Tag: .22

Savage Mark II BTVS 22lr Rifle Review.

Savage Mark II BTVS 22lr Rifle Review.

| May 21, 2013 | 5 Comments

Savage rimfire rifles use to have the reputation of an agricultural rifle that would shoot and function as promised but not offer the refinement and class of some European rimfires. In the past few years Savage have embarked on a mission to blow that reputation out of the water and totally refine their rimfire line. […]

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Rabbit stew?

Rabbit stew?

| September 28, 2012 | 3 Comments

 Rabbits would be pretty well where everyone’s hunting career started. Small game animal in vast abundance many years ago. I remember as a 5 year old heading out with my dad, uncle and cousin, setting traps and popping off a few with the old Lithgow .22 single shot. You would be virtually tripping over them […]

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24 or 22 inch barrel?

24 or 22 inch barrel?

| June 22, 2012 | 8 Comments

Is it just me imagining things or have shooters started preferring shorter barrels on their sporting rifles? I’ve always preferred 24 inch barrels on my rifles for the majority of my shooting. There are of course exceptions such as my 26 inch varmint guns, and the 18 inch lever action carbine that I regretted buying […]

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The Top 5 Reasons Why The 22LR is My Favourite Cartridge.

The Top 5 Reasons Why The 22LR is My Favourite Cartridge.

| June 13, 2012 | 11 Comments

The 22LR or 22 Long Rifle is an amazing little cartridge, since its creation in 1887 there has been no stopping its success. Here are my top 5 reasons why the 22LR is my favourite cartridge.

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Black bird down!

Black bird down!

| April 25, 2012 | 5 Comments

I was sitting at dining table eating my breakfast when the distinct call of a crow was heard from the chook yard. One of the kids heard it as well and they were straight in to get me. They know I don’t like crows and are usually onto them straight away when they hear them […]

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The Bunny Block

The Bunny Block

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

On one of my favorite hunting properties we have an area we call the bunny block. Not hard to guess why really as there is rabbits everywhere in this area and you can pick up a feed in no time at all of nice plump rabbits. However over the last 18 months with the high […]

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