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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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Shooting and rural organisations call for transition away from lead ammunition

Leading shooting and rural organisations have today announced they want an end to the use of lead and single-use plastics in shotgun ammunition for live quarry shooting within five years. The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), British Game

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The Shooting Show – small game day in Yorkshire with a new gundog

Welcome to the first Shooting Show of 2020! Cameraman Stuart’s decamped to his local game shoot, which shows that you can get excellent shotgun sport without spending a horrific amount of money. With pheasant, woodcock and snipe potentially on the

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GBSAs: What gets your vote?

With voting in the Great British Shooting Awards closing on 31 December, we take a look at two categories of interest to rifle shooters. Rifle of the year, sponsored by ATN Mauser M18 The newest workhorse rifle from the Blaser

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Cracking combo

Stuart Wilson finds bags of appeal in a .223 rifle package based on a Remington 700 with McMillan stock and GPO Evolve scope. So my shooting friends know, I am a big fan of the Remington 700 action, and over

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Stalking essentials, as chosen by our contributors (part 4)

This is our fourth and final part in the stalking essentials series, as chosen by Sporting Rifle’s contributors. Last time, we heard from Byron Pace regarding essential mountain hunting gear, and in our final bumper part, we have picks from

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Savage speed-test

Mike Powell tests a Savage semi-auto the best way he knows how: By expending large amounts of .22LR ammo The bolt in the closed position. Note the Accutrigger and Picatinny rail Semi-automatic .22LR rifles have always had a big following;

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Ask the experts

Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from cabinets to camo Optics Q: NV and thermal scope manufacturers of late seem to be increasing the eye relief of their scopes – up to 90mm from the

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Advertisement Feature: RWS Coned Soft Point

With fallow season well underway you might be wondering what ammunition is the best round for that spectacular Fallow buck you’ve had your eye on. RWS offer a superb range of ammunition perfect for fallow; we would recommend the RWS

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Mike Powell reviews the Savage B17 FV rifle

Reviewing a Savage B17 FV rimfire rifle reminds Mike Powell why he fell in love with the .17 HMR calibre in the first place The underside of the rifle, showing the flush-fitting rotary magazine Since the first .17 HMR rifle

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