HOWA ‘BOUT THAT ?

Japanese firearm manufacturing giant Howa Machinery Limited released their first commercially available rifle at the 1967 Chicago SHOT Show.The Golden Bear model became extremely popular and soon dispelled any doubts about the quality of firearms manufactured in the East. Fast forward a few decades, one realises their Model 1500 has become one of the great […]

We are OPEN for Emergency Personnel

Specialised Weapons & Ammunitions Trading Company (SWATCO) has been granted an essential services permit in-line with assisting the private security sector, Metro Police Services, South African National Defense Force and the South African Police Services. Conditions of trading: A copy of your essential services certificate must accompany you to the store A copy of your […]

LAMENT FOR A LOCKDOWN – PART TWO

As the lockdown has been extended for a further two weeks I thought of some additional projects that will further cement domestic bliss as well as endear you to your neighbours. Firstly, as promised last posting I want to share some reloading data using houshold cleaning chemicals. Being fresh out of scouring powder I had […]

LAMENT FOR A LOCKDOWN – PART ONE

“Definition:”Shack nasties”-irrational behaviour coupled to prolonged periods of indoor confinement”. By now most law-abiding South Africans have become misanthropic recluses….rarely leaving home, with forays to your supermarket taking on the danger of an expedition to the North Pole. You have cleaned your collection of firearms umpteen times, conjured up yet ANOTHER dessert recipe using corn […]

NHSA SETTLES URGENT AMNESTY COURT CASE WITH SAPS

Credit: NHSA Dear Member, The urgent court interdict in the Pretoria High Court to set the firearms amnesty aside, has this morning been settled with the Minister of Police and with the National Commissioner of Police (see our Newsletter in tis regard – https://natshoot.co.za/nhsa-info/newsletters/nhsa-newsletter/2019/vol-15-30 ). The agreement was made an order of court. The application was settled […]