Elite Optical’s Stuart Grant interview w/ Mat Manning

Theoben has long been absent from the British scene but that’s about to change. Mat Manning talks with Stuart Grant of Elite Optical as the business prepares for the next chapter in the brand’s history. The news of Elite Optical

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Theoben airguns available again to UK shooters

Theoben has a strong following and is now making its return to UK stores Around thirty years ago, Theoben airguns were a popular and sought-after brand in the UK. Yet in October 2012 Theoben went into receivership in the UK and Managing

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Pushing Boundaries

As Gunpower UK continue to embrace new ventures and takes on new brands, GTN meet the man behind it all, Geoff Darvill  From a shop window ad in Sheffield to a vast airgun factory in Texas, Geoff Darvill has almost

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Airguns On Show At IWA

THE IWA OUTDOOR CLASSICS SHOW in Nuremberg is a major European showcase for the world’s gun trade. Around 50,000 people visited this year’s trade-only event at the huge Messe exhibition centre, which was host to more than 1,500 exhibitors. As

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Industry reaction to Theoben rebirth

After Theoben’s apparent rebirth as a USA-based firm, members of the UK airgun industry have contacted Gun Trade News to give their responses. It appears the move has divided the market: consumers will be hopeful their Theoben rifles will continue to be serviced, but the

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