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Drawing Iron Curtains

THE LARGEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD COVERING ONE EIGHTH OF THE WORLD’S INHABITABLE LAND, Russia is steeped in history, war and violent political change. Today, low pay, idle or closed manufacturing capacity and a reliance on the export of oil

To Dream The EPOS-ible Dream

IN THE DYING BREATHS OF THE 20TH CENTURY computer users were finally freed from the shackles of telephone lines. The advent of wi- fi in 1999 gave rise to the wireless world we now know; featuring internet connectivity in everything

Vortex Crossfire

Country Sports Wholesales Vortex Optics Crossfire Red Dot is a lightweight, ultra compact and insanely fast-on-target aperture designed for close-range and general shooting. The daylight bright, 2-MOA dot is easy to acquire and encourages rapid engagements of targets. It can

Interviews

Saved By The Bell

Following a turbulent spell for BASC, stability looks to have been restored. Gun Trade News met the new CEO, Ian Bell, who now leads the association forward… Nestled in the shadows of a scaffolded Big Ben, the cinnamon club restaurant

Diamond Standard

As the Game Fair prepares to celebrate six successful decades, MD James Gower speak to Gun Trade News to share a preview on the future of the event… BRITAIN HAS COME A LONG WAY IN THE PAST 60 YEARS.The nation

Joining The Elite

Shaun Ellis is the man pushing forward Elite Optical Distribution, the distribution company that’s sprung out of Optics Warehouse – and he has big plans… If you had to name one sector of the shooting industry that’s more competitive than

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Star Spangled Bangers

Sporting a gun trade like no other, the US-of-A are currently enjoying  a fiscal boom. Roger Williams explains the state of trade across the Atlantic There are more licensed firearms dealers than coffee shops, grocery stores or pharmacies in the

GPs Say: Cough Up

A Home Office ‘betrayal’ over who pays for a certificate applicant’s medical report means shooters will have to pay more to keep their guns… THE PRICE OF SHOOTING IS SET TO INCREASE ONCE AGAIN after the Home Office u-turned on

Commonwealth of Opportunities

WITH THE COMMONWEAlTH GAMES KICKING OFF as Gun Trade News goes to print, what chance does shooting have of a glorious ‘summer of sport’, as we had in 2012? Wait… not summer. Spring of sport? Well, it’s really autumn in

Market Opportunities

SPONSORED: Market opportunity: Anglo Arms Cyclone

The Anglo Arms CYCLONE is a pistol crossbow with plenty of appeal and an attractive price tag too.

RC Excellence

Also new to the RC range is the RC4 Champion Excellence – RC’s Olympic medal winning cartridges. These are available in 24 and 28 gram loads and in shot sizes 7.5, 8 and 9.5. The cartridges are presented in a

Victory VI Sonic

The Victory V1 Sonic plastic wad cartridges are made for use by Sporting competition shooters. Victory say that they combine dense pattern and high speed for long-range targets. They have 16mm of brass, single base powder, and are available in

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