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Researching the Proof

Technology and attention to detail ensure that each rifle going out of the Proof Research door shoots half-MOA or better Will O’Meara shares his thoughts and analysis on an upcoming rifle build, from calibre selection to stock type, bolt and

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Paul Childerley’s African adventure

Credit: Ruan Springorum / Getty Images Paul Childerley gets the opportunity to pursue a kudu bull, on an Eastern Cape farm where hunting is very much a family affair. On one of my video shoots abroad, I was invited to

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Rimfire reynards

Credit: CreativeNature_nl / Getty Images Can rimfires beat their centrefire brethren for foxing? Mike Powell gives the lowdown on how best to use the humble .22 and .17 for controlling Charlie. One topic of discussion that constantly seems to crop

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A look at conservation efforts

Having the opportunity to see work on the ground, Byron Pace gives us an account of efforts to save pangolin in South Africa. These days I seem to do most of my writing at altitude, as indeed is the case

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Measure for measure

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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Full-time foxing with Mark Ripley

With thousands of lambs to protect, Mark Ripley puts in the hours with his rifle, Nightforce scope and thermal imager to keep them safe. It was still dark when I pulled up to the field gate, quietly slid back the

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Stuart Wilson’s rabbit raid

Credit: James Gledhill / Getty Images Stuart Wilson recruits two shooting buddies while on a .22 rabbit control mission, and is even kind enough to hand one of them the rifle. Don’t forget to check out the equipment used at

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Ask the experts

Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from calibres to cleaning. Got a question?Contact: colin.fallon@futurenet.com or post your question to: Sporting Rifle, Future Publishing Ltd, Units 1-3, Sugarbrook Court, Aston Road, Bromsgrove B60 3EX. Foxing Q:

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Will O’Meara’s new target shooting discipline

Will O’Meara discovers a discipline of target shooting that has real benefits for hunters – and even uses hunting kit The hunting season here in Ireland drew to a close at the end of February, so while deer hunters in

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Mike Powell’s tips on dealing with longer days

Credit: Dgwildlife / Getty Images As the year moves on and the days get longer, how do you adapt your foxing tactics to suit the season? Mike Powell has the answers… As time passes and spring moves inexorably into early

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