Gun repairs

Gun servicing – look after your gun; lock, stock and barrel

Written by  on January 31, 2017

We are now coming towards the end of the game shooting season and, as ever, we have been very busy with gun repairs and the shop sometimes feels like an[...]

Restock or repair your shotgun?

Written by  on February 20, 2016

Restock your shotgun? You may find yourself asking if you should restock or repair your shotgun if you ever damage your prize game gun. Restocking a shotgun[...]

Browning custom shotguns

Written by  on October 16, 2014

A quick history of Browning shotguns Browning custom shotguns have been around for many years, as basic Brownings lend themselves perfectly to the customisation[...]

Damascus barreled shotguns

Written by  on April 28, 2014

We have just finished some work on a lovely pair of John Dickson Damascus barreled shotguns (shown below), and I thought I’d ask Barry ‘Gramps’[...]

Shotgun restocking and upgrades

Written by  on April 7, 2014

Here at Castle Gunmakers we specialise in all types of shotgun restocking and upgrades, from ‘Best Guns’ such as Holland and Holland, Purdey[...]

Kelso Deer Stalking Fair

Written by  on March 12, 2014

After the great success of last year’s inaugural Kelso Deer Stalking Fair, we were pleased to be able to get a stand for ourselves this year. Both[...]

Shotgun cross-over conversion completed

Written by  on October 9, 2013

In April this year we wrote about a pair of Best London Sidelock cross-over shotguns that we were converting to conventional right-hand configuration.[...]

Cross-over shotgun conversions

Written by  on April 16, 2013

We are currently working on a pair of Best London Sidelock Guns, converting them from cross-over to conventional right-handed configuration. There are[...]