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The Long View by Les Holgate.
A regular column by which we keep up to date with all matters F Class and theactivities o the GB F Class Association. With a good proportion o the regular GBFCA crew overin Raton, New Mexico, on a scouting trip or next year’s World F Class Championships, we always knew the entry or Diggle would be a little thin on the ground but, as itturned out, we still had a near ull eld o shooters orround 5 o the GB F Class League.
Tikka T3 Tactical Rife by Chris Parkin.
Over thelast ew years, the Tikka T3 has gained a good reputationas a great sporting rife straight rom the box, withcrisp trigger-pull, a detachable magazine system andan accuracy guarantee. What happens when Tikka go`Tactical`...
Fity Years o the Remington 700 – a tribute by Chris Parkin.
1962 - a group o our Liverpool lads started up the Beatles, Dr. No wasthe rst James Bond to hit our screens and the Cuban Missile Crisisbrought the world to the doorstep o disintegration. A small ootnoteon the ’62 calendar might also mention what has become one o themost revolutionary and copied rife actions that shooting has yet seen- the Remington 700.
The Fly Shoot – Diggle Ranges, 26 August 2012.
When I openedthe curtains at seven in the morning, it was teeming down! So muchor the Met Oce! By eight, the rain had all but stopped and, asI drove into the already ull Diggle car park at nine o-clock, it wasthankully dry!
THE HANDLOADING BENCH: POWDER UPDATE - Part 2 by Laurie Holland.
Carrying on rom the July issue o Target Shooter where I covered recently introduced products, let’s have a look at changes in the nature o the industry that makes and supplies our handloading propellants, also prole that under-appreciated but very useul powder, Vihtavuori N150.
UKPSA NEWS - THE ‘SUMMER SIZZLER’ GRADED PRACTICAL PISTOL COMPETITION. By David Thompson.
TheUKPSA’s Handgun Commission organisedtheir third graded practical pistol competitionin a series o graded IPSC matches, which areheld at the Ulster Small Arms Shooting Clubrange in Kilkeel, County Down, in the shadow o the Mourne Mountains.
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Practical Handgun Championnat De France –Tir Sporti De Vitesse - CTCM Level III IPSC 2012French Nationals at Le Coudray Montceau. By DavidThompson.
The Airbus A320 banked rom its 39,000 eetceiling and started on its descent to, as we thought, ParisCharles De Gaulle Airport. Some twenty minutes beore theestimated landing time the captain inormed the passengersthat he was diverting south to Paris Orly, due to the severeelectrical storms engulng the airspace above Charles deGaulle. Groans all round as the aircrat bounced and rolledas it descended through the turbulence o the edge o thestorm system.
The 2012 London Olympic Games.
Media coverageo the Games was, or me, the best ever. We had severaldedicated Olympic TV channels, all in high denitionoering antastic coverage o almost every minute o every sport. I managed to watch plenty o shooting andarchery, in addition to the track & eld events.