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Gun of the week – Perazzi High Tech 2000

This week’s gun of the week is the Perazzi High Tech 2000. A celebration of their unrivalled history in Olympic shooting competitions and in honour of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Perazzi have produced the High Tech 2020 Buying a Perazzi

Eley launch new custom clothing packs

Retailers can now get their hands on a range of brand new Eley branded technical clothing, thanks to the company’s new retail packs. Officially launched this March, the pack consists of round neck t-shirts, polo shirts in two colour-ways, sprint

Clean as a whistle

GTN brings you a clean sweep of gun cleaning essentials. Maintaining any rifle, shotgun or airgun is essential practice for any shooter. Poorly maintained fi rearms will accumulate excessive fouling and dirt within the barrel and receiver, which can not

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

On the flipside with Stuart Farr

Even with all the current political unrest, legally, The Brexit deadline is still 29 March, which means that Stuart Farr will finally be able to give up international trade predictions for lent. The last few months have seen some pretty impressive

Cashing Czechs

Roger Williams explores the potential of dealing with a former Soviet nation: the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic emerged from the tank-shod heel of Soviet-backed Communist rule in 1993 and completed its emergence by joining the EU in 2004 as

The Viennese faults

Diggory Hadoke explores the possibility of European auction houses usurping classic British sales. An interesting letter appeared on my desk recently. It was from a European auction house and it was asking for consignments from the UK. The auction house

Market Opportunities

Out on the range with Richard Saunders

Richard Saunders casts his eye over a selection of laser rangefinders to find out which ones really can go the distance! Thanks to their relatively low power, we can use air rifles in environments that are too dangerous for powder-burners

Browning B525 Ultra XS Pro

In 2018 Browning’s Ultra XS Pro took the market by storm and was crowned ‘Shotgun of the Year’ at the first Great British Shooting Awards. Supplied with eight Invector Titanium extended chokes, two spacers, three inflex recoil pads and three

Mat Manning teams up with Stuart Grant to help retailers

Mat Manning catches up with Stuart Grant from Elite Optical Distribution, as they seek to help retailers get more from airgun sights and accessories. The airgun market is booming but most retailers could be doing a lot more to take

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