H-S Precision PLC Long Range Carbon Fiber Hunting Rifle

I have been really fortunate to get to see, and work with, wonderful firearms turned out by some of the best manufacturers in North America and Europe. The rifle featured in my review that appeared yesterday is no exception. H-S Precision is known for creating the highest-quality, best-performing parts for firearms. They also are lauded for putting together some of the finest custom-built, long-range rifles in the industry. I would encourage you to take a look at my review to see their newest addition to their line of hunting rifles.

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Daniel Defense DD5 V5 Rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor

Hey Guys, sorry it has been a while, but I’m working with an agency to get a new site put together with all the bells and whistles expected for a ‘professional’ writer…ok, semi-pro maybe…

In the meantime, please check out my newest review at TheTruthAboutGuns on another fantastic Daniel Defense product, their DD5V5 Sporting Rifle. You can use this link to see the full review!

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Nalpak’s Tuffpak – Roadtrip Test!

A bit of the article that will appear in TheTruthAboutGuns.com in the ‘Things That Don’t Suck’ category. The video was recorded at the Government Training Institute‘s facility.

“As usual, I was anxiously waiting for my SKB double-rifle guncase to appear after my flight from Johannesburg into Atlanta’s Hartsfield International Airport. I breathed a sigh of relief as the agent brought it into the check-in room on the other side of the glass partition.

“If my brother had not grabbed my arm, I would have been pounding on the glass a few seconds later. Instead of placing the guncase onto the empty spaces on the shelf, or setting it down on the floor, she raised it up to chest height and dropped the case onto the concrete. I guess she was making it crystal clear that she was anti-hunting…

“That episode made me start wondering if there was another option available that might act to camouflage my firearms a bit better than my beloved SKB carrier…”

 

Daniel Defense DD5V5 – One Accurate AR!

Once again, I find myself with a long queue of articles awaiting publication in TheTruthAboutGuns.com.

This is NOT a complaint or brag, just an observation. Each of these articles has an associated video. Some of the videos are from interviews with manufacturers or hosts for hunting trips. Others record yours truly and/or Frances (my lovely assistant and wife) discussing a product and then using said product.

During this waiting period, I thought it might be good to share the videos, with a brief introduction. I’ll post a link to the full articles at TTAG as soon as they appear.

Today’s offering involves the third Daniel Defense firearm that I was sent to review – this time, their AR-platform DD5V5 rifle.

Frances and I were allowed to again spend time on the Government Training Institute‘s ‘level range’. There we tested the accuracy of the DD5V5, coupled with the Hornady ammunition sent to us by Joe Marler of Daniel Defense and Neal Emery of Hornady; during our workup we fired at targets ranging from 100 yards to >700 yards. Our accuracy at the longest distances averaged ~95%.

How to get a photo of a long-gun!

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Not a flattering picture of the photographer, but this is how I often have to position myself and my ‘subject’ when that subject is a long-gun. Those big lights to the right and left of the rifle are soft-boxes. You are likely to have seen these, if you’ve ever set foot in a professional photographer’s studio. No, I am NOT a professional photographer. But, I have asked professional photographers how I could improve my photography.

The professional’s answer, “No subject likes [looks good with] flash photography. So, use indirect light inside [soft-boxes or a window] or shoot your photos outside.”

My photographs have improved greatly since taking that advice to heart. Understand, this is not a reflection of my skill, but of professionals who were willing to mentor a beginner.

And, the results today? The Daniel Defense DD5 rifle, a bear skin and voila!

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