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Swapping between different rifle scopes – the latest Q&A

Our experts are back to answer more of your questions, including covering fox cubs, camo, and culling. Sporting Rifle experts: Optics: Chris Parkin Target sports journalist and optics reviewerFoxing: Mike Powell Professional gamekeeper and foxing expertLegal: Stuart Farr Lawyer specialising

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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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The Savage A22 semi-auto review

Mike Powell tests a Savage semi-auto the best way he knows how: By expending large amounts of .22LR ammo The bolt in the closed position. Note the Accutrigger and Picatinny rail Semi-automatic .22LR rifles have always had a big following;

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Are you prepared for late summer?

Get your equipment ready and sharpen up your fieldcraft, says Mike Powell – things are about to get busy… Credit:Rob Janné / Getty Images Late summer is a really busy time for me and my shooting mate, Callum. In the

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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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Model 16 AccuStalker review with Mike Powell

Mike Powell gives his verdict on another Savage Arms speciality – this time, the Model 16 AccuStalker. The American firm of Savage Rifles really needs no introduction as the name has been synonymous with well-built, accurate and reliable rifles for

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Can isolation impact your FACs? Find out in our Q&A

Our experts solve more of your burning questions, including how self-isolation can impact your FACs Legal Question: Having been a shotgun user for many years – for both clays and game – I was recently asked to shoot foxes on

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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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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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CZ 527 Varmint review

Mike Powell is here with his latest rifle review, and this time he’s testing out the CZ 527 Varmint. MIke Powell tests out the CZ 527 Varmint Over the many years that I’ve been shooting, one make of rifle seems

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