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Shotgun maintenance: How to clean your gun at home

In the latest edition of our series on how to clean your gun at from during lockdown, we’re moving onto the receiver and action. The receiver houses the mechanisms that lock down the barrels to form a strong, serviceable unit,

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How to clean your gun at home

With shooting on hold, Richard Atkins is back with more tips on how clean and maintain your gun while at home. This time, Richard Atkins is looking at Extractors/ejectors and woodwork. Browning and Miroku guns, like the one shown here,

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Gun maintenance tips: How to clean your gun at home

With shooting on hold, Richard Atkins explains all the best gun maintenance tips you can use to clean your gun at home, and get to know it better in the process. Today, we’re starting with the set up and then

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Ethan Lowry on hand-eye coordination

Ethan Lowry on the importance of developing strong hand-eye coordination to enhance your shooting prowess Clay shooting actually involves more of the senses than people may think. You’re holding the gun (touch), watching for the clay (sight) and listening for

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How to improve your gun swing and keep fit

Stuck at home unable to get out shooting? Becky McKenzie has some advice on practising your swing and keeping fit. Many of us are now unable to get out to a shooting ground, whether for a registered Sunday shoot or

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Gun stocks: Why walnut is the ultimate material

James Simon delves into the mysteries of walnut and discovers why this unique timber is prized as the ultimate material for gun stocks. Walnut possesses a number of qualities that make it the ideal material for gun stocks. Its exquisite,

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CORONAVIRUS: British Schools and Young Shots postponed until September

UPDATE: The British Schools and Young Shots has been postponed until September 26th due to coronavirus. The British Schools & Young Shots Championship is the big one for individual young shots and school teams from around the country, with categories

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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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Don’t miss the GTA Gunmaker’s Marquee at the Northern Shooting Show

Visitors to the Northern Shooting Show with an interest in the skills needed to build the finest guns will be in for a treat as the show in May will host the Gun Trade Association Gunmakers’ Marquee. The area will

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Beginners guide to getting your shotgun licence

It’s time to get your first shotgun – but first you’ll need to apply for a Shotgun Certificate. James Marchington explains how. Last month we looked at how you might take your very first shots with a shotgun at a

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