Hunting Riflescopes by Schmidt and Bender – Part 2

Hunting Riflescopes by Schmidt and Bender – Part 2

In part 1 of this article we spent quite a bit of time looking at “magnifying” verses “non-magnifying” reticles to try to ensure readers are equipped to make their own choice as to which type they…

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Hunting Rifle-scopes by Schmidt and Bender – Part 1

Hunting Rifle-scopes by Schmidt and Bender – Part 1

Regarded by many as the best rifle-scopes in the world Schmidt and Bender occupy a lofty place on the top shelf tier of optics you could choose to put on your rifle whether it be for…

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Long Shots

Long Shots

The idea of long range shooting on game animals is one that, I think, tends to fascinate new shooters and it can be interesting to us old shooters as well. However, it is not something to…

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New Rifles for a New Rifle Cabinet

New Rifles for a New Rifle Cabinet

Having been living and working in Asia for the past several years I will be leaving in a few months and returning to my home country. When I left my home country I had to sell…

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Targets for Rifle and Pistol

Targets for Rifle and Pistol

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Although there seems to be no shortage of free targets out there with which to sight in our rifle, pistol or slug shooting shotgun there is a small collection I discovered a while ago that I…

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One Rifle With Which to Travel the World

One Rifle With Which to Travel the World

When I was a young, new shooter I read shooting magazines such as “Guns and Ammo“, in fact “read” is not really the right word, I devoured them. I progressively acquired a shooting library over the…

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1949 Bristol 400 Garage Find – Bonhams

1949 Bristol 400 Garage Find – Bonhams

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  (This is my most recent post for Hagerty). Some of us are “conservationists” of a different type to the common understanding of that word. Some of us are people who just love time in workshop…

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Kahles Riflescopes

Kahles Riflescopes

I’d been using various American rifle scopes by Leupold, Weaver and Burris for years before I discovered Kahles from Austria. At the time I was setting up a rifle for low light shooting, often at extended…

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To Build a Morgan

To Build a Morgan

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Back when I was a school boy in England in the fifties I was asked a question by my schoolmaster one day. He was not a schoolmaster to be trifled with, he was a Scotsman. And…

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The Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway

The Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway

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Growing up in London, England, during the fifties and early sixties; and coming from a family for whom money was stretched pretty tight, my Dad used to find low cost outings to keep my younger brother…

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