Jason Harris

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.…

Franchi Affinity

Although not one of the names you might first think of when considering mass-market gunmakers, Franchi has had a presence in the UK market for many years. The company was…

Mauser M03

Mauser M03 rifle review: With great design features and an attention to detail that puts other rifles to shame, we find the Mauser M03 stalking rifle a refreshing break from…

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

Jason Harris looks at an unusual gun for pest control. Just imagine the reaction if you took it on a driven pheasant shoot!