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Fox hunting with Mark Ripley

Some foxes manage to defy the odds, much to the frustration of seasoned shooters. Mark Ripley tries to take his chances with one particular adversary. Anyone who regularly undertakes fox-control duties, particularly on farms, will have at some point come

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SPONSORED: Swarovski NL Pure

Swaorvski Optik opens up a new dimension of wildlife watching A huge, revolutionary field of view combined with ground-breaking design in premium-class binoculars – the new NL Pure from Swarovski Optik takes your wildlife viewing to the next level. This

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Best thermal imagers on the market

Thermal imagers continue to grow in popularity – here we have some of the best heat-seeking optics on the market. Pulsar Helion 2 XP50 Pulsar Helion 2 XP50 The new Pulsar Helion XP50 monocular builds upon their past success to provide

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Zero Compromise ZC420 review

Chris Parkin investigates the latest addition to the UK riflescope market with the ZC420 from Austrian makers Zero Compromise. Zero Compromise Optic is a new name to UK shooters, and has been taken on by RUAG to add another brand

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Interview: Expert riflesmith Andrew Evans-Hendrick

Riflecraft’s head riflesmith and director, Andrew Evans-Hendrick shares the past, present and future of the customisation specialists. How many years have you been a custom rifle builder?  Riflecraft Ltd was started to fill a gap in the then commercial rifle

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Behind the scenes at optics brand Leupold

Leupold is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of hunting optics, now aiming to gain market share in the European market – Thomas Nissen visited the factory in Oregon, USA. The optical manufacturer Leupold Optics – or Leupold + Stevens

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Testing thermal optics during foxing with Robert Bucknell

With uncertain weather wreaking havoc with crops, Robert Bucknell decides it’s the perfect time to test some thermal optics on fledgling foxes  To say it’s been a strange year would be an understatement This year is turning into a funny

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SPONSORED: Swarovski EL Range – the peak of perfection

The EL Range offers the best combination of long-range optics and ergonomic design. The master craftsmanship underlying these binoculars is proven by razor-sharp images combined with precise range and angle measurement, as well as their perfectly balanced weight, allowing you

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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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Swarovski Z8i 3.5-28×50 P Riflescope review

Chris Parkin takes a shine to the crystal-clear quality he finds inn Swarovski’s Z8i 3.5-28×50 P Riflescope with 4Ai reticle. When Swarovski scopes arrive, I’m always 99 per cent certain they are going to be pleasurable to live with and

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