November 2015 - Australian Shooter

Kate Fantinel examines three court cases involving the illicit use of firearms where the sentencing was surprising light, while Assistant Editor Dave Rose puts the spotlight on a fantastic SSAA venture aimed at helping service personnel with post-traumatic stress disorder via outdoor support therapy. Rod Pascoe takes a look at the history and future of clay target manufacturing and use, and John McDougall reviews the Bettinsoli X-Trail Camo over-and-under shotgun. Also up for review is the Steyr Mannlicher Pro Hunter Stainless rifle, the Axarquia knife from J&V Adventure Knives, and two X-Sight night-vision sights from ATN. Matthew Fox and his dad head to Queensland in search of trophy red deer, Craig Jensen introduces a ‘newbie’ mate to pig and goat hunting, and Royce Wilson researches the Swedish Mauser M96 and M38 military surplus rifles.