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Dave’s 270Win Ammo Tests!

Dave’s 270Win Ammo Tests!

| August 13, 2014 | 3 Comments

I’ve always reckoned that the old adage,’ignorance is bliss’, just won’t cut it when it comes to owning and shooting a rifle without ever knowing its true potential. The old days of simply grabbing a box of ammo off the shelf and’ heading out West’ are long gone and pretty much every shooter has the […]

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The Budget Long Range Hunting Rifle: PT 5 Reloading Dies, Brass & Brass Preparation.

The Budget Long Range Hunting Rifle: PT 5 Reloading Dies, Brass & Brass Preparation.

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Welcome to Part 5 of the Series. To check out the rest of the series please visit:¬†http://huntandshoot.com.au/tag/blr/ Whilst waiting for my rifle I took the opportunity to prepare all of my brass so I can get straight into loading once I have my rifle. To do the brass prep I had to select what dies […]

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A Years Worth of Rifle Reviews.

A Years Worth of Rifle Reviews.

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Well we reviewed some pretty great rifles in 2013 here’s the list of the rifles we reviewed. It is just amazing how much good stuff there is on the market at the moment, every gun I tested did not disappoint, whilst every gun had its quirks or things I didn’t particularly like for they definitely […]

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The Budget Long Range Hunting Rifle. PT 4: Mounts.

The Budget Long Range Hunting Rifle. PT 4: Mounts.

| December 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

Now that I had selected the scope I would be using it was time to sort out the mounting Starting with the mounts, I decided I needed a 20MOA rail which limited my options for the Tikka which were basically meant I had to settle for a 0MOA rail from Tikka, Evolution Gun Works 20MOA […]

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The Budget Long Range Hunting Rifle. PT 3: The Scope.

The Budget Long Range Hunting Rifle. PT 3: The Scope.

| December 17, 2013 | 2 Comments

Once I had selected the rifle and cartridge, I had to select a suitable optic to sit atop of the rifle. The budget for the optics would be approximately $800-1200. They needed to be suitable for long range shooting so with that in mind the first few scopes that came to mind but most were […]

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A Weekend Shooting Foxes & Rabbits!

A Weekend Shooting Foxes & Rabbits!

| December 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

Last weekend I had an opportunity to get away after some foxes and bunnies and I had a ball. I arrived on Friday night and after I had a very nice risotto prepared by Pete the farmer who is one hell of a cook I went for a look with the 17HMR, there was not […]

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