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Ask the experts

Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from cabinets to camo Optics Q: NV and thermal scope manufacturers of late seem to be increasing the eye relief of their scopes – up to 90mm from the

Target News round-up

These are some of the stories from the target shooting world that you might have missed… Medal 1-2 for Seonaid in Rio Credit: ISSF Seonaid McIntosh won gold in women’s three-position rifle at the ISSF World Cup in Rio –

SPONSORED: Bigger and better at R&B Sporting

A leading Herefordshire game and sporting shooting shop has recently undergone a huge transformation. Since R & B Sporting opened its doors in 2006, the Ross-on-Wye based shop has gone from strength to strength, fast becoming a comprehensive one-stop shop

Reviews

A winner from Winchester

Assessing the sub-£500 Winchester XPR in .30-06, Stuart Wilson finds a camouflage rifle that certainly stands out. I unboxed the Winchester XPR to find a camouflage-stocked variant in .30-06 Spr, topped off with a Kite Optics scope, already mounted. The

What’s the best foxing calibre?

From .17 to .243, Mike Powell lines up the options to find out which best suits different foxing situations L-R: .22 airgun, .17 HMR, .17 Hornet, .223 Rem, .243 Win Two questions I see crop up time and time again

First impressions: VT-3 Compact

Mike Morton takes a look at the VT-3 Compact, a first focal plane optic that manages to throw in Discovery’s trademark splash of colour. First focal plane scopes, just like bullpups, are very much in vogue at the moment, and

Features

Living the high life

Mark Ripley gets crafty and shows you how to build a high seat of your own Shooting from a high seat not only gives you a better view out of the usual line of sight of your quarry, it also

Deer dogs: The suitability test

Rudi van Kets puts a new crop of deer dogs through their paces on a new test devised by his tracking group The suitability test our tracking dog association runs is based on the national recognised test for tracking dogs.

Foxing: going the distance

Want to become a long-range foxer – or just test your rifle set-up to its very limit? Mark Ripley shows you the basics of long-range shooting How do you get started in long-range shooting? That’s a question I often get

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