There are many rifles to choose from, but the best rifles are the ones that are the most reliable, accurate and versatile to the user. Here in this list, we explore the best long range rifles that are readily available for beginners and seasoned pro handlers alike.
Finding the Best Long Range Rifle
In deciding which rifle would best suit your needs and tastes, it’s good to keep in mind that there is no ‘best' when it comes to comparing firearms. There is only ‘different,’ as different rifles are made for different purposes, and because of the extremely wide variety of long-barreled and hunting rifles available on the market, it can be a challenge when deciding which weapon you should purchase. With that said, we have done our homework to give you some insight regarding what to look for when choosing the best long range rifle that suits your needs.
How We Reviewed
During the review of all five of the rifles in this article, we considered a wide variety of parameters. Namely incorporated features, and the Pros and Cons of each rifle. Another factor considered during the creation of this list was ergonomics, which is how comfortable a rifle is to hold and use. Finally, their price compared to other competing rifles, and warranties. Overall, the guns on this list were deemed the best long range rifles on the market.
2. M21 Long Range Match Krieger Barrel
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1. What Is It?
2. What Is It For?
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4. Where Can You Buy It?
While each of these rifles has its own strengths and weaknesses, and some have more strengths than others, it is important to reiterate the earlier statement regarding the best long range rifle: there is no best, only different, as the above list shows. But with that said, It is our duty to provide recommendations for a purchase. In this author’s experience, a firearm is only as good as the bullet it fires, and the .308 Winchester is a sound cartridge overall.
Another common theme in this list was the overall high price tags of most of the rifles themselves. There are few people that can easily afford to spend thousands of dollars on a single rifle. Therefore, if you are a someone who looking for a cheap, reliable and high-quality weapon, the Remington 700 AAC is a good decision. On the flip side however, if you are seeking range and hitting power (and have a small fortune to spend), the Evolution Extreme LRH would come across as a good, albeit expensive choice.