Review

FN Herstal Patrol Bolt Rifle (PBR)

First off, thanks goes out to Sniper Central Forums member Caver101 for providing the off the shelf FN Patrol Bolt Rifle with 20″ barrel for review. A lot of hype has been made about the new FBI HRT contract with FN Herstal for their new tactical rifles (a special version of the FN SPR rifle line). The FN was chosen after extensive testing between competing models. The PBR rifle reviewed here is a lower end tactical rifle that was intended to be carried in patrol cars (hence the name). But does this rifle have the ability to be used as an everyday tactical rifle? If so, it would be in… Read more »

Review

Remington SR8

An early Remington 700 based rifle chambered in .338 Lapua… but it never made production

Review

USMC M40A3

The A3 model of the M40 was a natural progress of the A1, but it took a while to arrive

Review

USMC M40A1

A little bit of history of perhaps the first of the modern military sniper rifles

Review

Leupold Mark 4 3.5-10x40mm LR/T M2 Illuminated TMR

Leupold is constantly coming out with new models in their Mark 4 tactical lineup, and one of the new models they came out with for 2006 was the 3.5-10x40mm with M2 knobs and earth brown anodized finish from the factory. The M2 knobs are very interesting and I have wanted to take a look at them closely for a while and the only LR scope they are available on happened to come in earth brown, so a few things were worth reviewing. Leupold Mark 4 scopes have been reviewed by many people, many times, though I just realized I have never done an official write-up on one. I am not… Read more »