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.

European Straight Pull Rifles

It’s ironic that while most of the tri-lug rifles available here come from overseas manufacturers, European hunters — at least those who can afford them — prefer straight-pulls like the Merkel, Blaser and Heym. What’s really interesting is the fact that the only feature these three guns share is that they function with a simple pull-push Continue reading European Straight Pull Rifles

Advertisements

Redding Reloading Equipment Introduces Ergonomic Slant Bed Concentricity Gauge

Redding Reloading Equipment for 2020 has added a “New Slant on Concentricity” by introducing, The Redding Slant Bed Concentricity Gauge. Continue reading Redding Reloading Equipment Introduces Ergonomic Slant Bed Concentricity Gauge

.30-06 IN AFRICA

Still one of the most versatile choices…

I crawled onto a low termite mound, rested the rifle over my daypack and snuggled in behind it. A gorgeous waterbuck bull stood with his harem at about 225 yards. Perfect, except he was facing straight away, so I waited for him to turn. Eventually he swung to the right, broadside. The crosshairs were steady and about half the slack was out of the trigger when the whole group took off, running straight away across the open floodplain. Continue reading .30-06 IN AFRICA

Book Review – In The Land Of The Bear

As we started sneaking through the oats toward the shooting platform, the guide all of a sudden, grabs my arm and whispers, ‘Tom, stop! Big bear to right.’ He motions for me to get my gun up and swing right. Continue reading Book Review – In The Land Of The Bear