Matt Hunt

Matt Hunt

Matt Hunt is a partner of Francis Lovel & Co and regularly manufactures some of the world’s finest guns from the factory in Hertfordshire.

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Benelli 828U Field Silver 20-bore

The Benelli 20-bore 828U Field really is blue-sky thinking in its design. The established, reliable and respected systems of designing lock, stock and barrel have been shelved and the designers…

Zoli Z-Sport Black

Zoli Z-Sport Black Over the past couple of decades, competitive clay shooting has grown substantially, as have the abilities, ambitions and, importantly, the budgets of its participants. (Read our list…

Caesar Guerini Maxum Gold

Traditional styling The Caesar Guerini Maxum Gold Ltd is an upgrade on the already premium Maxum game gun. This new model has more traditional styling and attention to detail. The…

Legend 2 MX8

Verdict on the Legend 2 MX8 A few months ago, I had the pleasure of meeting John Jeffries and shooting one of his custom guns. This gun was an exciting…

Zoli Z One

The latest addition to the Z range is the Zoli Z One, a black-actioned Sporter with detachable trigger unit on a Boss-type action. The overall design of the gun conforms…

Elite HVR

As an elite piece of equipment, why is it that the shotgun hasn’t seen the advancements in technology that rifles have? Radical changes in design have been few and most…

Browning Maxus II Max-5 Camo

The latest Browning semi-auto is the Browning Maxus II Max-5 Camo. A gas-operated three or five shot with 89mm (31/2in) chambers and superior steel shot proof, it is only available…

Perazzi High Tech S Game

There is a great buzz of excitement among our customers here at the Oxfordshire Shooting School about the upcoming Game Fair. For some it will be about catching up with…

Blaser F3 Competition Custom Sideplate

Our verdict on the Blaser F3 Competition Custom Sideplate The Blaser F3 is an exceptional example of German engineering, design and technology coming together to create a contemporary over-and-under competition…

Berretta Ultraleggero shotgun

The thinking behind the Beretta Ultraleggero I often find myself staring into the gun cabinet and pondering how an increase in steel shot usage could affect my current guns and…

Miroku MK11 Game gun

The MK11 sideplate leads the Miroku brand to a much higher quality level than its previous over-and-unders. The gun is a true hybrid from the Miroku/Browning stable, taking a lower…

Benelli M2 Semi-Auto

Whenever I handle a Benelli M series semi-automatic, it makes me think of the king of gamebirds, the grouse. These guns are to grouse moor management what the Winchester lever-action…

Beretta 687 EELL Classic Field

The 687 EELL Classic Field was first introduced into the Beretta Premium range in 2006. The physical differences between the standard EELL and the Classic model are subtle and include…

ATA SP 20-bore Steel

Our verdict on the ATA SP 20-bore Steel Industry disruptors in the gun trade are few. In the past century only a handful have successfully taken market share and established…

Perazzi High Tech S

Reviewing the latest gun – the Perazzi High Tech S – from the most successful gunmaker of the 21st century comes with a considerable weight of responsibility. In the shooting…

Browning B15 Beauchamp

Our verdict on the Browning B15 Beauchamp In the world of gunmaking, you have to accept that the breechloading shotgun design was perfected at the turn of the past century.…