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Review of the Ase Utra Jet-Z Compact moderator.

Sound moderators, supressors or “silencers” as non shooters like to call them have been a controversial subject over the years. First off the bat I would like to debunk the “silencer” myth and give a brief outline of what moderators are actually for… Many people believe they know something because they have seen it multiple…

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Building a Presicion Rifle Part 5 – Long range steel in the snow.

I must confess I am a little behind regards writing articles. I have been very busy shooting and testing kit which is very important or I would have nothing to write about! Last week I made the winter pilgrimage to Wales with some of the regular crew with a goal in mind. To run the…

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Load testing with Reload Swiss RS60 and the GnZ Precision Rifle build.

I took a trip down to Bisley today in order to run a barrel break in on the .260Rem and do a little load testing. Although the weather was pretty awful the day proved fruitful and results were very impressive. You may have read the previous Presicion Rifle article which featured Mik Maksimovic at Dolphin…

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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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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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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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GunsNzens Birthday shoot!

What should one do on their 39th Birthday? Get drunk? Eat crap? Nothing? I decided to go shooting for the day with mild persuasion from the ever keen Raf. Sam, the other Gunsandzen regular also came along for the ride….

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Long range shooting for beginner’s 4. Mounting your scope and bore sighting.

Today I am going to cover scope mounting and bore sighting. At the end of this article you will be ready to select some ammunition and plan your first trip to the range. Being properly prepared for that is vital. The ranges I use have fairly small “danger areas” (dead land behind the targets). If…

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