Bruce Potts

CZ 455 rifle

CZ 455 .17 HMR review: Bruce Potts tests a great-value rimfire rifle that offers switch-barrel convenience and accuracy, too.

Sako Finnfire 2 in .17 HMR

The Finnfire 2, as the name suggests, is a reincarnation of the famed Sako Finnfire rimfire from the 1990s. The Sako Quad, with its removable barrel system, replaced it, but many people felt there…

Blaser R8 Pro Success .243 Win

The Blaser R8 really needs no introduction. Its patented straight-pull bolt action is by now legendary and popular both on the Continent and in the UK. It is not just the bolt action that…

crow control with rifles

When it comes to vermin cartridges, there is little doubt that the .22LR is at the top of the list. It can be used on all small species and has…

old ammunition

An early morning start, with a light breeze, is an idyllic start to any day’s stalk. But on this occasion it was not an eligible roebuck that I had in mind;…

Ruger M77/17 Hornet

After the .17 Hornet round was introduced by Hornady it was not long before a rifle was made by Ruger for this mini marvel of the cartridge world. Ruger had a perfect platform for…

Tikka T3 Super Varmint

Tikka rifles have always been a popular choice for shooters due to their accuracy. The brand offers a rifle for any eventuality due to the smooth bolt combined with a…

Nimrod GRS rifle

Sporting Services is run by Graeme Clarke, better known for his involvement with Accuracy International (AI) sniper rifles and systems. These are premium items and Graeme now imports from Germany…

Webley Osprey air rifle review

Webley & Scott is a long-established, gun manufacturer, but one airgun stands out from the others produced by the company, and that is the Osprey. Following the theme of naming…

rifle bullets

A: It’s amazing what does and what does not influence the combustion and propulsion of a bullet on pulling the trigger. Sometimes, even the smallest tweak can make a big difference,…

Sauer 202 Hardwood

In 1993 Sauer introduced the Classic XT model that was aimed at “real stalkers”. A new, plain (by Sauer standards) synthetic stock was produced, and all the metalwork was coated…

hare

Teach a young lad to shoot foxes in Buckinghamshire? No problem, thought Bruce Potts — except there were hares not foxes, and his pupil was a natural

Gun reviews: Puma .22LR synthetic sporter rifle: If you are looking for a bargain-priced rimfire, ideal for pest control, look no further. Bruce Potts tests a CZ 'clone' and likes…