We talk about bush first aid (and the reality of things), trauma what happens and working in it, the mischief blokes, young and old...
I spoke to a few people about my upcoming interview, and the general response I got was ‘oh… who?’. Fair enough, I guess, this is a little bit of a tangential subject for me, as most people know me from talking specifically, and technically about long-range precision shooting.
A great chat with Travis - founding member of the National Rifle League, and so much more!
You know, for a man all over social media, it's actually kinda hard to find out much about the man! I was looking for a decent BIO to include with this post but kinda came up short. Ah well. Bearded Viking Warrior who shoots rifles, really, really well... how does that sound?
I feel very privileged to be able to talk to this man. Frank is such a wealth of practical, realistic and just plain right information when it comes to Practical Rifle shooting. Never one to back down or follow trends (actually, he seems to create them), Frank is all about questioning everything, testing everything and applying everything to your shooting and your system.
While I was down at the recent Tarata Long Range Shoot, hosted by Gillice Practical Rifle Shooting - I caught up with Graeme - one of the founders of the Taranaki Long Range Shooters - originally a Facebook Group, and now growing into a fantastic shooting club.
I have had several people in my family have melanomas cut out of their bodies - and - given that I get a decent...
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.
What first got me seriously pondering this question was a setup session recently, with a couple of similar rifle that had the same issue....
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.