calibre

Which hunting calibre is best?

Byron Pace puts the most common calibres head-to-head to determine which really is the best There are a few questions in rifle shooting that incite swarms of responses, polarise opinions, and likely end up in some form of argument. Asking

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SPONSORED: Savage Hog Hunter from Edgar Brothers

Speed is the name of the game with the new Impulse Hog Hunter from Savage Arms, purpose-built for vermin control. With 13 patented parts, this rifle encompasses breakthrough technology to deliver speed and precision when it’s needed the most.  This

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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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Sako Model 85 .223 review with Mike Powell

Having grown fond of foxing with the Sako Model 85 .223, Mike Powell gets to grip with the updated XS Varmint version in .204 Ruger Many years ago, I owned a Sako Model 85 in .223 calibre that served me

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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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.204 Ruger calibre for foxing with Mike Powell

Mike Powell explores the history of the .204 Ruger calibre and tests it as a foxing round with his trusty custom rifle. The H-S Precision actioned .204 Ruger from Mike Norris has proved its worth Over the many years I’ve

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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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243 Model 11 from Savage review

The weight is over for Mike Powell as he enjoys the perks of the slimline .243 Model 11 from Savage. Having owned and shot rifles for more years than I care to remember one thing has become clear to me:

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The importance of rifle care

David Barrington Barnes emphasises the importance of proper rifle care to prevent unfortunate and costly mistakes. A game hunter looking through the reeds with his sniper rifle In researching this subject, I have revisited my old British Deer Society course

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Best scopes for rimfire rifles 2020

Mike Powell presents his best scopes for rimfire rifles this year. 1 – Hawke Airmax 3-12×50 30SF Hawke Airmax 3-12×50 30SF Without a doubt the maker of scopes that have always been very much to the fore when it comes

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