William Powell Country
MENU

Guns

  1. BASC .410 World Championship

    Article written by William Powell Country 23 September 2016

    A couple of the team including, George Griffin who is an assistant at J M Osborne & Co and Charlie Sabin who works within William Powell, ventured west to shoot the BASC .410 World Championships which was being held at Read the Rest…

  2. Accidents on a Grouse Moor – How to avoid them

    Article written by Mark Osborne - FRICS, FAAV, MBAE 27 August 2016

    The grouse season is now well under way, here are some top tips from Mark Osborne on how to remain accident free when shooting grouse.   There seems to have been considerably more shooting accidents on grouse moors in recent Read the Rest…

  3. IWA Show – Nuremberg 2016

    Article written by William Powell 16 March 2016

    ergIWA is one of the two biggest trade-only Shooting Shows in the world; the other is the SHOT Show in America, but IWA is the Show for Europe. It is held in Nuremberg (famous for the War Crime Trials) and Read the Rest…

  4. Wild Boar in the Loire Valley

    Article written by William Powell Sporting 07 December 2015

    Hunting Wild Boar in France The thrill you feel at the approach of a large Boar is completely different to the excitement of a really good windy day on the Grouse or successfully bringing down a left and right of Read the Rest…

  5. Return Invitation, Check!

    Article written by Will Southall 23 November 2015

    How to receive a return invitation before, during and after a shoot day It’s always a nervous wait before the season starts – Will I be lucky enough this year, or won’t I? Having come from a shooting background myself, Read the Rest…

  6. Jeep®… a Gun’s choice.

    Article written by William Powell Country 15 May 2015

    7 magazine meets Mark Osborne, founder and director of William Powell Sporting, based in Banbury, Oxfordshire Mark is a chartered surveyor by profession – his main business is JM Osborne & Co, but a little more than 20 years ago he Read the Rest…

  7. Gun Servicing

    Article written by William Powell 31 January 2015

    The extremes of weather we all enjoyed and indeed endured throughout the last shooting season, ranging from endless days of glorious sunshine and warm temperatures lasting well into November followed by two months of the wettest weather in living memory Read the Rest…

  8. Early Season Partridges and Pheasants

    Article written by William Powell Sporting 06 November 2014

    Given that the Partridge Shooting Season started over six weeks ago, I am not sure whether that we are still early season!  However, relatively few pheasants have yet been shot on most Shoots, but with the recent cooler weather and Read the Rest…

  9. Fit for purpose Part 2

    Article written by William Powell Country 05 September 2014

    Last time we looked at why shooters should have their gun properly fitted to them. In this article MIKE MONTGOMERY examines how a fitting is carried out in practice. I went down to the Oxfordshire Shooting School near Chipping Norton Read the Rest…

  10. William Powell Voted UK’s Best Gunshop!

    Article written by Emma 29 May 2014

    The annual IPC Shooting Industry Awards proved to be a great success for William Powell this year! The awards, which took place on Thursday 15th May at the Mercure Brandon Hall Hotel near Coventry celebrated some of the most respected Read the Rest…