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The Airgun Show – summer rabbit hunt, PLUS the Gamo Coyote Tactical on test

We’ve got rabbits in our sights this week, and Mat Manning is out on the hunt with the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter and a scope-cam to demonstrate how steady shots can be with the support of a bipod. Long grass

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The Airgun Show – summertime pest control in the woods, PLUS the Air Arms S410 TDR on test

Woodland hunting in full summer foliage can be tough going, so Mat Manning sets up a feeder to lure squirrels down from the leafy treetops and into the crosshairs. He also turns the FX Verminator MkII to some impromptu corvid

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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

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Ammo in Action: Webley VMX

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

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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…

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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

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Hammer Time: Slingshot Valve

The inefficiency of a standard knock-open valve results in some PCP guns having a power curve over the duration of their air charge. However, Phil Bulmer looks at how one engineer solved it for British PCP gunmaker, Daystate

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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

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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…

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