Don MacDonald buys a tiny .22 for his boys...
Teaching a child to hunt and shoot can be a difficult task. It’s not usually a lack of enthusiasm on the child’s part, but rather the dimensions of the equipment. Many adult shooters struggle to find a firearm that fits their shooting style, so how can you possibly teach a youngster the correct fundamentals of shooting with the same equipment?
Six year-old Ben MacDonald found the Rascal comfortable to hold and shoot, unlike full-size .22 ri..... Read More
Gerry Veugelaers tells how...
Military training rifles were around well before smokeless powder found its way onto the scene more than 100 years ago, and the .22 long rifle cartridge, that also started out way back then, is still ideally at home in these platforms.
TOP: CMMG 20” upper with 4x IOR M2 scope and Knight’s guards.
Bottom: Gerry’s M4 with home made barrel, modified Ciener kit, 4x ACOG optics, Magpul guards and a Gunworks Canterbury suppressor.
While most training rifle..... Read More
Craig Maylam and daughter Emma out in the field with the Marlin XT...
With an all-up weight of just 5-1/2lbs, Marlin’s “youth” rifle lives up to its name.
My wife and I have two children, and regular readers of my articles will quickly recognise our son James. Emma, our daughter, had not yet been bitten by the hunting bug and that was okay by me, but when I took both kids to the Tahr Show for a look around Emma spotted some .22 rimfire youth rifles and wanted one! I would have bought o..... Read More