6.8 SPC

Calibre’s Calibre: 6.8 SPC

Since the creation of the M16, and the adoption of the small 5.56mm NATO round it fires, much has been made about the lethality of the round’s small bore projectile. After all, in civilian circles, the average ...

Kel-Tec RDB: The best bullpup in Canada?

I am not a bullpup guy. Two reason for that: First off, I've spent a pretty reasonable amount of time shooting guns where reloading involved inserting a magazine into a hole in front of the trigger, and secondl...
Bergara B-14 HMR

Bergara B-14 HMR: 1/2 MOA for $1500 or Less

Let’s not beat around the bush: There is no such thing as that perfect, do-it-all, “one gun.” Shooting, as with everything in life, requires compromise. Many of the features that make for a great hunting gun ar...
221 Fireball

Calibre’s Calibre – .221 Fireball

In the early 60s, Remington was working on building a highly accurate experimental pistol based on their Model 600 rifle. Called the XP-100, the actual gun was relatively easy to develop, but Remington wasn’t h...
Retay

Retay Masai Mara: Budget Benelli

When I first got into shooting in a big way, it was with a shotgun in my hands… not because I was initially attracted to shotguns in any remarkable way, but rather out of simple convenience: as a young(er) guy ...
Kel-Tec RDB

Kel-Tec RDB: An Affordable Tavor-Killer?

I am not a bullpup guy. Two reasons for that: First off, I've spent a pretty reasonable amount of time shooting guns where reloading involved inserting a magazine into a hole in front of the trigger, and second...

Four Affordable European Exotics

If there are two words that don’t commonly get paired up in the lexicon of firearms terminology, it’s “European hunting rifle” and “affordable.” With storied brands like Sauer & Sohn, Holland & Holland,...