Dear Guru, I have a couple of questions about scope mounts, if I may. First, is it still as important to use super-sturdy mounts, even if you don’t shoot a springer? My new Daystate Revere is recoilless, so there’s no need for mounts than can withstand recoil, and these types of mounts are invariably more expensive, so is there really any need for them with a PCP?
My second question is about the gaps in the mount rings. Why do the experts always insist that these gaps are equal? Is it just a neatness thing, or is there a practical reason?
Thank you, Guru, and I hope I’m not being a pain!
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the magazine
ROLL OUT THE JUGGERNAUT!
Through exhaustive testing by its Accuracy Research Team (A.R.T), Daystate continues to develop its Rangemasterbranded airgun ammunition in collaboration with the world's fines pellet manufacturers. The latest launch is the Juggernaut - a .22/5.5mm calibre slug.
The Missing Link?
Our Guru explains the importance of fitting proper scope mounts … properly
Dave Barham reveals the long-awaited Sentry PCP from Lee Enfield Guns Ltd
W.A.R.R. On Covid!
Peter Yeats reflects on how times are changing for our beloved sport due to Coronavirus
On The Case!
Mark Camoccio delves inside the rather splendid Ogden’s Quick Slip Rifle Case
Home On The Range
Dave Barham explains the ins and outs of the extensive Rangemaster brand of pellets from Daystate
Gary C's HFT Report
Gary Chillingworth reports on the Mile Oak ‘Welcome Back’ Shoot and 2019 Southern Hunters
Jamie Chandler reveals how using decoys over stubble can bring excellent results when targeting pigeons, sometimes!
Mark Camoccio reveals how correct gun fitting can improve your marksmanship
Gary Chillingworth reveals the new Optisan Cp 10 x 32 and CP 3-12 x 32 scopes designed specifically for HFT shooters
From Here to Eternity
AT THE STATE’S NORTHWESTERNMOST TIP, TIME STANDS STILL, CIVILIZATION AND ITS ATTENDANT POLLUTIONS ARE SPARSE, AND QUIET CONTEMPLATION IS RIGHT AT HAND.
PLANNING A DIGITAL FUTURE
Digitisation has transformed the way industries operate, with businesses now required to innovate constantly. For Mountasser Hachem, CEO and founder of Monty Holding, the leap has been about seeking opportunities in fi ntech with ambitious plans to launch the “world’s largest digital bank”
Calling the right numbers
Standing apart and making a mark in the regional telecom industry has been challenging and yet rewarding, states Mountasser Hachem, founder and CEO of Monty Mobile
Monty ruffles some feathers
Celebrity is blasted as ‘ignorant’ by the garden industry
INSIDER: INTERVIEW WITH TOURAJ MOGHADDAM
He’s perhaps best known as the founder of Roksan Audio, and is now the man behind the Vertere Acoustics brand. We met Touraj Moghaddam to talk about all things hi-fi...
Garden guru Monty's celebration of the natural world
Gardening writer and broadcaster Monty Don shares his love of nature in his new book, My Garden World. Rachel Banham takes a look.
The frontier man
The writer and broadcaster on dogs with film presence and the lockdown recording process
Plenty More In The Tank
A slimline Colin Montgomerie gives us his thoughts on the modern game, his senior tour success and how he’s kept his competitive edge
GIN AND TONIC FOR YOU, SIR? WE GIVE YOU 47 REASONS TO SAY YES
A CRICKET - LOVING RAF OFFICER WHO FAILED IN WATCHMAKING, MADRAS CITY, A MONKEY FROM BERLIN ZOO AS BEST FRIEND, AND GERMANY’S FAIRY-TALE BLACK FOREST AREA... ALL THIS CAME TOGETHER TO MAKE MONKEY 47 THE WORLD’S CLASSIEST, COSTLIEST GIN. WE HAVEN’T STARTED ON ITS 47 BOTANICALS YET
MONTY DON ‘GARDENING IS GOOD FOR THE SOUL'
The expert opens up about mental health and what he’s learned about Japan’s masterful approach to garden design