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Budget shotguns

Need a new shotgun, but don’t want to break the bank? Here are some budget shotguns that are a bargain.

Budget shotguns

An elegant and practical shotgun at a reasonable price

Lincoln Premier

A bestseller, the Premier satisfies the need for an elegant and practical shotgun at a reasonable price. It features fine chequering, internally chromed bore and chambers for improved lifespan and better distributed shot patterns, and is available in 12- or 20-bore.

Key features: Three-year warranty as standard, fine-pitch laser chequering with double-grip pattern. Bisley

Price: from £800


Huglu 103 DE

Great value for money

Huglu 103 DE

Huglu is the largest gunmaker in Turkey and its products are known the world over for reliability and performance, as well as offering great value for money. The 103 DE is available in 12- and 20-bore in either a black-or-silver finish. It is multichoke with five choke tubes.

Key features: Superb value for money, a good-looking but no-frills practical gun. ASI

Price: £720


Yildiz non-ejector

Comes in junior and adult models

Yildiz non-ejector

The Yildiz non-ejector shotgun comes in junior and adult models and is available in .410, 28-, 20- and 12-bore. All are multichoke with five chokes and come in barrel lengths of 26in, 28in and 30in. The over-and-unders have single selective triggers and auto-safes.

Key features: Multichokes, shorter stock in .410 for younger shooters. Entwistle Guns 

Price: from £575


Baikal .410

Affordable, easy to shoot with low recoil

Baikal .410

Always desirable for around-the-farm pest control or for introducing young shooters to the sport a single-barrel .410 is affordable, easy to shoot and features a low degree of recoil. Configured with an under-lever cocking mechanism, trigger-mounted safety and fixed-choke 26in barrels, the Baikal 18 M-M is practical, lightweight and cheap.

Key features: Very low cost, little recoil and lightweight. Sportsman Gun Centre.

Price: synthetic stock (above) £149.99, beech stock £169.99


Revo Duo

Perfectly suited to the pigeon hide or foreshore


REVO introduces a unique dual-system field gun that can be changed from pump to mechanically driven semi-automatic simply by flicking a switch. Available in Mossy Oak camo or in matte black synthetic, the Duo is perfectly suited to the pigeon hide or foreshore. The Duo is in 12-bore, with a 28in barrel and three chokes.

Key features: The Duo offers a low-cost introduction to anyone seeking a multi-shot gun.  Sportsman Gun Centre.

Price: synthetic £439, camouflage (above) £479


Hatsan Escort Missione

Useful for a variety of shooting scenarios

 Hatsan Escort Missione

This is the Turkish gun manufacturer’s upgraded, premium version of its Hatsan Escort shotgun. It has a wooden stock with a high-grade gloss finish, an upgraded silver action and engraving, a fast loading system and a smart valve piston. Available in 12- and 20-bore.

Key features: The steel shot-suitable multichoke system allows this shotgun to be used in a wide variety of shooting scenarios. Edgar Brothers 

Price: £599