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Guns

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Metallic Reloading 101 - Part 4: Weighing out propellants

By Craig Maylam

We are marching through our reloading series and are now going to deal with a critical part of the procedure...

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The Care and Feeding of Old Soldiers

By Grandpa Mac

Grandpa Mac discusses reloading two 1940 era .303s...

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Sako Stories: Revamping a Vixen

By Martin Auldist

A decade after converting his Sako .222 to .204 Ruger Martin Auldist gives his verdict…

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Metallic Reloading 101 - Part 3: Case trimming, propellant and primer selection

By Craig Maylam

By now, you should have some good brass that is correctly resized and will fit in the chamber of your rifle...

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Old rifles can be interesting...

By Mark Wheeler

Have a look at that old guy in the safe, chances are it has a pretty interesting story to tell...

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The Advantages of Mild Calibres

By Jeff Brown

With my shooting I much prefer cartridge and firearm combinations that are easy on the ears, shoulder and pocket...

Hunting

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Sika Hunting Tips & Info: Kawekas; Te Puke, Harkness & Tussock Huts, Sep 2015

By Nik Maxwell

Over the last few articles, we have hunted and traversed some of the most iconic sika hunting areas...

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Light is the key to deer photography

By Tony Orman

How many deer do you need a year to keep your freezer topped up?

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Woodhill Fallow Ballot 2020

By Woodhill Fallow Management Committee

The Woodhill Fallow Management Committee (WFMC) met this week...

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Winter Tahr Hunting: A Photographic Essay

By Hayden Sturgeon

Hunting tahr at anytime of the year generally requires additional levels of fortitude, resilience and fitness...

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Sika Hunting Tips & Info: Kaimanawas/Kaweka; Oamaru, Tussock and Boyd Huts, Jul 2015

By Nik Maxwell

I have to admit to being pretty excited when the time came to head away...

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Gainful Unemployment in Chamois Country

By Cam Stokman

Being gainfully unemployed since returning from a guiding season in North America...

Gear

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Vortex Razor HD LHT 3-15x50: One scope to rule them all

By NZGUNS

Stunning, High Definition optical system delivers a crystal-clear sight picture with tack-sharp resolution...

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Good gear from Gun City

By Nik Maxwell

Got kids?! Going hunting or shooting?! Then get a Gun City's Kids 5 Piece Fleece Clothing Pack...

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Cold as Ice: Reactive Ice Targets

By Nik Maxwell

On the range with the Zeroed in Engineering Reactive Ice Targets...

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UOVision Glory LTE 4G “CLOUD”

By Nik Maxwell

Cellular technology has come a long way and many of those who use mobile devices...

VIDEOS

Bushnell NZ PHOTO COMPETITION

WIN A PAIR OF BUSHNELL PRIME 10X25 BINOS!

 

Send in your favourite 2020 hunting or shooting photo for your chance to win these awesome Bushnell binoculars!

 

Winner of the binos are announced very two months beginning January. There are also chances to win One Year Subscriptions to NZGUNS!

 

Entry is easy! Just email your photo, including a brief description, to: nik@nzguns.co.nz

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL PHOTOS

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