Tag Archives: Sundra

Fat Bolt Fever

In case you haven’t noticed, most of the new bolt action centerfire rifles introduced over the last decade or so have embraced the “fat bolt” tri-lug design. I’m talking not only domestic manufacturers, but European makers as well. In fact, in recent years we’ve seen 15 such Continue reading Fat Bolt Fever

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Bullets Are More Than Just Projectiles

I guess I’m just showing my age, but I can remember when a bullet…was a bullet… was a bullet. If you used factory ammo, that meant a Remington Core-Lokt or a Winchester Power Point. Yes, they also offered the Bronze Point and Silvertip, respectively, but I’d bet that 60 percent of the lead sent downrange during hunting seasons were those two bullets. Continue reading Bullets Are More Than Just Projectiles

Prairie Rat Field Fest

It isn’t often that one has the opportunity to test three new rifles, two new cartridges, several new loadings and a new optic all on the same outing. Such was the case this past June when Savage and Hornady teamed-up to organize a prairie rat shoot with Heart Spear Outfitters based in Casper, Wyoming. Continue reading Prairie Rat Field Fest

Rutland Redux

Prior to August 2014 when a disastrous fire totally destroyed the Rutland Plywood factory in Rutland, Vermont, this company was virtually the sole supplier of laminated blanks to most domestic firearms manufacturers, as well as after-market replacement stock purveyors. In fact, it was Rutland that developed the wood laminated rifle stock that we have come to know. Continue reading Rutland Redux