Ammo Factory Fire In Murrabit Affects Shooters Worldwide – Country News

The second information broke that Woodleigh Bullets had burnt down, its merchandise had been flying off cabinets worldwide.

The husband and spouse enterprise in Murrabit is a specialist producer of conventional and uncommon calibre projectiles for traditional looking and double rifles.

Geoff McDonald established Woodleigh Bullets within the mid-Nineteen Seventies after gaining a ardour for water buffalo looking within the Northern Territory.

After practically 40 years perfecting his craft, on November 27 a hearth began within the workshop.

NSW Rural Fireplace Service has dominated the reason for the hearth as ‘undetermined’ as a result of the depth of the blaze was so robust it incinerated any clear trigger.

Inventory Lock Vintage Arms proprietor Roger Mowbray runs Northern Shooters Provides out of his Katandra West retailer and is considered one of Woodleigh Bullets’ largest distributors.

“The hearth could have a dramatic impact as a result of Geoff was manufacturing all of the projectiles for large sport rifles each regionally and internationally,” Mr Mowbray mentioned.

“There's now a vacuum within the projectile market. As quickly because the information broke out, the consumers hit me actually laborious and I bought out of practically the whole lot and that’s occurring with all Woodleigh distributors.”

Woodleigh Bullets manufactures the projectiles that go inside rifle ammunition.

They're extremely widespread in Australia amongst pig, buffalo and deer shooters and are stocked by gun shops throughout Africa, Scandinavia, Germany, the UK, North America and New Zealand.

“Not everybody could make these projectiles,

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