November 2017 - Australian Shooter

John McDougall reviews the GK01 Sporting 12-gauge over-and-under shotgun from Turkish manufacturer Radikal, while John Hill treats himself to a good birthday present in the form of a Savage Model 16 FCSS Weather Warrior rifle chambered in .223 Remington. SSAA-LA’s Kate Fantinel explains that gun murders are driven by poverty and inequality, not gun availability. Peter Bindon tries out a set of folding Walther Pro knives, Geoff Smith tracks his bullets with the Labradar chronograph and Con Kapralos takes a look at down the SIG Sauer Tango6 5-30×56 scope. Alek Wadi reconnects with the Berthier Mousqueton Mle M16 French service carbine, RF Noonan explores the surprising history of his ‘American’ Lithgow No.1 Mk III and senior correspondent John Dunn is impressed with Browning’s T-Bolt Mossy Oak Bottomlands rifle. Communications Officer finds out how junior shooter Nick McConnell went at the SSAA 2017 National Junior Challenge.