Hunting rifles: New products, tests, experience reports
mauserMauser M18 in .308 Winchester caliber
No frills, accurate finishes only where they are really needed, no elegant but expensive solutions that can be replaced with others without reducing effectiveness. This Mauser M18 has everything you really need for hunting.
browningBrowning Bar Reflex: the test on the shooting range
One of the most interesting Browning's new products for 2019 is undoubtedly the latest Reflex version of the semi-automatic rifle perfectly suited to driven hunts thanks to its particular, already assembled red dot sight.
savage-armsFrom Savage, new models for the company’s 125th anniversary
Founded in 1894, this year Savage Arms celebrates its 125th anniversary, Among the highlights introduced during the 2019 NRA annual meeting in Indianapolis, seven rifle models with the Overwatch camouflage (the official pattern of the NRA), the new fully adjustable new 110 Classic, and a very special limited-edition rifle. Many updated models and new calibers added too.
krieghoffTest: Krieghoff Semprio for drive hunts in caliber .30-06 Springfield
The Semprio by Krieghoff is one of the eye-catchers on every hunt. A high quality rifle, it convinces with its particularly fast repeating action. We tested the model at the end of 2018 and went hunting with the Semprio. You can read the result of our test and our practical experience here on all4hunters.com.
sabattiSabatti Saphire Carbon, Tactical and Varmint versions
Two very similar rifles – even if intended for different uses – featuring cutting-edge solutions in the choice of composite materials and in several, carefully studied details. They both have carbon wrapped, cold-hammered steel barrels and glass-fiber reinforced synthetic stocks.
The far north of Benin bordering on Burkina Faso is still an authentic wilderness that deserves to be protected and simply has to be seen. It is astonishing how much big game still marks its territory there, and that apart from other people stalking animals, the hunting grounds are devoid of people. The video accompanies Sebastian Steinbrink and his hunting buddy Henrik Lott as they set off in …
Steyr’s Carbon series is equipped with a carbon fiber stock and is chambered in a variety of popular hunting calibers. The Steyr FlexSight system features a special thread that allows to change from open sights to silencer or muzzle brake without the need of any tools.
HIT Show, the most important Italian hunting, shooting and personal defense trade show for the public, will take place in the pavilions of the Vicenza Fair from 9 to 11 February 2019. As always, conferences, technical stages, canine contests and plenty of passion will make this event unmissable.
For over 130 years, Krieghoff in Ulm/Germany has made hunting and sporting guns that blend technical perfection with outstanding craftsmanship. At Krieghoff, it’s experienced gunsmiths – not toolmakers – that manufacture “your special gun”. A good feeling!
Audrey Watson got into deer stalking while working as an ecologist for the National Forest. In 2004, she met her husband through a deer management group, and part of their honeymoon included a stalking trip to New Zealand. Now a Deer Officer for BASC, she inspires others to try deer stalking.
F.lli Piotti, manufacturers of elegant guns for 50 years, enchant us with their unique, personalized and perfect shotguns and rifles. Here are some of their new models for 2018 that were also presented at IWA in Nuremberg last march.
The UK is popular destination for hunters and shooters from around the world. There is a wide selection of quarry species including game birds and five types of deer. Each species has an open and closed season and being prepared and equipped to hunt over a diverse and challenging of habitat is essential.
Two models are available, one with a standard-size receiver scaled for .308 Win and similar cartridges and another with a shorter receiver optimized for .223 Rem and similar cartridges. The new bolt-action rifle features a three-lug bolt.
The Scout Rifle series adds a new powerful chambering. The .450 Bushmaster version features a stainless steel finish, a lightweight synthetic stock and a conspicuous muzzle brake to reduce recoil and blast.
Cara Richardson was 18 and living on a Scottish Island when she started shooting and hunting. She quickly progressed from small game to much bigger and has hunted in the UK, Europe, Africa, and Australia. Cara is a busy international Sporting Agent and enjoys bringing clients to Scotland to hunt.
Robust, reliable and accurate, this bolt-action rifle is the culmination of the push feed action system. All the solutions adopted have been carefully studied to achieve an excellent result. Here is our test-fire.
It is not always necessary to add features and details to propose something interesting. The Spanish company Bergara knows this well and this year it introduced an essential but interesting hunting rifle, the B-14 Ridge.
IWA 2018 / New from Falco Arms, Alpine 1 Kipplauf Stutzen rifle. In Marcheno (Italy) there is a company that is known for 40 years for its skill in the production of small-caliber rifles and Kipplaufs for hunting ungulates.
IWA 2018 / New from Voere: S16 & K15A rifles. The Austrian manufacturer of precision and hunting rifles showcases the new S16 bolt-action rifle and its “small brother”, the K15A match-grade rimfire model. A unique version with integrated suppressor was presented as well.
The Titanium series by the Polish manufacturer Delta Optical now includes 13 models. Among them, the new Titanium 4-24x50 HD with 4A-S reticle for hunting and 4A-SB reticle for long-range shooters, a real all-rounder suited to almost every hunting application. We’ve taken a look at this riflescope, which is available from 990 euro. In addition to interesting information, here on all4hunters.com we …
The long-established ammunition brand Norma from the far north started the year 2019 with an extensive update of its advertising presence featuring a new logo design. To this end, the Swedes presented a further development of their product catalog. The most exciting product among them is probably the new Bondstrike Extreme bullet, which offers world-class outstanding performance values, especially …
The latest addition to the Z8i riflescope family is designed to ensure excellent performance over long distances and versatility. Weighing just 23.5 oz / 665 g, it's also suited for mountain hunting and enables maximum detail recognition at all levels of magnification.
Terzilio Belladonna was a gunsmith from Perugia, Italy, to whom we can trace back a side-by-side shotgun with a strong personality and the long recoil semi-auto shotgun that we are dealing with in these lines. We found one in the Fratelli Poli's shop windows, in Gardone Val Trompia.
From 26-28 July, Hatfield House, Hertfordshire (UK), will host Europe’s largest countryside festival: hunting, fishing, shooting, falconry, gamekeeping, horses, dogs, gardens and much more, with events and exhibitions covering all three days.
Jason Rodd flew from London into Port Elizabeth, South Africa, to hunt plains game. Within hours of arriving at the Kudu Ridge Lodge, he was presented with opportunities to hunt waterbuck, Eastern Cape kudu, and eland. Africa’s variety and scenery make it a top destination for hunters.
In the next season we will test the over-under shotgun designed for walked-up hunts by Caesar Guerini. In the meantime, let's take a detailed look at it. An elegant and refined gun, the Magnus Light is available in 12, 20 and 28 gauge, as well as in .410 bore. It also features the Maxisbore technology that together with the new “DueCon” forcing cone makes it possible to increase pellet velocity, …
Renato Brodar's interest in firearms lead him into hunting: shooting is a hobby and hunting in Slovenia is a lifestyle choice. Renato’s passion is to hunt chamois on the mountains tops, he’s a confident distance shooter and embraces the challenge of the harsh conditions and the opportunity to earn his quarry.