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Diana Stormrider PCP air rifle review

Diana Stormrider PCP air rifle review

Diana is a well-known name in air rifle circles.  Diana has been making air rifles for over a century and the company can trace its origins back to 1890.  Their history is one of innovation and new ideas.  Diana is still doing that, as demonstrated by the new...

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Bergara B14 Hunter rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor review

Bergara B14 Hunter rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor review

Bergara is a Spanish company well-known and respected for their barrels which are used by other rifle makers.  Bergara also make a small range of rifles.  The SSAA Australian Shooter/Hunter was given the opportunity to review the Bergara B14 Hunter rifle in 6.5...

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AJ Productions Game Caller

AJ Productions Game Caller

This morning I began to test the AJ Productions game caller that hales from New Zealand.  The game calls used on the caller are sourced locally, from NZ and Australia.  The unit has a good reputation amongst deer hunters and, more interesting to me, for calling wild...

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Diana PCP Air Rifle and JSB Exact Jumbo Pellets

Diana PCP Air Rifle and JSB Exact Jumbo Pellets

I have just resumed testing with my Diana Outlaw PCP air rifle in .22 calibre, distributed by Nioa.  The first thing I did was get out the pellets that shot so well in my review testing of the Outlaw.  That detailed review should be appearing soon in the SSAA...

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Primos Jim Shockey Gen 3 short Trigger Stick

Primos Jim Shockey Gen 3 short Trigger Stick

​I picked up a new Primos Jim Shockey Gen 3 short Trigger Stick less than a week ago, when I collected my new Merkel K3 rifle.  I have already posted on my successful first hunt with the new rifle where I bagged a good wild boar.  A major part of that successful...

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Merkel K3 Kipplauf Stutzen Wild Boar Hunt

Merkel K3 Kipplauf Stutzen Wild Boar Hunt

A few days ago, I finally took possession of my new Merkel K3 rifle, after a wait of 10 months.  It is in 243 Win calibre.  The rifle features the Merkel H15 tip-off scope mount and I have fitted a Swarovski z8i 1.7-13.3x42 scope to it.  A trip to the range soon had...

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Sauer Classic XT 101 in 243 Winchester

Sauer Classic XT 101 in 243 Winchester

I’ve always liked the German approach to light stalking rifles and was keen to get one in 243 Winchester; a good all-round calibre for Australian hunting.  The light stalking rifle project was conceived at a time when a few well-known upper-echelon companies were...

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Diana Outlaw PCP air rifle

Diana Outlaw PCP air rifle

In between daily excursions after wild dogs, that have so far been unrewarded, I have begun to review the Diana Outlaw PCP air rifle.  I have fired less than twenty shots so far but am already impressed with this rifle. With the opportunity for a rabbit hunt, and a...

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Lucky “New” Hat

Lucky “New” Hat

A few readers picked up on my “new” hat.  (You guys are paying more attention than I have been giving you credit for!)  Actually, that hat is about 20 years old.  I bought it as an eventual replacement for my everyday hat, which is now over 30 years old, and showing...

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Swarovski CL Pocket Binoculars Review

Swarovski CL Pocket Binoculars Review

I use Swarovski scopes and binoculars, and am more than happy with them.  Following is a review of their CL Pocket binoculars that I did for the SSAA, a few yeras ago.I crawled in behind some fallen, dead trees and slowly raised my head.  About one hundred...

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Muck Woody Sport Cool Boots

Muck Woody Sport Cool Boots

This morning I was pleased to unpack my new pair of Muck Woody Sport Cool Boots, to replace my old pair which I posted about over 3 years ago.  I also did a review of these boots for the SSAA magazine.These boots are nominally designed for slushy cold...

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Weihrauch HW 97K Review

Weihrauch HW 97K Review

Following is a repost of the Weihrauch HW 97 K rifle review I did some years ago.........................................My recent relocation to a rural area presented a number of opportunities.  The most obvious need was to control pests, with Myna birds...

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