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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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Airgun Shooter issue 120 is on sale now!

Mat Manning hunts over both pasture and woodland using stalking and ambush tactics as he goes in pursuit of some rabbits and woodpigeons to make a tasty mixed bag for the pot. Roost shooting can be a very effective way

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SPONSORED: Black Ops Tactical Sniper Air Rifle

The Black Ops Tactical Sniper Air Rifle is the latest instalment from the well known gun manufacturer. With a full power break barrel action this is one that not only looks great, but is also ideal for all kinds of

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Gun Test: BSA Supersport SE

Break-barrel springers offer an affordable passport to airgun shooting – and Mat Manning reckons the BSA Supersport SE is up there with the best Maker: BSA Guns, www.bsaguns.co.uk Price: £233 Model: Supersport SE Type: Spring-powered break-barrel Barrel length: 47cm Overall length: 109cm

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New airgun gear at IWA Sporting Classics 2016

The IWA Outdoor Classics show in Nuremberg is one of the shooting industry’s premier events, showcasing countless new releases on the airgun scene. Here’s some of the kit we clocked during the showcase.   PALLAS PCPs Pallas have unveiled their

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The Airgun Show – cold weather squirrel hunt, PLUS The British Shooting Show 2016 and Crosman MTR77 NP

A spell of cold weather provides the perfect conditions to target grey squirrels with a grain feeder. Mat Manning uses hide tactics to get within range of the hungry greys, making a welcome contribution to the control of this invasive

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Tempting Gifts for your Christmas List

Hoping to find that special airgunning pressie under the tree or in your stocking on Christmas morning? Here are a few ideas for your list to Santa… USMC GUARDIAN This workhorse of a knife comes with a robust nylon holster and lends

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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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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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