Michael Yardley

Michael Yardley
William Powell Viscount

The new William Powell Viscount has been subject to considerable development and Michael Yardley is impressed, finding it could offer the most practical bang for the least possible buck. For…

AyA Legend De Luxe 20-bore

Over-and-unders are nothing new to AyA, but the AyA Legend De Luxe 20-bore is something different and they are to be congratulated, says Michael Yardley. It would be hard to…

Chapuis C35 20-bore

Michael Yardley prefers to use 20-bores with 30in barrels for game shooting, so was intrigued to try the new Chapuis C35 20-bore. For more gun reviews, the Breda 12-bore Zenith…

Breda 12-bore Zenith L

The new Breda 12-bore Zenith L is well-made and offers value for money, finds Michael Yardley. It could make a useful high-bird gun – and is future-proof with steel-shot proofing.…

Vintage Purdey side-by-sides

This pair of vintage Purdey side-by-sides show that the second-hand market offers fantastic, classic guns at a fraction of the price of their modern counterparts. But there are certain things…

FAIR Iside 20-bore

FAIR-made Lincolns have long been respected for offering much bang for the buck. Michael Yardley is delighted to find the new FAIR Iside 20-bore does the same. A pleasure to…

Rizzini Grand Regal 20-bore

The Regals, a new stable of over-and-under guns by Rizzini, are a significant step in the evolution of the range. Michael Yardley finds the Grand Rizzini Grand Regal 20-bore gets…

The most expensive gun in the world Purdey side by side. The Purdey side-by-side. The most iconic shotgun of all?

The most expensive guns in the world are, sadly, not a ticket to instantly becoming a better shot. But there is no denying they will make a day in the…