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Sportsman Gun Centre partners with Great British Shooting Awards

Sportsman Gun Centre has announced its support of the Great British Shooting Awards, taking place on Saturday evening at the British Shooting Show.

Eley Hawk goes bio with new wads

Eley Hawk aims to boost the environmental credentials of shooters with its VIP steel shot cartridges with new dissolvable and degradable wads. Made with entirely organic, non-toxic materials, the new Pro Eco wad dissolves in 24 hours in water –

ATN appoints Highland Outdoors as distributor

Highland Outdoors have announced that they will take on exclusive distributorship of ATN to the United Kingdom. Effective as of 8 February, the Lutterworth-based distributor now supplies all ATN’s products to the UK gun trade, including the X Sight day-night

Interviews

The Fun of the Fair

Ian Harford is a man with many feathers in his cap. He is the MD of Realtree’s international operations, online TV presenter, content writer for brands such as Deerhunter, and honorary treasurer of the Gun Trade Association. Oh, and then

Rub of the Green

In an age where we are all trying to purge our homes of manmade plastics and constantly obsessing over natural products and their provenance, not many people realise that the humble Wellington boot offers consumers yet another chance for mindful

Voice Of The Trade

Tucked in the shadows of Tewkesbury Abbey, you will find the headquarters of the Gun Trade Association. Nearby, Simon West is getting used to his new position as Director of the Association. It has been just three months since he

Comment

Stuart Farr’s ‘fly on the wall’ observations of goods and services

When it comes to trade deals, Stuart Farr says that sometimes it’s difficult to work out what the fuss is all about. Do we need them? If so, why? I confess the constant reference to them makes me wonder where

Taking the Mickey

According to all the film critics, 2019 is going to be the year of Disney. They’re bringing out a whopping 10 potential blockbusters in the space of 12 months, most of which are either sequels to, or remakes of, films

Arabian Arms

According to the popular press, Saudi Arabia is a country run by a royal family who murder reporters, flog drinkers and adulterers and bribe UK defence contractors. A more measured tone reveals that Saudi Arabia is an oil-rich, middle-eastern country,

Market Opportunities

Konus M30 1.5-6×44

This 1.5-6×44 optic is the perfect choice for the no-nonsense hunter. It ticks all the boxes for close and mid-range pest control as well as larger animals should the need arise. A versatile and affordable unit, this scope is made

FLIR Scout TK

Thermal imaging gear has long been regarded as being prohibitively expensive but this monocular from FLIR brings serious tech closer to the budget of the average shooter. It’s a great tool for covert observation, enabling light-free reconnaissance before creeping within

Seek Compact Pro

The Seek Thermal Compact PRO is designed to plug in to most smartphones, converting them into a handheld thermal imaging device. Coupled with the free Seek Thermal app, it brings thermal imagery to a whole new platform – and with

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