For many years now my all-time favorite deer rifle for hunting whitetails anywhere in the east has been Remington’s Model Seven. Most people are not aware of the fact that the Model Seven action is not just the short iteration of the Model 700. Nope, the Model Seven’s action — bolt, receiver and bottom metal unit — are about 1/2-inch shorter and commensurately lighter. Continue reading Remington’s Model 7 & 783
Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’re probably aware of the Mauser M18. Unveiled at the 2018 SHOT Show, the rifle made a massive impression on the shooting public. Continue reading Mauser M18: The Hunter’s Rifle
The groundbreaking AXIS series from Savage has undergone some changes for a new look and better performance.
The AXIS changed what hunters expect from an entry level rifle. The redesigned AXIS improves on that standard with a fresh new look, improved ergonomics and is loaded with features that deliver the legendary accuracy Savage is known for. Thread-in headspacing, button rifling and a floating bolt head are just a few of the features of these accurate and affordable rifles. AXIS rifles are offered in a wide variety of popular hunting calibers and are available in full-size, compact and left-hand models.
- Rugged synthetic stock with new ergonomic design
- Sporter barrel contour
- Carbon steel barreled action with matte black finish
- Detachable box magazine
- Also available in left-hand and compact models
- Weaver-style two-piece scope bases
- Recoil pad
Readers of SAFARI Magazine, particularly our international readers, are probably familiar with the CZ Model 550. This classic Mauser-style rifle offers Continue reading CZ Model 557