Weihrauch HW100T PCP Air Rifle

Weihrauch HW100T PCP Air Rifle

German gunsmithing has been widely regarded as outstanding since the early days of firearms.  A good modern example of this is the Weihrauch HW100T Laminated Thumbhole PCP air rifle.   Its unembellished, practical, sleek, dark looks are both ominous and captivating,...
Jim Shockey Gen 3 Trigger Stick

Jim Shockey Gen 3 Trigger Stick

Over the years I have had many missed opportunities for a shot at game when hunting in scattered forest or grasslands.  Without any trees or other terrain to rest my rifle on, I have been unwilling to take chancy, unsupported, long shots.  With deer, I never minded...
Spika Kosci Boots

Spika Kosci Boots

In recent years SPIKA, an Australian-owned company, has expanded its range of outdoor-oriented products to include hiking boots.  I gave the Kosci model hiking boot a good test run and liked what I found.  This review was originally published in the October 2018...
Weatherby Vanguard HSP varmint rifle review

Weatherby Vanguard HSP varmint rifle review

This review was first published in the SSAA Australian Shooter May 2018 edition.Weatherby’s Vanguard HSP rifle is available in 223, 22-250, 243, 308, 270, 30-06 and 300 Win.  With the smaller cartridges, the magazine holds five rounds.  In the larger calibres, the...
Diana Mauser K98 Air Rifle Review

Diana Mauser K98 Air Rifle Review

This review was first published in the SSAA Hunter edition 66 in October 2018.Here is an air rifle that will have enormous appeal to aficionados of military firearms.  That stalwart of air-gunning, Diana, has brought out a faithful Mauser 98K lookalike and the SSAA...
How to Set-up a Hunting Utility Belt

How to Set-up a Hunting Utility Belt

  Utility Belt for fast-response Hunting I strive to be ready to hunt within a few minutes notice.  I live in a rural area and frequently get calls from nearby farmers suffering from wild dog attacks on their calves and cattle.  Occasionally, it is wild boar...