New shooting products for February and March

It’s product launch season, so we have all the new kit that’s set to hit shelves soon! 

Wildcat SR 

The popular Wildcat auto-loading rifle is now available in a new suppressor-ready (SR) model. The Wildcat SR in .22LR features a 16 ½” barrel and ½”x28 TPI threaded muzzle that accepts most common rimfire suppressors and muzzle brakes.

This ambidextrous rifle also includes an integrated Picatinny sight rail, 10-round rotary mag with polymer body, metal feed lips and last round bolt. A knurled, threaded muzzle is also included. 

RRP $299
Winchester Firearms 
winchesterguns.com 
For more information on Winchester Ammunition, please visit winchester.com.

Franchi Horizon 

The updated version of Franchi’s Horizon rifle benefits from the same excellent design, quality and fantastic value for money but with a couple of useful new features. The rifle now has a detachable magazine and a fluted bolt, and as before it’s all backed by a seven year warranty.

The fluted bolt has the added benefit of reducing weight in the gun but also contributes to the smart aesthetics. And with the same ergonomic synthetic stock and blue barrel, this is a tough yet attractive rifle. A The Horizon range is currently available in .243, .270, .308, .223 and 6.5 Creedmoor 

RRP £730
GMK 
01489 579999
gmk.co.uk

Sako Powerhead Blade

Sako are taking the lead-free bullet discussion to the next level with the Powerhead Blade. Made from 100 per cent copper, the Sako Blade introduces a unique Tri-Blade tip that, together with five-stage bullet expansion architecture, expands the bullet even at the lowest impact velocities (long ranges and small game), while also ensuring high resistance against bone hits and close-range shooting situations. 

RRP £49.95 (box of 20)
GMK 
01489 579999
gmk.co.uk

X-Bolt Mountain Pro Bolt-Action Rifle

There are several standout features found on these new rifles, among them is the carbon fibre stock that is now ¼ lb lighter than previous versions and the innovative new Browning Recoil Hawg muzzle brake that reduces recoil up to 77 per cent.

Weather resistance is paramount with the stainless steel barrelled action available with either a Cerakote Burnt Bronze or Tungsten finish. A Picatinny bipod rail on the forend and thread protector are also included. 

RRP $2,399.99 – $2,459.99
Browning  | 01235 514550
browning.eu

Swarovski CL Pocket 

The CL Pocket is a folding compact binocular with exceptional optical quality. The high-precision optics guarantee that you can observe wildlife in a relaxed manner, without your eyes getting tired, while ensuring that you can still see every last detail.

The binoculars have a huge field of view, with outstanding edge-to-edge sharpness and high transmission—you are guaranteed high-contrast, sharp, colour-true images for unforgettable viewing. The CL Pocket is available in 8×25 or 10×25 magnification. 

RRP £650 
Swarovski Optik
01737 856812 
swarovskioptik.com

Swarovski EL Range 

Ten years after its launch, Swarovski now presents the EL Range with Tracking Assistant (TA), a new top-of-the-range binocular that seamlessly combines SwaroVision technology with digital intelligence.

The EL Range TA delivers razor-sharp images with precise distance and angle measurement, with a measurement range of up to 2,000 meters (2,187 yds).

The intelligent binoculars can be individually configured using a smartphone app and customized with the hunter’s own ballistics data. The new Tracking Assistant is a revolutionary feature that helps hunters to locate the target area, particularly in difficult terrain.

RRP £2,810
Swarovski Optik
01737 856812 
swarovskioptik.com

Highland Stalker Rifle

The new Highland Stalker Magnum Model is now available to order in .300 Winchester Magnum. Designed as a longer distance scoped rifle, it is three inches longer than the standard Highland Stalker, and features a 25-inch heavy sporter profile barrel.

As with each Highland Stalker model it features a flame blued extractor spring, bolt release spring and magazine follower. The new model features a 14 ¼”, oil finished grade five walnut stock, fitted with a red rubber recoil pad. Built on the traditional Mauser 98 action, the magazine has a capacity to hold 3+1 cartridges.

RRP £14,395 
John Rigby and Co 
02077 200757
johnrigbyandco.com

Laavu Polartec Thermal Pro Jacket

The Laavu Polartec Thermal Pro Jacket, pictured here in Military Olive, features an innovative design which combines material made from 77 per cent recycled polyester and 23 per cent natural polyester, to create a highly durable, pill resistant and fast drying layer. The fleece provides practical performance and warmth without adding excess weight.

Available from XS to 3XL.
RRP £169
Sasta UK 
07456 141666  
www.sasta.com

Key-point Active Boots 

If you are the person who likes to wear wellies all year round, then the Key-point active is the boot for you, made with a nylon lining, these boots featuring a self cleaning outside thread meaning your terrain stays where it is. These 18” boots come in sizes 7½ to 13½ (EU: 41-48) and are available from March 2021. 

RRP £99.99
Seeland 
www.seeland.com

Kahles Helia Binos

The new Helia S 42 binoculars 8×42 and 10×42 are sure to impress with their uncompromised focus on functionality, reliability, and handling. The new and efficient Helia S optical system with its specially developed lens compensation creates images that are rich in contrast and sharply contoured, optimally attuned for the field of hunting. Compact design and low weight along with optimised handling allow for effortless observation. 

RRP £1,250
Kahles (Swarovski Optik)
01737 856812
kahles.at 

Trail L/S Shirt 

Introducing the latest technology in tick proof clothing, the Trail range also featuring trousers, shorts, and t-shirt are impregnated with Tanatex insect shield, that keeps the bugs that normally bother you in warmer times at bay.

This includes ticks, mosquitos and  common flies. Although very lightweight, the clothes are made from a hardwearing ripstop material, but are designed to be exceptionally breathable and feature moisture wicking, making them perfect for stalking in warmer weather. 

RRP £84.99
Harkila 
www.harkila.com

Strike Extreme Jacket 

Built for challenging terrain the Strike Extreme jacket is designed to provide increased mobility featuring four-way stretchable areas, pre-shaped elbows, adjustable bottom with drawstrings and adjustable cuff with strap and Velcro to achieve the perfect fit.

Radio pockets with antenna support, chest pockets with concealed zippers, hand rest pockets and front pockets with box pleats and cover flaps provide a multitude of storage options for those who like to be hands free when they’re on the move. 

RRP £124.99
Deerhunter 
+45 7422 3520
deerhunter.eu

Browning Maxus II Autoloading Shotgun 

The new Maxus II, claims to be the most reliable, best handling, and smoothest operating autoloading shotgun on the market. The all-new stock design targets both a customised fit, as well as a smoother shooting experience.

The Chrome chamber and bore increase durability and corrosion resistance. The 1½” thick Inflex recoil pad is coupled with the new SoftFlex Cheekpad, both of which are designed to soften recoil against your shoulder and face.

Enhanced features include an enlarged trigger guard that is ramped for fast loading, oversized bolt handle and release that are easier to use and a traditional threaded magazine cap. 

RRP £1,250
Browning 
01235 514550
browning.eu

AK-74 CO2 Steel BB Rifle 

The Shooting Party have announced thelaunch of additional magazines for their AK-74 CO2 steel BB rifle, part of the ‘Brothers in Arms’ series of replica iconic 20th century combat weapons produced by Lee-Enfield (Guns) Ltd.

 “The rifles have the same dimensions as the originals, with a wooden body and weigh–in at a beefy 7lbs plus,” explains Mike Hurney, Director of The Shooting Party.

“Powered by a single 12 gram CO2 capsule which returns 40+ shots at 400-450fps, the rifles are field strippable, and have sights that are adjustable for both windage and elevation. The steel magazine holds 18 Steel 4.5mm BB’s. These unique rifles are a great tribute to our ‘Brothers in Arms.” 

Rifle SRP £249
Spare magazine SRP £59 
The Shooting Party 
01543 480 361
mike@shootingparty.uk 

Rogaland Dog Sport Jacket

This Rogaland jacket has been designed specifically for dog sport and is not only practical, versatile and durable, it looks amazing too! Features include radio clips, a whistle pocket and two integral zipper pockets that are lined to carry treats and treasures, which can also be unfolded for ease of cleaning.

In addition, there is a large centre back pocket that is suited to decoys or fallen game, two more for drinks bottles or training dummies and finally pre-shaped sleeves with adjustable cuffs to complete the style.

RRP £114.99
Deerhunter 
+45 7422 3520
deerhunter.eu

H&N Baracuda 18 Pellet in .22

Are you looking for a highly accurate, hard hitting medium weight pellet in .22 cal? An extremely versatile and consistent pellet? Clean, with tight tolerances in weight and diameter?

Your answer is the new H&N Baracuda 18. This is a pellet that’s perfect for target shooting, hunting and pest control in sub-12ftlb air rifles. The H&N Baracuda 18 pellets are available in the common head-size 5.52mm and are packed in secure screw-on tins of 200 – available now from your local retailer now. 

RRP £5.95 per tin of 200
John Rothery 
023 9224 5350 
bisley-uk.com

Eley Hawk Pigeon HV 

Eley Hawk has announced a highly effective and trusted load for woodpigeons—the Pigeon HV. Loaded in 32g No.6 shot and utilising specialist powder to extend range, the Pigeon HV is a truly versatile fibre-wad cartridge offering confidence when winter roost shooting or decoying. A new 70mm case ensures reliable and smooth ejection and the in-house blend of CSB powder provides a consistent velocity of 1377fps (420mps). 

RRP from £263.00 per 1000 (Boxes of 25)
Eley Hawk 
0121 352 3277
eleyhawkltd.com

Craftsman Collection 

Crosman has launched three new full power PCP’s from the iconic Benjamin brand—the Craftsman Collection – including the Akela, the Cayden and the Kratos. The Akela is available in .22 or .177 and features a shrouded barrel with integrated sound suppression.

The Cayden has a rotary magazine, with .22 12-shot and a ½” UNF screw cut. The Kratos is available in .22 and .25 and also features a shrouded barrel with built-in sound suppressor.

All models are designed with Turkish Walnut stocks, adjustable cheek pieces and trigger shoes, side cocking levers and Picatinny mounting rails. 

Akela RRP £399 (+VAT) 
Cayden RRP £366 (+VAT)
Kratos RRP £432 (+VAT)
Range Right 
01423 881919
sales@range-right.co.uk 

Night Master NM1 Hunting Lamps 

There are three new NM1 models—the CL, SL and XL. CL has the smallest head for shorter range work and XL has the largest head for long range illumination. The design of the NM1 lamps is centred around how shooters use lights.

When scope-mounted it makes sense for all functions of a light to be close to the user—i.e. at the back of the lamp. With the NM1 lamps users can do everything from the rear; switch on/off, adjust brightness, beam focus, set the IR indicator light and be notified of low battery power.

RRP from £119.95
NightMaster
01535 610 066 
tom@nightmaster.co.uk 

Night Master QMD 

Adjust the beam position of weapon-mounted flashlights in seconds with the new QMD multi-directional mount from Night Master. The QMD can be secured onto a Picatinny/Weaver rail with the side screw and its ambidextrous design means it can be operated with either hand. The QMD comes with two inserts; one to fit 25.4mm (1”) flashlight bodies and one to fit 30mm bodies.

RRP £39.95
NightMaster 
01535 610 066 
tom@nightmaster.co.uk 

Wedge EDC Light 

The new Wedge from Streamlight is a USB-C rechargeable everyday carry flashlight with a thin, compact design for deep pocket carry. Featuring an intuitive rotatable thumb switch, the Wedge provides two modes: 300 lumen Constant-On mode and 1,000 lumen momentary THRO (Temporarily Heightened Regulated Output) mode for maximum brightness. THRO mode delivers a 35-second burst over 110m and in Constant-On mode, it provides 300 lumens, with a beam distance of 69m and a three-hour run time.

SRP £110 
Streamlight
streamlight.com

Arxus Primo Nord LW Field Boot 

This natural rubber, unique next generation lightweight waterproof boot features a highly insulated 5mm Neoprene lining. Tested to perform at -20°c, the boots have a robust ripstop textile shaft and all-round locking strap for a comfortable supporting fit. The exclusive X-pattern high grip sole and removable EVA insole offer increased comfort and insulation. Available in Olive from size 4 to 11. 

RRP £260
Alan Paine 
01623 339002
alanpaine.co.uk 

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