Rimfires dominate 2019 SHOT Show
By Kristin Alberts
While something Creedmoor seems to have slowly crept into almost every firearm and ammunition manufacturer’s booth over the last few years, 2019 is the year of the rimfire. From standard favorites to the rebirth of the 5mm Magnum and re-stocking of the 17 Mach II, SHOT Show was a rimfire lover’s dream. Here are a few of our faves.
Browning BuckMark Rifle
Buckmark rifles at 2019 SHOT Show. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)
Who doesn’t recognize a semi-automatic Buckmark pistol? As it turns out, adding a rifle stock to the proven design looks like another winner for Browning. The stock is not just an add-on, but rather, machined as part of the pistol frame. Buckmark Rifles feature the same straight blowback action and crisp trigger pull, but with modern skeletal lines in a rifle version. Magazines are interchangeable with the pistols, and for 2019, fluted, threaded, target models are all the rage.
Aguila 5mm Rimfire Magnum Ammunition
Aguila ammo at 2019 SHOT Show. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)
The cult followers of the 5mm Remington Rimfire Magnum have spoken and Aguila answered the call. Phone calls every day, that is, according to company reps, begging the company to re-make the once almost extinct round. Take a look at the 5mm