Matt Williamson from Nioa TV presents this great piece on WA Police and their legislated ability to re-categorise Cat B bolt action rifles to the prohibited (in WA) Category D purely based on looks alone. This is a must watch for every Australian firearm owner and is a lesson that we must be vigilant and fight these issues together.
I have owned many firearms over my short life, when compared to some that have walked this earth before me. I have had everything from the good, the bad and just plain ugly in my safes. Generally the ones that fall into the latter two categories don’t last long in my hands and I am quite quick to sell them.
When I say the bad and the ugly that can be defined differently in everyone’s books, generally mine are sold because they don’t suit what I want in hunting related scenarios. All my rifles are for hunting so again if an aspect of a particular rifle isn’t practical for hunting use its good bye and farewell – onto another owner who will most likely be less fussy than me (if you don’t like why keep it?). Continue reading
The VO Falcon made by Swedish firearm manufacturer VO Vapen features Damascus steel octagonal barrels, the stock is made from the finest of walnut root and is a takedown design so you can switch the barrel to use a different cartridge. It has intricate engraving honouring the art of falconry. Continue reading
I’ve always reckoned that the old adage,’ignorance is bliss’, just won’t cut it when it comes to owning and shooting a rifle without ever knowing its true potential. The old days of simply grabbing a box of ammo off the shelf and’ heading out West’ are long gone and pretty much every shooter has the knowledge to source the best ammo for his rifle and the range of ammo available is quite staggering. Continue reading