Changing a Tikka Bolt handle is really for aesthetics. Especially on something like the Tikka TAC A1 – which already has an ‘oversized’ tactical style bolt knob on it – it’s certainly not something that is going to improve your grouping. However, we like to tinker, and, it’s a great excuse to pull the bolt apart and clean it.
Oh, if only it was that easy – the question of Single Stage Trigger Vs Two Stage Trigger comes up quite often – here are my thoughts on it…
The trigger, one of the most important parts of a precision firearm system. How do they work, what do they do, and how can you optimise yours?
Over the weekend, I watched two shooters scope themselves – that is, the recoil of the firearm pushes the scope back into head, above the eyebrow – generally cutting the head open. Scope Bite looks nasty, but is easy to avoid.
A firearm and optics are only part of a system – you also need something to shoot through it! So, after a couple of days getting familiar with the lighter trigger through dryfire, it was time to make some noise.
The Ruger Precision Rifle’s Sexy European Cousin.
Exposed tactical turrets, solid build, nice optics, good price. What’s not to like about it?
Bipods, bipods and more bipods. There is a lot of choice out there in bipods – and new manufactures seem to be coming onto the market every day with even more options. However, like I seem to be constantly saying, it’s important to start with the end goal in mind, and work backwards, rather than…
The guys at Berretta NZ recently lent me a Burris XTR Riflescope to have a look at.
We decided on a roaving reporter format for this one – and Matt was kind enough to carry around an overly heavy and cumbersome camera for me all day. I promise to sort a shoulder mount next time Matt!