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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

Long Ranges And Browning’s X-Bolt Pro

A Burnt Bronze Cerakote metal finish and a fluted bolt and grasping ball distinguish the X-Bolt Pro Long Range.

This is the slow time of year for guys like me who are always looking for new products to write about. All the new stuff that was introduced last Continue reading Long Ranges And Browning’s X-Bolt Pro

Flirting With Fluting

To flute or not to flute, that is the question.

Of these two identical barrels, the spiral fluted one exposes more surface area, but it’s hair splitting in the extreme.

The Bard didn’t have to grapple with that option back in the 17th century, but today’s hunters do. Without question fluted barrels are “in” and it’s been that way for well over a decade now. It’s really quite amazing Continue reading Flirting With Fluting

6.5 Creedmoor – A 10 Year Overnight Sensation

The 6.5 Creed combines superb accuracy with recoil levels that even causal shooters can handle.

If you’ve had your finger on even a faint pulse of the firearms world these past couple of years you’re surely aware that the 6.5 Creedmoor has become the darling of the industry. It could hardly be Continue reading 6.5 Creedmoor – A 10 Year Overnight Sensation