Richard Atkins

Clay Shooting Magazine 135 is out now!

This issue of Clay Shooting covers the first big competitions of the season and gets stuck into a rich selection of features from the best in the business. Richard Atkins is takes a close look at the lovely Caesar Guerini

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Q and A

Let us know if you have any questions, we have the experts to answer them Worry over licence renewal Q: I am a keen clay shooter in my late 50s. My shotgun certificate is due for renewal soon and I

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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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New gear at IWA trade show

It’s hard to believe that IWA was already almost a month ago, but it was, and it’s been the talk of the gun trade ever since. So in case you’ve missed any news, we have something for you on the

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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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Budget clay shells

You needn’t shell out to get outstanding shells. Here we present a roundup of the most popular clay cartridges! With a huge variety of cartridges on offer, it can be hard to make an informed choice. Here, our cartridge expert

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Beware Buyer

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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Ask the experts!

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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