfire

Hailed by Traditions as the next revolution in muzzleloaders, the .50-cal. Vortek StrikerFire is the first in-line front-stuffer without an external hammer. To cock it, simply push a tang-mounted button forward. De-cocking is equally easy via a recessed button, or by breaking the gun. The StrikerFire also features a convenient storage compartment inside the stock, and comes in black or camo. More info: Traditions Performance Firearms

RX. Helix

RX. Helix

This revolutionary rifle offers German-made quality, and more. The straight-pull action makes it easy to cycle rounds without lowering the rifle, while the unique 1:2 ratio of handle-to-bolt movement makes cycling even more efficient. The RX.Helix is a takedown rifle with full barrel interchangeability, even between cartridge-family classes. It’s now available in calibres ranging from .222 to .300 Win. Mag. More info: Merkel

Guide Gun

Guide Gun

This is a great option when you need a compact, rugged rifle. The 20-inch barrel is ideal for tight spaces, and with calibres .30-06 up to .375 Ruger, it’s well suited for dangerous game at close quarters. The Guide Gun features a three-position safety, weather-resistant laminate stock, controlled-round extraction and Ruger’s muzzle brake system. Three half-inch spacers let you adjust the stock for the best fit. More info: Ruger