The autumn moose hunting
Consider the fall hunt for moose. Why autumn? Winter driven hunt for prey, more profitable to hold after the establishment of stable snow cover. It is easier to find animals,…

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As the boar was conquer America
The history of the discovery and colonization of new continents and territories by representatives of European civilization is inextricably linked to the migration of some species of domestic and wild…

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Hunting for a wolf on a privade
Any type of hunting requires a lot of time, money and their own labor. And even in this case, it will not always be prey. Too much serious opponents –…

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Rules for cleaning weapons

Cleaning weapons, let’s look at the nuances.
Remember, Leskov left-Hander asked me to tell the Tsar-priest that the soldiers did not clean their guns with crushed bricks? Vaughn when even in Russia they thought about the abrasive properties of ceramics and the correct technologies for cleaning weapons!
Seriously, not so long ago, in remote places, the trunks were simply “spilled” with boiling water, then driven off with a ruff and wiped dry. But don’t rush to accuse your ancestors of barbarism. This same operation is performed for modern Pneumatics for collective use in very advanced cases, when the barrel is so leaded that it does not take any chemistry and mechanical devices. Physics comes to the rescue: due to the difference in the coefficients of thermal expansion, lead flakes safely peel off from the steel. Continue reading

Passions around the VPO-208 self-loading carbine
Two seasons have been left behind since the publication of the article "VPO-208: non-standard "paradox". Smoothbore SCS with a 14-centimeter rifled part of the barrel caused a mixed reaction among…

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Autumn game hunting with stuffed animals and decoy duck
The majority of birds moving to wintering grounds, stopping periodically to feed safe waters, replenishing energy to continue the road. At this time, ducks have a highly developed flocking instinct,…

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The hunting of the hare
This type of hunting has a long tradition. Hunting for a hare is conducted, mainly because of dietary meat, skins and, of course, for the sake of the most-extremely fascinating…

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Traps for marten
A marten is a small animal whose habitat is a forest. The length of the body of this mammal belonging to the family of weasels, on average, is about fifty…

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