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Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from calibres to cleaning Technique Q: I’m looking to buy a new sling. Are there any special types I should look at? I’ve seen one with a kind of

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The Shooting Show – mixed bag of squirrel and fallow deer

Stuart Wilson’s got two quarry species in mind, at both ends of the size scale: grey squirrel and late-season fallow does and prickets. No, not with the same rifle – he’s selected a Ruger Precision rimfire for the tree-rats, and

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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.

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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

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Hungary buck fever

Daryl Crimp finds himself praying to the goddess Diana on a four-day roebuck hunt in Hungary. We bobbed along in a frozen ocean. A golden sea of sunflowers bordered by a foamy swathe of maize. The troughs and gullies were

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British Brilliance: Purdey Bolt-Action Rifle review with Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson gets a sumptuous slice of quintessentially British manufacturing in his hands as he takes the Purdey Bolt-Action Rifle out into the field. Purdey are world renowned for their reputation as shotgun manufacturers, and, to channel the M&S advert

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Close encounters of the vulpine kind

With a fox to take care of in a tricky close-up situation between houses and smallholdings, Mike Powell finds that the .22 Hornet is the calibre for the job. April arrived and with it, as always, came the increase in

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Ask the experts

This edition of ‘ask the experts’ is all about foxing, and our experts are going to solve your fox shooting queries.   Legal Question: I’ve been waiting for my firearms certificate to arrive for months now, with no joy. Is there

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Stalking getaway with Paul Childerley

Getting a break from the constant demands of being a gamekeeper, Paul Childerley heads out for an evening of much-needed R&R: rifle and roebucks. I set off on a sunny afternoon in May to try my luck on a roebuck and

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The Shooting Show – three muntjac in a row with Chris Dalton

  Chris Dalton has joined up with Paul Childerley for a week’s sport down south, taking a team of guest stalkers and swapping his usual red and sika for a more diminutive deer species. After an initial blank at the

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