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.
Range Officer Course – Multigun The Warkworth Pistol club played host to a Range Officer course for Pistol NZ’s Multigun Discipline. Multigun is a new shooting sport to NZ – combining the three firearms (pistol, rifle, shotgun) into one course of fire. While it isn’t the first time that Multigun in some form has been…
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.
While the terms Reloading and Hand Loading are often interchanged, they really is a difference in the two. It’s the sort of thing that only matters to those it matters two, and then, those people are likely to be hand loading.
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’.
This past weekend I attended my first ever shooting event, run by the good lads at Gillice Practical Rifle Events in conjunction with Ruahine NZDA down in good old windy Dannevirke. The event was a biathalon – where the competitors were scored on their overall time and also shooting ability. 99% of the targets were…
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?