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Upcoming Events

Jan 19

Sparrowhawk NZ Precision Rifle Course

January 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Organizer: Sparrowhawk NZ
027 2085 884
Feb 02

King of the Range ELR

February 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Organizer: Sparrowhawk NZ
027 2085 884
Feb 23

2019 Jungle Lane

February 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Organizer: Harry Hoover
027 667 4079

From gear setup to zeroing and confirmation, ballistic solution development and confirmation through to positional shooting. 

Get the basics sorted.

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Firearms Systems

Tikka TAC A1

Welcome to Precision Rifles.

Tikka CTR

The crossover rifle.

Let us take the hassle out of your next firearms purchase. Systems that we personally shoot and know, tested, ready to go. Less stress, more shooting.


Latest Articles...

Team Optimistic Shooters AAR and Beers.

The lads catch up for a few brews and a chat.

The Crossover Rifles – a Tikka CTR and Bergara HMR

Both the rifles we are looking at today could be called ‘crossover’ rifles – but really, it turns out live at opposite ends of the spectrum.

A chat with Travis Ishida from ConX, NRL, NRL22 and more!

A great chat with Travis – founding member of the National Rifle League, and so much more!

AAR – Tarata Medium Range and Hunter’s Match

Another great event put on by the crew from Gillice Practical Shooting Events.

Catching up with Robin from Redding Reloading

It was well over time for another catch with Robin, VP of Redding Reloading. We talk brass prep, expander balls vs. nothing vs. mandrels, primer pocket uniforming, measuring neck wall thickness, neck turning and more…

Its happening.

It’s taken a while, and there is lots to still do. But, well, we have a property in our sights. We are currently going through a pile of due diligence – but the tentative opening date will be January. This should be when we can get in and start shooting. From there, it’s a case…

Bergara B14 HMR – First Thoughts

Been keen to have a play with the Bergara B14 HMR for a while. Sorting a clients rifle gave me the opportunity to check out this offering of a ‘crossover’ rifle. Just another Remington 700 clone? Or something more?

How do I renew my firearms license?

A person who is the holder of a firearms licence may, before the expiration of that firearms licence, apply for a new firearms licence.

VRTBR C7 Pants and Parka – more thoughts

I have had the VRTBR C7 Pants and Parka for several months now, and much like the Thermal Fleece Layer, every time I put them on, I revel in just how awesome they are. Since the day I first unwrapped the package, waxed paper, wax seal and all, I have marvelled at just how nice hunting clothing can actually be.

Simple Blue Cheese Sauce (awesome on steak!)

Delicious, and good for inducing cheese sweats.