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Whoa whoa whoa… where did Precision Shooter go?

While it would be easy to say that rebrand was a result of the tragic events in recent history, it was actually...

Changes in the Semi-Automatic Classification System

I have been quiet since Friday, and for good reason, but let's try and clear up some of the confusion about today's firearms law announcement.

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.

Matching twist rate and bullet weight in rifles.

The are many benefits to understanding and matching the twist rate of your barrel with the projectile weight you are using. Primarily, accuracy.

The Stage 1 is for sale. Again.

So, I finally blew it up. The engine in the Stage 1 now has a fairly large hole in it.

Stop the Bleed. Prac Med’s IFAS Kit first look

So, should you, are someone near you have a major issue with losing a LOT of blood, do you have the resources on you to stop it?

Making tough decisions aka. Tramping with the shits

So when faced with the shits at the beginning of your tramp what should you do?

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.

Survival Kit vs. PLB

A friend brought up an interesting point when we were last out tramping.  There was a group of us and one guy had an army-style molle pouch attached to his hip-belt containing his survival kit.Now I can...

Blisters. Suck.

Pure evil blisters which when they rupture can bring you to your knees in pain with a cry which will scare away any wildlife in a 3 km radius.

Hunter Safety During the Roar

It's the one time of year where a pile of testosterone fueled males chase around after another bunch of testosterone males in the bush.

Making Lemonade with my Knees.

I’m so annoyed at myself. I sustained my first sporting major injury while doing Round the Mountain – Ruapehu in January 2015.
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