Stuart Farr

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Let us know if you have any questions, we have the experts to answer them. Q: I have shot a second-hand Krieghoff 30” gun for DTL since h 2018. It came with ½ and ¾ chokes, and my best score with this

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Cabinet crisis

Legal expert Stuart Farr answers a reader’s question on shotgun cabinet capacity

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Ask the expert: moving madness

Stuart Farr answers questions on shotgun licenses and who they are affected by moving house

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Competition scams should be regulated

Q Earlier this year I came across a special offer being operated by a local trader that advertised a free prize draw. There was a simple multiple choice question (which I could easily answer) and the prize was a modest range of shooting accessories

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Processing Delays

Q I was recently notified by my local police Firearms Department that my shotgun certificate was due for renewal. I duly re-applied in good time and after a couple of days received an acknowledgement effectively telling me that due to

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Shooter power: vote with your feet

Q A couple of weeks ago, I went to a new local shoot I’d seen advertised and paid to shoot a 50-bird Sporting. I have to say the targets were awful. The traps malfunctioned almost continually. It seemed like nearly every other clay came out either broken or on totally erratic trajectories. In the end, I lost count of the number of ‘no birds’ I’d received. I got so fed up with the breaks in concentration that I packed my gun away and didn’t even bother with the last couple of stands.

When I complained, the refs were very dismissive. I asked for my money back and they basically told me to get lost. Do I have any legal rights in this?

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Grey Gun rights

Q I recently bought a shotgun through a registered dealer. But it has since developed a fault. Some of my shooting friends have warned me that it might be a grey import and so not covered by the manufacturer’s warranty. The gun was

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Starting on Air

Q I have been shooting clays now for 18 years and I’m delighted my son, who is 10 years old, has expressed an interest in coming with me to shoots and learning what the sport is all about. I will take him,

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