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What next for Scottish airgunners, now that the anti-airgun protagonist Kenny MacAskill has been unceremoniously kicked out of the Cabinet?

What Next for Scotland’s Airgunners as MacAskill gets Sack?

The new First Minister for Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has sacked the Scottish Justice Secretary, Kenny MacAskill, from her Cabinet. Will the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill now have a better chance of achieving a more democratic outcome?

The Airgun Show

The Airgun Show – rabbit shooting at dusk, plus the MTC Genesis UL telescopic sight on test

Rabbits are back in the crosshairs as Mat Manning heads out to target some coneys that evaded his summer pest control efforts. Autumn rabbiting is never easy, and Mat’s quarry initially plays hard to get, but a combination of fieldcraft

Grab an airgun bargain in the Arthur Bale & Sons closing-down sale!

Welsh Gun Shop Closing-down Sale

Cardiff gun shop, Arthur Bale and Sons, is set to close following the announcement of owner Martin Bale’s retirement – and airgunners are promised lots of bargains in the closing-down sale!

Tests

Two new 'first guns' are put to the test: the Thor GRS and the Junior Hunter (shouldered)

Head-to-head: Gamo Junior Hunter v Norica Thor GRS

Young airgunners are the lifeblood of tomorrow’s shooting sports. Mark Camoccio assesses two Spanish break-barrels that are designed to entice juniors into the fold

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Test: Walther LGU

Hot on the heels of its highly advanced LGV break-barrel, Walther has added another impressive springer to its stable. This one also bears a famous name from the past – and the editor is the first to take the new LGU underlever for a test drive…

JB-PPK

Right on Q!

Though many firearms passed through his hands, James Bond 007 is best known for his use of two Walther pistols – the PPK and P99. Under cover of daylight, Nathan Kingsley is dropped deep inside his garden and licensed to put their 4.5mm airgun ‘blowback’ versions into active service…

Features

Stocking Fillers

Wondering what to buy the airgunner in your life this Christmas, or want to drop some hints as the festive period approaches? Here are some stocking filler ideas for that all-important list… The innovative Flip Target doesn’t need to be

‘Tis the Season to be Giving…

Want a big pressie to unwrap this Christmas? Here’s a selection of guns, gear and other goodies we reckon any airgunner would love Santa to leave under their tree… Purr-fect Hellcat If you’re after something short’n’sweet for your gun cabinet

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Big Wheeler

Purpose-forged gunsmithing
screwdrivers should have a place in every airgunner’s workshop – and Nigel Allen opens the lid on the ultimate
box set courtesy of Edgar Bros…

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