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New shooting products for July 2020

Weather is sweet. Time to get out there. It looks like a bumper month for new products as the post Covid floodgates finally open, so here are some new shooting products for July 2020 Sig Sauer Cross Designed and built

Invasive Species: Government backs BASC

The Government’s response to its invasive alien species consultation aligns fully with BASC’s dedicated work to manage species such as the grey squirrel, muntjac and Egyptian goose. The Government’s aims outlined in their response are to control any current wild

Gun of the Week: Fausti XF4

Champion shooter and regular Clay Shooting Magazine columnist Becky McKenzie reviews this week’s Gun of the Week – the Fausti XF4. I felt honoured to have been selected to test a Fausti XF4, which was loaned to me by Tony

Interviews

GMK MD Karl Waktare – the GTN interview

The managing director of GMK, Karl Waktare, tells us how the distributors are getting on in the face of coronavirus, and why he has decided to seek nomination to the BASC council. Tell us a little bit about GMK? GMK

CPSA CEO Iain Parker – GTN interview

After an intervention that certainly did his sport no harm, we catch up with Iain Parker, the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association CEO and ask him about the present, and future, of the sport. Last month, the CEO of the CPSA,

GTN Interviews Edgar Brothers Shooting Sports Director, Tom Heapy

After some difficult restructuring, distributors Edgar Brothers are back and keen to make inroads into the fieldpsorts industry once again. We spoke to their Shooting Sports Director, Tom Heapy Please introduce yourself and your current role at Edgar Brothers. I’m

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What will retail look like as lockdown eases?

“So, this masked man walks into a gunshop,” may sound like the start of a bad joke, but it could be about to get deadly serious. Stuart Farr explores some of the issues that may face retailers when they reopen

Legal advice for the firearms industry during coronavirus

Stuart Farr investigates the potential legal responsibilities that the firearms industry could face in the wake of Covid-19 disruptions. It’s not all just about shortages of pasta, rice or loo rolls. Personally, I have few of these items left but

A recession can be the best time to advertise – here’s why

With the talk of an economic recession being inevitable, many companies will look to cut advertising spend – but this is why you should maintain your advertising efforts – and even increase them! The coronavirus outbreak has caused a global

Market Opportunities

What are the best airgun pellets? Mike Morton tests some top picks

Wondering what airgun pellets to be taking a look at? Wonder no more, as Mike Morton has been running a regular test of the best… Rifle Premium Series Round .177 Manufactured by Brazilian company Rifle (www.rifle.ind.br) these airgun pellets have

What are people looking to buy as lockdown eases?

So the punters want to splash some hard-saved cash on high-end items… They’ve had weeks cooped up to dream about what they might buy and suddenly they’re unleashed. What are they looking for? We allowed ourselves to dream big… Purdey

New shooting products for June

Exciting new products from all across the shooting spectrum this month, from hi-vis shirts to swanky thermal imagers. Pulsar Accolade 2 LRF XP50 The Accolade 2 LRF XP50 is the latest thermal binocular released by Pulsar and features a new

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