firearms

The top 10 new rifle releases

If you’re after something new, there are plenty of new releases on the market to catch your eye – whatever quarry you’re after.   Rimfire 1. Steyr Mannlicher Zephyr Steyr Mannlicher haven’t offered rimfires for years – but the Zephyr

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Shooting sense

These days, it can seem that all law-abiding shooters are constantly walking a licensing tightrope. David Barrington Barnes outlines how a sensible approach can avoid the worst problems

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Hunting in the Wild West

In the state of Texas there are few limitations when it comes to hunting and firearms. Thomas Lindy Nissen went there hunting with bow, crossbow and rifle

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Fifty cal ban shelved – for now

It looks like the government has listened to shooters on the Offensive Weapons Bill.

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Fifty-cal debate goes on

Campaigning against proposals contained within the Offensive Weapons Bill continues after a Commons debate scheduled for 15 October was delayed.

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Aesthetic tradition

Diggory Hadoke explores the history of Rigby rifles and some of their famous clients The long timeline of Rigby’s existence as a gunmaker spans most of the major developments in the craft. Having started business in 1775, the first of

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Narrow escape for shooting in bill debate

The Public Bill committee has thrown out amendments to the Offensive Weapons Bill that would have banned young people from shooting airguns in their own garden, and made it compulsory to have a firearms certificate to buy shotgun cartridges.

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Safety first

Are you taking safety in the field seriously enough? Will O’Meara takes you through the essential safety measures before, during and after a stalk

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BASC hits back at Bill

BASC supplied evidence to the members of the parliamentary Public Bill committee on why proposals to ban large-calibre rifles, contained in the Offensive Weapons Bill, are a bad idea.

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Licensing still a lottery

Firearms licensing continues to be blighted by a ‘postcode lottery’, says BASC.

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