I had the opportunity to purchase a Webley Raider in .22 at a very attractive price, so you know “I had” to have it. I don’t know why my wife rolls her eyes every time she hears that plaintive statement of need, but who can say why women react they way they do!? I decided to take the gun out to the Mojave desert for a jackrabbit hunt, to see how it would perform. I drove out into the desert following the utility access roads that crisscross large tracks of the outback. Using the floor mat from my rented SUV to protect the gun, I used the Hill pump to charge the gun. I pumped the gun up to the 190 BAR sweetspot stated in the users manual. The area had a lot of Barrel cactus, cholla, and brush for the rabbits to hang out under. This terrain was somewhat more hilly than where I normally hunt, which gave me the opportunity to glass the flats from on up high. I didn’t see as many rabbits in this area as I’d expected, but as if to compensate, I was able to see them before they saw me because of my elevated position. I typically trip over a couple for everyone I sneak up on. It was a little weird that the only sound across the desert was the high power line buzzing away over my head. At the end of the day I had managed to put a couple ofRead More →