Gun Digest the Magazine Presents Shooter’s Guide Issue for 2016

Gun Digest the Magazine’s annual Shooter’s Guide issue hits newsstands April 19 and features coverage on the hottest new guns and gear for 2016. Whether you’re looking for a new carry gun and holster, a new rifle or shotgun for hunting or personal defense, this issue provides tons of great information on some of the best products available for the new year.

Gun Digest Shooters Guide 2016The 2016 Shooter’s Guide includes a roundup of some of the latest and greatest AR-type rifles and accessories from contributor Robert Sadowski. Readers can learn about excellent new ARs produced by manufacturers such as Colt, CMMG, Rock River Arms and others, as well as great accessory options from brands such as Aimpoint, Yankee Hill Machine and SIG Sauer.

Sadowski also gives readers a first look at some of the best new handguns of 2016, with inclusions from Ruger, Beretta, Glock, Springfield Armory and more. David Hart offers a guide to some of the best new loads available for training, personal defense and hunting.

The lineup continues with Brad Fitzpatrick examining some of the most exciting new long gun introductions, with offerings that should appeal to a variety of shooters and hunters. Fitzpatrick also takes an in-depth look at the incredible new glass available to shooters, from industry-leading optics manufacturers like Leupold, Bushnell and SIG. Robb Manning gives readers a list of some groundbreaking new concealed carry gear and guns, while Phil Massaro, host of Gun Digest’s reloading video series, takes a look at the excellent new tools and components available to reloaders.

Look for the special Shooter’s Guide 2016 Edition of Gun Digest the Magazine on newsstands, or visit to purchase a print or digital subscription.

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