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Final countdown to the Northern Shooting Show

We’re just days away now from the 2019 edition of the Northern Shooting Show. The NSS has unveiled its traffic plan for the 2019 show, which will use three entrances instead of one when it returns to the Great Yorkshire

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A look ahead to the Northern Shooting Show

Whether you’re a shooting show stalwart, or a game fair fan, there’s bound to be something for you at the Northern Shooting Show this year. The Northern Shooting Show is back for its fourth year on 11-12 May and will

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SPONSORED: All the latest news from the Northern Shooting Show

The Northern Shooting Show is back for it’s fourth year on 11th/12th May and will once again be held at the Yorkshire Event Centre, which is perfectly placed just off the A1 to the east of the beautiful town of

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Merkel Helix Speedster review

The Merkel Helix Speedster appears to be an innovative solution to the problem of a thumbhole-stocked straight-pull rifle, but does the reality match up? Stuart Wilson finds out

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Video of the week: The monster buck

Itching to get out at the bucks? Let us fuel your anticipation with this roebuck highlight from two years ago…

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Merkel Helix with Speedster stock – IWA News

Designed to work perfectly in conjunction with the Helix’s straight-pull action, the Speedster is a thumbhole stock with a completely open top

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Merkel’s mighty in the Midlands

Merkel has opened a new showroom of sporting rifles and shotguns at W Horton & Sons on Loveday Street in Birmingham’s historical Gun Quarter.

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Merkel 161 Review

Merkel, based in the city of Suhl, Germany, has been making high-quality sporting guns since the 17th century. The company has a worldwide reputation for its unique engravings, along with a training school for engravers and a gun-making ‘technical school’.

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Merkel RX Helix Review

The RX Helix manifesto states: “Hunting has moved on in the 21st century. It has become faster, more versatile and more exciting. This demands better gun ergonomics: ideal combination of responsiveness, speed and accuracy.”

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Merkel RX Helix Review

I have to admit that until for most of my life I had never shot a Merkel rifle. It was a make that had eluded me, with none of my shooting companions having one in the cupboard. It wasn’t until testing a number of straight-pulls with Tim Pilbeam that I finally got my hands on one.

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