CORONAVIRUS: UK Gun Trade hunkers down for pandemic, with two-thirds of businesses closing

In an exclusive poll for Gun Trade News conducted on 25 and 26 March 2020, two-thirds of gun businesses revealed that they were temporarily closing to deal with the impact of coronavirus. Sixty per cent of respondents had already closed,

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The Walther RM8 UC is this week’s GTN Gun of the Week

This week’s Gun of the Week is the Walther RM8 UC. Umarex has revamped their classic airgun with the new Walther Rotex RM8 UC variant, and Mat Manning reckons its scaled-down proportions make it an even better gun. Affordable PCPs

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Don’t miss the GTA Gunmaker’s Marquee at the Northern Shooting Show

Visitors to the Northern Shooting Show with an interest in the skills needed to build the finest guns will be in for a treat as the show in May will host the Gun Trade Association Gunmakers’ Marquee. The area will

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SPONSORED: A Bespoke gun at no extra cost!

Perazzi might be the ultimate dream shotgun for many but most aren’t aware the amazing experience that is undertaken when you choose a Perazzi. Your Perazzi is made to your exact specification from millions of options, fitted to be an

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Gun of the week: FX Impact

This week’s Gun of the Week, the FX Impact, is such a phenomenon and has permanently pushed forward the boundaries of what to expect from an air rifle. This all-in-one air rifle has been engineered to satisfy the most demanding

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Gun of the Week: BSA R-10 TH

This week’s Gun of the Week, the BSA R-10 TH, made its debut at the 2019 British Shooting Show The iconic BSA R-10 has proved itself as one of the most reliable hunting PCPs of the past decade, and 2019

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Gun of the week: Remington Model 597

This week’s Gun of the week is a great addition to the collection for pest control and target practice! The Model 597 is an auto-loading rimfire rifle. It has a proprietary bolt-guidance system, which uses twin tool-steel guide rails that

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Pure and simple

Stuart Farr offers a scoop of advice to help businesses enjoy a ‘fab’ 2020. February! Looking ahead to the month, for many it’s a nondescript month spent preparing for future events to come. Its name is derived from the Latin

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GTN speaks to FX

Ollie Harvey explores what the future holds for Swedish airgun manufacturer, FX. Fredrik Axelsson tells us more. 20 years ago, as the last millennium was drawing to a close, fledgling airgun makers FX began making their mark on the shooting world.

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Market ops: Christmas gift guide (pt 2)

These are the latest Christmas crackers that are set to get shooters jolly this festive season. Cens DX series The next generation of hearing protection is on the market with the release of the full  DX Series from Cens. There

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