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Gun of the Week: Winchester Model 6500

This week’s Gun of the Week, the Winchester 6500, brings back happy memories for Becky McKenzie. I started shooting back in 2005, using my husband John’s Winchester 6500, a 12 gauge 30in fixed choke Sporter. This one was also left

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Gun of the Week: Beretta A400 Xcel Sporting

Maybe it’s just snobbery that stops us taking up a gun that shoots as well as this week’s Gun of the Week, the Beretta A400, says Becky McKenzie Semi-auto shotguns are not everyone’s taste. They clunk, they clang, and they eject

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SPONSORED: Edgar Brothers’ TacRest

End the need to lug heavy shooting bags round with this inflatable shooting bag.  Weighing in at just 2.1kg, the TacRest eliminates the need for bag squeezing or fluffing between shots. Made from hard-wearing Cordura and anti-slip brushed polyester, the

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SPONSORED: Savage Hog Hunter from Edgar Brothers

Speed is the name of the game with the new Impulse Hog Hunter from Savage Arms, purpose-built for vermin control. With 13 patented parts, this rifle encompasses breakthrough technology to deliver speed and precision when it’s needed the most.  This

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Are deer management targets achievable without thermals?

In his first column for GTN, Dr Al Gabriel, BASC council member, molecular biologist at Newcastle University and keen deer stalker, wonders whether thermals are really a good thing, and whether he could hit his deer management targets without them.

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Gun of the week: Caesar Guerini Invictus I Ascent

Becky McKenzie is smitten with the looks and handling of this week’s Gun of the Week, the Caesar Guerini Invictus I Ascent. I’ll admit I’ve not been a massive fan of Caesar Guerini, but that’s only because I have only

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Covid-19 guidance visits for shoots launched

BASC is launching free Covid-19 guidance visits to help prepare shoots for the coming season. The Covid-19 guidance visits will help shoots form their own individual risk assessments depending on their situation and demonstrate how risks can be reduced in line

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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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Gun of the Week: BSA R-10 TH

This week’s Gun of the Week, the BSA R-10 TH, made its debut at the 2019 British Shooting Show The iconic BSA R-10 has proved itself as one of the most reliable hunting PCPs of the past decade, and 2019

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Gun of the Week: Webley 900 Series

The Webley & Scott 900 Series is out now and is this week’s Gun of the Week, and sports a steel boxlock action and 3″ chamber. With steel shot proofing and solid forged action, the 12-bore 900 Series also features

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