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Gun of the Week: GBSA nominated Beretta 694 review with Becky McKenzie

The Italian gunmaker’s latest claybuster offers technical improvements, but will Becky McKenzie like how it shoots?  There is less than a week to go until we announce the winners of the 2021 Great British Shooting Awards. For more, just follow the

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UK gun trade in Brexit turmoil

Seven out of 10 UK gun trade businesses have reported difficulties trading since Brexit, according to an exclusive Gun Trade News survey carried out in association with the Gun Trade Association. A remarkable seven out of ten businesses surveyed at

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Gun of the Week: Mossberg Patriot Predator

Stuart Wilson finds that ‘good things often come in small packages’ as he gets to grips with a newly calibred American hero – this week’s Gun of the Week, the Mossberg Patriot Predator. Mossberg has been making guns for over

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Benelli SP’Auto returns

The innovative Benelli SP’Auto has very much established itself as a highlight of the shooting calendar, with many competitors returning year on year. GMK are pleased to announce that next year it will be returning to the Atkin Grant &

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Gun of the Week: GBSA nominated Weihrauch HW98 Grey Laminate

Mat Manning puts this week’s Gun of the Week, the Weihrauch HW98 Grey Laminate, through its paces and concludes that a spring-powered airgun doesn’t have to be a compromise. The Weihrauch HW98 Grey laminate is shortlisted in the Airgun of

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The end of 2020 – what can the shooting industry learn?

December brought to a frenetic end what was, to borrow a memorable phrase from HM The Queen, an annus horribilis for many sectors of the economy, especially retail and hospitality writes Diggory Hadoke. To the extent that gun dealers and

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Gun of the Week: B725 Sporter II

Richard Atkins explains why this week’s Gun of the Week, the Browning B725 Sporter II, is such a smooth operator When Browning introduced the B725 Sporter II, it was eagerly anticipated here in the UK. Browning has an extremely strong

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Roger Williams on the international freight market

Roger Williams begins this new year with his starkest warning yet about the volatility of the international freight market—something that needs pricing in to all transactions this year. Twenty tonnes of Australian lobster rot at a Chinese airport. Is this

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Gun of the Week: FX Impact MKII

FX has revamped the highly successful Impact with a MkII model – but could it improve on this pioneering bullpup? Mat Manning takes it to the range to find out FX Airguns has a reputation for making some of the

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The latest news from recent firearms auctions

Items both old and new have shared the spotlight during recent auction activity, as vintage firearms expert Michael E. Haskew uncovers Little detail exists concerning the life of Edward Newton of Grantham, Lincolnshire—beyond that he lived from 1692-1764 and that

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