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What is the best gun for city folk getting into hunting?

I get to shoot a large variety of rifles - different calibres, brands, stocks, suppressors and more. Each has its own benefits (and drawbacks). The...

Range Estimation basics for hunters and shooters

Shorter distances, bush hunting under 100 meters, maybe in a pinch out to 200, you can utilise systems like Maximum Point Blank Range, or...

The Trigonometry Show – Nic from the Sparrowhawk Shooting Facility

Boris Vos, former Royal Netherland Marine, Sniper, Jungle Warfare and Combat Tracking Instructor, Leader Developer, Good Bloke.

A chat with Caylen Wojcik

Caylen Wojcik is a face that some of you will already know quite well. I first came across him in the extras section of the...

Setting up the Lithgow Arms LA101 22LR

In true form - I have a 22 comp next week - and the rifle didn't have a scope on it. Time to head out and quickly sort the rifle for the shoot.
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Shooting Hearing Protection

What level of protection do I need? As much as you can get. To be blunt. Part of Firearms Safety is also wearing appropriate PPE ((personal protective...

Put the rifle butt firmly in the pocket of your shoulder.

Let's get right back to basics. Where exactly, am I meant to place the buttstock of my rifle?

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The Howa 1500 Short Action

I often get asked... I often get asked questions in regards to why I choose Howa rifles over other brands of firearms, and what I...

The First Lite Wick Hoody – a sun shirt for shooting in.

I have had several people in my family have melanomas cut out of their bodies - and - given that I get a decent...

An overview of an awesome Sako Carbonlight / Swaro Scope setup…

The Sako Carbonlight remains one of my favourite lightweight factory guns. It's build quality is phenomenal, its function sublime. While I get to setup and shoot a vast array of firearms, I am always happy to see a Sako turn up, because, with the right ammo, it is going to shoot! This 6.5 Creedmoor was no exception.

The Modern-Day Mauser:

I have long had a keen interest in military Mausers, so I was very keen to see how the modern offerings from the company...

My current choices in Hunting Clothing

Table Of ContentsThe never-ending quest...It all began with...RidgelineChinese MadeWaterproofsEnter Merino and DownThe newcomers...Hunters Element and Digital CamoBush Buck, Game Gear, etcInternational OptionsVRTBR - Nordic...

GPS options for trail running and, well, anyone.

Table Of ContentsTwo is one and one is none.My existing systemThings I don't use anymoreSpeed solutionsOne IssueWhat I would doDo I have to buy...

Heavy and slow or light and fast? The projectile (and ammo) conundrum: Part one – Stability.

What first got me seriously pondering this question was a setup session recently, with a couple of similar rifle that had the same issue....

Avoiding spoilt meat – some causes

There is a wide amount of reasons meat gets spoiled in the field - ranging from a little gamey tasting to a rank rotten mess. However, good handling and processing practices for animals goes a long way, gets the most out of the kill and pays the respect due for taking an animals life. Take your time, do it right, enjoy the results.

GME handhelds – a quick into to my new radios.

You would hope, if you have any interest in CB Radio, UHF Radio, 4WD Radios, whatever (no, that isn't actually keyword stuffing, I just...

Overview – Ballistics ARC

Ballistics ARC is a ballistic solver - you put in your firearm information, and it outputs the amount you need to dial your scope...
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