Barrett isn’t all about big military-style rifles, as Stuart Wilson finds as he tests the lightweight Fieldcraft in .308
There is a dizzying array of calibres available for the hunter to choose from – Will O’Meara helps cut through the confusion and make the right choice
The .308 Win is undoubtedly one of the most successful calibres of all time. This has a huge amount to do with its being the military calibre of choice around the world, of course, but most hunters will encounter a .308 only a short way into their shooting careers, and many will go on to own one. Far less well known, however, is the other calibre that goes by the .308 title: the .308 Norma.
The Nosler Custom Model 48 promises custom quality in a lightweight rifle. Tim Pilbeam finds out whether this American rifle’s performance lives up to the billing
Tim Pilbeam delves into the practicalities of getting experimental with shortened-barrel rifles, taking his .308 rifle barrel down to 16in and gauging the results