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Bergara B14 rifle package

When I was tasked the with job of reviewing this rifle package, I knew that it was going to be as much of a fact-finding test as the rifle and sound moderator are new…

£690.00
Baikal MP-221

This meaty new side-by-side Baikal MP-221 .45-70 double rifle isn’t elegant, but it’s accurate and easy handling - perfect for boar

£975.00

Our rating:  84%

Benelli 828U O/U

First impressions of the Benelli 828U O/U – it’s design for design’s sake. Surely Benelli would be better off sticking to what they do best, semi-auto shotguns? That may prove to be true, but I…

£2,025.00

Our rating:  83%

Akkar Triple Crown

I have always been enthusiastic about unusual firearms, some of which, in their day, proved to be less than practical or were simply overtaken by rapid technical development. The firearms I find most fascinating are…

£1,811.00

Our rating:  88%

Ruger .22LR American rifle

Ruger has a knack of producing rifles that “real” shooters want, in an innovative way, at a good price. The rimfire market is swamped with bolt actions, pumps, semis and lever-action rifles, and you might think…

£420.00

Our rating:  88%

Savage .22/.410 combination

Combination guns are not that common in the UK, probably because of the type of shooting we do, our terrain and our licensing laws. They are common in Germany and Austria, however, sometimes with…

£653.00

Our rating:  64%

NCG Stalker

When is a Parker Hale Lightweight not a Parker Hale Lightweight? When it’s a Norman Clark Gunsmiths Stalker rifle. When Parker Hale ceased trading in 2000, Norman Clark Gunsmiths in Rugby bought the remaining stock, and…

£675.00

If you are using a .22LR rifle, sound reduction is only required for subsonic ammunition. It is quite straightforward to moderate as it does not have the crack of supersonic…

Titan 16 straight-pull rifle

The Titan range of well-made, well priced rifles has been available in Britain for some time through various distributors; now Country Sports Wholesale has taken over the dealership. The rifles come from Rosler, a small…

£1,505.00

Our rating:  85%

Bettinsoli Diamond Line

The Italians realised that if they were to remain competitive they needed to redesign their offering and invest in some up to date machine tooling. The decision has paid off.…

£857.00

Our rating:  83%

Jackal Hi Power .22 air rifle

The Jackal air rifle was a pivotal design that led to the rise and acceptance of synthetic stock use in Britain today. Sussex Armoury, the Hailsham-based maker of the Jackal range, was not shy…

£150.00
William Powell Monarch 20 bore

The name William Powell has been involved in gunmaking in Britain since 1802. The firm passed through the hands of many generations of Powells before the rise of European makers finally caught up with them and the…

£4,995.00

Our rating:  76%

BSA-SKB

The idea of a famous sporting arms maker subcontracting production to an overseas manufacturer is not new. In this instance, the phrase “made in Japan to BSA specification” has a ring to it that…

£400.00
Benelli 828U

One of the wonderful things about shooting in these early years of the 21st century is the relaxed attitude to the type of shotgun seen on the shooting field. No longer does one need…

£2,325.00

Our rating:  90%

Snowie 12-bore

The growth of interest over the past few years in hammerguns has undoubtedly saved shotguns that would otherwise have been left to rust away or be scrapped off. While older shooters seeking a bit of…

£350.00
Chapuis Armes C135 Artisan Super Orion

You might be forgiven for having never heard of Chapuis Armes. While this French firm has a fearsome reputation for producing double rifles of enviable quality from its factory to the west of Saint Etienne, its shotguns…

£5,290.00

Our rating:  84%

Relum tornado

Remarks such as “Oh, I had one of those and mine’s still shooting,” are the sort that get made about the Relum Tornado air rifle. It was never going to…

£30.00

Gun reviews: Anschutz 1517 .17 HMR rifle: Bruce Potts acclaims the accuracy of this rifle and gives its thumbhole the thumbs up.

£875.00

Our rating:  91%

Ruger 10/22 stainless synthetic carbine

The Ruger 10/22 rimfire semi-automatic rifle, produced more than 50 years ago in 1964, has to be the most widely made and distributed .22 rimfire rifle in existence. It led to a whole genre…

£425.00

Our rating:  78%