Blaser R8 In Large Calibers

MerlinMc

AH senior member
Joined
Jan 21, 2016
Messages
61
Reaction score
95
Location
WA & TX
Media
6
Hunting reports
Africa
3
Member of
SCI
With the R8’s it’s mostly stock type one prefers, magnum vs non-magnum bolt head though those can be swapped out. You can only get above a 375 H&H with the traditional type stocks, not the thumb hole style. The rifle is designed to be modular but there are some limitations. There are quite a few barrel options available as well.

I have a Professional Success and Ultimate, both of which are thumb hole. You can get a .375 RUM in these, which is a vicious round. My .375 has worked well on a variety of DG with the thumb hole stocks. Unless you're hunting elephant, a .375 in H&H, Ruger, Blaser or RUM is all you need.

You can get a custom barrel in any caliber and other customization imaginable. A 28" barrel, needed for ultra high velocity rounds, works great in these stocks.

For the bigger calibers, .416 and above, you need the traditional safari stock.
 

Forum statistics

Threads
37,369
Messages
712,934
Members
66,645
Latest member
EileenTen8
 

 

 

Latest posts

Latest profile posts

degoins wrote on Treemantwo's profile.
I have a like new VC .450 I might part with. I had it built in 2013 and it has served me well. Also have a VC fitted leather trunk case for it along with the plastic case it came with. I'll take 14000 for all of it.
Matt W wrote on Jody's profile.
Hi Jody,
I have been looking for ideas on the best way to display my European mounts from Africa. I came across some of your shield work and was wondering if you would be willing to make one for me? If so, please let me know the cost. I like the shield with the two spears that you built for a member years ago. Thanks.
cal pappas wrote on Mnelson2's profile.
Nelson. Is this message a PM format. I want to send you my email, but don't know if this is the cirrect way to do it. I'm at <pappas@mtaonline.net> Send me an email with your phone and I will call you about a skull I have. I went to school in Boston and am from Bernardston in the west part of the state. Moved to Alaska in 1984 adn never looked back.
BeeMaa wrote on Justbryan's profile.
Sold a Blaser scope mount to him. He was a pleasure to do business with.
BeeMaa wrote on 375Fox's profile.
Sold a Blaser scope mount to him. Was a pleasure to do business with.
 
Top