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Latest American gun auction news

With major UK auctions still just around the corner, Jonathan Downs shifts his attention to our friends in the good ol’ US of A, and previews another major World Auction from Rock Island, with some fascinating guns for sale. Rock

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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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Roger Williams on American firearms industry

In the second part of his guide to dealing with our neighbours across the pond, Roger Williams gets down to the nitty gritty. To read the first part, see: Examining the American firearms industry American officials like dealing with Americans.

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Behind the scenes at BSA – the GTN interview

We got the opportunity this month to sit down and virtual chat to managing director Simon Moore and head of sales and marketing Jon Hatton about the recent and less recent history of this fine old British brand. BSA has

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Posted in Interviews

Pros and cons of high-powered airguns

As demand for super-high-power airguns continues to rocket, Mat Manning explains the advantages and limitations of this specialist hardware It may have looked like being a flash in the pan, but the hunger for super-high-power air rifles appears to be

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Gun of the week: ATA Supersport Adjustable

This leading Turkish gun maker adds another new model to its clay shooting stable. Richard Atkins reports on the latest Gun of the Week. Turkish gunmakers have clearly made considerable progress in the UK over recent years. The guns now

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Airgun business – how did it fare under lockdown?

Mat Manning talks to traders at the sharp end of the airgun industry to see how business fared during lockdown and whether it’s set to bounce back. It’s what shooters and the gun trade have been waiting for: a gradual

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Lockdown and beyond: How will gun auctions be affected?

Diggory Hadoke is finding that lockdown is the mother of invention, as he ponders what the future may hold for our industry. The early spring has been gloriously sunny, though my young trees need a good drenching to keep them

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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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Posted in Market Opportunities

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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