shotguns under 1000

Shotguns for under £1,000

The idea of owning a new gun, unsullied by the hands of others, is an attractive one – imagine something straight out of the box, brand spanking new and factory fresh without a scratch or a blemish and complete with guarantee and dealer back-up. The stumbling block is often the…

Shot Gun Certificate appeals

The recent announcements by the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) and the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association (CPSA) about their standard members’ insurance can only be welcome news to shooters. They will shortly extend their coverage to include costs incurred appealing police decisions in respect to the refusal or…

adjust trigger pull weight

How to adjust trigger-pull weight

Jason Harris recently had a customer that had traded in a Beretta 682 Gold E and bought a Perazzi MX8. He thought that the new gun felt strange when in use. Basically, he said that when the top barrel was fired first, the second bottom barrel felt incredibly light. The…

AIR RIFLES: NO MAKER’S MARKS

Q) I have just taken possession of a small underlever tap-loading air rifle in very good condition, but lacking maker’s marks. I have been told it is a BSA. It is stamped with the number “1” near the loading tap and has the number “L16829” marked just above the trigger…

Sporting Answers: Curious cartridges

Q) I wonder if you could shed some light on a full box of Gyttorp Nickel Magnum cartridges, which were recently given to me? They were owned by my late grandfather and have “Nitro Nobel” printed on their black paper cases in gold. Are they collectable, or usable? They are…