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Changes in the Semi-Automatic Classification System

I have been quiet since Friday, and for good reason, but let’s try and clear up some of the confusion about today’s firearms law announcement.

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Simon Bullivant Taxidermy

Simon Bullivant has been enthusiastic and dedicated hunter since his childhood days.  Growing up, he would hunt almost every day, imagining that the rabbits he hunted were deer. Having shot his first wild goat at the age of 7, he has never looked back.  Now, many years later, he is both an accomplished bowhunter and…
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The GRS Bifrost could be a good option for upgrading your stock.

The GRS Bifrost is made from glass fibre reinforced composite material. The grip and forehand area have a rubber surface – steady and comfortable in any type of weather. Our unique SpeedLock 2.0 system makes it easier to adjust the length and height of the stock, and, importantly, to resist recoil from the heaviest calibres.…
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A spotting scope for both sports and observation (the Swarovski STR80)

The Swarovski STR80 - phenomenal glass, and a reticle.
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The Triggernometry Show

Interviews and chats with industry figureheads, gurus and nice chaps.

Firearms

What is the best bipod to get?

There is a lot of choice out there in bipods - and new manufactures seem to be coming onto the market every day with even more options....
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Lightweight Bipods

A Carbon Fibre Lightweight Bipod - not cheap - but worth it!
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Kriss DMK22 – 22 AR Platform Rifle

It's such a good time to be a competition shooting in NZ! A first look at the DMK22 from Kriss.
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The general public and firearms awareness.

The general public know a lot less about firearms in NZ than you might think. This is both a good and bad thing.
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1. Treat every Firearm as Loaded

Firearms aren't inherently dangerous. They are, after all, simply a mechanical device that requires a specific series of manipulations to fire. Treating every firearm as loaded becomes the first principle that the follows rules build upon.
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The Basics

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Optics

A spotting scope for both sports and observation (the Swarovski STR80)

The Swarovski STR80 – phenomenal glass, and a reticle.

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The Swarovski dS – Scope, rangefinder, ballistic solver.

It’s the pinnacle (price wise at least) of ‘smart’ optics. But does the price of the Swarovski dS really equate to value? Like many things premium, it’s a yes, no, yes, kinda answer.

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Steiner T5Xi 3-15 first thoughts

The Steiner T5xi range of scopes may just cure one of the most stupid mistakes a long range shooter can make.

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What is Eye Relief in a rifle scope?

Eye Relief is the distance from the rear lens your eye needs to be at, in order to see a full picture. If you have ever had you move your head back or forward while trying to look through a scope – you have been playing with eye relief.

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The Vortex Optics Razor HD AMG 6-24×50 Riflescope Review

The Vortex AMG is their first ‘all American made’ rifle scope. A great piece of glass, and well worthy of consideration for a crossover style rifle.

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The Burris XTR II 5-25x50mm Riflescope

If you want to shoot long range, accurately – a good scope is a requirement. Something that is optically sound, reliable, repeatable and good for field use. The Burris ticks all the boxes there.

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Tier One Scope Mounts

Not much point having great optics and cheap mounting. A real case of buy once, cry once. The Tier One Monomount (also known as the Unimount).

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Scope Bite

Over the weekend, I watched two shooters scope themselves – that is, the recoil of the firearm pushes the scope back into head, above the eyebrow – generally cutting the head open. Scope Bite looks nasty, but is easy to avoid.

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Vortex Diamondback Tactical 4-12×40

Exposed tactical turrets, solid build, nice optics, good price. What’s not to like about it?

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It just starts with the gear!

We also have a range of training courses available. Learn how to set up that new rifle, use a rear bag properly, calculate a ballistic solution and wrap it all around proper fundamentals. 

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