Precision Shooting Magazine is the best, but it's a bit too specialized for some, so I'll pick the Rifle & Handloader combo. The one that's gone downhill the furthest is Guns & Ammo. Can you imagine them having P.O. Ackley, Bob Hutton and Elmer Keith now?
Jack, I agree with you that the current crop of writers can't compare to the great ones but I still like G&A since it presents the broadest range of articles for the general interest gun reader. They cover everything from 19th century militaria, to handgun questions, to dangerous game rifles, to military and police sidearms, to M2 conversions, to defense of the 2nd Ammendment, to the latest Isreali assualt rifle.
I also like Boddington, who if memory serves me, is on the G&A staff.
Best- "the accurate rifle [ tho' i'm more than a little miffed that they changed it from "Tactical Shooter"]
A close second is Gun Tests if you want a no holds barred review of the good, the bad, & the ugly.
Worst- Shooting Times, the only thing that saves "G&A" from the bottom slot is Jeff Cooper.
As for Elmer, I doubt that his comments on current version [of g&a] would be printable.
Best -- Rifle/Handloader
(Gun Tests is a close second, they let some personal opinions get in the way of good gun journalism at times, like the comparo between a Ruger .480 and a couple of 񘘐 custom 5-shooters)
Worst: Guns&Ammo in a close race with Shooting Times. Nothing but ad copy, except for the occasional good stuff from Sheriff Wilson or Jeff Cooper.
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