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Gun of the Week: Fausti XF4

Champion shooter and regular Clay Shooting Magazine columnist Becky McKenzie reviews this week’s Gun of the Week – the Fausti XF4. I felt honoured to have been selected to test a Fausti XF4, which was loaned to me by Tony

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Posted in Gun of the Week, News

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

What will retail look like as lockdown eases?

“So, this masked man walks into a gunshop,” may sound like the start of a bad joke, but it could be about to get deadly serious. Stuart Farr explores some of the issues that may face retailers when they reopen

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Posted in Legal

What airgun kit will you want, post-lockdown?

Mat Manning considers the hardware and accessories that airgunners are likely to splash out on as they finally emerge from isolation Thanks to the fact that they can be used in the garden, airguns and associated accessories continued to sell

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CPSA CEO Iain Parker – GTN interview

After an intervention that certainly did his sport no harm, we catch up with Iain Parker, the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association CEO and ask him about the present, and future, of the sport. Last month, the CEO of the CPSA,

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CORONAVIRUS: Optimism Surges In Gun Trade

Our follow-up survey reveals optimistic gun trade raring to go once lockdown is lifted Last issue Gun Trade News published the results of its exclusive coronavirus report, showing that two-thirds of the shooting sports sector planned to close down and

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The Gun Trade News 2nd Keep Calm and Carry on Shooting survey

Five long lockdown weeks ago we sent out a survey to find out how coronavirus was impacting the businesses involved in fieldsports and the sports gun trade. You can see the results of that survey here Now, we’d like to ask

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Farm Business Innovation launch “Business Growth Hub”

As lockdown in the UK becomes ‘the new norm’, rural businesses are trying to consolidate their positions to remain open once life gets back to normal, but there will be busy times ahead. With many businesses using this period to

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Airgunning from home: How to make the best of lockdown

With ranges closed and travel restricted, Airgun Shooter’s editor, Mat Manning suggests ways for airgun shooters to pass the time and raise their game during lockdown. Well, that escalated quickly. It doesn’t seem like yesterday that we were all rubbing

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Posted in Features
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