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How can I accurately lap scope rings to add elevation when rifle shooting? That’s not the best idea, advises Chris Parkin!

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Tikka or Sako?

Friday, April 2, 2021

“Which rifle is better for stalking - the Tikka T3X or the Sako 85? I can’t make my mind up!” Chris Parkin replies...

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Can I use something other than sloes to make foraged fruit liquer? Jonny Crockett replies yes, and tells you how!

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Will using a fabric moderator cover affect my rifle’s accuracy? Chris Parkin offers expert advice!

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Is high velocity rimfire ammo made to higher manufacturing tolerances? If so, does this make it better for long-range accuracy?

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I can’t get hold of my usual primer fro home loading bullets! My loads run at high pressures - can I just swap primers wth a safety margin?

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What is the best calibre for foxes? Which calibre should I choose if I also want to shoot UK deer species? Dean Harrison offers expert advice

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Jonny Crockett offers some tips and advice on how to deal with fallen trees near watercourses

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Is it legal to capture wild deer to breed from? Our expert Jonny Crockett replies...

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Burst primers!

Saturday, November 21, 2020

I fired my 6.5 Creedmoor using ammunition with small rifle primers & on extraction the firing pin pulled the primer out - what’s happening?

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I have bats living in my roof - can I undertake repair work or do I need permission first?

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Chris Parkin outlines some of the considerations you need to take into account when buying a rifle scope for precision rifle shoots

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Foxing advice for newbies

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Dean Harrison, foxing enthusiast and expert, offers advice to a newcomer to the sport on high seat positioning, electronic callers, and the best time to shoot!

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What’s the best way to sharpen a knife? How can I maintain an edge on my hunting knife? Phil Siddell reveals all in this guide to knife sharpening

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There’s more to deer stalking than just spotting the animals! Knowing how to identify deer signs is also vital to success; Tim Weston tells us how...

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