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MTN Gear Mountain Bipod review

MTN Gear mountain bipod

Regardless of numbers on websites the truth is that the first impressions when you pull a MTN Gear bipod out is that it is ridiculously light and really compact. It is totally unobtrusive on the rifle and equally at home in the top pocket of your pack if you’re hunting in and out of the bushline. Ours weighed in at 144g on the PDI scales. A big tick is the simple and effective picatinny rail mount – our absolute preference for a bipod, fast, low profile and secure.

September 2019 Sambar Hunt Recap

Sambar Hunt

Due to a resurgence in queries regarding our Mountain Rifle Builds we thought it would be prudent to recap our September 2019 Sambar Hunt which we chronicled in our Instagram (@precision_defence_industries ) and Facebook ( ) accounts and is compiled into a single post below. It was a 5 day backpack hunt in […]

284 Shehane Mountain Rifle

284 Shehane Mountain Rifle

My 284 Shehane is my favourite rifle, built as a mountain rifle for hunting further and deeper into the Alpine in the search of elusive Sambar deer, it has achieved its performance goals and then some. I’ve chronicled its development on social media, as well as in prior posts focusing on my decision making process. […]

Choosing a Mountain Rifle Scope

Classifying a mountain rifle scope Before embarking on the process to choose any new optic let alone a mountain rifle scope it is paramount to establish exactly what it is for. Easiest way to do this is set hard feature and performance requirements so that you absolutely ensure your scope will achieve its role. The […]

Ritter and Stark SLX

Available now from Precision Defence Industries (Dealers Licence number 343254H) The Ritter and Stark SLX is a groundbreaking chassis rifle for competitive shooters. Demonstrations of the SLX Rifle can be arranged in South Australia by calling Mark on 0438893966. With the 2018 season rapidly approaching in South Australia we have Ritter and Stark SLX rifles […]

Practical Rimfire Scopes

We recently had the pleasure of helping out at the recent Precision Tactical Rimfire Challenge held in South Australia and we’ve regularly been asked after the event about affordable and suitable practical rimfire scopes. It was a fantastic event with over 50 shooters showing up to compete despite the 50 degree heat and we encourage anyone […]