By David E. Petzal
In the past few months I’ve shot a number of very different and exceedingly good guns that I don’t have space to write about in the magazine. This, therefore, is the first in a series.
Cooper Firearms of Montana is probably best known for its gorgeous .22 rimfire bolt-actions, but the firm also makes varmint rifles and big game rifles, of which the Model 52 is the largest, and is chambered for most popular cartridges of .30/06 size. The Custom Classic (above) is the high-end version of the Model 52, and is a rifle filled with surprises, starting with size and weight.