News

Thumbnail Ep28

The Airgun Show – hunting for rabbits, pigeons and squirrels, PLUS the BSA R-10 Mk2 on test

Mat Manning is hunting on farmland and in the woods as he tries to make a mixed bag during a short evening session. With rabbits, pigeons and grey squirrels in his sights, Mat keeps mobile to make optimum use of

Airgun crime in Scotland - just 0.06% of overall crime in 2013/14

After delay in being released: Scottish airgun stats reveal stark truth

Following pressure from the BASC, the delayed statistics on Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms in Scotland for 2013-14 have now been published – and reveal airgun crime represents just 0.06% of overall crime!

Win an Air Arms HFT500

Win an Air Arms HFT500 at Round 5 of the UKAHFT 2015 Series

Britain’s award-winning airgunmaker, Air Arms, is enjoying a very successful 2015 season of Hunter Field Target – and now confirm their sponsorship of Round 5 of the 2015 UKAHFT National Series

Tests

002_DSCN050301

Ammo in Action: Webley VMX

Simon Everett puts popular airgun pellets to the test. This month: Webley VMX .177

014_MTC Optics 1-4x24 IR CQB Mamba04

Scope Review: MTC 1-4×24 Mamba CQB

Thom Jarrino discovers MTC Optics’ diminutive 1-4×24 Mamba ‘CQB’ – and thinks it’s a rather big find for airgunners…

H2H-220_HW99S-013

Head-to-head: Cometa 220 v Weihrauch HW99S

Mark Camoccio goes head-to-head with a pair of lightweight springers from Germany and Spain – each of which is clearly capable of punching well above its weight!

Features

BASC Airgun Survey tn

Airgun Survey – Win A BSA Lightning XL SE Combo

The BASC is giving airgunners the chance to win a BSA Lightning XL SE worth £250 plus a BSA Optics scope of their choice by way of a random draw, entry of which is automatic when you take part in their specially-commissioned Airgun Survey

102_FF (21)01

Farm Forays: Farmyard Hunting

No matter what the time of year, a working farm will always be a hub for vermin activity – as Ian Barnett explains…

007_PF (12)_web_600w

Scoring in the Field

Ian Barnett continues his .20 calibre hunting experiment, this time trying out the heavyweight H&N Barracuda under field conditions… A few weeks ago I put my back out, lifting a box full of lightweight decoys into the X-Trail, of all things!

Follow Us!


Email Newsletter Sign Up
Please take a few moments to register for our free e-mail newsletter to get all the latest news and views on the shooting world delivered straight to your inbox