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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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Richard Atkins discusses getting the best value for money on your first gun

Price and performance; should one have to give way to the other? Does paying more really buy you more? Richard Atkins navigates the perilous waters that surround a shooter’s first gun purchase.  Buying a shotgun, especially your first, can be

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What are the best premium clay competition cartridges?

As far as Richard Atkins is concerned, it’s not just a pretty case. Here, he runs through the best premium clay competition cartridges that he saw last year. We have all been there when selecting our next batch of cartridges,

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Clay shooting basics: How to survive your first registered shoot

Bryce explains how you’ll know when it’s time to step up to a ‘real’ competition, and what to expect

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Ask the experts: Should I use plastic or fibre wads?

Do fibre wads make such a big difference? Could my scores suffer if I start to use them?

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Ask the experts: Do 21-gram cartridges punch above their weight?

Some say that light load cartridges “punch above their weight”. Is that true? And if so, why is that?

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Ben Husthwaite: Straight Talking

Ben Husthwaite guides us around the anatomy of a 100-straight

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Interview: Southdown shooting grounds owner Shaun Miller

Running a clay ground’s easy, right? Or maybe not. Ben Lycett talks to Southdown owner Shaun Miller to find out what it takes to succeed

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Q&A: Bothersome lenses affecting your score?

Opthalmologist, Ed Lyons, offers a few options to shooters who are short sighted and having problems with their lenses drying out

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Q&A: How long does it take to receive a shotgun licence?

Our experts answer your most pressing clay shooting queries…

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