gun trade

APSI Get Browning Backing

The Association of Professional Shooting Instructors have announced that Browning have agreed to sponsor the APSI with a selection of Sporting and Trap guns for use on the APSI courses. The gunmakers have been involved in the three four-day courses

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A Game of Risk

With a trade war on the horizon, Roger Williams explores Trump;s tactics to confuse the enemy. Since Donald Trump came into office, on what was labelled a wave of popularism, he has, in the view of the press, fulfilled key

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Armex Expand Brand Listings

Airgun distributors Armex have agreed to begin distribution of Gletcher replica airguns in the UK from 1 July. Armex’s Peter Jackson commented: “We are delighted and very proud to be distributors in the UK of the Gletcher range of replica

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Game Of Two Halves

Clay Shooting Magazine recently explored the possibilities of televising different disciplines of shooting. Naturally, Skeet and Trap are more camera friendly than Sporting, but filming any kind of targets can be an emotionless and disengaging experience. A big Sporting shoot

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100,000 Up For GunsOnPegs

GunsOnPegs hit a landmark 100,000 members in June. Since growing from a shooting pastime in 2007, the free-to-use site lists over 1,200 shoots. Managing director Chris Horne said: “I am delighted that we have managed to connect so many people

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Chris Potter Mark Ruby Landmark

In August, Chris Potter Country Sports will be celebrating 40 years as an independent retailer in Tunbridge Wells, GTN found out they were planning to mark the occasion… Tell us about the landmark moments and key dates for the business

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Harkila Pro Hunter Move Jacket

Harkila launched the exciting and innovative New Autumn/Winter 2018 collection at this years GWCT Scottish Game Fair. These include the new Pro Hunter Move Jacket (pictured) and Axis MSP® Camouflage that has been several years in development with experts in this field.

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Brocock Rifle Range

Brand new versions of the buddy-bottle Bantam Mk2 (£764-£964) are already hitting gun shop racks up and down the country, while the all-new Commander model (£639) and updated Mk2 versions of the Compatto (£999) set to join them within a

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Diana P1000 TH

Made by German gunmaker Diana, a name recognised for producing reliable air rifles with outstanding accuracy, the P1000 TH pre-charged pneumatic air rifle boasts a beautiful two-piece wooden hunting stock with an ergonomic thumbhole design, 14-shot magazine and single- shot

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The Telematic Society

Roger Williams looks to learn lessons from the past, to help plot the future of our industry  THE TELEMATIC SOCIETY, A CHALLENGE FOR TOMORROW, was written by the now deceased James Martin and first published in 1978 under the title, The

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