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Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from cabinets to camo Optics Q: NV and thermal scope manufacturers of late seem to be increasing the eye relief of their scopes – up to 90mm from the

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Foxing: going the distance

Want to become a long-range foxer – or just test your rifle set-up to its very limit? Mark Ripley shows you the basics of long-range shooting How do you get started in long-range shooting? That’s a question I often get

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Will O’Meara’s skills in practice

Will O’Meara puts his training to use in his first PRS competition and learns some valuable lessons that can translate into hunting knowhow To compete in some Precision Rifle Competitions was a goal for this year, but due to a

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A winner from Winchester

Assessing the sub-£500 Winchester XPR in .30-06, Stuart Wilson finds a camouflage rifle that certainly stands out. I unboxed the Winchester XPR to find a camouflage-stocked variant in .30-06 Spr, topped off with a Kite Optics scope, already mounted. The

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The Shooting Show – out foxing with the Sightmark Wraith

Mark Ripley’s got a fox problem to deal with out on the South Downs. And he’s got a new tool to help him solve it: the Sightmark Wraith, a new digital scope that’s equally capable shooting in day and night.

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Mike Powell reviews the Savage B17 FV rifle

Reviewing a Savage B17 FV rimfire rifle reminds Mike Powell why he fell in love with the .17 HMR calibre in the first place The underside of the rifle, showing the flush-fitting rotary magazine Since the first .17 HMR rifle

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SPONSORED: Zeiss Conquest V6

The Fallow buck season is upon us and it’s time for for us to give you some advice on which scope you should be using to really utilise those evenings as they get longer. Our choice, as well as Paul

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Tough adversary

Credit: Jim Cumming / Getty Images On a seemingly endless mission to catch a fox, Mark Ripley suffers every setback imaginable, from blank outings to vehicular malfunctions It was 5am and I was headed to the farm on probably my

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Ask the experts

Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from calibres to cleaning. Got a question? Then Contact: colin.fallon@futurenet.com or post your question to: Sporting Rifle, Future Publishing Ltd, Units 1-3, Sugarbrook Court, Aston Road, Bromsgrove B60 3EX.

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The Shooting Show – NV foxing on the stubbles

With the crops off, we’re out for a post-harvest foxing session with the local keepers. We’ve got thermal and NV units to hand, thanks to Pulsar. In fact, the only thing missing is the foxes. Can we get them to

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