gun

Flight or Freight?

‘Instead of fostering an environment that enables business to thrive, governments are making running a business more difficult. In years gone by, our concerns with our government were centred on taxes and their regulation of shotgun and firearm ownership. Today,

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Fifty Cal Fight Goes On

Campaigning continues against proposals contained within the Offensive Weapons Bill after a Commons debate scheduled for 15 October was delayed. The Bill was due to have its third reading, but – according to the Commons leader – urgent oral statements

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Watch This Space

AUCTIONS ALWAYS CONTAIN ONE OR TWO SURPRISES. Holt’s this summer had a cracker. The item in question was a round action, non-ejector gun by Dickson, the renowned Edinburgh gunmaker. It has to be said, it was not the best one

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Silicone Sox

The Shooting Party have announced the introduction of their AirForceOne Silicone Sox, treated rifle and pistol socks. Designed to protect firearms during the storage and transportation, the Silicone Sox thick 100 per cent polyester fabric protects against dirt and scratches,

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Industry Bids Fond Farewell To Mike George

The founding editor of Sporting Gun Magazine has sadly died at the age of 77. Mike George first published Sporting Gun in 1976 and continued to work in the industry for over 40 years. The magazine’s current editor, Matthew Clark,

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Its Harmless Fun, By George!

I joined the World Cup prediction Game in my workplace, just to be polite. Actually, that’s a lie. I joined the sweepstake because I was coerced into it – all in the name of harmony in the office, allegedly. How

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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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Pushing Boundaries

As Gunpower UK continue to embrace new ventures and takes on new brands, GTN meet the man behind it all, Geoff Darvill  From a shop window ad in Sheffield to a vast airgun factory in Texas, Geoff Darvill has almost

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Posted in Features, Interviews

Spanish Inquisition

We take the Spanish bull by its horns to bring you a round-up of trade in Iberia Spain is a religious country with large areas of its population using Spanish as only their second language. Doing business there is made

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Setting Up Shop

GTN goes window shopping to bring you best way to make visual merchandising work for your business   Humans have been trading since the dawn of civilisation. Merchants of yore would arrange their goods in a way that would attract

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