Bruce Potts

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…

Rabbit shooting with classic rifles

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…

CZ512 .22LR semi-auto rifle

The CZ512 .22LR semi-auto rifle is not as accurate as the CZ455 but it feels right as a no-nonsense hunting firearm

Scope Tikka

Bruce Potts tries a competitively priced rifle package and finds the Tikka T3 Lite combo rifle to be reliable and accurate.

Gun reviews: MAE Shorty fully suppressed rifle: Bruce Potts can hear a firing pin drop as he tests a .22 rimfire that is perfect for vermin control.