BASC’s Dr Conor O’Gorman considers what the announcement of a two-year UK REACH review on lead ammunition means for shooting.
This is a five-year transition not a one-year solution, says BASC.
Clarification of position.
Countryside organisations welcome cartridge manufacturers commitment to the future of game shooting in the UK
Group responds to statement on lead ammunition.
Matt Ellis BASC head of science, experienced game and pigeon shooter. Steel can penetrate better than lead by cutting through feathers, rather than balling them up and dragging them in to the wound. We’ve found that lead can lose 30% of its energy this way. The powders and the quality of factory loads Read more…