This rifle looks like it’s been dragged straight from Gears of War (sorry oldies, younger generation reference). But it’s built on an action that has stood the test of time and, although I am not particularly fond of a few aspects, millions of rifle owners tell us that it works and works well.
As I write this I am toiling with a very hard decision. It’s an affliction most hunters suffer with, where every so often the unexplainable desire to own a new calibre begins to burn. Intending it to be a second…
We have a small AR/M16/M4 compatible .270 calibre cartridge, the project inspired and driven by American military Spec-Ops users. It employs a slightly shorter case than that of the 5.56/.223, but it’s fatter – increasing the capacity – and has…
In terms of terminal performance, the .22-250 Rem is superb. In 2013 I supplied a series of articles for Sporting Rifle magazine in which I endeavoured to find the ‘ultimate foxing calibre’. Though I handed many of the calibres…
The .280 Remington has never gained the same attention as the well-used .270 Winchester. It is, however, a potentially superior cartridge.
Paul Harding experiments with some reduced recoil loads, and finds that big-bore rifles needn’t make you wince
Tony Megson brings about the demise of a number of crop-raiding coneys and longs for the crops to be away so he can get at them properly
Byron Pace puts the Nosler-topped Federal V-Shok .223 Remington ammunition to the test
Long-range varminting specialist Tim Pilbeam gets his hands on a rifle that’s tailored to his favoured discipline: the Remington 700 VSSF in .220 Swift