FACS Hits 30 Year High

The number of firearms certificates in the UK is at its highest since 1988, new Home Office figures reveal. There were 157,581 FACs on issue on 31 March this year, an increase of 2 per cent on the previous year.

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Milbro Clearview scopes

Milbro’s Clearview riflescopes come in two different styles to match the needs of airgun and airsoft shooters alike.

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Anglo Arms Air Gun Pellets

Available in both domed and pointed, Anglo Arms pellets are designed for a stable flight over long distances with high levels of accuracy. Supplied in waterproof tins of 500 pellets, distributors Sporting Wholesale supply two sizes to choose from, so

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Rock Island Records

Rock Island Moline, Illinois, USA – 13 -15 April 2018 When the Rock Island Auction company hold a sale, they do it big. This last premiere firearms auction was apparently the largest grossing sale in their company’s history: not surprising

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Form Rifle Stocks – Carro

The new Form Rifle Stocks Carro is a true all-rounder. This versatile hybrid stock features an ergonomic grip with the option to use a wrap around or thumb up hold. At only 1.3kg this stock is light enough for use

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James Purdey Purchase Shooting Group

On 3 April James Purdey & Son completed the acquisition on the Royal Berkshire Shooting Group. The purchase includes the Gun Shop, a retail outlet with hospitality facilities, the Royal Berkshire Sporting Agency and the Really Wild Clay Company, a

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Swarovski Z8i 0.75x – IWA News

Targeting the driven hunting market, Swarovski has added a new Z8i model whose base magnification is even lower than 1x. This allows for an even greater field of view – some 56m at 100m. A click-stop on the magnification control

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6-24×50 AO Scope

This scope inhabits the affordable end of the market, but is nevertheless proofed for any standard rifle, centrefires included. Built in a 25mm maintube, it’s nitrogen-filled, shockproof and fogproof, weighing just 793 grams. Optics-wise, it’s got green multi-coated lenses and

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IWA round-up: Merkel

German firearms company Merkel had several new products on display at IWA 2016; of particular interest to the UK market is the news that the RX Helix straight pull rifle is now available threaded with a moderator. Bertram vom Quadt

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IWA round-up: Tikka

Tikka unveiled the new version of its popular T3 rifles at IWA 2016, called the T3x. A large crowd turned out for the launch event to get a look at the new redesigned product family, incorporating no fewer than 19 variations.

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