Rimfire

Remington 597 rimfire review

Stuart Wilson gets stuck into the Remington .597, a nifty .22 semi-auto bunny shooter from one of the world’s longest-serving continuous manufacturers

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Sako Quad Varmint rifle Review

Stuart Wilson switches things up as he tests Sako’s multicalibre rimfire in wooden-stocked .17 HMR form topped with a Burris Fullfield E1 Ballistic Plex 3-9×40

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Savage MkII BTVS .22LR Review

The Savage Mk II BTVS test model made an immediate impression when it arrived – in .22LR, a pleasing stainless barrel and action fitted into a nicely finished brown laminate thumbhole stock.

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Voere 2155 Review

As the ‘K98 action’ description dragged my gaze across the page of the magazine, I was sure that I had never come across Voere rifles before. This despite the Austrian company being in business for more than 60 years. It looked like it ticked all the boxes for being a real gem of a rifle, so I hunted down Global Rifle online and went about organising a rifle to test.

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Blaser R8 Review

At my local stalking patch in East Yorkshire, a colleague often calls for my assistance when his time is limited and fraying activity by roebucks is giving the farmer some serious cause for concern. During the last season, three of us had hit the roe population hard on this particular farm due to significant damage to restocked hardwoods and commercial willow.

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Lynx 94 Review

The Lynx is manufactured by Pirkan ASE, based in Finland. Specialising in handcrafted rifles, the company works with the Finnish Defence Forces Technical Research Centre to test weapons and projectiles. Pirkan ASE is renowned for developing high-quality sporting and competition rifles since 1979

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KRIEGHOFF BIG FIVE Review

Most UK riflemen would never get the chance or have the need to use a double rifle. More intriguing is that the intended quarry for this calibre would be more than capable of dispatching the person behind the butt if things did not go to plan. So why is the double rifle format so popular in Europe and abroad?

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Nosler Model 48 Review

I first came across Nosler rifles by mistake. Browsing through a gun trading website for a new rifle, my search for a 7-08 Rem gave up half a dozen results. Of these only two tickled my fancy, and a Nosler Custom 48 was one of them.

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Merkel RX Helix Review

The RX Helix manifesto states: “Hunting has moved on in the 21st century. It has become faster, more versatile and more exciting. This demands better gun ergonomics: ideal combination of responsiveness, speed and accuracy.”

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Merkel RX Helix Review

I have to admit that until for most of my life I had never shot a Merkel rifle. It was a make that had eluded me, with none of my shooting companions having one in the cupboard. It wasn’t until testing a number of straight-pulls with Tim Pilbeam that I finally got my hands on one.

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