I am a newcomer to clay shooting and have just bought a gun with 2.3/4in chambers. However, I find I can buy some cartridges with 2.1/2in cases which, the supplier tells me, are ideal for clay shooting.
Pigeon shooting: I have got a bit of a noise issue with a couple of villagers close to where I shoot. I can’t afford to splash out on a moderated shotgun but wondered if sub-sonic cartridges might be the answer.
Online cartridge sales are on the up, and Charles Bull’s company, Just Cartridges, is a successful product of the internet age – a medium that he feels isn’t being used to the full by the UK gun trade.
Shotgun certificate holders in the Manchester area have received a letter from the Greater Manchester constabulary suggesting that they keep a spent cartridge from each of their gun barrels to be collected by police in the event of the gun being lost or stolen.