Police may want your spent cartridges for evidence

Shotgun certificate holders in the Manchester area have received a letter from the Greater Manchester constabulary suggesting that they keep a spent cartridge from each of their gun barrels to be collected by police in the event of the gun being lost or stolen.

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.