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Exhibitors gearing up for The Game Fair at Ragley

The Game Fair at Ragley Hall on 29-31 July is set to be a great opportunity for exhibitors to promote their shooting, hunting and sporting supplies.

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Moving on up

The rise to ascendancy of Longthorne Gunmakers shows that quality will always win out. Colin Fallon gets a sneak peek inside their new premises in Northampton – and sees everything that the 150-mile displacement has given them.

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“Internal employment issues” under investigation at BASC

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation has admitted it is investigating “certain internal employment issues” but denied any of its staff have been escorted from the premises. The UK’s largest shooting organisation has moved quickly to douse the flames of controversy,

Interviews

Gill Peters, Range Right

Doing it Right

It’s been a full score of years since Range Right first started up business. Since then they’ve become one of the UK firearms trade’s most notable wholesalers, enjoying exclusive trade deals with Sabatti, CRKT and Kral & Beartooth. Gun Trade News catches up Gill Peters, the driving force behind the company.

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Moving on up

The rise to ascendancy of Longthorne Gunmakers shows that quality will always win out. Colin Fallon gets a sneak peek inside their new premises in Northampton – and sees everything that the 150-mile displacement has given them.

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Trade Secrets: SETAC

Are gun dealers failing to comply with firearms laws, explosives regulations and health-and-safety requirements? Danny Kay of SETAC tells GTN what pitfalls retailers commonly fall into – and how to avoid them Everyone knows the gun trade is constricted by

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On Air: Brand Management

Airgun Shooter editor, Nigel Allen, looks at how branding is becoming an important part of the airgun industry. The word ‘brand’ is one of those corporate buzzwords that has changed in its application down the years. Derived from the iron-branding

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Money Talk: A spectator’s view

Roger Williams takes stock of the latest headlines and deduces what we can conclude about the UK’s current economic situation. Keynes, the famous British economist, once said in rebuttal: “When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you

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Money Talk: Looking forwards

Roger Williams looks at how 2016 has started for global and domestic economies, and how British RFDs can prepare for the year to come. At the beginning of each year, writers on markets, economics and business either congratulate themselves on

Market Opportunities

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Crosman Phantom Mk II

Following the success of the Phantom air rifle, Crosman have now launched the Mk II version. Built on the same solid action, the Mk II features a new robust synthetic stock with rubber butt plate, a fully shrouded barrel for

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Swarovski X5i

Designed specifically for long range shooting, the new Swarovski X5i riflescope offers high quality optics with precision and consistency, with 10 brightness levels. The scope is available in 3.5-18×50 and 5-25×56, both with 1/4 and 1/8 MOA impact point adjustment and

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Nova Vista range

The Shooting Party, exclusive UK distributors of Nova Vista, has announced it will be showcasing the range at the Midland Game Fair, 19-20 September at Weston Park. The Nova Vista range comprises military-styled gas ram and multi-stroke pneumatic (MSP) or

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