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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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12 bore round action over and under receives highly commended award at the IPC Shooting Industry awards

12 bore round action over and under receives highly commended award at the IPC Shooting Industry awards

Boxall and Edmiston’s 12 bore round action over and under received a “Highly commended” award at the IPC shooting industry awards 2013 in the “Best new gun 2012″ category. The awards celebrate the achievements of those in the shooting industry and the categories include best gun shop and shooting ground among many others. The prize for best gun went to the Browning B725 but Boxall and Edmiston are very proud to receive a

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Customer stock blank page added to site

After many requests for pictures of clients stock blanks a specific gallery has been added for existing customers to see their purchased Walnut. New shipments of Walnut are due every three months and existing clients are given first choice of any new stocks. You can see the new page here or through the galleries tab. 

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Shotgun repair service now available

After years of requests Boxall and Edmiston now offer a shotgun repair service. This service covers all aspects of shotgun repair, from manufacturing the broken part to fitting and regulating it. Using Boxall and Edmiston’s in house craftsmen and engineers most repair work can be carried out at the workshop in Shropshire. Any work that cannot be completed by the in house repair team can be distributed to one of

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The anatomy of a shotgun articles have been added to the Boxall and Edmiston site

The anatomy of a shotgun articles have been added to the Boxall and Edmiston site

The Shooting Gazette kindly agreed to publish articles detailing responses to the most commonly asked questions here at Boxall and Edmiston in their monthly series “The Anatomy of a Shotgun”. To date the articles include: The difference between a Boxlock and a Sidelock – January 2013 The difference between a Demi-bloc and mono-bloc barrel configuration – February 2013 The names and functions of a shotgun – specifically a side by

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