Rife Spotlight: Tikka T3x

One of the most popular firearms in the world is the Tikka T3x series. Tikka have become one of the first choices for shooters with hunting setups and custom builds often involving a Tikka T3x. There are a huge number of variants within the T3x series that span from lite hunting rifles to heavy duty …

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Rife Spotlight: Steyr Classic II

Steyr’s aren’t the most common rifles seen on the firing line at the range but they do have a reputation for making excellent quality firearms. Designed for hunters, the Steyr Classic II brings some high-quality features with it. The most standout feature of the Steyr Classic II is how many versions of the rifle there …

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Mossberg Patriot Review

With more opportunities to go hunting on the cards I needed a few different caliber options for my hunting rifles. My hunting rifles get worked pretty hard in the western Queensland bush, with thick scrub, high temps and long distances covered on foot. I settled on getting a rifle chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor but one …

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SCSA Taipan X Review

New from Southern Cross Small Arms (SCSA) is the Taipan X. It’s a rifle aimed at hunters and designed for quick follow up shots having a pump and straight-pull action. SCSA have said that the Taipan X has the precision of an extended range rifle, so I was curious to see if my newest rifle …

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Rifle Spotlight – Victrix Venus PRO

Italian firearm manufacturer Victrix are known for offering a range of high end and well thought out sporting and tactical rifles, which now includes the Victrix Venus PRO in their line up. Victrix rifles are rare to see at the range here in Aus but they catch the eye on the firing line when one …

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Rifle Spotlight – Type 99 Arisaka

Shooting the Japanese WW2 ‘Arisaka’ Type 99 military rifle chambered in 7.7x58mm. This rifle was in service from 1939-45 where around 3.5 million were made. The Arisaka has an internal 5 round box magazine with a hinged floorplate. 7.7 ammunition is not easy to find but I was running some factory PPU found at a …

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Rifle Spotlight: Q The Fix

First announced at Shot Show 2017, The Fix rifle was a new take on the compact bolt gun. The idea behind the rifle is to have a lightweight, compact and accurate bolt action rifle. Looking at each piece in the design you can see how keeping the weight down has been the priority. A couple …

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