Month: July 2015

Sights explained.

If you are new to shooting sports you might be left feeling slightly bewildered by the sheer number of sighting options available to you. In this article I will aim to cover them all briefly in order to give new shooters a better idea of what they might require and and explain some of the…

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The Maxpedition Versipack.

I spent many years putting off something inevitable – Buying a “man bag”. I needed something that could be used every day and would double as a small range bag when required. You see I have to know where my stuff is at all times. I used to go through pocket checking rituals multiple times…

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Knives for the Gentleman.. Taylor Brands distinguished folders.

I always like to carry a knife.. The days that I forget, I end up cursing. From unpacking boxes, peeling and slicing fruit, cutting pieces of string, the humble knife is the tool required. Now sometimes we enter an environment where a little class is required. You want the functionality a knife offers in a…

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Turning new guys into competent shots at Orion Firearms Training.

IF you want to try your hand at Target shooting  in Britain, you have a variety of different options. One of which is to ask your local NRA affiliated shooting club if they will have you over at a guest day.  (This can lead to an invitation to probationary membership). The other of which is…

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Morakniv Companion – Best value bushcrafting blade ever?

If you enjoy collecting or using quality knives you will also know that they can be expensive. If you were looking for a reliable knife for bushcrafting or camping then your probably going to spend $50/£30+ and lets be honest many of us would spend a lot more.. There tends to be a lot of…

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Shooting Down under..

An away day shoot for most club members usually entails a ride down the motorway. Accommodation in a B&B, a few pints and a curry. The next day, an early start followed by a full breakfast and then careful preparations, checking of rifles, calculation of wind, range and temperature; followed by the actual shoot.  This…

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Fox Karambit!

The Karambit style knife has recently become rather popular. All manner of “self defence” gurus have espoused its greatness via youtube and it seems every knife company has released a version or will be soon. However despite the trend it has a number of detractors and debates rage as to it’s pros and cons.. Now…

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