There are two suitable speed-loaders.

The Monkey Loader speed-loader is a Teflon-coated tube that is placed over the head and joins at hip level. The speed-loader is available in two colours, loden and leaf green, and five sizes, priced £75 (call 01256 780336).

The Loadmaster speed-loader classic (below) is an oblong-shaped leather-covered plastic box divided into two sections; it holds 28×12-bore, 26×16-bore or 32×20-bore cartridges. The box is attached to an olive green adjustable strap that slips over the head and the box hangs neatly to one side. The Loadmaster speed-loader is available at a cost of £225. Call Fine Shooting Acessories on 01890 882139.

More Country Queries in The Field

Repairing a leopardskin rug

How to save and restore top hats