Perazzi HPX RSR Ultimate

As I stated in my review of the MX8 (June 2013), there really is no better way of entering into the world of bespoke guns than with a Perazzi. These guns are astonishingly successful on…

Drumlanrig partridge shoot

It’s hard to know exactly what the grandees of shooting in the late Victorian and Edwardian era would make of the Whirlpool drive at Drumlanrig, or the Bothy for that…

Remember, remember this rhyme for November: high pheasants, fine food, long barrels and a great mood. Okay, it’s not the most exciting lyric anyone has ever penned, but it does…

Shooting insurance cover

Game shots have a unique relationship with the weather. While others cower inside, a line of guns will happily stand in the pouring rain, the familiar smell of damp tweed…

deer stalking

Stalking rifle: Sako, Ruger, Anderson Wheeler, Browning, Hollands, Westley Richards, Sauer, Remmington, Rigby, Blaser and more are all here. What is your favourite stalking rifle manufacturer?

Running Horses Surrey

American TV is a wonderful thing, but do you ever wince when an interpretation of the traditional English pub appears on screen? I’d rather pedal a unicycle along Hadrian’s Wall…

Holland & Holland Sporting Over and Under

If you’ve never seen a modern shotgun from one of the great English makers in the flesh, you might be forgiven for wondering what all the fuss is about. Whether side-by-side or over-and-under, it is…

Mark and Jamie Bettinson

A glance at the diary entries on the desk at Bridgecroft Kennels in Hengoed, south Wales, reads like a who’s who of field trialling. Bridgecroft is one of the nerve…

It’s all change and no change at Shooting Gazette this October as our new look magazine coincides with the opening of the pheasant season. There’s still the same first class…

Blaser F3 Vantage

By now your eyes will no doubt have fallen on the picture of the subject of this month’s review. With a tall rib and flared muzzles disgorging exposed chokes, the F3 Vantage…

Robert Everitt

Robert Cuthbert (RC): Are there any projects that you are currently busy with? Robert Everitt (RE): “As ever, I’m working on lots of different ‘top secret’ projects. We are the…

Shooting Gazette September 2015

Is it September already? Time waits for no sportsman, and while September means we’re on the fringes of autumn at least the partridges are ready. For traditionalists, only coveys bursting…