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Moondyne Ghost Eye Trail Cameras Review

Moondyne Ghost Eye Trail Cameras Review

I have been playing with Moondyne Ghost Eye series 3GExtreme MMS and the Tracker models, supplied Moondyne.  When I unpacked the cameras the necessary 16GB SD cards plus packs of brand new batteries were also included, a nice touch from Moondyne. I had a close look at...

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Review of the Ruger American Rimfire Compact rifle in 22LR

Review of the Ruger American Rimfire Compact rifle in 22LR

The Ruger American Rimfire Compact rifle in 22LR is going to have a lot of appeal to shooters.  Don Caswell reports on putting one of these through its paces and having a lot of fun in the process.  This review was originally published in the SSAA Hunter magazine,...

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Daiwa Short Bite SP 603LFS 6 foot Travel Rod

Daiwa Short Bite SP 603LFS 6 foot Travel Rod

With the camping season now upon us, and a trip to New Zealand in the offing as well, I have dusted off my nifty little Daiwa travel rod, my review of which follows. I long felt that hunting and fishing didn’t really mix.  However, I’ve recently changed my mind about...

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Bushnell Trophy Xtreme optics review

Bushnell Trophy Xtreme optics review

Optics with sharp, clear vision and excellent colour rendition, are more than a nice to have; they are an essential part of the hunter’s kit.  It starts with good binoculars.  Obviously, it is useful to spot and identify game at long range then plan a hunt.  However,...

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Steve Austin Detector Dog Trainer

Steve Austin Detector Dog Trainer

It is always a pleasure to see a maestro at work, in whatever field of endeavour they have mastered.  I just visited the dog training centre run by Steve Austin and was able to talk with him while he worked a number of dogs in masterly fashion. Steve is probably...

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Review Champion 13.5-23 inch bipod

Review Champion 13.5-23 inch bipod

After some consideration I recently bought myself a Champion 13.5-23 inch bipod.  As the name implies the legs can be set at either 13.5 inches or extended out to 23 inches.  For shooting over rocky outcrops I find the 13.5 inch length ideal.  When sitting on the...

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Review Bushnell Rimfire 3-12×40 SF scope

Review Bushnell Rimfire 3-12×40 SF scope

The following review was recently published in the SSAA magazine and is re-posted here. Most shooters start off with a 22 rimfire.  Often however they do not give due consideration to the scope best suited to that calibre.  A lot of scopes are actually designed for...

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Review of Gaerne Falcone Hiking Boots

Review of Gaerne Falcone Hiking Boots

I have a range of boots I can select from for any trip, dependent on the nature of the terrain I will be walking in.  I have pull-on elastic sided boots for when I will be mostly in an ATV or 4WD with only limited walking over good terrain expected.  When a fair bit...

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Moondyne Ghost Eye Trail cameras

Moondyne Ghost Eye Trail cameras

Early in the week I received a package of trail cameras to review.  They were the Moondyne Ghost Eye series 3GExtreme MMS and the Tracker models.  These were supplied by Aussie Outback Supplies who were thoughtful enough to also supply the necessary 16GB SD cards and...

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Weatherby Vanguard Varmint Accuracy

Weatherby Vanguard Varmint Accuracy

Today was my first firing of the Weatherby Vanguard varmint rifle in 223 Remington calibre.  I had thrown together a number of handloads based on projectiles and loads that had performed well in other rifles over the years.  In doing that, I just backed off the...

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Bore Guides for Cleaning Rifles

Bore Guides for Cleaning Rifles

At the rifle range it is not uncommon to see shooters cleaning their barrels.  What often surprises me though is the number of otherwise experienced shooters who do not use bore guides in cleaning rifle barrels.  It is difficult to know why that is so.  Bore guides...

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