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Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from calibres to cleaning Foxing Q: I’m thinking of getting a custom rifle for fox shooting. What would be your opinion on this? Mike says: I think there are

The Shooting Show – lamping rabbits with the Ruger Precision

This week’s edition of The Shooting Show is all about the Ruger Precision! The Shooting Show – lamping rabbits with the Ruger Precision

FAC costs could go up…again

The government is considering raising the price of a firearms licence, just five years after the last increase. The Home Office has announced that a review of fees will take place next year, after police chiefs claimed they were subsidising


NV bargains with Mike Powell

Mike Powell’s been testing out two affordable additions to his night shooting setup, from Pard and Wicked Lights I recently made mention of two new items of night shooting equipment I had been sent to try out that had proved

Mark Ripley reviews the Swarovski DS scope

Mark Ripley finds himself ‘far from DS-appointed’ when testing the long-range capabilities of the Swarovski DS scope. When I first saw the details of the new Swarovski DS scope, I couldn’t wait to get my grubby little mitts on one.

Optics test with Chris Parkin: Schmidt & Bender Polar T96

In terms of light transmission, the Schmidt & Bender Polar T96 may just be the king of riflescopes. Chris Parkin tests to see if it stands up to his intense scrutiny.  Schmidt & Bender’s T96 riflescope claims the highest light


Having a positive environmental impact

Giving some thought to where you take the 4×4 is just one way you can reduce your footprint Shooters pride themselves as being custodians of the environment, and that means a lot more than just shooting the right animals, says

Fast foxing with Mike Powell

Patrolling the fields to keep the lambs safe, Mike Powell experiences a number of quickfire foxing encounters – and a bonus buck too. As the year drifted into May, reports started coming in of foxes taking poultry. The growing cubs

The off-season with David Barrington Barnes

The off-season for fallow is short, but it provides plenty of opportunities for the stalker to get ahead of the game, says David Barrington Barnes. It’s only in May, June and July – the close season for fallow deer –

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