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Speed or power in rifle ammo – which is the best?

Should your ammo offer speed or power? Will O’Meara compares the leading loads. Should your ammo offer speed or power? Will O’Meara compares the leading loads This season, I have had the privilege of using new rifles in new calibres

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Best rifle cartridges for roe

Expect a busy return to deer stalking and load up with this range of exceptional rounds for the coming season. Extreme Point Copper Impact  Extreme Point Copper Impact  Winchester’s Extreme Point ammo, which sports an extra-large tip for maximum energy

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Lead-shot ban: The impact on rifle shooting

The lead-shot debate will soon impact rifle ammo – Byron Pace suggests informed research to get ahead of the game. Without question, the most hotly debated topic in the last couple of weeks has been the use of lead ammunition in the

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Stalking kit: The essentials

Whether you’re in need a knife or short on sticks, here’s all the gear you need to stock up on ahead of this year’s rut. Leupold BX-5 Santiam A real top-end set of binos from Leupold, the BX-5s are designed

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BASC issues further statement on non-lead ammunition

BASC have responded to the criticism of the UK’s leading cartridge manufacturers on the proposed lead shot ban. Last week, the four biggest cartridge manufacturers in the UK responded to the initiative, led by the leading shooting and rural organisations

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Shooting and rural organisations call for transition away from lead ammunition

Leading shooting and rural organisations have today announced they want an end to the use of lead and single-use plastics in shotgun ammunition for live quarry shooting within five years. The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), British Game

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The Shooting Show – small game day in Yorkshire with a new gundog

Welcome to the first Shooting Show of 2020! Cameraman Stuart’s decamped to his local game shoot, which shows that you can get excellent shotgun sport without spending a horrific amount of money. With pheasant, woodcock and snipe potentially on the

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GBSAs: What gets your vote?

With voting in the Great British Shooting Awards closing on 31 December, we take a look at two categories of interest to rifle shooters. Rifle of the year, sponsored by ATN Mauser M18 The newest workhorse rifle from the Blaser

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Cracking combo

Stuart Wilson finds bags of appeal in a .223 rifle package based on a Remington 700 with McMillan stock and GPO Evolve scope. So my shooting friends know, I am a big fan of the Remington 700 action, and over

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Stalking essentials, as chosen by our contributors (part 4)

This is our fourth and final part in the stalking essentials series, as chosen by Sporting Rifle’s contributors. Last time, we heard from Byron Pace regarding essential mountain hunting gear, and in our final bumper part, we have picks from

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