Behind the Scenes

Talking shop: Keen’s Guns

Manager David Keen has worked at the shop for more than 30 years, and has seen it grow into one of the top hunting and fishing shops in Wales How did you get started and why? The business started in

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Behind the Scenes, News

The only way is Pete’s!

Roger Laitruns through everything Pete’s Airgun Farm has to offer – you’ll need to grab a coffee and sit down to take it all in! The only way is Pete’s? Well it is in Essex, and I couldn’t think of

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Behind the Scenes, News

A visit to Leigh 54-yard indoor range

Andy McLachlan discovers new skills and hand-crafted guns as he visits a popular range in the north of England

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Behind the Scenes, Features, Target Shooting

Behind the scenes: Handcrafted gunmakers

Andy McLachlan visits a Walsall workshop maintaining the traditions of crafting guns by hand – and starts planning how soon he can buy his own

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Behind the Scenes, Features, Gear

Interview: Scottish HFT shooter James Hesson

King of the North! Andy McLachlan asks Scottish shooter James Hesson about his choice of equipment and approach to hitting the target

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Behind the Scenes, Features, Interviews, Target Shooting

Beer and Bullets?! Discover Bell Target Shooting!

One of the world’s oldest target disciplines involves shooting at an extremely short range – but at an extremely small bullseye. Simon Everett offers an insight into this traditional sport which has enjoyed a revival of late…

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Behind the Scenes, Features, Target Shooting

Bootcamp! Daystate training

With the modern-day airgun becoming ever more complex, many airgun makers now provide dealers with a crash course on servicing and repairing their wares. We enrolled our own techie, Lyn Lewington on one such training session run by Daystate… While most guns featured

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Behind the Scenes, Features

Bottle testing – Hydrotech

The regulations surrounding the use of high-pressure vessels make testing for safety mandatory at periods determined by the use the pressure cylinder is put to. However, there’s enough ambiguity in the rules to confuse end users, charging stations and even

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Behind the Scenes, Features

Young Apprentice: A farewell

Trainee gamekeeper, Charlie Crane, says goodbye to his sturdy air rifle of over a decade…

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Behind the Scenes, Features

The Tawnado

Renowned retailer and shooter Michael Tawn is a household name on the UK airgun scene – and Simon Everett spent a day with him to learn more about his airgunning roots…

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Behind the Scenes, Features
Follow Us!