Precision Rifles

Ultimatum Precision is a new company from British Columbia offering custom 3-lug bolt action receivers that fit a Remington M700 footprint.  The action is known as the U300.  In my initial review of the U300, Ultimatum Precision U300 bolt action review: Initial impressions, I noted the …

Remington Model 700 MAGPUL review

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Remington Model 700 MAGPUL Review Perhaps the most frustrating part of being a shooter is the glacial pace of change in the shooting industry.  Big changes seldom occur and when they do, they come slowly.  Look at the contemporary version of the precision rifle.  Typically it will have …

HOWA Chassis Rifle (HCR) review

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

HOWA HCR REVIEW Howa is a Japanese company that specializes in machinery and civilian arms. You might recognize their work in the Weatherby Vanguard line which they manufacture.  In addition to the Vanguard, they’ve also produced the Mark 5 action (for a period of time) …

Modular Driven Technologies (MDT) Elite Sniper System (ESS) chassis review I’ve been reviewing products from Modular Driven Technologies (MDT) since they were founded.  Their product line started with the TAC21 and expanded of to include the LSS and HS3.  Having extensively reviewed all of their …

In my opinion, there aren’t many guns cooler than a short bolt action rifle.  I think my fascination started back in the 90s, before the proliferation of precision rifles, with an advertisement in the Shotgun News showing a Steyr SSG69 PIV with its 16.1″ barrel.  I …

I first heard of the U300 back in February when Ultimatum Precision approached me about reviewing their new, three-lug action.  Looking at the CAD drawing they provided, I was impressed and couldn’t wait to get my hands on one.  It took nearly a year, but here …

223 Ackley Improved: A better 223? Whether it’s simple curiosity or a desire to increase performance, exploring different cartridges is part of being a shooter.  One way to accomplish this is to purchase a new firearm.  Another, more economical option, is to convert a rifle you …

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