The .375 bullet shattered both shoulders. A stone’s toss into the thicket, the gemsbok collapsed. If it had not, however, my second shot would have come in a heartbeat. My rifle cycled twice as fast as any turn-bolt – though it was stronger than many, and exceedingly accurate. Continue reading A Straight-Pull Lapua!
Like 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 materials 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.
I think it’s safe to say that when it comes to ammunition companies, Federal and Hornady are the most dynamic. Seldom does a year go by that both companies don’t introduce innovative bullets, loads, or specialty calibers available nowhere else. This is especially true when it comes to big bore calibers and loads for dangerous game. Continue reading Safari Guns & Gear
German firearms manufacturer Blaser in conjunction with Huntessential Fishfantastic announced it will take control of their product line in-house. All distribution in Southern Africa (except Namibia) will be handled by the newly formed Blaser South Africa. Continue reading Blaser Launches Distributorship in South Africa