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zamberlanZamberlan Linx Mid GTX RR BOA, hunting and mountain boots
For hunting in hilly and mountainous areas, Zamberlan recommends a flexible and resistant boot with a practical and reliable lacing system - the BOA Fit System - that we at all4hunters have already started to test in the field. The nubuck leather upper with camouflage blend is soft and resistant and the external Hydrobloc treatmentguarantees waterproofing. Thanks to their characteristics, these …
savage-armsSavage Model 212 and 220 Turkey, the hunting bolt-action shotguns
Once only available through special order, the 12 and 20 ga Turkey models are now available everywhere as standard models. They are built around the Model 110 rifle action. Among their features, a free-floating 22-in carbon steel barrel, user-adjustable AccuTrigger and AccuFit system that allows hunters to customize length-of-pull and comb height. They are offered with one-piece synthetic sporter …
fairF.A.I.R. Iside Prestige Tartaruga Gold 28 ga side-by-side
At the Valle Duppo shooting range in Lodrino, Italy, we get acquainted with the sporting clays course using one of the shotguns that F.A.I.R. gave us for the next hunting season, the 28 gauge Iside Prestige side-by-side in the Tartaruga Gold version. With its elegant, rounded and streamlined design, thanks to its low weight it's the ideal shotgun for walking hunts. Add to this very little recoil …
pulsarPULSAR updated firmware for thermal imaging products
Pulsar releases a major firmware update for its flagship Helion, Trail and Accolade thermal imaging products, improving usability, image and video recording quality. The firmware update also changes slightly the controls. Contrast and clarity are now higher and image in general is richer in colors - observed objects are better visible and has more detail too: a new image processing algorithm works …
fausti-stefano-armsFausti: the guns for the 2019/2020 hunting season
In the company of the Fausti sisters in their Marcheno headquartes, we introduce the guns that will be given to us for field tests and hunting days during the next season: the Magnificent SLX Sporting over-under, the Class SLX over-under and the DEA SL side-by-side.
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has been formally requested to prepare a restriction proposal on the placing on the market and the use of lead in ammunition (gunshot and bullets). The proposal should address even lead in fishing weights (!). FACE and CIC, two of the most important European and international organizations representing hunters' interests, express their concern. And the struggle …
Featuring a translucent yellow-tipped, lead-alloy bullet with an enhanced boat tail design for superior flight characteristics and nickel-plated cases, the new ammo offers “instant knockdown capability and maximum terminal performance at extended ranges”. Eight loads are available for hunting whitetail, mule deer, antelope, elk, predators or a variety of other game species.
Linda Mellor is an established country sports writer and photographer based in Scotland. She is also an acclaimed contributor here on all4shooters/all4hunters. Her new book now celebrates a passion for the outdoors and countrysports sharing 40 authentic, passionate stories from men and women – and the author herself!
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For decades, Unique Alpine has been regarded as one of the leading specialists for precision military and police rifles. Since 2017, the manufacturer has been expanding its range to include civilian rifles for hunting and sports. With these newly developed firearm systems, Unique Alpine is offering precision rifles suited to whatever your passion may be.
The new member of the popular Hawkeye family is based on the Long-Range Target model and designed to provide hunters with a rugged and hard-hitting compact rifle. Thanks to the two chamberings it's available in, the Hawkeye Long-Range Hunter is effective and accurate even at longer ranges. Moreover, a removable Ruger radial-port muzzle brake significantly reduces felt recoil. Learn more here on …
It will be the gun we will test in the coming hunting season: the latest ER version of the Sabatti's Saphire rifle is lightweight and durable, with new stock and barrel features that make it suitable for long-range shooting. The barrel can be easily replaced with a barrel of a different caliber. Here is exclusive video: Emanuele Sabatti, the owner of the company, presents the new model and its …
With a new camo look and its 16.5” / 42 cm barrel, the Model Seven Kuiu is ideal for tight quarters such as wood hunting, but still offers great accuracy at longer ranges. It's chambered in .308 Winchester or .300 AAC calibers, also featuring a threaded barrel and Remington's adjustable X-Mark Pro trigger. The Model Seven is light too, but thanks to "three-rings-of-steel" concept, its sturdiness …
No frills, accurate finishes only where they are really needed, no elegant but expensive solutions that can be replaced with others without reducing effectiveness. This Mauser M18 has everything you really need for hunting.
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One of the most interesting Browning's new products for 2019 is undoubtedly the latest Reflex version of the semi-automatic rifle perfectly suited to driven hunts thanks to its particular, already assembled red dot sight.
Terzilio Belladonna was a gunsmith from Perugia, Italy, to whom we can trace back a side-by-side shotgun with a strong personality and the long recoil semi-auto shotgun that we are dealing with in these lines. We found one in the Fratelli Poli's shop windows, in Gardone Val Trompia.
In the next season we will test the over-under shotgun designed for walked-up hunts by Caesar Guerini. In the meantime, let's take a detailed look at it. An elegant and refined gun, the Magnus Light is available in 12, 20 and 28 gauge, as well as in .410 bore. It also features the Maxisbore technology that together with the new “DueCon” forcing cone makes it possible to increase pellet velocity, …
Let’s talk about the F.A.I.R. SLX 692 Gold over-under, an aesthetically pleasing and reliable shotgun suited to different types of environment and wild game. It’s available in in 12, 20, 28 gauge and 410 bore, with three scaled actions in 12, 20 and 28 gauge. It's a reliable, rugged and aesthetically satisfying gun. We tested the 20 gauge version in the field.
The Beccaccia Supreme in 20 magnum gauge is the latest semi-automatic shotgun dedicated by Benelli to those who love hunting with pointing dogs. This light and well-balanced shotgun - based on Benelli's inertia-driven geometric locking system, fast in cycling and practical in maintenance - can also be used for hunting other game animals.
Or more simply, Piotti Fabio: from the name of the man who conceived it and worked on it for a long time – trying and trying again, according to the motto of the Italian “Accademia del Cimento” – overcoming many problems and rejecting many solutions to refine the idea and transforming it in an exciting shotgun.
For hunters who love the lightness of small gauges, F.A.I.R introduced a 28 ga over-under shotgun dedicated to stalking hunts and specifically to woodcock hunting. Weight is under 2.3 kg. Technical features include 62 cm barrels and 70 mm chambers with internal chrome lining, in order to maintain their performance over time.
IWA 2019 / New from F.A.I.R: Iside Prestige Tartaruga Gold in .28 gauge. The F.A.I.R Iside Prestige Tartaruga Gold side-by-side shotgun now also comes in 28 gauge. Featuring quality details such as a color case hardened receiver and a select walnut stock, it's light and easy to swing and its main intended use is stalking with pointer dogs.
Rottweil expands its Game Edition range with four new loads in 20/70 and one new load in 12/70. Each cartridge features muzzle velocities and shot loadingstailored for a certain species of game to “guarantee the best possible success” in hunting. They include duck, pigeon, pheasant and woodcock, respectively.
At the IWA in March 2019, GECO introduced a new all purpose cartridge for handguns: the GECO Action Extreme, designed for shooting , self-defense and hunting. Thanks to its excellent expansion behavior, the new ammunition should produce an unmatched stopping effect. We tested the new GECO bullet in 9 mm Luger on the firing range and we fired test shots into clear ballistics gelatin blocks. Watch …
Baschieri & Pellagri never forgot the 16 gauge, firmly believing in its comeback among hunters. The range of dedicated cartridges is therefore the most varied and complete on the market, including classic, short range, slug and semi-magnum loads dedicated to any type of wild game and hunting styles. Let's take a look at the available cartridges.
The long-established ammunition brand Norma from the far north started the year 2019 with an extensive update of its advertising presence featuring a new logo design. To this end, the Swedes presented a further development of their product catalog. The most exciting product among them is probably the new Bondstrike Extreme bullet, which offers world-class outstanding performance values, especially …
"Full performance from short barrels": with this claim the ammo manufacturer RWS advertises its brand new cartridge. But does the Short Rifle ammunition keep what it promises on paper? And what advantages does it offer? We took a closer look at the rifle cartridges in our exclusive video and introduced their features. Currently 5 calibers with different bullet options are available – classic and …
IWA 2019 / New from Baschieri & Pellagri: the Italian ammunition company extends its Big Game line, presenting three new buckshot loads to the European public. Dedicated to ungulate hunting and loaded with large pellets ranging in diameter from 8.6 mm to 9.1 mm, they feature high velocity and great penetration power.
IWA 2019 / New from GECO: Hexagon in .44 Rem. Mag., Action Extreme and Coated Competition Slugs. Hexagon ammunition, so popular with sports shooters, is now also available in .44 Rem. Mag. caliber. Furthermore, GECO introduces the Action Extreme, a handgun cartridge for hunting and self-defense. In the field of sporting shotgun shooting, GECO showcased the Coated Competition Slug Red 28 and Black …
Shaun Porter and his teenage son took a trip to Australia for an unforgettable hunting adventure on a working cattle station. They travelled for hours across the Northern Territory on dirt tracks, on the lookout for a unique scrub bull, and kept their wits about them for crocodiles, snakes and spiders.
An avid travel hunter, Warren Broad recommends New Zealand’s South Island for the high-altitude species of tahr and chamois. Preparation and physical fitness are vital to ascend 4,000ft+ into the Alps for a hunting experience that’ll challenge you mentally and physically like nothing else.
Jean Marc Coyault from the Ain Region, France, hunts deer and wild boar and eland in Sweden. He has hunted for years in Cameroon and South Africa and shares with all4hunters why the beauty and diversity of landscapes draw him back to Namibia to hunt with Ozondjahe Safaris. In these fascinating places you can hunt impala, blue and black wildebeest, oryx, baboon, zebra, duiker, cape eland, …
Latvia has large areas of forest and water, offering the hunter an abundance of hunting choices and species, from beaver to moose and capercaillie to pheasant. Autumn and winter are the best times to visit, temperatures can dip beyond -20, so you’ll need your best (thermal) hunting gear!
From 26-28 July, Hatfield House, Hertfordshire (UK), will host Europe’s largest countryside festival: hunting, fishing, shooting, falconry, gamekeeping, horses, dogs, gardens and much more, with events and exhibitions covering all three days.
Jason Rodd flew from London into Port Elizabeth, South Africa, to hunt plains game. Within hours of arriving at the Kudu Ridge Lodge, he was presented with opportunities to hunt waterbuck, Eastern Cape kudu, and eland. Africa’s variety and scenery make it a top destination for hunters.
Renato Brodar's interest in firearms lead him into hunting: shooting is a hobby and hunting in Slovenia is a lifestyle choice. Renato’s passion is to hunt chamois on the mountains tops, he’s a confident distance shooter and embraces the challenge of the harsh conditions and the opportunity to earn his quarry.
The Titanium series by the Polish manufacturer Delta Optical now includes 13 models. Among them, the new Titanium 4-24x50 HD with 4A-S reticle for hunting and 4A-SB reticle for long-range shooters, a real all-rounder suited to almost every hunting application. We’ve taken a look at this riflescope, which is available from 990 euro. In addition to interesting information, here on all4hunters.com we …
The latest addition to the Z8i riflescope family is designed to ensure excellent performance over long distances and versatility. Weighing just 23.5 oz / 665 g, it's also suited for mountain hunting and enables maximum detail recognition at all levels of magnification.
A quite affordable optic: it would not be fair to compare it directly with premium-class optics that cost seven times its price, but it must be said that all in all it doesn't look so bad in that comparison and it can easily give triple-priced binoculars a game.
First actual test of the revolutionary Pulsar Axion line of thermal monoculars: under review, the top of the line Axion XM38 model, featuring the highest performance from a 320x240 resolution sensor running at 50hz with 5.5x native magnification. Priced at about 2500 Euro, it’s also quite affordable
IWA 2019 / New from Leupold: Freedom RDS Red dot sight , LTO Tracker 2 thermal imaging device and Mark 5HD 7-35x56 and VX-5HD 4-20x52 / 7-35x56 High Power riflescopes. Here on all4shooters.com you can find the most important information about the new optical products from the US manufacturer.
IWA 2019 / New from Noblex: N6 riflescope series. The German Noblex Company surprised with a whole range of new products at the IWA 2019. Especially interesting is the N6 riflescope series with 6x zoom, 30 mm main tube diameter and three models: 1-6x24, 2-12x50 and 2.5 -15x56. At all4hunters.com we introduce them.
IWA 2019 / New from Swarovski: ST Vista, the absolute challenge. When we talk about weather resistance we don't think that some optics spend years outdoors, defying any kind of climate. They are the spotting scopers for outdoors and the Swarovski Vista represents the ultimate expression in terms of quality. A flagship product to celebrate the first seventy years of the Austrian company.
The Crispi Highland Pro are highly technological boots for hunting in wetlands. With a water-repellent leather and cordura upper, they are designed to offer full comfort and maximum water resistance, featuring a BOA millimetric closing system, shock-absorbing midsole and Vibram sole. The new CCF shock absorbing system ensures maximum stability and support.
The China-based company’s catalog includes tactical/hunting flashlights up to bicycle and signal lights, always using the most advanced technology available. Among the most interesting professional products, a multi-light hunting flashlight set and two handgun lights.
The Sequoia model is a hunting boot manufactured by Zamberlan and dedicated to those who hunt in the mountains and on the most demanding terrain during the winter season. It guarantees ruggedness, protection and full comfort both when walking and standing.
We have good news, especially for reloaders, but also for all hunters and sports shooters who want to buy inexpensive accessories. In the Czech Republic, we discovered STROBL.CZ, an online shop that sells and distributes all of this within the EU. At all4shooters.com we introduce STROBL.CZ to you and we show you why it is worth ordering there.
Among the many models available from Crispi, the Highland Mid boot is specifically designed for hunting in the most inaccessible and humid environments. It is in fact designed to achieve maximum impermeability, featuring a thermo-sealed protective gaiter with a double layer waterproof lining and an upper in water-repellent leather and Cordura for superior comfort.
A practical optics cleaning kit offered by a leading Austrian company in the field of maintenance products. Featuring an original tube packaging, it contains everything you need to perfectly clean lenses and riflescopes. It can also be used on smartphone screens.
Comfortable and rugged boots designed to safely face hard hiking and hunting days from hills to mountains: the Zamberlan Storm GTX boots are perfectly suited to those who walk long distances on uneven and rocky terrain. Breathability and waterproofness are among their best qualities. We tested them - watch our video.
The atmospheric film depicting the hunt for kudu in Namibia is entitled “Erongo – The grey ghost of the mountain”. Scheduled for fall 2016, Krieghoff has now released a trailer with stunning footage of the natural environment and the wild animals.
Soon the hunting horn will sound again to call the bay and catch dogs to hunt boar, with all the thrills the teams of hunters can expect to experience together, like this driven hunt in Tuscany filmed by Lugari video.
The barking of the hounds reveals to the hunter the secret world of the hare, from yelping to identify the hare's territory, to the barking that is unleashed as they track down their prey; the thrill of hare hunting that has captivated hunters for centuries.