Modifications and clarification on tube magazines for .22 and shotguns.

There have been a few posts floating about regarding the above, and certainly, I am getting a lot of questions, but, until I confirmed with an 'official' page - I didn't want to post anything. But now it is.
Roar Special

Rifle Setup Service

$ 700$ 750 /day
Let’s be honest. Despite what they may say, many stores do the absolute minimum when it comes to setting up your new firearm. Scope quickly mounted into the rings, bore zero… it’s really not enough to ensure that your new gun is operating at it’s best.
  • Properly Zero'd
  • Setup for you
  • Basic ballistics
  • Ready to go

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The Swarovski dS – Scope, rangefinder, ballistic solver.

It's the pinnacle (price wise at least) of 'smart' optics. But does the price of the Swarovski dS really equate to value? Like many things premium, it's a yes, no, yes, kinda answer.

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Firearms Education

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Ten Safety Articles Every Hunter Should Read

Essentials LINK - Hunter Safety During the Roar The Roar is one of the...

PSNZ22 Rimfire Competition March AAR

Well, the weather was truly on our side for this one. We seem to have managed to get the one fine day between two cyclones! A fun day of Rimfire Competition!

The Tikka T3X – exclusive first look!

I would pick, that if you live in NZ, you already...

The Tikka TAC A1

Never before has there been a rifle that meets the strictest quality requirements for unrivalled long range accuracy at this price range. With best-in-class value for every sports shooter, the T3x TAC A1 is the ultimate tool for long range accuracy.

My new tramping partner

Took my little girl out for our first bush walk. We had been out before - but only around Mt Albert and Western Springs - this was the first decent walk with here in the backpack.

Chilli & Lime Jerky (or Biltong?)

Jerky? Biltong? Yummy either way.

Bookers Single Barrel Bourbon

Bookers Single Barrel Bourbon is big and bold.

Sportster Tank Lift, Cable Tuck

What better thing to do on a sunny Saturday arvo than pull a perfectly fine motorbike to bits and mess with it?

Defender Life

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Adding Diff and Transmission Breathers

The Defender already had a snorkel installed - of course! That's the bit you add on to instantly get more 4WD credibility! But - long before my air filter was going to be submerged, there were a few other things I needed to sort out as well.

Sika Hunting – Kaimanawas, January.

A quick trip. No animal sightings, but as always when I head out, lessons learnt.

Crosshairs Longrange Hunting Course

Last year, Pete from Onward Hunting got in touch to tell me about some guys he was hosting from the Crosshairs Longrange Hunting School. A longrange hunting course? Count me in!

Simon Bullivant Taxidermy

Simon Bullivant has been enthusiastic and dedicated hunter since his childhood days.  Growing up, he would hunt almost every day, imagining that the rabbits...

The Hunting Show Interview

I was recently interviewed on The Hunting Show. To be fair, I was a little nervous going on there.

Twilight Hunting – understanding light

It's a phenomenal time to be out, but it's also important to understand the effect on our vision.

Training for the Hunt

While I don't necessarily consider the roar to be 'peak season' for my hunting - in fact, there are a few good reasons to stay away from public land during this time of year - it's also a good time to revamp the related fitness regime.

New to firearms?

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Precision ammo folder

Hold 120 rounds of match ammo, secure, compactly and ready to go.

Firearms Safety – forming better gun handling habits.

Firearms Safety isn't just about knowing the 7 Basic Rules of Firearms Safety, nor is it about remembering just enough to pass the multi-choice questionnaire that is a requirement of getting a firearms license in New Zealand. It's about making a commitment to maintain a high standard of firearms handling and safety at all times. One of the keys to this, is learning and reinforcing good habits when handling firearms.
Roar Special

Rifle Setup Service

$ 700$ 750 /day
Let’s be honest. Despite what they may say, many stores do the absolute minimum when it comes to setting up your new firearm. Scope quickly mounted into the rings, bore zero… it’s really not enough to ensure that your new gun is operating at it’s best.
  • Properly Zero'd
  • Setup for you
  • Basic ballistics
  • Ready to go

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Adding Diff and Transmission Breathers

The Defender already had a snorkel installed - of course! That's the bit you add on to instantly get more 4WD credibility! But - long before my air filter was going to be submerged, there were a few other things I needed to sort out as well.

A chat with Barnard.

I have known about Barnard Precision for a while - they have almost always been these mythical, highly accurate, but slightly...

A day out in the 110…

Was a busy Sunday for myself and the girls. I had a list of jobs to get done, I say jobs, but none of them was too stressful, well, except for the fact I have a cold and had spent around six hours the previous day talking to licence applicants in a non-stop presentation.