I recently had the opportunity to head out to the range with Blaser South Africa. The results we achieved were really fantastic and beyond what i expected
When you start regulating a double rifle it can become a costly exercise not to mention frustrating. This is due to the fact that the big bore double rifles are difficult to shoot out of the bench and due to a whole host of other factors that can make this process a feat of patience to say the least.
After regulating myself and achieving fair to average results i had Helgard Van Biljon help me regulate my 470NE to my personal needs.
Helgard has been a Blaser sponsored Clay Target shooter for the better part of 12 years representing South Africa competing across the world. Hailing from Greytown KZN South Africa, Helgard grew up Hunting birds, bushpigs and all the species resident in the Natal midlands, fishing in Gin Clear streams for trout and yellow fish to list a few was Helgard’s upbringing.
We left for the range with the necessary equipment including the much needed jig to regulate the height of the barrels. My goal was the rifle should regulate 1inch apart at 25m. The 500Gr Peregrine VGR2 monolithics are leaving the barrels at 2150FPS and have proved them selves in the field over and over agin
The holes marked R1 and L1 where my first 2 shots ( the target is lying on its Left the shot were on the right of the centre mark) after which we put the barrels in the jig raising the right barrel by 0,5mm we assembled the rifle and shot again R2 and L2 where the next shots after the regulating 1 inch regulating next to each other achieved. This sounds like it was 5 mins work but with out the know how and the correct judgment you will shoot out lots of ammo ( ask me how i did it). After this we where happy and i set the sight to centre again. I then shot from a stand position and was very happy with the results.
After achieving great results at 25m standing i shot at 5m and was again satisfied.
The end results was outstanding and i am once again exceptionally impressed with the Blaser’s service and after sales back up. I look forward to many more years of a great relations ship
Being in the field as a guide you want a reliable weapon and ammo. I feel i have the mixture correct here with Blaser and Peregrine.