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Guns & Suicide – an uncomfortable conversation.

Mike King was a logical first choice - his work relates to it, though we (the firearms community) have their own take that needs to be discussed. I am hoping to talk to a few...

Rusty – on videography, business and more. After hours!

The original interview can be found over here - https://precisionshooter.co.nz/rusty-from-impact-dynamics/ - but it really made more sense to have this part of the discussion as part of good blokes. We talk about Videography, but soon...

Mike King’s on a mission. We need to get on it with him.

And what a mission it is. In my talk with David Benefell, we talked about the necessity of men (and everyone really) to have a mission. It's really hard to get passionate about anything if...

Drag Act – Installing Reel Silk Fishing Reel Drag Washers

Reel Silk is the latest in Drag Washer technology. Improving on the old style of felt and cross carbon drag washers. So - I did a...
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On The Board!

As I have previously said - I am fairly new to all this - so trying different methods and places, learning as I go....

Diary of the amateur fisho.

I 'grew up' - meaning spent most weekends - at the top of the Coromandel - we had the classic Kiwi Batch up...

It’s Crabaggedon!

I set up the new Shimano Baitcaster Big Long Cast on the Veritas and some Gemini Tackle - managed not to cast the rig...

Hitting the Bar – A day fishing in the Manukau.

After a bit of a miss-start in the morning - we got out over the bar around mid-day for a full-on couple of hours...

The Boating Safety Code: 3. Communications

Not just for Boats Rock Fishing brings its own dangers, and being swept off the rocks and not able to get back on is a...

Rock Fishing – It’s Amateur Hour!

I grew up fishing off a boat, at the top of the coromandel. We travelled for Kahawai on the way out (with those 'old-school'...

Fishing Rigs for Kids

One thing I have learnt is that time is valuable when it comes to kids. The time you spend with them.The time you don't.The...

Get the dog!

Organised a fish for the Easter Weekend. It seems to be the done thing in Auckland (based on the number of boats out there)...

Better Fathers

Building Leadership in Kids

My kids are chalk a cheese, personality-wise. Both are extremely outgoing, a highly likely to wander up to anyone to say hello and ask them their name. On their own, one is timider, one...

Better Providers

Drag Act – Installing Reel Silk Fishing Reel Drag Washers

Reel Silk is the latest in Drag Washer technology. Improving on the old style of felt and cross carbon drag washers. So - I did a search online for something along the lines of 'baitrunner tweaks'...

Better People

Guns & Suicide – an uncomfortable conversation.

Mike King was a logical first choice - his work relates to it, though we (the firearms community) have their own take that needs to be discussed. I am hoping to talk to a few...

Firearms Education

This site does feature a lot of guns. In a relatively short period I have learn't a lot, and enjoy sharing that with others. While a lot of the content here is hunting flavoured - you might also enjoy Precision Shooter - another website I run focusing more on competition shooting.

Rifle Reports

Suppressor storage: on or off?

Received my newer suppressed rifle back, one of the first questions that sprang to mind was suppressor storage - or off?

Range Day – March 7th

I ended up with around 100 rounds of 7mm08 and .308 to put down range over the weekend. Got to be happy with that.

Heavy and slow or light and fast? The projectile (and ammo) conundrum: Part one – Stability.

What first got me seriously pondering this question was a setup session recently, with a couple of similar rifle that had the same issue. The heavier Hornady ammo the client was using, didn't shoot...

Disposing of ammo: Lyman Kinetic Bullet Puller

At some point you are going to have ammo you want to get rig of. The Lyman Kinetic Bullet Puller.

Shooting Hearing Protection

What level of protection do I need? As much as you can get. To be blunt. Part of Firearms Safety is also wearing appropriate PPE1 when required. By law The Health and Safety in Employment Regulations...

Firearms Safety during the Roar

The privilege of owning and using firearms carries with it a number of responsibilities i.e. to store, maintain, transport and use firearms safely at all times.

Rifle Cleaning and POI Shift

"Hey mate if I take stock off my rifle to clean after a wet Urewera road trip can it ruin my zero sorry if dumb question cheers"

Lightweight Bipods

A Carbon Fibre Lightweight Bipod - not cheap - but worth it!

Getting your Firearms License

I get asked a lot about getting into shooting - either from a hunting perspective or target shooting (both rifle and pistol) - so I thought I would write a little about the process.

  1. personal protective equipment