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Latest auction news from Gavin Gardner

An homage to armour marks a Gavin Gardiner triple play as Michael E. Haskew reports. The first tanks appeared in the battlefield in World War I, massive tracked monsters belching machine-gun and artillery fire.  As they slewed and heaved forward

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Managing the transition away from lead shot with Simon West

As the lead storm rages around us, Simon West of the Gun Trade Association tries to keep a calm head and suggest ways in which we might carry on. Lead has been the key component of small arms ammunition for

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Dr Al Gabriel on learning to shoot

Our regular stalking columnist Dr Al Gabriel explains why he loved learning to shoot, and what keeps him coming back stronger every year. It is always an interesting question when one is asked “why do you shoot?” The reality is

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Gun of the Week: CZ 452 American

Stuart Wilson familiarises himself with this week’s Gun of the Week CZ 452 American – the ‘first and last’ firearm for the hunter gatherer. My introduction to shooting came at an early age: rabbiting with my dad, keeping football pitches

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Best technical jackets – our top picks

Get back to hunting in comfort! We have a dozen technical jackets ideal for summer stalks  Caber Feidh smock  Possibly the ultimate hill stalking smock, with a zip-in anti-midge veil for uninterrupted vision, but total protection. The veil zips into

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SPONSORED: GBSA partner Streamlight

Whether it’s for accurately identifying and spotting your quarry or for safety, a bright and versatile torch is one thing you should always carry. Most newcomers to the sport tend to start out shooting during day light hours, but the

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Calling the shots

GTN looks ahead to the 2020 SHOT Show with the event organisers and headline sponsors SHOT Show is owned and sponsored by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry. The

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GTN’s latest product news – round two

The latest in essential kit for the ever-changing shooting seasons. Howa Oryx The Oryx is a one-piece integrated aluminium chassis intended to improve the consistency and accuracy of Howa’s bolt-action rifles. The Oryx keeps the barrel from of any contact

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The GTN Interview: Swazi’s Davey Hughes

As Swazi celebrates its 25th anniversary, owner and founder Davey Hughes reflects on a remarkable journey. If you ask Davey Hughes to name his company’s official birthday, he recalls it as if it were his first-born child – 10 October 1994.

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APEX Airglo

It might be thought of more as a stalking product, but don’t forget that a fox’s primary defence is scent, with smell accounting for detection around 65 per cent of the time. This is why Napier has developed a Trail

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