R8 KILOMBERO

A high-performance big game rifle with classic looks. The bolt action rifle R8 Kilombero features every technical advantage possible to aid a successful African hunting trip. 

R8 steel receiver

  • weight increased by approx. 550 g

Caliber overview bolt action rifles R8

  • Please find here a pdf overview of all calibers, barrel diameters, barrel lengths and profiles: Show/download pdf file

Illumination Control

Rifle Cocked = Illuminated Dot Active

  • Illumination Control (iC) couples the control of the reticle illumination to the operation of the rifle
  • A sensor in the eyepiece recognizes the position of the cocking slide and automatically regulates the switch-on/-off function of the illuminated reticle

Safari barrel contour

  • muzzle diameter: 22 mm
  • weight increases compared to Standard barrel (depending on barrel length and caliber)

Ring sling swivel

  • available in combination with a Safari barrel contour (surcharge)
  • comes as standard with the Big Bore Edition

Silver recoil pad red

  • 2.7 cm
  • reduces recoil considerably

Kickstop

  • for rifles and combination guns
  • The stainless steel cylinder, filled with tungsten beads, is inserted into the stock and reduces recoil by about 20%.
  • stock weight is increased
  • improves the balance with heavy guns

Safari fore-end

  • Safari forearm with ebony forearm tip

Wood grade 4

Optional Extras

R8 Left-hand version

  • receiver, bolt head and buttstocks are also available as left-handed version

R8 Trigger gold-colored

  • Trigger gold-colored, titanium-nitrided

R8 Trigger, DLC coated

  • "Diamond Like Carbon"- black high gloss finish

R8 Bolt head gold-colored

  • The titanium nitrided bolt head gives the rifle a classy appearance.

Bolt handle ball "wood"

Made of stock wood.

Bolt handle ball "steel"

Engraved with gold inlay

Bolt handle ball "steel"

Engraved with fish-scale chequering

Bolt handle ball "steel" Selous

With gold inlay

Bolt Handle Ball DLC coated

"Diamond Like Carbon" coating - black high-gloss

Mag-na-port muzzle brake

  • recoil reduction by approx. 20 %

Precious stock wood with 11 grades

When selecting your stock wood, you can choose between eleven quality grades of exquisite walnut wood.

Super Finish

  • available from wood grade 8

Pistol grip caps

On request we engrave a silver pistol grip cap with:

  • your initials elegantly framed by English arabesques or leaves
  • animal portraits
  • individual creations

Saddle mount ZEISS rail

  • for ZEISS ZM and VM rifle scopes with patented inner rail

Saddle mount Swarovski rail

  • for Swarovski rifle scopes with patented Swarovski inner rail

Saddle mount Schmidt&Bender rail

  • for Schmidt&Bender rifle scopes with patented Schmidt & Bender inner rail

Saddle mount Prisma

  • for rifle scopes with prism rail on the central tube

Saddle mount with mounting rings

  • ring diameters 25.4mm (1"), 30 mm or 34 mm

Also available:

Saddle mount for:

  • Z-Point
  • Aimpoint Micro
  • Docter-Sight

Custom

Thanks to their love of detail, finesse and many years of experience the world's best engravers turn your hunting rifle into a unique piece.

Bolt action rifle R8 configurator

Configure the rifle of your dreams: Using the Blaser configurator, you can easily compile your Blaser R8 individually and order it through your qualified dealer. Explore Blaser’s wide range of customization possibilities!

Blaser Bolt action rifle R8 configurator