Richard Atkins

Testing two new 28g target loads

Richard Atkins tests two new 28 gram target loads, one fibre wad and the other plastic wad, from two of Italy’s leading brands First up, let’s look at the Fiocchi F3 fibre wad. Like the Lite Speed we reviewed here

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Is there a true all-round shotgun? The latest Q&A

Let us know if you have any questions – we have the experts to answer them Your clay shooting experts A true all-round gun? Question: I’m thinking of buying a 3½ in chambered semi-auto shotgun, having seen one at a

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Bioammo MM Rex review

Richard Atkins tests the Bioammo MM Rex cartridges which, for a premium, offer biodegradable wads and cases too. Most shooters are all too well aware that shotgun shooting is under growing pressure to improve its eco-friendly credentials. Moves against plastics in

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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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Jocker Bio Sport Competition review with Richard Atkins

Could this new fibre cup wad cartridge offer the clay busting performance you’re looking for, asks Richard Atkins  The cartridge world is taking the move to becoming ‘eco-friendly’ very seriously, and new and smaller brands are getting very much involved. Last

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Clay shotgun chokes – everything you need to know

Choke it up to experience: Richard Atkins gets to grips with the unsung hero of modern shotgun design, the humble, though now ubiquitous choke

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Shotgun buying advice from Richard Atkins

Richard Atkins offers a few purchasing pointers for novices that even experienced shooters would do well to remind themselves of. Purchasing a shotgun often creates a dilemma: should you buy a budget-priced new gun or an older gun from an

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Clever Grand Italia cartridge review

Richard Atkins puts Clever’s premium Grand Italia clay cartridges through their paces For years Clever cartridges have largely been associated with the top end of clay shooting. Founded by the Chiampan brothers back in 1952, the company was focused on

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Rio Target Load cartridge reviews

These two 21 gram clay cartridges from Rio offer tremendous performance and value for money, says Richard Atkins. The cartridges put through their paces this month are the lighter shot load versions of the Rio 28 gram Target Load cartridges we

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Fiocchi LiteSpeed cartridge review with Richard Atkins

Hang on to your hat – Richard Atkins has got his hands on the super-fast Fiocchi LiteSpeed clay cartridges. You can tell that clay shooting is a vibrant sport by the huge number of products that are available, whether that’s

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