Deer Stalking – Zeroing My Rifle

Deer Stalking – Zeroing My Rifle

Having finally got my hands on my new Sako rifle, and spent a couple of hours fiddling around with little wrenches to get the Swarovski scope fitted, I needed to zero it.  Zeroing is the process of calibrating the sights to the rifle, of making sure that at a given...
The Ruston’s Boneyard 12 Gifts Of Christmas

The Ruston’s Boneyard 12 Gifts Of Christmas

While for many, this has been one to forget, this year has created scores of burgeoning cooks, forced out of restaurants, and into the kitchen at home. Even experienced cooks have had to up their game, and with plenty of opportunity for practice, it has never been a...
Deer Stalking – Choosing A Rifle

Deer Stalking – Choosing A Rifle

With my Firearms Certificate approved, my next step was to buy a rifle of my own. There are hundreds of the things – the choice can be bewildering. The natural tendency is to Google away in search of the perfect option. The wisdom of the internet, and that of...
The PDS1 Course

The PDS1 Course

I was given directions to a location in the Sussex countryside, half-an-hour’s drive from my front door in Hove, and told to meet Peter there at 10am. Meet a guy in a lay-by, and spend the day learning to shoot guns – it already sounded good. As I said before,...