Clays for everyone!

Posted June 21, 2017

  Viking’s Gareth Hume has a passion for shooting that is infectious, so much so he’d like everyone to get involved! So I was lucky enough to be introduced into the world of shooting at a young age! With a love for the outdoors, it started out in the fields hunting vermin with an air […]

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Lapua Naturalis Ammunition. Top Brass.

Posted December 22, 2016

  March for me is always a great month as it’s the month of the IWA exhibition in Nurenberg, a shooting show that’s been exhibiting great products for over 50 years. I’ve always had a soft spot for this particular show and for Nurenberg itself. In fact it was at the show that I proposed […]

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Hands on with the Henry Big Boy Classic

Posted November 10, 2016

Henry Big Boy Classic in . 357 Magnum In firearms history there are certain iconic styles and the lever action rifle must rate as one of the best known. We all remember the western series and movies that heavily featured the lever action repeating rifle. Recently the opportunity arose to test and evaluate the Henry […]

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Our Guide to Reticle Choice

Posted September 28, 2016

  It’s rare that a description or picture gives you an accurate depiction of what a reticle looks like in the field. With the help of 8229.co.uk we were able to take a few pictures of what Meopta’s reticles look like in the field against our common species of deer – Life sized deer targets […]

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Deer Bob Reviews the Meopta TGA 75

Posted July 6, 2016

  It’s amazing how your perception of a product can truly change with use – especially when it’s a product that you’ve been asked to evaluate that you really can’t see the point of… I was given a Meopta TGA 75 draw scope through work, to test out in the field. I could see the […]

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The Definition of Precision

Posted June 9, 2016

  Marked by or adapted for accuracy and exactness, and in the case of the Ruger Precision Rifle (RPR) that’s exactly what Ruger has delivered. Based on the highly rated Ruger American action, the rifle is an AR15 styled bolt action rifle incorporating the modularity of interchangeable parts of that family of rifles. With the […]

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Viking is officially 50!

Posted December 2, 2015

  From the humble beginnings of a small garage in North Yorkshire on the 4th December 1965 Mr Geoffrey Brown started to trade as Viking Arms. For the past 50 years Viking Arms Ltd have been a front runner in the shooting industry, but how much do you really know about the company and how […]

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The Gun Trade’s Grey Area

Posted November 17, 2015

  A phrase often bandied around the gun trade is that of ‘grey importing’ but what does it actually mean and how does it impact the trade and consumers? The Grey market is the trade of a commodity through distribution channels which, while legal, are unofficial by the original manufacturer. What happens is companies buy […]

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