Technical

Magic Bore: Does it work?

Magic Bore was developed to remove heavy fouling now found in bigger barrel diameters, so Richard Atkins was keen to discover how it worked

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The benefits of prescription inserts in shooting glasses

James Marchington discovers there’s more to corrective shooting glasses than he realised. If you’re reading this then I take it that, like me, you wouldn’t stand a chance of hitting a target without glasses, or perhaps contact lenses. That’s fine,

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Mike Yardley’s positive shooting

Mike Yardley explains how he developed his successful Positive Shooting method and how you can put it into practice. Some 35 years ago, I decided I wanted to be a shooting instructor. I had already been shooting since I was

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Bryce explains correct gun-holding technique

Bryce Blandford-Corp explains how holding your gun properly will aid a good mount and swing, as well as reducing the effects of recoil As a newcomer to clay shooting, or just shooting in general, there’s a lot to think about,

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Richard Atkins on over-boring and fibre wads

Richard Atkins says you should think carefully before using fibre wad shells in an over-bored gun The recent public move against all things plastic has motivated some, no doubt well intentioned, folk to begin banning plastic wads at their shooting

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Jason Doyle on missing training

No-one likes missing, says Jason Doyle, but that’s why you should do it more often: so that you hit when it counts After taking a few weeks off shooting to recover from my neck injury I was hungry for action

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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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Showing some fibre

Hull Cartridge Company has introduced a fibre wad version of its popular Sporting 100 competition cartridges. Richard Atkins takes them to the proof house

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Semi-automatics for the people

Richard Atkins considers the strengths and weaknesses of the various forms of self-loading shotguns

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