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The Shooting Show – blustery bunnies with the Ruger Precision .22

Stuart’s out testing his new Ruger Precision .22 rimfire, first on the range then on an evening’s excursion after rabbits. But the weather’s not playing ball: high winds curtail the range test, then conditions worsen as rain sets in for

The calibre hunter

Sometimes cartridges are ahead of their time. That was certainly true with the .244 H&H, remarks Byron Pace. Historically, cartridge development has gone through phases, which inevitably return again decades later, whether that be smaller and faster or bigger and

Show me the goods!

The British Shooting Show was packed with industry big names and their product launches. Here are a few of them… Blaser   We saw not one but three new rifles on the Blaser stand – looks like it’s set to

Reviews

The Shooting Show – roe doe stalk with the Purdey BAR rifle, PLUS Wicked Lights torch on test

We’re out on the range with something very special: A Purdey bolt-action rifle, possibly the ultimate in London-made rifle craftsmanship. Stuart Wilson and Nigel Musto have set out the gongs ready to test it at increasing ranges – but before

Steiner Ranger BT 4-15×56 scope review

Tough, versatile and surprisingly advanced, the Steiner Ranger BT 4-15×56 is a mid-priced scope with serious clout, finds Chris Parkin

Vudu 5-25×50 FFP scope review

Do good things come in small packages? Chris Parkin assesses the new Vudu 5-25×50, one of the shortest scopes around

Features

Unwanted visitor

Fox predation always happens at the worst possible time, as Mark Ripley finds as he’s called to deal with a vulpine raider at the zoo… With the lambing season about to get under way on the farm, the last thing

The gear necessities

What do you really need to go hunting? Will O’Meara slims his kit set-up down to the absolute essentials. Where is an obsession with kit and equipment. How much more effective does it really make you? Well, it probably depends on the equipment

The White Horse buck with Paul Childerley

The rolling hills of Wiltshire provide fertile ground for Paul Childerley to stalk an opportune roebuck. During a Shooter King photo shoot, Mark Bellamy, my fellow ambassador (and model) for the brand, invited me to hunt at one of his

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