Tag: competition

How in tune is your barrel? New tuners & brake combinations from MANAEL Australia

We love new products!! This nifty new Barrel Tuner launched last week at the Ignition Custom Monarto Meltdown Precision Rifle Series Australia match.

They were a tad more popular than we expected and we ran out of stock…oops! But MANAEL Australia is busily making more for us as we speak and delivery of all models begins within 1-2 weeks. How good is local manufacture?

The MANAEL Barrel Tuner is designed to provide maximum potential out of your catridge by managing barrel harmonics & vibration. It’s a simple DIY install so you can betuning your rifle within minutes (slide the MANAEL Barrel Tuner onto your barrel, screw on your muzzle brake and you can begin). It works with most muzzle brakes or thread protectors.

Internal surfaces are smooth and snag free, no screws to cause scratches.

We’ve got instructions on how easy it is to install and tune your barrel here.

Matching self-timing muzzle brake

MANAEL have released this sexy self-timing brake too, because apparently gunsmiths aren’t needed anymore 😉

Designed for precision rifle competition by Australian firearms manufacturers MANAEL (and fellow sponsors of Precision Rifle Series Australia).

Sleek and sexy lines create a powerful silhouette and rear-facing side ports are designed to drop felt recoil to a minimum and aid target reaquisition.

It’s super easy to install, so you can be competition-ready within minutes.

Screw the brake on your barrel, lock it in using the jam nut. It won’t go anywhere with the supplied lock nut tightening tool to secure it in place – plus the lock nut tool doubles as a bottle opener!

For more info, including how to install, check it out here.

 

   

 

Ignition Custom Monarto Meltdown – Precision Rifle Series Australia 2021

Precision Rifle Series Australia is kicking off the much-anticipated 2021 season and we are hosting the very first match of the year: The Ignition Custom Monarto Meltdown.

Hosted April 9-11 at our home range SSAA Precision Shooting Club at Monarto.  Its the largest precision and practical club in Australia.

And super excitingly, the Ignition Custom Monarto Meltdown is the largest PRS match held in Australia to date! 

 

 

Competition is going to be fierce.

We are all hungry to get back to the range, especially with no matches hosted in 2020. So its going to be exciting for shooters and spectators alike.

The Ignition Custom Monarto Meltdown is the perfect opportunity to experience precision shooting at its best, with some of the top shots from Australia in a friendly atmosphere.

Plus there’s a big prize table including gear, services and merchandice from Aussie firearm manufacturers MANAEL & Australia’s leading PRS gunsmiths Ignition Custom Engineering

 


So long, Buchan

We have loved hosting the Ignition Custom Winter Classic events at Buchan over the past few years. Beautiful range, town and people.

Thanks so much for having us all these years (and sorry again about the table, Buchan Caves Hotel. You guys are champs!)

Now, look out Monarto!

 

Australian PRS custom MANAEL rifle: Chrome Terminator T-1000

Can we call this "The Australian Terminator" and get away with it? Aussie made MANAEL action, Swan Barrel & PRP Chassis....designed exclusively for the Australian Precision Rifle Series by Ignition Custom Engineering. Read the story behind it...

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Whats the best last minute preparation for Precision Tactical Rimfire Challenge?

Excitement is building for the 2018 Precision Tactical Rimfire Challenge this month at the State Shooting Park (sponsored by Ignition Custom Engineering). With less than a fortnight to go, what is the best preparation? There are plenty of brilliant products and services that can improve functionality and performance for your 22. It can seem overwhelming...

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Ask A Gunsmith at Jamestown Show (Mid North & Flinders)

The Ignition Custom Engineering team will return to the Mid North region next weekend to host Ask A Gunsmith at the Jamestown Show on Sun Oct 1 and Mon Oct 2. We are also proudly sponsoring the Young Farmers Challenge. So come on down, say G'day and grab a stubby cooler or sticker for the gun safe.

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IGnition Custom Engineering’s Young Farmers Challenge at Jamestown Show 2017

What happens when four farming mates gather on the main oval at the show, armed with a stack of hay bales and fencing wire?
Find out at the Young Farmers Challenge event which returns for its second year at the 2017 Jamestown Show this weekend, sponsored by Ignition Custom Engineering.

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Stretching shooter ability at Impact Dynamics Rimfire Challenge

New and experienced .22LR shooters took to the field earlier this month for the Impact Dynamics Invitational Rimfire Challenge sponsored by Ignition Custom Engineering. Held in South Australia on a crisp and sunny weekend, weather was near ideal for .22LR competition (apart from a few gully breezes which presented a challenge for some of the newer shooters)....read on

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Increasing longevity: Much loved 9mm makeover

This Trojan Spartan 9mm had seen its fair share of action. It came to us with a shot out barrel. The owner was wanting to rejuvenate this handgun to prime condition and keep it in top working order for years to come.

First on the list was a new barrel and bushing. Then we installed new Novak front sights to improve the ease-of-target acquisition.

New Novak front and rear sights compliment the ease of use and looks of the makeover to this Trojan Spartan 9mm
New Novak front and rear sights compliment the ease of use and looks of the makeover to this Trojan Spartan 9mm

As the handgun was often used in competition, we carved in front grip checkering to increase grip stability.

Now the surfaces and working parts were all serviced and ready, we Cerakoted the firearm to protect against the elements and wear and tear. Magpul Flat Dark Earth was the colour of choice, fitting in with the owner’s goal of a functional and tactical look.

 

This is an example of a relatively simple job which will protect a firearm and keep it running for many, many more years to come, regardless if its near-new or much-loved.

Did you want to know more about Cerakote?