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Liverpool ignores ‘clear, sound evidence’ and condemns shooting sports

BASC has condemned Liverpool City Council’s decision to pass an anti-shooting motion as a gross misrepresentation of the shooting community. BASC put their case out in defence of the shooting community in an effort to change the minds of those

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Gun of the week: Gamo Boxer

This week’s Gun of the week is the Gamo Boxer, and we have a competition for you to win one of your own that originally appeared in Airgun Shooter! Mike Morton puts the Gamo Boxer through its paces to discover

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Plane Talking w/ Mat Manning

Mat Manning reflects on the rising popularity of first focal plane sights, and presents the scopes that airgunners should look out for. Thanks to the consistent accuracy of modern air rifles – springers and PCPs – most airgun shooters now

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Gear for airgun shooters

Mat Manning considers some of the gear that airgun shooters will be stocking up on now they have pest birds back in their sights. At long last, general licences for the control of pest birds in England are back in

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What’s the big eye-dea?

Jonathan McGee attended the launch of Ben Husthwaite’s new Eye D Rail – an opportunity for shooters to learn, have their guns fitted, and of course obliterate some clays! It was set to be the very first event of its

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India set for Commonwealth boycott

The organisers of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have defended their decision to exclude shooting from the programme, for only the second time since 1970. However, India’s Olympic association (IOA) have now threatened to boycott the games if the sport

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GP Bills To Cost Shooters £48m?

A Home Office consultation published in July could land the shooting community with a £48 million bill for new medical arrangements in firearms licensing. Despite the fact that four years ago the same government negotiated an agreement under which no

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Cause for optimism on grouse moors

Scottish estate owners are cautiously optimistic that this year’s grouse season will show an improvement on last year’s wash-out. Demand from domestic and international shooters is remaining strong. The view from the Scottish Game Fair showed that businesses were set

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All the latest products

Gun Trade News some of the latest products to hit the market recently. MTC Prismatic ‘Atom’ MTC extended its innovative Prismatic range with its new super-wide-angle 10×30 ‘Atom’, debuting at the Northern Shooting Show back in May. The Atom offers

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Mat Manning’s bullpup bonanza

Stubby bullpup airguns are enjoying a surge in popularity, so Mat Manning considers the advantages offered by these compact guns. It wasn’t very long ago that bullpup airguns were written off as a passing fad. It seemed that the super-compact

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