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The anatomy of a Gamebore
Black Gold Cartridge

Revealed for the first time, the secrets of how we engineer a World Leader in shotgun cartridges.

HD Casing

High density polymer plastic case designed to perform in our premium, high performance range to give easy loading and smooth ejection from a case made specifically for these demanding loads.

Exceptional Quality

Our precision, lead shot is produced in the only working shot tower left in the UK. Exclusively made by Gamebore for Gamebore. This shot is not available in any other product for any other brand. It is lead shot taken to the next level with our unique finishing process. We achieve a consistent spherical shot helping to deliver the ultimate shot pattern. Simply put, Diamond Shot is the best quality lead shot in the world.

5x Diamond Shot is graded 5 times to ensure spherical perfection, producing extra precision, tighter patterns at long range and less deformation.

Gamebore Wad Systems

Whether our state of the art plastic injection moulded wads, traditional fibre wads, or our exclusive and unique Wool wad, we select the wads that deliver the perfect gas seals, outstanding recoil reduction and performance to consistently deliver outstanding patterns across our range.

Power to Accelerate

Gamebore use a range of the highest quality powders available, including F2, which is exclusive to Gamebore in the UK and has become synonymous with outstanding performance. We are at the forefront of developing cartridges with the aim of improving downrange speed and effectiveness without excessive pressures and recoil.

Produces Maximum Velocity up to 1500fps

Exclusive Technology

The Gordon Recoil System is Exclusive to Gamebore in the UK. This unique recoil reduction system has been performance engineered by the renowned Italian manufacturers Baschieri and Pellagri.

The legendary and revolutionary designed base wad incorporated within the case head reduces recoil by up to 15% allowing higher performance, long range loads to be developed without adversely affecting the shooter.

Reduction of recoil felt up to 15%

Primed for Performance

CX2000 Primer is the most highly consistent and reliable primer available, this is used throughout our cartridges to give the shooter the utmost reliability and confidence.

ISO 9001

Gamebore are the only UK cartridge manufacturer operating to these exacting standards. The level of attention to detail to achieve and maintain this accreditation means you can have complete and total confidence in every aspect of the quality and consistency of our cartridges and our business as a whole.


High tech equipment, modern production facilities and exacting quality standards are only part of what makes Gamebore cartridges special as this has to be backed up by a highly dedicated team with 'loads' of first hand experience and skill and the drive and commitment to innovate and develop the best shotgun cartridges available.

Field Testing

Not only are all Gamebore loads extensively scrutinised in our state of the art testing facility to ensure ballistic perfection, we also enlist the expertise of some of the world's most renowned shots to verify their performance.

These include professional shots - George Digweed MBE, Simon Ward, David Carrie and Mark Winser.

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