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Industry support for pro stalkers w/ Al Gabriel

In a thought-provoking column, recreational stalker Al Gabriel calls on the industry to take the support of his professional colleagues more seriously. Throughout our evolutionary history, hunting has played an important role in the development of human societies and the

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Best stalking rifles – our must-stock options

With stalking season on the horizon, we look at the must-stock rifles Savage B22 Precision From .22 LR to the punch of .22 WMR, the Savage B Series delivers exceptional performance and includes an 18in heavy-threaded barrel, one-piece MDT chassis

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Latest auction news from the gun trade

Diggory Hadoke throws his head back and draws in a deep draught of that old, familiar smell… What is it? Why, freedom of course!  June saw Holt’s return with a flourish and a full sale, held over two days on

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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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Best new shooting products for June 2021

Gun Trade News brings you the latest releases, from super-light shotguns and long-range rifles to dog bowls and beds. Beretta Ultraleggero Shotgun The Beretta Ultraleggero begins a whole new chapter in the history of lightweight over-and-under shotguns. It delivers the

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Airgun shooting – Tony Belas talks to Mat Manning about the industry’s future

Mat Manning talks industry, electronics and future innovations with airgun aficionado Tony Belas of Daystate, Brocock and MTC Optics. Tony Belas knows a lot about airguns. Not only has he worked for leading British gunmaker Daystate for more than two

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The future of deerstalking

Al Gabriel offers a glimpse into the dystopian future of deerstalking. The year is 2051. A deerstalker enters an open field on what used to be the edge of dense woodland in the south-west of England. He operates an unusual

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Gun of the Week: Tikka T3X Roughtech

Mike Powell takes his first foray into .270Win and finds that this week’s Gun of the Week, the Tikka T3X Roughtech, bucks the trend for modern rifles. A couple of firsts for me here; one being that this is the

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Beretta Holding acquires Holland & Holland

Beretta Holding has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of Holland and Holland Ltd. The deal took effect from February 1, 2021, although terms and conditions are not disclosed. Holland & Holland is one of the foremost brands

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Simon West on protecting shooting

There’s something about our industry that seems to attract government consultations, writes Simon West, head of The Gun Trade Association in the first of his new monthly columns for GTN. This new one is titled ‘Firearms Safety’, something we can

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