The Sika Show is done and dusted for another year, and what a show it was! This was actually my first Sika Show. Clifford attended last year and wrote up an article on it, the result being we were invited down again this year to attend, take photos and get some coverage. So, armed with the Canon, GoPro’s and Samsung S7Edge – I did the road for Taupo.
Weight. For some of us, the quest is to reduce weight down further and further. Why? Less weight, less fatigue, ability to go further, longer and more comfortably. Want the lightest? The Javelin Bipod, Kapita Tripod may be the answer.
The new Kestrel 5700 series brings several new features over the 4500 series and splits the units into two models. An entry level Sportsman version, and the one that you really want – the Elite with Applied Ballistics. Let’s have a quick look at the two.
In a nutshell, a chronograph lets you measure the speed that the bullet leaves the barrel. This information, in conjunction with data about the bullet you are firing and the environment you are shooting in, lets you start mapping out the expected flight path of the projectile.
What are the differences between the V3 and the cheaper Sporter version, which one should I get? Here there are: Magnetospeed V3 vs Sportster
I think one of the most common questions I get asked is regarding what level of security is required when applying for your A cat firearms license. Sadly, it is also often underpinned with the unvoiced subtext of ‘how little can I get away with to comply’.
The age old question. It’s usually made with good intentions – the new hunter, armed with $1k in the bank and a passion for shooting some deer just wants to know an easy answer, what rifle to buy. What cartridge?
The Kestrel is one of those items that can seem to have a bit of black magic about it. For those who haven’t used one, it is a small device that looks like a handheld GPS that long range shooters pull out of their pockets, point towards the target, hum and hah about for a…
The Ugly Rifles Club Series. This is probably what I am going to call my AR related posts from now on. Kerry and his mates are covering a whole lot of ballistics, hunting, bushcraft/skills, safety, bolt guns, etc. So that leaves a couple more areas that I think contributors to the blog should cover. AR,…
The recent Kaipara Field Steel shoot has a couple of international shooters attend. A group of four from New Caledonia headed down and ended up taking away the two top spots! Sebastian is also the match director for several shoots in New Caledonia and I told him to make sure he sent me down some info…