Come What Maple

Canada, like the US but smaller. That’s what many of my friends think and, for sure, the country sits in the shadow of its southern neighbour. Even Canadian sources compare Canada’s performance with the US. It does not help that

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ATN X-Sight 4K Pro

The ATN X-Sight is a state-of-the-art digital day and night scope, and the new 4K Pro model has been almost totally revamped from its predecessors. The appearance is the first thing you’ll notice – it has been slimmed down more

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Leading The Way

One of the hot topics in field sports circles is the use of the lead shot in UK Wetlands. Jack Knott waded in on the issue to give the Countryside Alliance’s take on the rulings, regulations and knock-on effects for

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FACE and Eagle Enter Partnership

The European Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation (FACE) has partnered with Eagle Review, a leading travel advisor for hunting, shooting and fishing.   Both organisations will work together to help ensure that hunting and fishing opportunities in Europe

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Traders Face Odds Of ‘No-Deal’ Brexit

In August the government released 84 documents explaining preparations for a no-deal Brexit scenario. The governments explanatory papers offer advice on a range of issues, including rural businesses and the importing and exporting of firearms, however a customs broker has

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Edgar Brothers Claim Top EU Prize

Edgar Brothers has been awarded the coveted EU Distributor of the Year 2018 from Savage Arms. As one of the UK’s largest firearms distributors the Cheshire-based company was appointed sole UK distributor of the American rifle brand in 2011. Savage

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Browning – IWA News

Adrien Koutny of Browning showed us not one but two new Browning Maral straight-pulls. They are both composite models – previously the Maral was only available with a wood stock. On the left is the Nordic model, with fluted barrel

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At a loss on the continent

A short investigation into the progress of the EU firearms directive, and the recent ECR conference about the issues it raises

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EU firearms proposals revised

The gun trade continues to scrutinise the possibility of European intervention after shooting organisations and a British MEP worked together on a new version of Europe’s firearms law proposals. But the proposals will continue to be revised before being made

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MEPs express concerns over “poorly drafted” EU amendments

The European Parliament has had its first meeting to discuss the proposed amendments to the EU Firearms Directive. Shooting representatives have hailed the meeting as a promising first step, with the majority of MEPs expressing concerns over the amendments’ impact on

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