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EFPs invalid from 1 January 2021

From 1 January 2021, UK residents travelling to EU countries with firearms and ammunition will no longer be able to use European Firearms Pass (EFP). People will need to comply with the specific licensing or other requirements imposed by the

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RSPB must give shooting due credit if dialogue is to succeed

Ian Danby, BASC’s head of biodiversity, considers the RSPB’s announcement today about its year-long review of shooting. At last year’s AGM, the RSPB said it would review its policy on shooting and today it announced its verdict. Their response to

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Gun of the Week: Savage B17 FV rifle

Reviewing this week’s Gun of the Week, the Savage B17 FV rimfire rifle reminds Mike Powell why he fell in love with the .17 HMR calibre in the first place Since the first .17 HMR rifle appeared on the British

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Ammunition: Our best picks

Centerfires, rimfires, pellets: you name it and we have it, in this metallic ammunition round-up Power Pellets Power Pellets have achieved outstanding results in competition and field and are pre-treated with Napier’s acclaimed Power Pellet Lube. The benefits of using

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Best thermal imagers for airgun hunters

With prime season for after-dark airgun hunting just around the corner, Mat Manning suggests some options for airgun shooters targeting nocturnal pests. It’s that time of year again; the nights are beginning to draw in, and airgun shooters are starting

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What are the implications of face masks to the gun trade?

Stuart Farr reveals the rules and regulations behind the latest anti-Covid measure: face masks, and discusses their implications for the trade. I understand how many of you must be feeling at the present time. Yes, I agree, it does seem

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The latest auction reports on rifles and shotguns

Big Game, Black Powder and Bolt Action brought a whiff of excitement and adventure to recent auctions reports Michael E. Haskew. Springtime auction events have produced intriguing results regarding rifles of particularly storied provenance.   In the March Holts event,

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Gun of the Week: Steyr Mannlicher

Stuart Wilson gets his hands on the Steyr Mannlicher CLII SX in .243 topped with a Nightforce SHV scope, and goes in-depth on it’s features! Sportsman Gun Centre were good enough to send me a Steyr Mannlicher CLII SX in

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Examining the American firearms industry

Roger Williams investigates the controversial nature of the America firearms industry and reports on a gun culture like no other. Doing business in the USA means that you encounter a series of superlatives, most of which relate to size. The

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Best kit for red stag stalking

It’s finally time to go out and bag one of the highland’s finest creatures, but what gear should you take with you? Remington Model Seven “Handles like a sports car, hits like a freight train”, the advertising boasts and the

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