Historic Japanese Sword – Nihonto Tanren Kai – Yasukunito

Historic Japanese Sword – Nihonto Tanren Kai – Yasukunito

The Japanese sword has acquired near legendary status as works of art and for the technical excellence that goes into making them. Japanese thinking is very different to Chinese thinking, and also very different to British…

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Free Ballistics Calculator from Jackson Rifles

Free Ballistics Calculator from Jackson Rifles

One of the neatest little free items available on the Internet is the simple ballistics calculator provided by Jackson Rifles based on work by Professor Arthur Pejsa. Just download the file pejsa ballistics.xls and open it…

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Hunting Riflescopes by Schmidt and Bender – Part 3

Hunting Riflescopes by Schmidt and Bender – Part 3

In this last installment of our Schmidt and Bender rifle-scopes trilogy we will look at the Classic series of traditional rifle-scopes. The Classic series (or Klassik in German) are the older Schmidt and Bender design that…

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1942 Zundapp KS750 Military Motorcycle with Sidecar Mounted Machine Gun

1942 Zundapp KS750 Military Motorcycle with Sidecar Mounted Machine Gun

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I take my fun seriously. This is because there seem to be so many people in positions of power absolutely determined to make real fun activities illegal or at least heavily taxed. So even though the…

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We Wish You a Joy Filled “Papa Panov” Christmas

We Wish You a Joy Filled “Papa Panov” Christmas

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It seems to have become the fashion in recent years for businesses not to have Christmas Parties any more but instead to have “Happy Holiday Parties”; which is odd really because the word holiday means “holy…

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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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