optics

Mid-range marvel

Chris Parkin gets his hands on Zeiss’s new mid-priced Conquest V6 scope, and finds out whether it can hold its own against the German firm’s top-end offerings

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Lens-to-lens

In a head-to-head test, Chris Parkin compares two of Zeiss’s finest scopes, the Victory V8 3-12×56 and and its forerunner the Victory HT 2.8-20×56

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Driven to success

Paul Childerley reports from Germany where, as a guest of optics manufacturer Zeiss, he enjoyed two days’ driven hunting The highlight of my annual hunting calendar is attending the Zeiss Media Hunt in Laubach, Germany. Last December the event was

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Plan B – for Billy

Frustrated in his attempts to hunt red stags while in Scotland, Paul Childerley turns his attention to feral goats – and bags a Galloway billy for his efforts I’ve always wanted to hunt the Scottish red stag in the rut

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Optical exclusive

An elite group of Scottish stalkers is putting top-quality Zeiss scopes and binoculars in the hands of more stalkers. We find out how the Pro Stalker scheme works

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The Five-Shot Roebuck

Thomas Lindy Nissen eventually gets the buck – and a hard lesson in the importance of knowing your gear inside out before taking it to the field

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Optics and Moderators

Possibly more is talked and written about scopes and moderators than almost anything else in fox shooting circles. A visit to almost any of the best shooting websites will reveal long and sometimes heated discussions on the merits or otherwise of which scope or which moderator is the best.

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NEW: Minox ZP5

Minox has unveiled its new premium line of riflescopes: the ZP5 and ZP8 ranges

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Bushnell award for Edgar Brothers

Bushnell has presented Edgar Brothers, one of the UK’s largest distributors of firearms and ammunition, with the International Distributor of the Year Award.

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Kaps binos

‘German quality for less than you’d expect’ is the strapline of these newly developed binoculars – and who can argue with that?

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