Jason Harris

Bettinsoli Diamond Line

The Bettinsoli Diamond Line is today’s entry level gun and shows how the Italians realised that if they were to remain competitive they needed to redesign their offering and invest…

ATA Venza O/U

ATA was founded about 60 years ago and has flourished into a thriving gunmaking business. Its guns are made in Turkey and a range of O/U guns are already available here in the UK. The…

A great-looking stalking rifle that is also a good all-round performer.

Beretta semi-auto

Beretta semi-autos hold their secondhand value well and have been leading contenders in the field for almost half a century now.

beretta 692 Sporter

There are few other guns on the market that tick all the boxes for the serious clay shooter but the Beretta 692 Sporter has them all

Turkish shotguns: ATA Lightweight Field O/U

We appear to be going through a kind of renaissance in the British shooting trade, with a variety of new guns emerging on to the market – many of these coming from Turkey. Turkish ATA Arms…

Beretta Silver Pigeon Grade 1 Sporter

If there is a problem with this gun, it’s that you get too much gun for the money. So not a problem at all really. This Beretta Silver Pigeon Grade…

Hatsan Escort Magnum semi-automatic shotgun

Semi-autos are a bit Marmite. You either love them or hate them. There’s no grey area. Turn up with one and you could become the shoot pariah, even if the…

Yildiz O/U Sporter

Yildiz is one of the best-known Turkish gunmakers in the UK. Its guns have been imported and distributed by Entwistle Guns in Preston, Lancashire for a number of years. Initially, the company’s guns have…

Webley & Scott 912 Extreme Sporter

Webley & Scott has brought an addition to its range in the form of a slightly more specialised Sporter. Mechanically, the Webley & Scott 912 Extreme Sporter is the same as the other…

shotguns under £1000

I’ve listed the recommended retail price here. These shotguns are under £1000 – although you may find that some guns are available on a deal so that you can save…

CZ rifle

With rifles there always seems to be a better idea just around the corner, but in this case it’s more a marriage of an old rifle to a new calibre.…

Umarex 850 Air Magnum

Umarex 850 Air Magnum air rifle: Powered by liquid gas is the world's first mass produced, full-power Co2 hunting rifle.

A7 Roughtech

The Sako A7 has been with us for a few years — it’s an entry- level rifle in terms of price, and one that does exactly what it says on…

Browning 725

The Browning 725 has been around for a year or more and has been well received. Now comes the Grade 5 — which, for those who are more used to…

Browning B725 Black Edition

Browning’s B725 has been with us for about three years now. Gradually, the range is expanding as we’ve seen various versions of the Hunter or game version and also a…

.17 hmr bolt-action rifle

Flat shooting and fast expanding, the .17 HMR round is a popular vermin control cartridge. This guide rounds up the best of the rifles on the market

For a new shooter starting in the sport or someone in need of an all round second gun, the Lanber offers solid value for money