The perfect pest cartridge

Choosing the right bullet is crucial for vermin control - Bruce Potts put the redoubtable Palmisano Pindell Cartridge through its paces

Has the German riflescope firm Pecar gone bust?

I have a German Pecar riflescope which is absolutely brilliant but I have been told the firm has gone bust. Is that true? And if so, has anyone bought the name in case I ever need repairs, or to claim under the warranty?

How to check bullet uniformity

How to check bullet uniformity

As the bullet is the last thing to have contact with the barrel as it leaves and is the first thing that hits your quarry, the uniformity of the projectile is paramount in achieving good, consistent accuracy.

Where can I get 12-bore black powder cartridges?

I have been left an old side-by-side which was part of a collection and has not been shot for many years. A gunsmith tells me it has only black powder proof. However, I am assured it is safe to shoot. Where can I get 12-bore black powder cartridges?

Where can I get 12-bore black powder cartridges?

I have been left an old side-by-side which was part of a collection and has not been shot for many years. A gunsmith tells me it has only black powder proof. However, I am assured it is safe to shoot. Where can I get 12-bore black powder cartridges?

Can we use metal cartridge cases for reloading?

A friend and I are considering loading our own cartridges for pigeon shooting, and have acquired the equipment and components. Our early experiments indicate plastic cartridge cases can only be reloaded a few times, so has anyone ever tried long-life metallic cases for shotgun reloading, and are they available?