Custom scope turrets are all the rage.  And, we like them a lot. However, there are two very key elements to getting an accurate custom turret.     1.  Ballistic Data:  Your turret will only be as good as the data it is based on. [caption id="attachment_3201" align="alignright"...

So how about the new 6.8 Western! Now, I could regurgitate all of the media hype that they are trying to build up around this cartridge, but after 30 plus years in this business, I have to confess that I am a natural skeptic when it...

  6.5 Creedmoor! 6.5 PRC! 28 Nosler! 300 PRC!  What is the best hunting rifle cartridge for your next rifle? It’s easy to get confused with all the recent cartridge introductions. Most information we get comes from biased sources.  Some are paid by the manufacturer to say...

  If rifle cartridges could start a “Me Too” movement, the 35 Whelen would fit right in. It isn’t very fast.  It's not flat shooting.  It doesn't use bullets with sexy, high ballistic coefficients. In today’s world of long-range shooting, it could be viewed as a frumpy old...

  "The .270 Weatherby Magnum was the first belted magnum based on the .300 H&H Magnum to be developed by Roy Weatherby in 1943.[2] The cartridge is short enough to function in standard-length long actions with a brass length of 2.549" or 64.74mm and an overall length of about 3.295".[2] It has the characteristic double-radius...

Which Binoculars Should You Own? I know what your thinking, “Oh, here comes a sales pitch!” Well, you’re not wrong. We don’t want you to buy a binocular you won’t use and which binoculars will work best for you may be different that what works best for...

Hill Country Rifles is removing certain services due to growth in Custom Rifle and Build on Your Own action orders. Rifles marked with Hill Country Rifles on the action or barrel, or marked with HCR on the barrel are exempt from these changes. We have been building...

Exclusively for our best customers, Hill Country Rifles maintains this blog as blah blah blah. Check back here often for exclusive offers and news for high caliber club members. We will keep this list updated with previews of upcoming builds available for pre-order, and a...

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