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[SHOT 2016] Lucid Optics

Lucid Optics has released some new products for 2016. The Lucid SC9 spotting scope and the L7 1-6x rifle scope join their existing catalog. I got to handle both of these optics this year at SHOT. Lucid SC9 Compact Spotting Scope The SC9 is a compact spotting scope that [Read More…]

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TFBTV: Texas Hog Guns


Texas has been overrun by hogs, which have created a startling problem for farmers and landowners across our great state. For these pesky pack animals, sometimes grandpa’s 30-30 wont cut it so modern hunters have decided to bring more modern equipment. Hog collaborate in packs of over 20 [Read More…]

Mauser M98 Magnum

Mauser M98 Magnum

Mauser will show the M98 Magnum rifles at the 2015 SHOT Show, and will begin sales in the US in March 2015. These new guns are said to be an evolution of the original Mauser 98 system chambered for a number of big game cartridges. The Mauser M98 Magnum rifles will be [Read More…]

Winchester Model 70 Safari Express

For dangerous game hunters, a reliable rifle is a must; having your rifle fail when a triceratops or other African game is charging you is simply not an option. Enter the Winchester Model 70 Safari Express, built on the pre-’64 action with its claw extractor for [Read More…]

Blaser R8 at IWA 2011

While at IWA, I had a chance to familiarize myself with many fine firearms, including high end rifles from Blaser. Their newest rifle is the R8, a development of the straight-pull bolt action R93. The R8’s action has been beefed up and is currently available in [Read More…]

Howdah pistol / carbine ?

This nifty gun was on display at IWA. I initially thought it was a muzzeloader coach gun but some readers correctly pointed out that it looks like a modern replica of a Howdah pistol. This makes much more sense. The Howdah pistols were used by Tiger hunters in India as [Read More…]

Double Rifle fun

Those hardworking boys at American Rifle have been plinking African style with a double barreled rifles chambered in .470 Nitro Express. A spectator shouts “Fix bayonets!” 🙂 A question to those who know more about these things than me: I noticed that the [Read More…]

Tactilite .50 BMG AR-15 Upper

Zel Custom Manufacturing recently purchased the Ultralite50 line of .50 BMG AR-15 Uppers. They have just released an improved version of the Ultralite50 called the Tactilite. As you can see above the Taclite is a single shot bolt action that sits atop an AR-15 lower. [Read More…]

More 2 bore rifle photos

Last year I wrote about a massive 2 bore rifle, that was not yet fully complete. Colin Stolzer, of Stolzer & Son’s Gunsmithing, contacted me with some additional information and photos of the completed rifle. Click to expand all the photos. Colin also [Read More…]