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


Job at Tough Gear: Store Manager

How long have you been shooting/hunting: Growing up with a farming background I have been around hunting and shooting for most of my life, this allowed me to develop my understanding and respect for firearms from a young age. I now compete in many shooting disciplines, all be it not that great.

Fave Gun: Tikka T3X SuperVarmint in 6.5 Creedmoor

Fave Scope: Nightforce NX-8 4-32 with the Mil-XT redical in Dark Earth (Not Rose Gold)

Fave animal to hunt: Gator... but have not found one yet in a state forest yet, for the time being Deer will be a close second.

Fave place to hunt: The surrounding region of Canberra as we have a wide variety of places to access with a R Licence.


Job at Tough Gear: Floor sweeper

How long have you been shooting/hunting: 4 years

Fave Gun: Tikka Wild Boar 223REM and Taurus TX-22 22LR Pistol

Fave Scope: Holosun Reflex Pistol Sight

Fave animal to hunt: Deer

Fave place to hunt: My property.

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