Category: Hunting Rifles

The Military Roots of Olympic Biathlon

The Military Roots of Olympic Biathlon

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is a great article by Ian McCollum from The Firearm Blog about the history of Biathlon which I thought would be good to share whilst the 2014 Olympics are underway. Biathlon seems like a grueling sport that incorporates shooting skill, endurance and toughness like no other. The history of the sport is very interesting, […]

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3 New Tikka T3 Rifle Models

3 New Tikka T3 Rifle Models

| January 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

Tikka recently announced 3 new configurations of their hugely popular T3 Rifles. First up is the Tikka T3 Compact: The T3 Compact is designed for young or small shooters, featuring a stock with 12.5″ Length Of Pull it also comes with a 30mm spacer and larger recoil pad so the rifle can grow with 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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Colt M2012 CLR 308Win Video Review.

Colt M2012 CLR 308Win Video Review.

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is our Video Review of the Colt M2012 CLR 308Winchester:

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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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