Monthly archives: January, 2015

Orion Christmas shoot.

The short Land Rover  grumbles up the steep track and over the top of the hill. It’s covered in snow and so I keep my distance. Once it is well over the rise, and visible again, I give my own ancient 110  Land Rover a squirt of power and set of up the hill. The…

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Shot Show 2015 – GunsNzens picks of the show.

Unfortunately I did not get to go to Shot show 2015. I live in the UK and finances just would not stretch far enough. For those that have not heard of Shot show, it is one of the largest trade events for firearms and related equipment in the world. Although I couldn’t attend I was…

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Reloading rifle cartridges 3 – Brass, bullets, powders and primers.

In the last article of this series we dealt with the workspace and tools required for reloading rifle cartridges. All that remains before we go through the process of reloading is to discuss bullet, brass, powder and primer options. This is a VAST subject which is open to some debate. Most experienced shooters who reload…

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Trans Continental .303 Shooting Competition.

There is still frost on the ground when we arrive at Bisley. We are here to shoot in Australia. We cannot be in Australia for the weekend, we have neither the time nor the money to fly around the world to fire 24 rounds at large back circles deep in the Australian bush. But what…

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Shooting in adverse conditions.

Like most sports the majority of recreational participants are “fair weather” shooters. I don’t blame them to be honest! No one enjoys getting wet/cold/blown over.. If you compete at shooting events you will know that you simply have to deal with whatever conditions occur. Bearing that in mind, a group of us decided to head…

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