CHASSIS RIFLES like this Blaser Tactical are bedded in a metal chassis and the barrel is radically free-floated. The “stock” is adjustable synthetic. This system results in virtually no extraneous negative forces on the barrel or action.

By Steve Comus / Western Outdoors News

Production hunting rifles and the ammo they shoot, across the board, never have been as accurate and high performance as they are now. Credit the combination of computerized design and machinery with high-tech materials.

Throughout the last half of the 20th Century, hunting rifles that delivered 100-yard, three-shot groups of 1 ½ inches or better were considered “good enough.”

Granted, very many of them were more accurate than that, but 1 ½ Minute-Of-Angle (an MOA is roughly one inch at 100 yards) was the standard. During that time, for example, most Remington Model 700 centerfire bolt-action rifles would deliver groups around ¾-inch, as did a number of the Savage models. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE

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