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Results from a powder test

We put six mechanical measures through the same powder test, and come up with some surprising results. First, the six measures we will be testing here: Lee Perfect, RCBS Uniflow, Forster Bonanza Benchrest, Hornady L-N-L Bench Rest, Redding BR-30 and

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What are the essentials of a hunting kit?

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

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How to get the best aim when shooting uphill or downhill

How do you adjust point of aim when shooting uphill or downhill? Will O’Meara says there are numerous factors to consider when shooting at an angle. “Imagine you are shooting from the top of a cliff to a target on

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Red stalking with David Barrington Barnes

As autumn brings about the height of the red stag rut, David Barrington Barnes reminds us that it is an experience never to be missed. Credit: Dgwildlife / Getty Images I have never been reticent in writing about the sheer

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Best night vision options on the market

Night vision is the fastest growing market in the field sports industry – find out why with these after dark options Yukon Sightline  Yukon Sightline  New from Yukon is the Sightline, a series of digital NV scopes available with either

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Advice for young shooters from Robert Bucknell

Robert Bucknell continues his foxing patrol, and offers advice for shooters missing out on this year’s game fairs. Regular readers will know that we’ve pretty much cleared our ground of foxes, and our neighbouring farms keep on top of theirs

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Don’t miss this delicious grouse recipe

The Glorious Twelfth means more grouse for the table. Here’s a tasty seasonal recipe from the British Game Alliance. One-Pot Grouse with Chorizo & New Potatoes Serves twoPrep time: 20 minutesCook time: 1 hour 35 minutes Ingredients 2x Whole GrouseSmall

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Early season stalking with Will O’Meara

As Will O’Meara gears up for early season stalking in Ireland, he suggests his top tips for getting ahead of the game. Some preseason checks should help avoid disaster On some parts of the world, hunting is a year-round activity.

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Using gundogs to track stags

While tracking red stags with two American clients at Kinnaird, Chris Dalton needs a little help from man’s best friend. October, as you would imagine, sees me at Kinnaird Estate in Perthshire, stalking red deer in the rut; a significant

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Savage BA Stealth review

Mark Ripley takes delivery of a new foxing rifle, the Savage BA Stealth review, and after the customary range work, wastes no time in getting it blooded in the field. If there’s one thing that’s always exciting other than gaining

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