Entries by I J Larivers

US RANGE OFFICER KILLED

This very sad incident is one of only two I have ever heard of where a person was shot and killed on a Practical Pistol range; there was an occurrence in 2017 in Canada where an IPSC competitor accidentally shot himself and died. Unlike USPSA, who are to be commended for their forthrightness here, the […]

BUSH ART

ORIGINAL DAVE CHRISTENSEN PHOTOGRAPHS There are many to choose from, all striking glimpses of the African bush! Backed 36cm x 54cm, ready for framing. ORIGINAL IAN HENDERSON BAOBAB PAINTING From Ian’s 50th birthday on top of Ngomakurira. Framed, 450cm x 580cm. $2,000.00.

GLOCK FOR SALE

Glock Generation 2 Model 23, .40 S&W, sold with 2 x 13-round magazines, magazine loader, Kydex IWB holster, ‘Sticky’ Holster, torch and laser attachments, Tritium night sights, and factory and aftermarket trigger assemblies, cartridge cases and some ammunition. $2,000.00

STRONGHOLD IS IN THE PROCESS OF JOINING TRACE!

TRACE International TRACE International is a 501c(6) non-profit business association founded in 2001 to provide multinational companies and their commercial intermediaries with anti-bribery compliance support. TRACE is financed by its members and does not accept any government funding. It leverages a shared-cost model whereby membership dues are pooled to develop anti-bribery compliance tools, services and […]

WHAT ARE “OUTLAW” SHOOTING SPORTS? by I J Larivers

First, some background. There are a number of world bodies which administer various shooting sport disciplines. The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) regulates the Olympic disciplines. The International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) is the best-known administrator of the “practical” shooting sports, though other bodies, like the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) have large numbers of […]

CURRENT UPDATE ON CENTRAL FIREARMS REGISTRY

Central Firearms Registry has been affected, along with the rest of the country, by COVID-19. Ths has resulted in temporary closures of the Registry from time to time, together with personnel having to operate on a skeleton staff system. On top of this, the computerisation process is still a work-in-progress. In addition, CFR has introduced […]

THE MR X FILES – BOPHUTHATSWANA ROADBLOCKS

When Hans Koenig and I worked in Bophuthatswana, the resources were very basic. But eventually we managed to acquire a pool of vehicles, SSB radios and proper weapon systems instead of whatever was in the office safe, but it took time. We never really managed to set up what I would consider as a great […]

TAURUS .357 MAGNUM

Used stainless steel 6″ Taurus .357 Magnum revolver for sale. Adjustable sights, full length underlug and ribbed barrel, and comes with a high-quality soft carrying case. $850.00.