IWA 2021: Deadline for exhibitor registration closes soon

The preparations for IWA OutdoorClassics are well underway and IWA have said that “the current number of registrations show us that the hunting, shooting, outdoor and security industry is very keen to meet again from 12-15 March in Nuremberg.” The

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Gun of the week: Brocock Sniper XR Laminate

Brocock airguns are now equipped with an all-new sidelever action, this week’s Gun of the Week – the Sniper XR Laminate. A small change, but Mat Manning reckons it makes a big difference. Rolling development is a popular word in

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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

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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

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Covid-19 guidance visits for shoots launched

BASC is launching free Covid-19 guidance visits to help prepare shoots for the coming season. The Covid-19 guidance visits will help shoots form their own individual risk assessments depending on their situation and demonstrate how risks can be reduced in line

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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

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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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Gun of the Week – 243 Model 11 from Savage

The weight is over for Mike Powell as he enjoys the perks of this week’s Gun of the Week, the slimline .243 Model 11 from Savage. Having owned and shot rifles for more years than I care to remember one

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What airgun kit will you want, post-lockdown?

Mat Manning considers the hardware and accessories that airgunners are likely to splash out on as they finally emerge from isolation Thanks to the fact that they can be used in the garden, airguns and associated accessories continued to sell

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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,

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