Oct 202016

A lot of people are using these for long range rifle shooting. There was one at last weekends shoot.

Various NZ retailers have these in .308 Win, 6.5 Creedmoor, and .243 Win. NZ$2500 with 2 x 10 round mags, no optics.

The enhanced version seems to be going for around $2800.

If you are looking for one do a google search on RUGER PRECISION RIFLE SITE:NZ – that should return a few online shops that have them.

Here is a link to the Ruger website.


 Posted by at 7:37 am
Jul 282016

The S&W 686 is a stainless steel revolver chambered in .357 Magnum and available in a number of variants including 6 and 7 shot versions and barrel lengths from 2.5 inch snubby to an 8.5 inch beast.

A good balance between muzzle velocity, accuracy and speed is the 6 inch version as shown here:


Product specs can be found on the 686 page on the S&W website

If you want to see how fast someone can shoot a S&W revolver check out Jerry Miculek shooting 12 rounds in 3 seconds including a reload.


 Posted by at 7:00 am
Apr 202016

The NZ Arms Code

Remember the seven basic rules:

  • Treat every firearm as loaded
  • Always point firearms in a safe direction
  • Load a firearm only when ready to fire
  • Identify your target beyond all doubt
  • Check your firing zone
  • Store firearms and ammunition safely
  • Avoid alcohol and drugs when handling firearms
 Posted by at 6:23 pm
Dec 222015

A new website dedicated to Firearm Advertising in New Zealand can be found here: Buy Used Guns

They offer classified advertising for Firearms and related items & accessories for private sellers and Firearm Dealers, and are FREE.

No fees, no sign up (besides Dealer accounts) and no catches. List as many ads as you wish.

 Posted by at 6:17 am