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Give ’em some stick!

Pest control is a war of attrition, and victories won through a sustained approach are just as valuable as occasional big hits. Aided by his hunting buddy and a handy piece of kit, Mat Manning proves the importance of keeping the pressure on

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Posted in Features, Hunting

New airgun gear at IWA Sporting Classics 2016

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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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Posted in Features, Gear

Kral Puncher Review

The Kral Arms Puncher is certainly a formidable adversary against other PCPs in the same price range

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

Tempting Gifts for your Christmas List

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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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Posted in Features, Gear

SMK PR900W review

The cheap PR900W marks SMK's entry into the world of PCPs

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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Posted in Air Rifles, PCP, Tests

The Airgun Show – hunting rats at night, PLUS the Crosman Iceman Pistol on test

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Following on from a tough night’s ratting on the fish farm, Mat Manning is determined to settle the score with the scaly-tailed rodents. Rather than over-complicating his approach, Mat decides to go back to basics by setting out simple feeding

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The Airgun Show – woodland pigeon and squirrel hunt, PLUS the Daystate Pulsar Synthetic on test

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With a game cover crop under attack from pigeons, Mat Manning heads out to keep the birds at bay. Typical of this fickle winged pest, the woodies have other ideas, and Mat has to ring the changes to end up

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The Airgun Show – hunting squirrels in autumn woodland, PLUS the new Hawke Vantage telescopic sight on test

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We’re shooting grey squirrels as they forage for the autumn crop of acorns. Thick leafy cover makes it tough to spot the bushy-tails in the treetops, but Mat Manning uses his fieldcraft knowhow to put a few in the bag.

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Posted in News

Early birds – roosting wood pigeons

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Ian Barnett ventures to a box wood over an arctic weekend in order to catch the early-bird woodies… The bounty from air rifle hunting may not lie in a freezer-full of prime venison such as my stalking friends enjoy, but

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Posted in Features, Hunting

Hidden Gem – Brocock Contour S6 Elite

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After going back to the drawing board, Brocock has re-released the Contour S6 Elite with a number of improvements. The editor looks at why this compact multi-shot PCP carbine could be one of the best little big guns out there…

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Posted in Tests
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