Q&A

FAQ: What do the terms ‘made ready’, ‘made safe’, ‘cocked’ and ‘loaded’ mean?

Mike Morton explains the meaning of the terms “made ready”, “made safe”, “cocked” and “loaded”.

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Q&A: Can I shoot across a public footpath?

Know your rights! Our reader has a conundrum… the private land on which he shoots has a public pathway leading through it, does this mean he must pack away his gun as he crosses? 

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Airgun Answers: What’s a set trigger?

What’s a set trigger, and can you get one for my airgun?

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Can I take my 15-year-old son hunting? – BASC Legal Eagle

I let my 15-year-old son go hunting with my rifle on a nearby farm. Can he take a friend with him and both shoot my gun? And do either of them need insurance?

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Airgun answers: How to remove a stuck CO2 capsule

I haven’t shot a CO2 pistol for years, but bought a new one and used some of my old capsules. One’s got stuck. How do I remove it?

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Airgun Answers: Can I use magnetised tools on an electronic rifle?

If you use magnetised tools near a Daystate Pulsar, will they harm the electronics?

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How to use a scope enhancer

Mind the gap – and you won’t mind the light

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Q&A: How to value your airguns

Jonathan Young talks you through airgun valuation and how to ensure you don’t sell your guns for less than they’re worth

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Q&A: Do I need a gunsmith?

One of our readers has dropped his gun, causing damage to the grip and trigger. Mike Morton is on hand to help!

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Q&A: Putting your gun down out in the field

Mike Morton explains what to do with your gun when your arms need a rest out in the field, to keep it free of dirt

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