The 26 Nosler and 375 H&H are my two main "big game" hunting cartridges. The 375 is mainly DG and the 26 Nosler gets used for most everything else. The 26 Nosler has been very accurate, very comfortable to shoot with no muzzle break and very effective across a wide range of game.
Barrels are a...
Mark: exactly! Both the bipod and tripod can be deployed in an instant. -- I keep the bipod in a case on my belt.
I have used the bipod for precision hunting on very wary game (e.g., croc and hippo) requiring extremely precise shots. The bipod worked brilliantly.
I am surprised and disappointed to hear this. My experience with them has been consistently excellent. I have their carbon fiber bipod and tripod along with various adapters and other parts. Everything purchased directly from them.
The owners have always been super helpful via email. They have...
Just received a new barrel for my Blaser R8 in 6.5 Weatherby RPM. For those who already have experience with this round, which factory ammo do you like better -- the 127 Barnes or the 140 Hornady, especially in terms of accuracy? Thanks.
My thoughts as well. I have used the 26 Nosler extensively over the past 4 years. Very good results on a variety of game. No belt and the capacity you're looking for.
Also have a new barrel in 6.5 RPM. The RPM is a nice round with a little less capacity that is also beltless.
The 6.5-300 adds...
Looks like no .264 WM made by Blaser for the R8. Price for a custom would be about the same and one could get the exact length, twist, threads, flutes/no flutes, etc.