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Going Prone with Mike Morton

Mike Morton offers some down to earth advice about shooting from the most stable platform of all: the prone position. Unless we’re in the field and the quarry presents itself a certain way, or we’re in a competition and the

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Smooth Operator with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan recalls his youth when all he craved was power. He’s a little older and wiser now, and his springer shooting is all the better for it. Hopefully, most readers will have access to or own a decent quality

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To protect and serve, with Mike Morton

Wooden stocks need protecting if they’re to carry on serving. Mike Morton shows you how to look after yours the easy way. Rifles with wooden stocks can look absolutely stunning. While there’s no doubt that synthetic stocks are more durable

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Out on the range with Richard Saunders

Richard Saunders casts his eye over a selection of laser rangefinders to find out which ones really can go the distance! Thanks to their relatively low power, we can use air rifles in environments that are too dangerous for powder-burners

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Have spring guns reached the pinnacle of their design?

Simon Everett muses on the development of spring-powered airguns and wonders whether the best is yet to come. Many’s the time that I’ve heard conversations on the subject of spring airgun development, and how little progress has been made over

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Gas Gun Goodness

Jonathan Young gasses on about the history of CO2 guns and offers a closer look at some of his personal favourites. While most airgun shooters know they can drop a 12g bulb into their pistol and get shooting, few realise

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Hide and seek for crafty crows!

Wily corvids are seldom easy to outwit, but their scavenging nature can be their downfall, as Mat Manning demonstrates as he sets up with hide and decoy tactics. The countryman: Mat Manning Mat relishes the challenge of crow-shooting. These birds

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Rock around the clock

Richard Saunders burns the candle at both ends as he heads out hunting before sunrise – and keeps on shooting into the night! Everyone loves the sales, don’t they? Don’t get me wrong – I hate shopping unless it’s for air

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Create expectations: how to make a target box

BB shooter Jonathan Young keeps on the right side of his neighbours by building a target box to catch his ammo and keep everything peaceful and quiet. For safe plinking – and when shooting for accuracy – commercial steel pellet-catchers

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Target shooter: insight and expertise to help you raise your game

Whether you’re looking for just a few tins, or maybe pallets full of pellets for years of use, Andy McLachlan provides some pointers on purchasing projectiles.  Maybe it’s just me, but I often wonder if the trouble that some shooters

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