Steel shot should not force you to sell your old gun

Yes, that’s Nigel Farage. An evening with the Blacker family in Cornwall sees local shooters (and Nigel) bring in their guns for assessment. Bill Blacker and his sons Jim and Matt are among the foremost gunmakers and gunsmiths in the UK, and they advise on how to save your old gun and use it with steel.

For more from the Blackers, find Bill Blacker on Instagram  and George Daw Gunmakers on Facebook.

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