About Us

Tough gear hunting supplies has been serving the Queanbeyan and Canberra region since 2009.

With over 30 years Gunsmithing and long-range shooting experience, we have the ability to cater to your every need. From cleaning to custom built bench rest or long-range rifles and everything in between, our skilled gunsmiths will work with you to achieve your desired end product.

We have the latest CNC machines and that ensures quality and an exceptional finished product. We use the latest TSE Barrels and Stiller, Pierce or Nesika actions, Cerakote is also available.

We are a stockist for almost all brands of firearms, scopes, ammunition and firearms accessories in Australia. We offer rifle and scope packages in the Canberra and Queanbeyan region at affordable prices with a large range of accessories and reloading equipment we have everything for the beginner through to the professional shooter.

Our staff are all keen shooters and will offer experienced and professional advice, drop in and see us at 35 Carrington St Queanbeyan NSW or feel free to call us too on 02 6297 8833

Meet the team

Steve Hinds

Job at Tough Gear: Owner/Gunsmith

How long have you been shooting/hunting: 30 years

Fave Gun: Pierce 20PPC

Fave Scope: Swarovski Z6

Fave animal to hunt: Deer

Fave place to hunt: Canberra Area

Andrew Paddison

Job at Tough Gear: Sales

How long have you been shooting/hunting: I had an air rifle at the age of 7, started hunting and competing at a small bore rifle club at 12.

Fave Gun: That's a bit like asking Hugh Hefner who was his favourite girl, but my top three would have to include my custom L/H Verney Carron .470NE, my Blaser R8 and my custom Defiance Deviant 6BR

Fave Scope: Schmidt & Bender and Swarovski

Fave animal to hunt: Buffalo, Deer and Ducks

Fave place to hunt: N.T and the High Country