Tag: guns

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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GnZ attends Enforcetac/IWA Germany

  During the first week of March I was lucky enough to attend Enforcetac and IWA. For those of you that havent heard of these shows I should probably explain them. Enforcetac is an invite only event which takes place just before IWA. Enforcetac is aimed specifically toward law enforcement and military. IWA is easier…

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Cerakote – more than just good looks?

Lets cut to the chase – no bullshit, is Cerakoting worth the money and if so why!   As you all will know by now I see every conceivable firearm on the range in my day-to-day job. Some good jobs – some frankly are bloody shocking (paint jobs that is) – but who am I…

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Building a Precision Rifle – Part 3 – Extended range shooting.

The GnZ Precision rifle build has up to now been a huge success. At both 100yds and 600yds the rifle achieved very good results. Would this bear out at longer range. First we should bear in mind the budget so far.. MDT HS3 Chassis system – £500 Second hand Remington 700 ADL – £350 Second…

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Timney 511 trigger update.

In the last article I discussed fitting the Timney trigger which was kindly demonstrated by Graham from ACP Shooting, Sussex, UK. The fitting was indeed as easy as the instruction manual promises (despite mild brain freeze on our part due to the left handed action). The 511 is a popular upgrade trigger for the left…

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Building a Precision Rifle part 2.5.. A quick update from 600yds.

I headed back out to Bisley today with regular contributor Raf and the Precision Rifle project. The project is based around a £350 second hand Remington 700 in .308.. It will end up as a light weight .260Rem. Please head back and check out the first two articles for in depth descriptions of the plan…

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Upgrading your Remington 700 trigger to a Timney.

If you shoot bolt action rifles then you have no doubt heard of Timney triggers. Allen Timney began making aftermarket triggers in 1946. Although Allen is sadly no longer around the company remains family owned and adheres to his original ethos – to make superb triggers which will enhance the accuracy of the rifle. Why…

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Vortex Diamondback 10×42 Binoculars.

Application.  There are so many binoculars out there, from cheap Chinese £30  pairs to £2000 Swarovski specials. People use binoculars for different purposes. Civilian Marksmen may use them for spotting, hunters to identify prey, ornithologists and Wildlife enthusiasts for observing fauna and of course there are the numerous tactical uses. The interesting thing, is that…

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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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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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