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BASC Trade

BASC trade membership is the ideal way for businesses to demonstrate support for shooting sports. The cost of BASC trade membership is £158 and as well as giving you 2 BASC memberships it also gives you access to these following optional extras  for your business:

BASC, Marford Mill, Chester Road, Rossett, Wrexham LL12 0HL 01244 573000 – email

Business insurance

Protection for retailers, repairers, wholesalers and manufacturers of firearms and shooting equipment.

Firearm, ammunition and accessories couriers

Delivery solutions for firearms, ammunition and shooting accessories.

Credit and debit card terminals

Working with its trade partner Global Payments, BASC has negotiated an unbeatable deal for the gun trade.

Business insurance

The Challenge:

To develop a range of tailored insurance packages for gunshops, shooting grounds, sole traders, and professional shooters.

The Solution:

BASC worked with two specialist insurance brokers to deliver insurance packages that are both competitive and comprehensive and specifically designed to help the gun trade and associated businesses.

Firearm, ammunition and accessories couriers

The Challenge:

To uncover a range of courier services that will assist the UK gun trade and associated businesses for transporting goods around the UK and overseas.

The Solution:

Rather than trying to deliver a ‘one stop shop’ BASC have negotiated terms with several specialist couriers, each experts in their chosen field.

Airguns, Sec 1 and 2 guns plus accessories UK only:


Sec 1,2,5 ammunition:

Credit and debit card terminals

The Challenge:

To uncover a national supplier of credit and debit card terminal services that was not only cost effective, but who would also deal with the UK gun trade.


The Solution:

Working with its trade partner Global Payments, BASC has negotiated a preferential deal for the gun trade.

Business website

The Challenge:

Setting up a new venture is both exciting and daunting. It’s where great ideas and big ambitions meet small budgets and tight deadlines!

The Solution:

Ruddy Good Marketing’s Business Start-Up Package includes the design of a logo and a responsive website with integrated CMS. It’s all tailor-made to help get your business up and running ­– and noticed.

Ruddy Good Marketing

Other trade member benefits

Advertising with Gunstar

Gunstar and BASC Trade Members

Do you want to target a large audience of shooting enthusiasts who are actively browsing our site with an intention to buy? Here at Gunstar, we are giving trade members 15% OFF our email and banner products, meaning you can put yourself in front of 400,000 visitors every month!

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BASC Trade Membership

  • Discounts on business insurance
  • Discounts on UK and overseas transport of firearms and goods
  • Discounts on Shooting a Conservation and Yellow Pages advertising
  • Credit facilities for your customers
  • Targeted mailing service to promote your products
  • Use of the BASC trade logo on your stationery and advertisements.
  • Entry in online trade directory and web-link to your business
  • Visits from our Trade Marketing Officer
  • Regular contact via specialist trade newsletter

And as well as all this, two named persons at the business will be covered under the BASC insurance policy for £10 million legal liability and £10 million product liability. This covers recreational activities of: wildfowling, clay pigeon, rabbit, pigeon, game, deer, vermin and target shooting, air-gunning, conservation, hawking, archery, angling and ferreting. Both named persons will also have full access to all other BASC membership services as listed under the ‘Full membership’ category.

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