Hearing Protection Do you wear hearing protection while shooting? Every time? Hearing protection is mandatory at gun ranges, yet some shooters have a cavalier attitude when it comes to conserving their hearing while target shooting. It’s possible to suffer a hearing loss with as little as one shot! Hearing loss is also cumulative. In my experience, hunters are even more careless when … [Read more...] about Electronic Hearing Protection – Etymotic GSP-15 Review
Gopher hunting is a great way of sharpening shooting skills while thinning out the local vermin population. Plinking gophers has been a fun summertime pursuit for many children. Sadly, as summer fades to fall, most of the gophers are deep in sleep, and plinking gets relegated to tin can targets. Unless.... you have an auto-resetting gopher popper. I picked up a couple of these targets … [Read more...] about Steel Gophers, Non-Stop Fun!
Canadian shooters love the SKS rifle. Inexpensive to purchase, loads of available surplus ammo at decent prices, and most importantly fun to shoot! These are a few of the reasons to own a SKS. For this project I will be upgrading a basic mil-surplus Russian SKS rifle with a new stock from ATI as well as adding optics to test the accuracy potential of this old battle rifle. This … [Read more...] about The SKS Project – Part 1
10M Air Pistol (I wrote the following article on 10M air pistol for the Saskatchewan Handgun Association 2012 Fall Newsletter) 10m Air pistol is an International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) sanctioned shooting event that is shot at the Olympics. It is shot with .177 (4.5mm) calibre air pistols at a distance of 10 meters, into bullseye targets. Maximum weight for pistols is … [Read more...] about 10m Air Pistol – A Shooting Sport Profile