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New factory site now up and running and Countryside Alliance Gun draw underway

New factory site now up and running and Countryside Alliance Gun draw underway

Boxall and Edmiston are proud to announce the opening of our new (additional) factory site, adding a further 3000 sq/ft of work space. The new site is a quiet area, dedicated to hand skills for the craftsmen to work, away from the milling machines that support their crafts. The existing factory site will remain a state of the art facility with the machining capability to produce all the components for

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Boxall and Edmiston at the British shooting show

2014 is well underway and the first show of the season is rapidly approaching. The British shooting show is fortunately an indoor event and the Boxall and Edmiston team are attending for the second year running. The Boxall and Edmiston stand is in Hall 2 near main entrance 1, our position is excellent and you will struggle to miss us as we are on the main walkway apposite one of

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New guns coming soon, anatomy of a shotgun articles and the Shooting Times look at bespoke guns – it’s a busy time for Boxall and Edmiston

New guns coming soon, anatomy of a shotgun articles and the Shooting Times look at bespoke guns – it’s a busy time for Boxall and Edmiston

It has been a particularly busy few months at Boxall and Edmiston with new staff, new machines and new models being prepared for launch. As Boxall and Edmiston progresses through the calibers more potential shotgun models are conceived. Couple this with advances in engraving techniques and new aesthetic options being pioneered here at the workshop in Shropshire and 2014 is going to be a busy year for new editions to

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Boxall and Edmiston launch range of bespoke shooting accessories

Boxall and Edmiston have launched a range of customisable shooting accessories. Initially a range of hip flasks with a selection of Boxall and Edmiston’s engraving is available but other gifts, from cufflinks to shoot sets, are being planned for the coming months. The gifts can be customised and popular bespoke options are applying a gun number, name or a date. A dedicated website has been built and can be found

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Special edition gun in the Field magazine

Special edition gun in the Field magazine

A very special edition of the Boxall and Edmiston 12 bore sideplated over and under has been reviewed and featured in the Field magazine. The gun was produced especially for the article and features Charles Darwin and the Iron Bridge. The idea behind the gun was to demonstrate the capabilities of the Boxall and Edmiston engraving techniques and how there are many benefits to using a laser. The use of

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Vic Harker reviews the over and unders in the summer edition of Fieldsports magazine

Vic Harker reviews the over and unders in the summer edition of Fieldsports magazine

Vic Harker visited the Boxall and Edmiston team at the factory earlier this year to review the range of over and under 12 bores. As always it was great to catch up with Vic and get his valuable input into the new range. Fieldsports has been a supporter of Boxall and Edmiston for several years now and their support is much appreciated. Click here or the excerpt to see or

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2013 Boxall and Edmiston brochures now available on the website

2013 Boxall and Edmiston brochures now available on the website

The updated 2013 brochures are now available through the contacts tab. To accommodate the expanding range there are now two brochures, one for over and unders and another for side by sides. A new brochure will be developed to incorporate the 20 bores later in the year. The Boxall and Edmiston team are currently developing a 16 bore version of the round and square sideplated over and unders. A 28

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The Positive Shooting Team visit the Boxall and Edmiston factory

The Positive Shooting Team visit the Boxall and Edmiston factory

Mike Yardley and his son James recently visited the Boxall and Edmiston factory to see how the range of guns are crafted. It was a warm summers day, perfect for shooting some clays. Mike spent time discussing each of the teams role and their responsibilities. It is always a pleasure to discuss a topic that both parties are passionate about and Mike and his son James are certainly passionate about

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Why Walnut? – The use of Walnut for shotgun blanks

Why Walnut? – The use of Walnut for shotgun blanks

The latest article from the Shooting Gazette series – The Anatomy of a Shotgun – is now available. This article looks at why gunmakers use Walnut for gun stocks and how it is acquired. The following two articles detail both the stocking of a gun and information on gun fitting. You can see the article by clicking here or the image below.    

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Countryman weekly review square sideplated over and under

Countryman weekly review square sideplated over and under

Countryman weekly have reviewed the square sideplated over and under. Their resident gun expert, Guy Smith, visited the team at the factory to see the new gun and discuss it’s features. Thank you to Guy and the whole team at Countryman’s weekly, we look forward to seeing you all at the shows later in the year. Click the image below to see the article.  

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