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Merkel Rifle Shooting Range Experience Day

Merkel Rifle Shooting Range Experience Day

Shooters from across Kent and Sussex put the Merkel Helix Speedster to the test on an action-packed charity range day with sporting journalist and pro-hunter Tim Pilbeam. 

Shooting sports journalist Tim Pilbeam hosted a one-off rifle shooting charity event on his range in South East England. Participants were able to demo the Merkel Helix Speedster in exchange for a charitable donation to help Tim to raise money for a childrens' hospital that looked after his grandson, Max, who was born prematurely.

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The shooters were able to sharpen up their rifle shooting skills from 50m to 300m on a wide variety of tricky reactive animal targets. These included a running pig and an infamously tricky bolting rabbit.

Lucky participants also walked away with a variety of top-notch sporting kit. Viking Arms are proud to have donated Splatter Shot Targets, Pro-Shot rifle cleaning kits, 3HGR rifle slings and the loan of a Merkel Helix Speedster rifle fitted with a Leupold scope for the event.

Tim was aiming to fundraise £2000 in donations but he is now edging towards £3000. You can still donate by visiting: 

To go hunting with Tim Pilbeam or to arrange range training days visit his Facebook page and send him a message.

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