Mark Ripley tests the HIK Micro Alpex scope from Scott Country

Mark Ripley, or 260Rips on YouTube, is best known for shooting foxes at long range on the Sussex Downs. Today, though, he’s after rabbits, testing the HIK Micro Alpex day-night scope on an old CZ .22 rimfire. The Alpex sits well on the rifle. It’s the same shape and size as a regular optical scope, […]

Lead ammo ban will dash Olympic hopes The Westminster government’s new, heavy handed approach to banning lead pellets and bullets will be a disaster for rimfire and airgun shooting. That’s the conclusion of the National Smallbore Rifle Association, GB governing body for disciplines using this ammunition, many of which are Olympic sports The NSRA says a lead ban could be disastrous […]

Precision Rifle Shooting hits Bisley The Precision Rifle Shooting guys and girls head for the home of British shooting, Bisley. Find out how they get on. For more about the Bergara Premier HMR Pro, go to To find a PRS competition near you, contact the GBPRA via Facebook More about target shooting:

Which UK shooting organisation for you in 2023?

Here’s our rundown of the insurance offer from the top 12 shooting organisations you can join  in the UK (full annual membership price in brackets): BASC (£85) gives you £10 million of public liability, employer liability, product liability and personal accident cover, but no legal cover. The GWCT (£105) offers £10 million public and product […]


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