Franchi Elegante Field

Franchi Elegante Field shotgun

There is a point at which you break away from a budget gun as you seek better quality, though what causes you to make that decision can be difficult to quantify. If you have reached that point, the Elegante 
Field, at £1,095, is a step up in 
quality at a…

Fabarm Axis S&H

Fabarm Axis S&H reviewed by Shooting Times

The closer you get to the pinnacle of any sport, the more critical the choice of equipment becomes. It would seem unlikely, then, that compromises made to produce 
a gun that could cover two different disciplines would be any good at all; that what works for one will inhibit the…

Fausti Class RDX

Fausti Class RDX

Having been asked to test this new gun, I was a little surprised to open the case and find a 20-bore and not a 12-bore as expected. However, it was a delight to handle — 
a fine example of what the Italian gun makers do so well; a slim, elegant…

Fausti Italyco

Fausti Italyco tested by Sporting Gun

When I received the email from Tony Laughton from Stag Country Sports, importers of Fausti guns here in 
the UK, I was quite excited because 
I hadn’t seen much of Fausti for a while. I know it had been doing quite a bit of collaborative work because it teamed up…

man with gun in gunslip

Popular shotguns for the pheasant season

What you need to consider when picking out a game gun Weight Gauge Style Action Budget Patrick Galbraith, Editor of the Shooting Times, comments when discussing shotguns for pheasant shooting: “I would say that there has been a move towards affordable guns, with pairs of Mirokus becoming a frequent sight…

Sauer Apollon laser engraving

Sauer Apollon reviewed by Sporting Gun

It’s time to break out some game guns to show you all in anticipation for the forthcoming game season. This month I’ve been lucky enough to be given the new Sauer Apollon to take a look at. As with most companies, you need to release something new every year for…