Monthly archives: February, 2015

F class 1000yds Bisley 22/2/15

F class rifle competitions are fairly new as far as shooting disciplines go. George Farquharson, a Canadian fullbore shooter, developed it for those who lacked the eyesight required for iron sights at long range. Most long range comps were either Palma (iron sights, slung prone position) or benchrest (scoped from bench, shooting for tight groups)….

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The trend of “tactical’.

The word tactical is everywhere at the moment in the firearms industry. However it is a word that generates controversy for a variety of different reasons. Why has “tactical” become so popular? What does it even mean? This article aims to shed some 850 lumen, aircraft grade aluminium, LED light on the subject… In the…

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More Practical shotgun fun @ Phoenix

After a rather long break of a couple of months I thought I would head out for some practical shotgun. I am lucky enough to live reasonably near the previously mentioned Phoenix practical shooting club. The drive to the club is enjoyable in it’s own right. Beautiful rolling downland, sweeping valleys lush with evergreen, all…

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The AR type rifle – a beginners guide

The AR15, M16, M4.. This rifle has more generic names awarded to it than any other.. That is because it is not one specific rifle anymore but a concept which has evolved into a huge industry. The AR type rifle has come to achieve iconic status. To some it represents freedom, to others violence and…

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