Tag Archives: Sundra

A Tale Of Two Mausers


In the world of rifles there is perhaps no more iconic name than Mauser. Yes there’s Winchester, Remington, Holland & Holland, Rigby, and a few others than can arguably claim iconic status, but none have been more influential or more universal than this German company founded in 1871 on the banks of the Neckar River in Oberndorf. Continue reading A Tale Of Two Mausers

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New Remington 700 American Wilderness Rifle


Every year we see new models of the Remington 700 introduced, most of which are simply variations (called “line extensions” in industry parlance), of this iconic rifle that’s been with us since 1962. To be honest, many of these so-called “new” guns differ from existing models only in stock design, composition or color. I can’t tell you how many versions of the 700 have passed through these hands, but it’s got to be close to a hundred. Continue reading New Remington 700 American Wilderness Rifle

The Twice-Shot Buck


Have you ever had game in your sights, then having pulled the trigger, would have bet the farm that it had been a perfect shot? Of course you have. Anyone who’s done a fair amount of hunting has experienced that feeling. The majority of times such confidence is justified, and the quarry drops either in its tracks or within a sand Continue reading The Twice-Shot Buck

Perfecting Zero


Is there an ideal range for zeroing-in a rifle? Of course there is, but it obviously depends on the cartridge in question. I mean, you don’t buy a .450 Marlin with the idea of posting yourself on a stand where the average shot is 300 yards. Conversely, you don’t zero-in a 7mm Ultra Mag to print dead-on at 100 yards. Continue reading Perfecting Zero