Savage speed-test

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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It’s just three months until the Northern Shooting Show!

It’s just three months to go now until the Northern Shooting Show gets under way, and in preparation, the NSS has confirmed more exhibitors and brands have been added to the event. On their new confirmed sponsors, the NSS said:

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A Swarm of Hornets

Mike Powell tests old against new, with CZ’s 527 rifle chambered in .17 Hornet going up against the tried-and-tested .22 Hornet version of the rifle

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Too much power?

There is an old ailment stalking the sporting rifle community. Andrew Venables describes the problem of ‘magnumitis’ – best defined as using long-range solutions for normal hunting Have you got ‘magnumitis’? I’ve had to ask myself the same question a

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Choosing a hunting knife

In a departure from reviewing rifles, Byron Pace revisits the important subject of knife selection

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Savage Axis Review

Having recently reviewed the Marlin X7, my mind was already on budget guns. Then I heard Ruger had also released an entry-level rifle. The rifle in question is the Savage Axis (called the Edge in the USA), which reports to be one of the most competitively priced rifles on the market.

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Savage M25 Hornet Review

For some time now, I have owned and used an Anschütz 17/17 .17 HMR and a Weihrauch HW60J .22 Hornet. When I heard about the new Hornady .17 Hornet, I was intrigued. Where, I wondered, would this calibre fit in, and how would it compare with the two I already have?

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Shades of brass

Laurie Holland identifies some important considerations to take on board when full length sizing cases

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Feel the sting

Edgar Brothers is holding four range days around the country to give firearms certificate holders the chance to try out the new .17 Hornet calibre.

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BDS forms axis with Savage

The British Deer Society has formed a new partnership with Savage rifles’ UK distributor Edgar Brothers.

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