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High Performing metal lubricant by Chris Blatherwick

Protect your firearms BOESHIELD T-9

Different manufacturers state that their solvents are designed to cope with the harshest conditions imaginable. We buy these products because we want to protect our firearms against dust, rust and wear when we are hunting or participating in that crucial sport shooting match on a national level. Then the unthinkable happens.

SADPA Montagu Defensive Pistol Club Shoot by Craig Sweet

Our club comprises an eclectic mix of people who make their living through agriculture and related industry, as well as tourism and ancillary services such as the members who work for the SAPS, plus a smattering of ‘escape clubbers’.

Finding the perfect balance by Ian van der Bank

Which is more important: speed or accuracy? This is an age-old question. For the most part, there is no right or wrong answer.

Steel Challenge Kraaifontein Sport Shooting Club

by Shaun Ross and Alistair Ross

The Kraaifontein Sport Shooting Club hosted a four stage club shoot on Saturday 16 April 2016.

NDPC hosts a SADPA classifier shoot in Limpopo by Wayne Coetsee

Northern Defensive Pistol Club (NDPC) is a young SADPA (South African Defensive Pistol Association – the South African division of IDPA) affiliated club that hosted its first club shoot in November of 2014.

Jared Colt Deal, 

Youngest NPA shooter with a dedicated sports status

Champions for Silhouette Shooting by Awie Minnie

The Eastern Province Metallic Silhouette Shooting Association (EPMSSA) hosted its 23nd Provincial Championships from 18 to 21 March 2016 at the Koedoeskloof shooting range outside Despatch, Eastern Cape.

Inside the National Handgun Shooting Championships by Chené van der Merwe

An exciting start to the French affair

The National Handgun Shooting Championships, in affiliation with South African and North Gauteng Practical Shooting Associations (SAPSA & NGPSA) as well as International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC), took place between 28 April and 1 May 2016. We spoke to both an organiser and a participant to get a rounded perspective on this vital stepping stone towards the 2017 IPSC World Championship.

Shave off that critical second CED 7000 Shot Timer by Chris Blatherwick  

The Competitive Edge Dynamics (CED) 7000 may be one of the world’s smallest shot timers, but its size does not mean it disappoints.  

Gunsmiths are a dying breed by Eddy Pretorius

Just as in any profession, you get those who know and can and those who think they know and can’t. Gunsmiths are no different. In the years I have been in the trade, I have been fortunate to work with some good ones.