How They Make the Red Dot in Your Scope

That little red dot – the illuminated reticle – has made riflescopes much easier to use. The technology behind it is staggering. We visit the Zeiss factory in Wetzlar, Germany, to find out how they make them – the finest red dots in the world. For more from Zeiss, go to This film was […]

Crow Hits the Pigeons over Wheat Stubble

Have a couple of hours to spare? When Andy Crow does, he gathers his gun and his decoys, and heads out to keep the pigeons under control. It is early autumn and today he sets up on wheat stubble. The pigeons come in high and fast, making it great practice for the pheasant shooting season […]

Fieldsports Britain – Shooting ‘Phigeons’

Andy Crow is out after pigeons this week – and he shows how a pest control day on pigeons can be great practice for pheasant shooting. Meanwhile, Charlie Jacoby is off to see how Zeiss make the finest red dots in the world – the illuminated dots that go into your rifle scope and light […]


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