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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?

Why do I now use (and sell) the Labradar instead of the Magnetospeed?

Like many of us, I am always on the hunt for better ways of doing things. Sometimes even to a fault - if I can come up with a theoretical reason for an upgrade, that's often enough...

What is the best bipod to get?

There is a lot of choice out there in bipods - and new manufactures seem to be coming onto the market every day with even more options....

The Last Stand

Target stands can often be cumbersome, heavy things that you just want to put out once and leave. However, if you want to be setting up 'impromptu' field shooting targets, something lighter, quick to setup and breakdown becomes a hell of an advantage.

Lab Radar, OBT Testing and a sunburn!

I am always keen to develop and test new methods of load development. Anything I can do to speed up the process of finding optimal loads - it means less component use and more time to practise my shooting and confirm ballistics and less testing loads.

The Kestrel 5700 series – what’s new?

The new Kestrel 5700 series brings several new features over the 4500 series and splits the units into two models. An entry level Sportsman version, and the one that you really want – the Elite with Applied Ballistics. Let’s have a quick look at the two.

The Kestrel

The Kestrel is one of those items that can seem to have a bit of black magic about it. For those who haven't used one, it is a small device that looks like a handheld GPS that...
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