Author: <span class="vcard">gunsandzen</span>

Ammunition natures and their temporary effects on accuracy and POI shift

I work as a Ballistic Engineer and pro shooter. I spend a lot of time on ranges firing a variety of weapons. Not only do we conduct firings for new developments but also proof production runs for accuracy. This allows me to gather a lot of data which I simply could not afford to do…

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Ruike M51 Multifunction Knife

When I was about 9 years old I had a yearning for a multifunctional knife. I was already the proud owner of a slip joint pen knife emblazoned with Disney’s Goofy on the scale. The knife went everywhere with me as I explored the wooded areas around the local neighbourhood with my friends. My local…

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Sniper Hider

If you have ever shot scoped rifles in direct sunlight you will be aware that it can sometimes be a big problem. It can be a struggle to see anything with glare on the lens. Scope manufacturers will often sell a tube which screws onto the front of the scope. These act as a sunshade…

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MecArmy X7S multifunction EDC

During my trip to SHOT 18 earlier this year I spent quite a bit of time trying to find products and companies that might interest GnZ readers. One of the Exhibitors that caught my eye was a new name to me – MecArmy. They had some beautifully crafted EDC items which were drawing admiration and…

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Nextorch – Three products I cannot do without..

I have used quite a lot of lighting options over the years. From night fishing, camping, hunting and the standard winter evening dog walks I have always had a need for decent illumination. In mid 2017 I picked up some new products from Nextorch which I liked and planned to review and they have since…

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Florian Knives Vorax fixed blade

I came to hear about Florian knives about a year ago. I was looking through some popular models from the Blade 2017 show and happened across Florian. I took a look at the company information online and was really pleased to see Florian Knives and Tools is a family owned business. I was also somewhat…

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An English mans guide to SHOT Show 2018..

I did attempt to get this article out a week ago. That didn’t happen.. why? Because SHOT Show plague.. If you have no clue what I am talking about I will explain all in this article. Although I will mention some companies and items I saw this is more about attending SHOT in general and…

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Flippers – Maserin Pitbull and Tekut Tiburon

If I had to choose my all time favourite type of knife for general use it would be a smooth flipping folder. There is something really pleasing as the blade deploys with a with a graceful SNICK! The design seems simple yet in practice a truly smooth and robust flipper requires careful design and precise…

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Nextool Dino Bone Pen

I am a big fan of the Tactical Pen. Now I am not so keen on the term “tactical” as a marketing tool but I am not sure how else to describe the pens which are sold as such. Usually the pens are made of metal and feature a glass breaking tip. They often look…

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Scope Mounts.

Scope mounts are probably everyones least favourite subject. Unless you are Nerdy.. I am. I wrote a whole article on Torque settings entitled “Lets talk about Torque”. It surprised me that popular demand hasn’t prompted the sequel “Look who’s torqueing”.. Anyway I digress.. Scope mounts…. We all spend a hell of a lot of money…

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