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Gun of the week: Tikka T1X

Tikka’s first rimfire rifle, the T1X is a multi-task rifle; designed from the ground up to handle a diversity of shooting tasks. Its semi-heavy barrel means shooters can enjoy the stability of a heavier barrel, without noticeably increasing the weight.

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A recession can be the best time to advertise – here’s why

With the talk of an economic recession being inevitable, many companies will look to cut advertising spend – but this is why you should maintain your advertising efforts – and even increase them! The coronavirus outbreak has caused a global

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CORONAVIRUS: BASC asks Home Office to support firearms licensing during pandemic

Tens of thousands of firearm certificate holders could be at risk of breaking the law as the coronavirus outbreak restricts police resources, according to BASC. The UK’s largest shooting organisation is aware that police forces are starting to divert officers

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CORONAVIRUS: Association of Deer Management Groups AGM is postponed

The Association of Deer Management Groups’s annual general meeting was due to take place on 18 March, but has now been postponed due to the growing outbreak of coronavirus. As the globe tries to combat the outbreak of coronavirus, all

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Northern Shooting Show: BASC offer free entry to youngsters

Complimentary entry for youngsters at the Northern Shooting Show courtesy of BASC. Courtesy of BASC, visitors to this year’s Northern Shooting Show who are aged 15-years-old and younger will get complimentary entry alongside a fee-paying adult. The show will be held

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Looking ahead to the Northern Shooting Show 2020

As The Northern Shooting Show prepares for its fifth show, Richard Stokoe explains how the show is heading in the right direction. It may seem a regular fixture in the British Shooting calendar, but it’s not that long since the Northern

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Mat Manning’s thoughts on the rise of airgun slugs

Mat Manning shares his thoughts on the rapidly increasing popularity of airgun slugs, what they offer for shooters and what that could mean to the trade. Anyone with a connection to the airgunning grapevine will know that airgun slug ammunition

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The latest product news

Gun Trade News presents more of the shooting industry products arriving in stores ahead of the busy trade show season. Alan Paine AW 2020 Collection Inventive performance wear leads the way in Alan Paine’s Autumn/Winter 2020 Collection. The heritage brand

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BASC issues further statement on non-lead ammunition

BASC have responded to the criticism of the UK’s leading cartridge manufacturers on the proposed lead shot ban. Last week, the four biggest cartridge manufacturers in the UK responded to the initiative, led by the leading shooting and rural organisations

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Cartridge companies say lead phase-out by 2025 is “impossible”

The UK’s four biggest cartridge-loading companies want to put the brakes on the five-year plan to phase out lead shot for live-quarry shooting, which nine rural organisations put their names to last Monday. Eley Hawk, Gamebore, Hull Cartridge and Lyalvale

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