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19.03.14

Hunting Magic Moments

Be it elk hunting in Sweden, wild boar night hunting or chamois hunting in the mountains - hunting was and will always be about magic moments - the "Hunting Magic Moments". That's the title of our new magazine which shows how multidimensional and fascinating hunting really is. We were on tour with professional hunting experts and can tell you some exciting stories. What they all have in common: their favorite rifle is the Helix. These "Hunting Magic Moments" are now online - for browsing, reading and for anticipation of the next hunting adventure.

>> read "Hunting Magic Moments"

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10.12.13

The Helix in "Wild Boar Fever 5"

„Wild Boar Fever“ is probably the most popular hunting movie in recent years. The fifth part of the cult film series once again shows impressively big wild boar. But the Merkel Helix plays a prominent role this time: hunters used different models of the bolt-action rifle for this movie. Thus the Helix could uphold its reputation for extremely fast straight-pull bolt action. >> Trailer on youtube – from now on “Wild Boar Fever 5” will be available in stores. A longer special edition of the trailer is shown on the Hunters Video website. All you need is a free registration.

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04.04.13

Brand new Helix models on IWA 2013

Three brand new Helix models named Noblesse, Alpinist and Sportster attracted at the IWA tradefair in Nuremberg great interest. Merkel has developed a functional modular system around its intuitive linear bolt-action rifle. Thanks to the take-down system each Helix can be optimized for different purposes in a few steps. For example by offering different stock and barrel variations: Elegant wood, thumbhole stock, or more robust and lightweight plastic with adjustable cheek piece. Merkel offers additionally new barrel versions in all Helix calibers - particularly fluted and semiweight versions. The news brochure is now available for >>scrolling or >>download.

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29.08.12

The ultimate shooting system

Nick Harvey from the Australian Sporting Shooter magazine has tested the Helix. In a three-page-report he explains, that he ist impressed by accuracy, flexibility and intuitive handling of the new rifle concept.

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19.11.10

First impressions

About 200 hunters took already part to the Helix Challenge to test the performance of our new bolt action. We group their first reactions together in a small video. The pictures and comments show us well the rapidity and the precision of this new star.

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07.07.10

Merkel Cup 2010

Dear cup’s participants and dear guests,

Thank you all for taking part to this event. This year, the competition was a real success again. A success which hadn’t be possible without the competitors, referees, voluntaries, the shooting range’s team and our sponsors ( Frankonia& Analytik Jena / Docter Optik Eisfeld)
It is for this reason that we will organize the same competition next year. You can already find the registration form of our website.

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