calibre

Q&A: What calibre should you use for hunting?

Does it matter what calibre rifle you use for hunting, or should you be focusing more on the ammo?

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Gear Focus: Try a different calibre

Take up the challenge of shooting .22 and you’ll push your shooting skills to the limit, says Andy McLachlan. He speaks to former world HFT champion, Simon Howarth to find out why you should…

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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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A brand new website for Marksman Pellets

Lincoln Jeffries, manufacturer of the famous Marksman airgun pellets since 1932, have launched a new website. Still based in Birmingham to this day, the company produces domed and pointed pellets in .177, .22 and .25 calibres for all types of airguns.

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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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Posted in Air Rifles, PCP, Tests

Hunting: .20 calibre

Returning to his hunting routine after the annual holiday break, a refreshed Ian Barnett enjoys a post-rain foray with a new .20 pellet on the grey stuff… Sitting in a British wood during rain can be an exhilarating experience –

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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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Ammo in Action: Webley VMX

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

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Scoring in the Field

Ian Barnett continues his .20 calibre hunting experiment, this time trying out the heavyweight H&N Barracuda under field conditions… A few weeks ago I put my back out, lifting a box full of lightweight decoys into the X-Trail, of all things!

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Nutcracker Sweet!

Set another long-term hunting experiment by the editor, Ian Barnett takes to the fields with the ‘in-between’ .20 calibre – and sees how it rates against his old adversary, the grey squirrel…

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