Great British Shooting Show 2023: the products on display
A selection of the new and existing products that retailers and distributors will be displaying at the 2023 Great British Shooting Show
The 2023 Great British Shooting Awards will take place during the British Shooting Show. Voting is still open on categories such as Shotgun of the Year, Outstanding Contribution to Conservation of the Year and Innovative Product of the Year, so to have your say, just follow this link: https://www.futureevents.uk/gbsa23
EJ Churchill Crown
Price: from £7,995
A sideplate boxlock ejector available in single and double trigger, featuring a high-grade, made-to-measure walnut stock, deep scroll engraving, a choice of pistol or straight-hand grips, and high-performance steel proofed barrels in a range of bore sizes. The price includes a gun-fitting session and the manufacturer’s leather compact ABS case. Optional extras are available for an additional cost.
Webley & Scott Boudicea
Available in either 12- or 20-bore, and with 28in or 30in barrels, the Boudicea is Webley & Scott’s first dedicated ladies’ shotgun. The stylish over-and-under, which is part of the 900 series, features a dedicated ladies’ stock with an adjustable comb, steel action and steel-proofed barrels, a set of five chokes and a five-year warranty.
Browning Ultra XT Pro
This over-and-under shotgun features an oil-finished grade four Turkish walnut stock, a steel action frame and is available with 30in or 32in barrels with a high, vented rib, ideal for snap shooting. Highly versatile thanks to its eight Inv+ chokes, the 12-bore’s balance point can be adjusted thanks to Browning’s pro balance system.
Yildiz Pro Black
Price: from £1,649
Based on a shallow Boss-style steel action, and available in 12-bore and 20-bore, the Pro Black comes in with either 28in, 30in or 32in barrels. Along with a five-year warranty, the Pro shotgun comes with five flush chokes and two extended chokes, and is available for left- or right-handed shooters. Adjustable and fixed stock options are available in grade three to grade six Turkish walnut.
Hull Cartridge High Pheasant Extreme Hydro
Price: from £519 per 1000
Now featuring Hydrowad – the 100% plastic-free biodegradable wadding system – this iconic 12-bore high-bird cartridge, available in both lead and steel 32gm and 34gm loads, continues to offer tight patterns and clean kills.
Baschieri & Pellagri NEXT
Developed in cooperation with academic research, loaded with Green Core wad and manufactured using 100% biodegradable materials, the NEXT shotgun cartridge offers compact and regular patterns in myriad conditions. Available with Green Core gas seal and a felt wad, the 28-bore cartridge comes in No 7, No 7½ and No 8 shot.
Lyalvale Express Ultimate Power Non Toxic Steel Cartridge
Price: from £539 per 1,000
This 3in cartridge features the new 100% biodegradable compostable Green Core wad. It is available in 32gm in No 4 and No 3 shot, and 36gm in No 4, No 3 and No 1 shot. It won’t deform like lead, ensuring tight shot patterns over long distances.
Fiocchi 308 Freccianera Winchester Rifle Bullet
From the Italian meaning ‘black arrow’ and part of Fiocchi’s lead-free round, zero-pollution, heavy-metal-free and zinc-free primer line, these striking copper monolithic bullets, which are available in either 165gr or 180gr, have a hollow cavity at the tip that allows for controlled expansion on impact.
Winchester XPERT 22 LR
With its extended bolt handle to ensure fast reloading and a click-on cheek piece ensuring instant target location through a scope, this bolt-action rifle comes with a Picatinny rail that has been integrated into its front, allowing the user to attach their own accessories. It also features an ambidextrous 10-round magazine.
Derya Arms TM-22
A semi-automatic .22 rimfire rifle with an aluminium fixed-type stock, and M-Lok fore-end and receiver made from aircraft-grade aluminium. Weighing only 6lbs and featuring an 18in barrel, it offers the options of 10, 15 or 25 round magazines (only one included). Each rifle comes with a magazine, tool kit, polishing tissue and warranty certificate.
GRS Fenris rifle stock
Manufactured using reinforced fibreglass, this competitively priced stealth grey stock features a honeycomb grip with superior recoil absorption. Built to fit a variety of different users wearing a range of different clothing, thanks to an adjustable length of pull and cheek piece, it also features an adjustable recoil pad for prone shooting.
Available in five separate configurations – Alpha, Ergo, Lux, Range and Trail – the CZ600 is built around a new action, with cold hammer forged barrels, a threaded muzzle, fully adjustable trigger, short rotation bolt and a removable lockable magazine. The Range is built for target shooters.
Christensen Arms Mesa
Lightweight with a competitive price point, this rifle features a burnt bronze Cerakote barrel, action and receiver, along with a removable radial muzzle break. Starting at just 6.5lb, the rifle comes with a Christensen Arms sub-MOA guarantee, while selected chamberings are available in left-handed configurations.
Crackshot Custom Anschutz 9015
Price: from £3,100
Crackshot helps customers to create the rifles of their dreams (such as the one shown) by taking the strain out of organising who will take care of each part of the process. From a custom-built stock to a colour scheme, and optional extras such as butt pads/hooks and adjustable hamsters, the only limit is your imagination.
Hatsan Factor RC .25
Featuring an AR-platformed stock and sidelever mechanism, along with a high-capacity carbon fibre bottle, the RC has an all-new power system, hammer weight, transfer port and trigger weight control, ensuring comfort and accuracy when shooting. A fully adjustable stock and an ergonomic tactical pistol grip are fitted as standard.
Brocock/ BRK Ghost
Price: from £1,450
Available in three separate specifications (Ghost Carbine, Ghost Plus and Ghost HP) between .177 and .30 calibre, with the latter able to produce up to 105ft/lbs, this new airgun packs a powerful punch. Featuring a fully adjustable match-style trigger and a fully shrouded barrel, it also comes with a cross-bolt manual safety and adjustable Picatinny scope rail.
Daystate Alpha Wolf
Price: from £2,300
Launched in mid-2022 with the BSS being its first exhibition, the UK-specification Alpha Wolf has a 17in barrel length with a cylinder capacity of 480cc. Containing a digital firing system, the magazine-loading air rifle has a reversible sidelever action, a fill pressure of up to 240 bar, and is available in .177 and .22 calibre.
Thermion 2 XQ Pro Range Riflescopes
Price: from £2,439.95
With three new additions – the XQ35 Pro, the XQ50 Pro and the LRF XQ50 Pro – this range offers a 384×288, 17-micrometre <25mK NETD (noise equivalent temperature difference) French Lynred sensor, photo and video recording, up to 10 hours of battery and range detection up to 1,800m.
MTC Optics King Cobra 4-16×50 F2 riflescope
Weighing in at 750g, this riflescope offers a glass-etched crosshair (exclusive to the brand), along with edge-to-edge multi-coated lenses to ensure bright and clear picture quality. Fully water, fog and shockproof, with a robust 30mm body, the riflescope features magnetic, rotating flip-up lens covers.
Swarovski ATC/STC 17-40X56 Spotting Scope
Lightweight and compact, this practical piece of kit, ideal for rough terrain and remote areas, is available in three versions: with an angled view (ATC) in either burnt orange or green, and with a straight view (STC) in green. Offering pin-sharp images and impressive image quality, it is perfect for deerstalking.
Pulsar Thermion Duo DXP50 Riflescope
Offering the detection capabilities of thermal imaging equipment with the identification capabilities of full-colour day optics, this ambidextrous and aesthetic little riflescope offers up to six hours of battery life and a built-in video and stills recorder.
Vortex Crossfire HD 1400 Rangefinder
The Crossfire HD 1400 has a 1,400-yard maximum range, with a high-definition optical system. Weighing just 4.8oz, the rangefinder has three target modes and two ranging modes, horizontal component distance and line of sight (HCD and LOS).
Spypoint FLEX Wireless Trail Cam
Users of this trail cam will be able to capture and record images their way, thanks to the device’s four capture modes (photo mode for still images, video mode for audio-video recording, time-lapse and time-lapse+, which takes photographs at user-defined intervals), with a responsive trigger to ensure quality images every time.
Vector Optics Orion Riflescopes
Price: from £160
The Orion features a 30mm tube, 10-yard to infinity parallax, resettable turret caps, flip caps and multi-coated lenses with an etched reticle. These riflescopes are ideal for newcomers looking to make their first purchase without breaking their budget.
Professional Airgun Optics SSS Riflescopes
Price: from £94.99
All models in this range (1-4 x 24, 3-9 x 42 and 6-24 x 56) are rated for all recoiling rifles. They feature wide-angle lenses, mildot reticles and pre-fitted match-grade 9-11mm mounts. They have a fast-focus eyepiece for rapid adjustment and are fog, water, and shockproof.
Zeiss DTI 6/20 Thermal Imaging Camera
The DTI 6/20 is ideal for use in forested areas. With a 6.5-hour battery life, along with a field view of 38m/100m, it offers comprehensive observations over short distances through a specially designed eyepiece so left- and right-handed users get the results they need.
Vortex Diamondback HD 2000 Rangefinder
Offering 2,000 yards maximum range, 1,400 yards on game and 7x magnification, the user sees great distances with a much clearer picture, helped by an HD optical system. There are two target modes (normal and last) and two ranging modes (HCD and LOS).
ZeroTech Vengeance Advanced 5-25x56MM FFP Riflescope
Featuring a 56mm objective lens and a zero stop glass-etched reticle, weathershield lens coating, a 34mm one piece maintube and removable throw lever, this riflescope is designed to meet the needs of long-range shooters who demand precision in testing situations. The riflescope comes with a lifetime warranty.
Vortex Viper HD 3000 Rangefinder
With four target modes (normal, first, last and extended laser range, or ELR) and two ranging modes (LOS, HCD), complemented by an HD optical system, this rangefinder offers its user great flexibility when out stalking, whether on foot or in a high seat.
Hawke Optics Frontier Range Finding Binoculars
Price: from £999
Fog proof and waterproof to IPX7, the Frontier features H7 optics and multi-coated high-resolution phase-corrected lenses. Comes with a lifetime warranty (two years on electronic parts).
Vector Optics Veyron Riflescopes
The super-compact Veyron range includes honeycomb sunshades, flip caps, resettable tactical turret caps and fully multi-coated lenses with a beautifully etched reticle as standard. The range comes in the standard 4-16×44 & 6-24×44 first focal plane specifications, and a super compact 3-12×44 that’s available in both first focal plane and second focal plane (FFP and SFP).
Ratcatcher bespoke clothing
With over 50 years of experience in tailoring, this Yorkshire brand supplies made-to-measure tweed suits to individual Guns and gamekeepers nationwide. Company owner Jon Wall will be on hand at the BSS to showcase a full range of tweeds and garments to try on, as well as offer visitors the chance to have their measurements taken and to place an order.
Ideal for outdoor use, the S.P.E.C (Small Pocket Everyday Cleaver) is a lightweight fixed-blade knife, manufactured in the US, which features a G10 handle, a 2.64mm plain blade and comes with a thermoplastic sheath.
This compact folding knife features a drop-point blade, along with a frame lock and grooves on the drop-point blade for superior grip. The lightweight knife offers a plain edge blade with a stone-wash finish, with a blade thickness of 2.90mm.
Featuring a 2.38in drop-point blade, this feather-weight fixed blade knife features a stainless steel handle and comes with a thermoplastic sheath. With a 3.10mm thick blade and 148mm length, it is highly portable and perfect for everyday use.
Food and drink
Shots & Company Sloe Gin & Whisky
£85 (sloe gin) £145 (whisky)
Created with care using the finest ingredients, these two products from Shots & Company are the perfect addition to any elevenses or post-shoot celebration. Perfect on their own or paired with a carefully selected mixer, both products possess rich, warm flavours that will offer effective fortification, especially during the cold, wintry days in the field.
Bespoke luxury vehicles
From £29,999 + VAT
Talos vehicles are luxurious at their core, whilst also being relentlessly capable machines off-road. Its focus is building one-of-a-kind vehicles that offer carefully selected customization options. Grills and wheel arches, fenders, brakes and leather interiors are just some of the bespoke options Talos Vehicles can offer.