The Rabbit Target

June 26th, 2018|Categories: Shooting Tips|Tags: , |

Bouncing bunnies have been known to zip across the terrain, hop, skip and jump. It is this unpredictability that makes the rabbit target a problematic one for many people. In this first issue of Lieske’s Target Tactics, we’ll discuss some tips and tricks to executing the perfect shot on that rascally rabbit. According to Pat, “people tend to misread the rabbit, particularly those on the ground, because rabbits appears faster than their true speed.” It is an optical illusion caused by their motion across a fluctuating background. In addition, due to rabbits being “flatter and thicker than your standard clay,” the force of friction tends to slow the rabbit faster than your typical 108mm. For these reasons, people tend to shoot in front of rabbits. To avoid shooting in front of the rabbit, Pat advocates that you tackle the rabbit with [...]

Caring for Your Kolar Shotgun

June 26th, 2018|Categories: Firearm Maintenance|Tags: , |

Though a Kolar shotgun is arguably the most dependable and reliable firearm known to man, you should take proper maintenance precautions to ensure that it will function flawlessly. As with any type of firearm, residue can collect. Carbon, dirt, powder, dust, and even grease buildup can lead to gun malfunctions. Luckily, these malfunctions can be avoided by keeping your shotgun properly cleaned, maintained and stored. Proper gun maintenance is a must for any responsible gun owner. Storing Your Kolar The gunsmiths at Kolar recommend that all Kolar shotguns be stored with the hammers dis-engaged. That being said, it is a good idea to release the hammers before you slip your Kolar into a gun sock or gun slip, or break it down into your hard case. To disengage the hammers, ensure that your firearm is unloaded and safe. Then, pull [...]