Catapult King

Catapult King

We visit Joerg Sprave, top slingshot designer, King of the Catapults and all-round brilliant Bavarian at his home in Germany. He shows off some of his most outlandish slingshot designs (the Gatling, the saw-blade thrower) and tells us how he came to be the PR man for the new Hansel & Gretel film (you have […]

Gun show IWA 2013 + RUAG range day

Gun show IWA 2013 + RUAG range day

Check out the new shooting kit at Europe’s mega invitation-only gun trade show, IWA in Nuremberg. We are looking at: – Webley & Scott’s new cannon – Sauer 101 rifle – Blaser R8 Professional Success rifle – Browning T-Bolt rifle – RWS Evolution Green ammunition – Sauer 202 DownUnder – Zeiss Victory HT – RWS […]

Fieldsports Britain – Slingshot Special + IWA 2013

Fieldsports Britain – Slingshot Special + IWA 2013

We’re off to meet the king of the catapults. He is a hilarious Bavarian called Joerg Sprave who has come up with devices to throw spears and saw blades as well as being superbly accurate with ball bearings. He shows how to make and how to fire catapults, and explains his deep fascination for rubber. […]