Air Rifles

6 Must-have airgun kit accessories

We don’t know about you, but there are never enough accessories for our airguns, so to save you the trouble of scouring around the internet yourself we’ve rounded up essential pieces of kit to add to your ever growing list

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First Impressions: FX Crown hunting rifle

The Jewel in FX’s Crown? Editor Mike Morton takes a close look at the Swedish airgun company’s ambitious and feature-packed new hunting rifle… Key Specs Barrel: Smooth Twist X Power Adjusters: Two Regulator: Externally adjustable Noise Reduction: Shrouded barrel Magazine

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How to choose a gun for a junior

It’s important to introduce youngsters to shooting, but many airguns are too heavy to handle. Stick to some basic rules, however, and you can find the right model… 1. Age & Safety Let’s start with safety. It is perfectly legal to

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How to make a spring compressor

Nick Stanning is a fan of spring-powered rifles, give them a go by following his helpful step-by-step guide to creating a spring compressor. 1. Safety first An air rifle mainspring is quite powerful, and may be under tension even when

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How to fill a PCP with air

There’s no dark art to filling the air cylinder, just remember two simple rules: fill the rifle slowly and keep everything free of dust and grit. 1. Male and female adapters PCPs are filled using male and female adapters. All

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The Gun Test: Colt .45 “The Peacemaker”

colt SAA .45

Umarex has released the long-barrelled cavalry version of the Colt SAA .45. Mike Morton reckons you can gallop to glory with this CO2 pellet gun

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Teenage Gun Test: Umarex NXG APX

  Tempting teenagers to leave their hi-tech gaming world is no easy task – but this new junior’s multi-pump pneumatic from Umarex should do the trick nicely. Joe Guest looks at the BB and pellet-firing NXG APX… If modern styling is

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Kral Puncher Review

Turkish gunmaker, Kral Arms has entered the PCP market with the Puncher – a multi-shot sidelever that’s both feature-laden and affordable. The editor invites you to take a ringside seat at his unboxing of it… Kral is a fast-growing Turkish

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SMK PR900W review

Until now, budget gun specialists SMK have never had a PCP in their line-up – but here’s a sneak peek at the first of their inaugural offerings: the Chinese-made PR900W Sportsmarketing built their reputation on importing cheap air rifles from

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Twin Test: Walther Century GT and Crosman Phantom MkII

Synthetically stocked break-barrel rifle/scope combos are very much in vogue, so Nigel Allen takes two of the newest arrivals into the fields – Walther’s Century GT and Crosman’s Phantom MkII… At £265, the new Walther Century GT/6×42 scope combo is an

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