November 2014 Comp1

Huggett Competition Now Closed

Many congratulations to our Nov/Dec Huggett Competition winner, Ian from Pontypridd with winning entry 198. Well done sir! Ian has won himself a complete Huggett system complete with custom End Cap. A big thank you to Huggett Precision Products, Huggett Custom End Caps, and everyone who took part. Click here for Huggett, and here for Custom End Caps

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Wolverine News From Daystate

Wolverine Hi Lite (480cc Carbon Bottle) will be available in UK and worldwide via RFD special order from Friday 3rd October 2014. Expect to see an additional 80 12 ft/lbs (average) shots compared to 400cc bottle. The Wolverine Hi Lite should not be confused with the HiLite .303. The (Wolverine Hi Lite) is effectively a Type B sporting a lightweight carbon bottle, and good looks while increasing shot count.

Additionally the Wolverine Type C full Walnut Stock option will be available from early November 2014 via special order only through RFD. This option will incorporate 200cc air tube available as Carbine. See more detail and pricing here

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Wolverine Forester Limited Edition

Based on Daystate’s acclaimed Wolverine C type the Wolverine Forester is the latest in a long line of highly successful Limited Edition rifles released by Daystate and is the first Limited Edition for 12 months.
The Foresters stock takes several design cues from the Wolverine 303 with it’s unique stock design that has been, so far, only available on the export 303 calibre model. The new Wolverine Forester also incorporates the laminate and engraving styles from the Huntsman Forester of 2 years ago, a rifle that sold-out almost as fast as they were delivered.
In common with the last Forester  Limited Edition, the rifle is…. Click here for full press release

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New Zealand

Daystate at the New Zealand World FT

Hot news from the World FT championships in Wellington New Zealand. Daystate shooter Richard Beaugie came second overall with a score of 136 – the same actual score as the match winner! Richard also won the veteran championship using his Daystate Mk4 Target.

Steve Franklin, who has also been supported by Daytstate at the match and was also shooting a MK4 target came in just one point behind – which after a shoot off put him into a credible 6th place.

Given that the match attracts the best shots in the world and that many of the rifles they were competing against were custom build dedicated match guns, costing many thousands of pounds, Richard and Steve’s achievements with standard out of the box MK4s is a fantastic result...

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Ken & Simon Gibbon

A rare treat!

Staff at Daystate had a rare treat the other day when Daystate founder Ken Gibbon visited the new Daystate factory accompanied by his Son Simon Gibbon, also a former member of the Daystate team.

Ken was the driving force behind creating the company 36 years ago and his legacy is still very much in evidence today, not least in the Daystate logo – which Ken designed!

Ken has promised to share some early articles on Daystate which we will post as soon as they arrive. More here

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Lowther Show 2014

Another very successful Lowther Show with pictures. Big thanks go out to Daystate Ltd for the kind loan of all equipment, stand and rifles, Jack Pyke, Plinkshot for targets, and the same to our volunteers Christian, Leon, Jake, Hagen, Justin, Matt, Kenny and PRSG tent Sarah, Julie, Gary, and Pam who worked tirelessly throughout. Special thanks to Leon who again made the early Saturday morning trip to help us all out.

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What could this be?

To E or not to E, that was the question! Or more to the point when as it was likely to be a natural progression. Well, that question may of been answered! More

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Daystate Facebook Grand Giveaway

Daystate LTD are pleased to announce their biggest prize giveaway yet!
Exclusively for our Facebook members up for grabs is a Daystate Huntsman Regal, Plus – thanks to MTC optics, a Genesis UL 3-9×40 AMD,
To enter simply comment your preferred calibre, .177 or .22.
See here for more info

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Daystate Rachel ties the knot

Our very own Rachel from Daystate ties the knot with the fine and upstanding Paul Eyre.

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June Comp-s

June Free To Enter Competition Now Closed

Many congratulations to our June Competition winner Airwolf1 with winning entry 392. Well done sir!

A big thank you to Jack Pyke and Daystate for their kind donation of prizes, and of course everyone who took part.
A new competition will be announced in the not too distant future. See here for comp prizes

Click here for Jack Pyke, and here for Daystate

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