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Finding the right first shotgun

It’s important not to rush into things when it comes to your first shotgun. Ben Cartwright recalls his quest for true love. In 2017-18 there were 9,696 shotgun licences issued by the Police. One of them was mine. Having secured

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Showing promise at IWA

Richard Atkins prowls through the IWA Outdoor Classics fair and pounces on the most exciting new clay shooting products In March each year for the past 46 years an ever-growing gathering of companies from around the world has been meeting

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Tim Greenwood on gun maintenance

Gun maintenance may not be the most glamorous part of shooting, but it is perhaps the most important. Follow Tim Greenwood’s maintenance routine At long last it’s here: the beginning of the clay-shooting season proper, heralded by the start of

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Lloyd Pattison on gun cleaning essentials

Lloyd Pattison runs through the products to properly clean and maintain your gun.  Gun cleaning. Some think it’s vital, others think it’s a waste of time. If you’re in the latter camp then this article is unlikely to change your

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Second-hand heroes with Richard Atkins

Richard Atkins continues his masterclass on what to look for when buying a second-hand gun. Recently we covered most of the basics of how to assess a second-hand shotgun with a view to making a purchase. We went over the

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Clay line up for Northern Shooting Show

The Northern Shooting Show has established itself as a key highlight in shooters’ calendars – and the clay line just keeps getting more impressive. The Northern Shooting Show is back for its fourth year on 11-12 May and will once

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New gear at IWA trade show

The UK gun trade was out in force at the 46th annual IWA Outdoor Classics exhibition in Germany from 8 to 11 March. It’s the leading European trade show for hunting, shooting and outdoor equipment. This year’s event attracted around

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ATA boosts Clay Shooting Classic with sponsorship.

ATA has given the Classic a big boost with six-gun sponsorship worth £6,500. Entries to the Clay Shooting Classic 2019 have been coming in rapidly since the event was announced, and we’ve already gone well past the point where we

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Halcyon Clays: Clay Shooting at University

University days stay with students for the rest of their lives, so what better time to introduce them to clay shooting? We hear about the experiences of new shooters at Oxford University. The Oxford University Clay Pigeon Shooting Club has

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Bywell Shooting Ground Holds Official Grand Opening

Bywell Shooting Ground, located in the heart of Northumberland, recently held an official grand opening event to celebrate their expanded gunroom, retail space and cartridge store. Since it’s inception in 1980, Bywell Shooting Ground’s business and commercial development has gone from

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