Entry-level plinkers

GTN goes back to basics with entry-level springers and PCPs and affordable airgun pellets – in this first part, we look at airguns Walther Rotex RM8 Varmint The Rotex RM8 with its handsome Minelli wooden stock is a real eye-catcher. But many Rotex fans

Eley Hawk make the grade

Eley Hawk has announced that its entire ammunition range, in every bore size and cartridge length, has now been certified to CIP standards via the Birmingham Proof House. Assessments of a manufacturer and their abilities to produce ammunition to the

Bennion bags BSYS High Gun

The next generation of shooting was on show at the British Schools and Young Shots Championship on Saturday 4 May, which culminated as Josh Bennion was crowned High Gun at event hosted at Atkin Grant & Lang. Smashing a full


Boys and their toys

Outfit International boss, Valdemar Bardram, talks to Colin Fallon about his plans for the future of Seeland and Harkila and how the gun trade compares to the toy industry Danish clothing company Seeland is one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of

GTN interviews Ian Gordon

Edgar Brothers’ new managing director, Ian Gordon, shares his plans for the future and outlines what the restructure of the business means Founded in 1947, Edgar Brothers is one of the oldest and most well-established firearms and ammunition distributors in

Making It Count

Change is afoot at Eley Ltd. Ollie Harvey meets with Michael Atkinson to discuss the aspirations of the British ammunition brand. As specialists in .22 Rimfire ammunition, Eley Ltd are one of the most instantly recognisable names in the firearms


Roger Williams on the rise of online retail

We used to go shopping. It was a pastime in the UK and ranked highly compared with going out for a meal or walking the dog. Now, it is more of a chore than something enjoyed. Today, people shop online. It

Shooting chic

Is practical shooting rogue or vogue? Caroline Roddis takes on the tabloids to find out. I recently attended a lecture by George Osborne on his editorship of the Evening Standard. You’d be entirely right to question why I didn’t have

Roger Williams on possible trade partnerships with the Netherlands

Roger Williams explores the Netherlands for the possibility of finding a trade partner  I have kept a soft spot for the Netherlands since my first rugby tour there. Like us, the Dutch have a great love of sport and fair

Market Opportunities

Essential ear protection (part 2)

Gun Trade News is going to keep you safe and sound, as we take a look at the second part of our essential range of protective gear available for all disciplines Kit Eagle Shooting Glasses  Away from Shotguns, Browning’s host

Essential ear protection

Gun Trade News is going to keep you safe and sound, as we take a look at the first part of our essential range of protective gear available for all disciplines Peltor Bulls Eye There are many passive muffs available

Top guns with Jonathan Downs

Jonathan Downs feels the need – the need to look ahead to the next set of antique firearms auctions  Rock Island Moline, Illinois, USA, 3-5 May Rock Island has regular sales throughout the year but the big ones are the

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