August 2018 - Australian Shooter

Iconic bushman Lu Cervi looms large in the August edition of Australian Shooter as our correspondent Mick Chapman joins him to track deer in the revered hunter’s home state of Victoria. And Scott Mitchell also has deer as his target after painstaking work to revamp his rifle with Swan barrels.
On a historical note, Ivo Dimitrov outlines the evolution of Germany’s MP40 wartime firepower, while Rod Pascoe is another writer stepping back in time to document the role SSAA members played in helping the Mulwala Explosives Factory produce commercial powders for sporting shooters. Another fascinating tale comes with Sam Garro unravelling the 140-year journey of an 1879 Alexander Henry 12-bore double rifle.
Under review this month are GC Precision Developments’ CWS rifle, the Grand Power handgun by Roxor, the Australian Tactical Precision cheekrest wins Steve Hurt’s seal of approval while Ben Unten checks out the HyperPod II bipod.
An update on items in the SSAA online shop and some enticing prizes on our competition page round things off nicely.