The Range Officers Handbook Book Review
by Nick Harvey
( Nick Harvey Gun Editor of Sporting Shooter Magazine and the author of Practical Reloading Manual)
The name Ron Owen is well known to the majority of Aussie shooters as an indefatigable fighter for shooter’s rights. At one time he was the owner of ‘Owen Guns’ which had five retail shops and an importing and wholesaling distributorship prior to the introduction of John Howard’s draconian Gun Laws. Today, Ron has but one shop in Gympie Qld, where he is the Vice President of the Gympie Pistol Club and President of the Cooloola Range Complex Association. For many years he published a magazine called Lock, Stock and Barrel.
Ron Owen has a comprehensive background in the shooting sports starting in England when he was 12 years old. He joined the British regular army at 15 and competed in the regimental rifle team …