What is meant by a shotgun’s headspace clearance? I've heard the term used quite often when people are reviewing shotguns.
Game shooting: What is the going rate for sporting rights, and is the charge usually given per acre? We have been offered the lease of a farm, but it seems…
Umarex Air Magnum: A friend of mine recently purchased an air rifle that is powered by carbon dioxide sparklet bulbs like you would find in a soda siphon.
Antique shotguns: I can’t understand why a top quality gun fitted with sleeved barrels by the original maker should command a lower price than one given a complete new barrel…
Pigeon shooting cartridges review: Charles of Just Cartridges zooms in on three new woodpigeon loads that deliver both great knock down power, and terrific value for money.
Spanish shotguns: A few years ago I purchased a Spanish 20-bore from a reputable dealer who did not know which gunmaker had manufactured it.
When clay pigeon shooting I average just over 90% at English Skeet and Down-the-Line but struggle at Sporting.
Is my BSA .303 rifle an ex-military conversion? I am writing from the US, and I have a sporting rifle in.303 British calibre. It appears to be a military rifle…
Gun reviews: Secondhand Remington 105 CTi semi-auto: Mike looks at an innovative gun that appeared to have a bright future - but failed to impress the shooter.
I own an old BSA Standard air rifle in .22 calibre which has been in fairly regular use since the 1950s. I need to fit new springs and washers and…
Gun reviews: Remington Versa Max 12-bore semi-auto: This semi-automatic can handle a wide variety of cartridges, loads and lengths.
Shorten a rifle barrel: I have a CZ BRN .17 HMR rifle and would like to change the moderator for one that does not shroud the barrel but would increase…
Steel shot damage: Gunsmiths are seeing growing numbers of shotguns ruined by steel shot. Sporting Gun's Ian Mason investigates.
I keep coming across the expression 'engine turned rib' when I look at adverts for some second-hand English shotguns - particularly boxlocks. What does it mean?
Steel shot cartridges: Can steel shot be used for pigeon shooting? Lewis Potter tests a variety from his cartridge bag.
Shotgun advice: What’s the best weight for a general-purpose 12-bore shotgun in order for it to be relatively easy to carry, but not recoil unduly?
Gun reviews: Remington Versa Max semi-auto shotgun: After reading favourable reviews, Jack splashed out on a Remington Versa Max semi-auto for coastal wildfowling. But did it meet expectations?
Remington Versa Max semi-auto shotgun: After reading favourable reviews, Jack splashed out on a Remington Versa Max semi-auto for coastal wildfowling. But did it meet expectations?
Clay pigeon shooting: This last season while clay pigeon shooting I missed quite a few straight, high, driven birds directly overhead. I was using a new over-under and a friend…
Deer stalking: If you could have only one deer stalking rifle, what calibre would it be?