get into shooting

How to get into shooting

If you are looking to get into shooting of any kind, this easy guide will give you plenty of hints and tips

Checking right gun fit

Is the fit right on my new gun?

I've bought a Beretta for clay shooting as a spare, but I'm not sure the gun fit is right as I don’t shoot as well with it as I do my old workhorse.

A guide to buying your first gun

It's never too soon to start looking at guns with a view to buying your first and any dealer will be happy to reserve a gun until your certificate arrives

Lincoln Premier Compact

Lincoln Premier Compact reviewed by Shooting Times

Among the cluster of gunmakers nestled along the valley of the Mella 
river above Brescia in Italy is a company called Fabbrica Armi Isidoro Rizzini, otherwise known as FAIR. Since its inception in 1971, the UK distributor for FAIR guns has been John Rothery, with the guns bearing its brand…

15 things to know when buying your first gun

Apply for your shotgun certificate in plenty of time. Depending on where you live in the country it could take weeks or months to arrive. A reputable dealer will reserve your gun for you while you’re waiting for your certificate. Buy your first gun from a recommended gun shop –…

28 or 20 bore

Bigger is best

Peter says: A lot depends on the stature of the child, but nothing will evaporate the enthusiasm of a young lad faster than learning to shoot with a .410. The very minimum I would start him on would be a 28-bore, moving on to a 20, or even a 12-bore as soon as he can handle the…

The Huglu 103D shotgun

Huglu 103D shotgun review

Gun reviews: Huglu 103D shotgun: The Huglu 103D shotgun is a quality gun, for a surprisingly low price.

Secondhand Browning Medallist

Secondhand Browning Medallist review

What’s the best starter gun? It’s a subject for constant debate, with guns from Lincoln, Lanber, Baikal, and various relative newcomers from Turkey all having their adherents.

Webley 912K shotgun

Webley 912K shotgun review

The Webley 912K shotgun is an affordable entry level gun that’s made abroad but carries one of the most famous names in English gunmaking.