Category Archives: Guns & Hunting

Enjoy exciting hunting stories told by SCI members and read about the latest guns and gear they’re using in the bush.

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Origin Stories – The Bridge Between Dangerous Game and British Military Rifles


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.577 Nitro Express Double Rifle

Students of early safari hunters have a more than passing knowledge of the venerable .577 Nitro Express, while firearms enthusiasts Continue reading

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Vicki is mounting her pattern stock that we have taped up so she could shoot it.  Note the arrow and the word FACE on the side of the stock marking where the comb touched her cheek-bone.  This is were the real dimension of drop and cast are located and this is the critical part of this trial and error part of creating a true custom stock.

Shotgunning Tips & Tricks


Vicki is mounting her pattern stock that we have taped up so she could shoot it.  Note the arrow and the word FACE on the side of the stock marking where the comb touched her cheek-bone.  This is were the real dimension of drop and cast are located and this is the critical part of this trial and error part of creating a true custom stock.
Vicki is mounting her pattern stock that we have taped up so she could shoot it. Note the arrow and the word FACE on the side of the stock marking where the comb touched her cheek-bone. This is were the real dimension of drop and cast are located and this is the critical part of this trial and error part of creating a true custom stock.

Having a shotgun custom fitted is something that most understand the importance of, but at the same time haven’t a clue what it is and don’t posses the shooting mechanics to actually follow through with it. We must share that when we decided to take on this topic we certainly did not know how many different aspects the process Continue reading

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Flashback Friday – The Spook House Buck


huntforeverflashbackfridayso95cvrOn Friday we dig through the Safari Magazine archives and dust off a story from one of our past issues. This week, we tag along as a deer hunter in Georgia hunts a monster whitetail buck, and finds a bit more than he intended. This story originally appeared in the September/October 1995 issue of Safari Magazine.

I wasn’t sure which was worse. Quietly slipping into my deer stand in the dark for an early Continue reading

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Blaser Introduces the R8 Professional Success Black Edition


huntforeverBlaserR8ProSuccessLike the most successful hunters, Blaser is continually on a quest for the best and boldest. They have succeeded once again with the new Professional Success Black Edition.

The R8 Professional Success is not just another thumbhole stock design, but the achievement of ergonomic excellence!The Black Edition employs cutting edge polymers, combined with natural huntforeverblaserR8ProfSuccLeathermaterials to push the design envelope and deliver a new modern classic. The unique, weather resistant natural leather inserts deliver good looks and sure handling in the field. In the Blaser tradition, fine details such as the titanium nitride bolt head and a gold plated trigger. The trigger mechanism is a revolution in design, offering unsurpassed reliability in the most extreme conditions. The R8 Professional Success may look like a piece of functional art, but not all art should hang in a gallery. Some should rest against a tree after a successful hunt.

The R8 Professional Success family of rifles start at around $4,250.