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Guide to foxing in midsummer

With fox cubs making their first appearances of the year, Mike Powell shares his advice for vermin control during the summer months. Despite the problems we are all encountering this year, for gamekeepers in particular the summer workload continues. Much

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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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SPONSORED: Tactical Scopes

For most shooters, no matter what sort of shooting you do a quality telescopic scope (or 5!) is a must have accessory for your air rifle, rimfire or centerfire. Whether it be for fun target plinking, competition targets, vermin control

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SPONSORED: Collins Nets – your one stop shop for Game Rearing supplies!

Collins Nets is a family owned and run company specialising in the manufacture and supply of nets and a full range of associated Gamekeeping essentials all of which can be found in the 2020 Game Rearing Catalogue. In the catalogue,

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Bountiful barrels

The 6mm BR Norma is versatile enough to work with a wide range of barrels and chambers. Here’s a run down of the choices. Let’s look at barrel and chamber features this month. US SAAMI chamber / barrel specifications remain

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Ask the experts

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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Six – the best?

Can the 6mm BR Norma cartridge be a success in target shooting? Let’s find out… Target shooting isn’t all about the .308 Win – consider, for example, the potent 6mm BR Norma. ‘BR’ stands for Bench Rest, so one expects

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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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CZ 455 Varmint Thumbhole .22LR review

Mike Powell tests something a little different: a CZ 455 Varmint Thumbhole .22LR with a striking yellow stock. But will the unusual looks grow on him?

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NEW! The Shooting Show – rabbits and rats with the ATN X Sight

Byron Pace gets his hands on a unique bit of night-shooting technology, the ATN X Sight. This is an all-in-one day-and-night scope with a price tag it’s impossible to beat. But is it really any good? Taking it through the

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