Category: Keith Drain’s Column

The Budget Long Range Hunting Rifle. PT 2: Selecting a Suitable Rifle.

The Budget Long Range Hunting Rifle. PT 2: Selecting a Suitable Rifle.

| November 29, 2013 | 8 Comments

Welcome to Part 2 of the series where I will be talking about the rifle I have selected for this project. Now that I had established the cartridge I wanted to use in this long range rifle project it was time to find out what rifles came in a heavy barrel configuration that would be […]

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Nosler Announces a New Cartridge The 26 Nosler

Nosler Announces a New Cartridge The 26 Nosler

| November 27, 2013 | 3 Comments

Nosler have just announced a new centrefire cartridge the 26 Nosler a round capable of shooting the new Nosler Accubond LR 129gr 6.5mm projectile at 3400fps. This new round seems very intriguing and if enough manufacturers chamber it in their rifles it could be a very popular long range cartridge. Information is scant at this […]

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The Budget Long Range Hunting Rifle. PT 1: Cartridge Selection.

The Budget Long Range Hunting Rifle. PT 1: Cartridge Selection.

| November 22, 2013 | 10 Comments

Welcome to the first part of The Budget Long Range Hunting Rifle series. Today I will be discussing the cartridge I selected and why I selected it. So now that I had established that my next rifle was going to be a long range rifle I had to decide on a cartridge that had good […]

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The Budget Long Range Hunting Rifle. PT 0: Intro

The Budget Long Range Hunting Rifle. PT 0: Intro

| November 20, 2013 | 4 Comments

Back in October, I attended a meet up for the AusVarmint.com forum outside of Yass NSW, there was about 25 people in attendance which meant there were all sorts of rifles, from beautiful hunting rifles, bench rest rifles and some long range and tactical rifles. After firing a 338-378 in a Weatherby MK V Accumark […]

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Ammunition Torture Test – Awesome Must Watch Video.

Ammunition Torture Test – Awesome Must Watch Video.

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this awesome video from SAAMI -¬†Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute tests how dangerous ammunition is in a variety of scenarios and it really is eye opening as to how safe ammunition is when there is an unconfined detonation of the primer, when ammunition is dropped, when ammunition is lit on fire, detonations with […]

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Now’s The Time To Learn How To Call Foxes

Now’s The Time To Learn How To Call Foxes

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Well now’s the time of year to capitalise on calling in¬†young dumb foxes. Last seasons pups have left the dens and they are out after an easy feed with not much life experience so they just follow their stomach rather than their instincts so it allows beginners to make small mistakes whilst still achieving results. […]

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