Category: Technical Articles

Heavy versus Light Projectiles

Heavy versus Light Projectiles

| May 28, 2012 | 2 Comments

Recently a friend and I started a discussion about which projectile would be better suited to my 6mm 284 for long range hunting applications. Neither of us are experienced long range shooters so as you can imagine there was a lot of “I dunno” comments. One point that was brought up was whether lighter or […]

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Cartridge Profile: 300 Weatherby Magnum

Cartridge Profile: 300 Weatherby Magnum

| February 11, 2012 | 1 Comment

I’m a big fan of Roy Weatherby and his associated rifles. I don’t agree with all his ideas but the Weatherby history has interested me for a long time and both the Mark V and Vanguard rifles are among my favourites. This article is about my favourite Weatherby cartridge, the .300 Weatherby Magnum. Even with […]

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Catching Yabbies

Catching Yabbies

| December 30, 2011 | 5 Comments

Whenever I’m packing for a hunting trip, I always make sure I pack a yabby trap. Yabbies are abundant in most farm dams in these parts and they make for a good feed. Catching Yabbies is a great activity for kids and it’ll keep them occupied and interested on an otherwise fruitless hunting trip. There really […]

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Hunting Smarter!

Hunting Smarter!

| December 28, 2011 | 3 Comments

Game animals are a bit like humans in that they learn by association. This level of learning varies between the different species, but I’ve always found pigs to be one of the smartest. If you interrupt their regime with any sort of consistency, they’ll quickly adapt to better their chances of survival. This is part […]

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SGT Sheri Gallagher Shows You How to Read Wind

SGT Sheri Gallagher Shows You How to Read Wind

| December 2, 2011 | 5 Comments

Here is a great video from 2010 US Army Soldier of the Year Sergeant Sheri Gallagher on how to read wind. It is the clearest and most simple explanation on how to read wind I’ve seen to date. Do yourself a favour and watch this 3 minute video: 

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Quest for a Varminter: Part 2 By Dean Arnold

Quest for a Varminter: Part 2 By Dean Arnold

| November 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

  Part 1: http://huntandshoot.com.au/articles/hunting-technical-articles/quest-for-a-varminter-part-1-by-dean-arnold/ The next step was to research brand names that offered the cartridge in a factory rifle, this was only offered by Savage Arms. Funnily enough, I really like the look and feel of Savages and they have come a long way recently. Everyone I know who owns one said that they […]

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