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Replacing the Tikka Bolt Handle

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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.

A Single Stage Trigger Vs Two Stage Trigger

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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…

Precision Trigger Basics

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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?

Scope Bite

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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.

TAC A1 – ammo thoughts

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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 Tikka TAC A1 – first impressions

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The Ruger Precision Rifle’s Sexy European Cousin.

The Vortex Diamondback Tactical 4-12×40 – in review

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Exposed tactical turrets, solid build, nice optics, good price. What’s not to like about it?

What is the best bipod to get?

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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 Burris XTR II Riflescope 5-25x50mm – a quick overview

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 The guys at Berretta NZ recently lent me a Burris XTR Riflescope to have a look at.

The Shot Expo 2018

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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!

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Hi folks. Just in the process of bringing over everything from The Bloke and The Gearlocker.Sorry for the mess. Working on tidying it all up. ;P Dismiss