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Pellet Test: Blue Star .22

Feeling blue! Chris Wheeler takes a look at a new pellet from BSA – the Blue Star .22

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How to choose your next airgun

The modern air rifle shooter is bombarded with a bewildering array of options. However, Mike Morton lays out some basic ground rules to help make that choice a little more informed

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The Airgun Show – Woodland Hunting Tactics, plus Nick Jenkinson on Trigger Adjustment and Technique

Successful airgun hunting hinges on being in the right place at the right time. In this episode Mat Manning explains how to pinpoint hotspots on your woodland permissions to help you get more squirrels, rats, pigeons and crows in your

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The Airgun Show – hunting doves, feral pigeons and rats on the farm, PLUS the Cometa Orion BP bullpup on test…

Our regular visits to the farm have thinned out the feral pigeons, but we still find plenty of collared doves raiding the silage clamps – and a few unexpected rats. The fidgety rodents give Mat Manning the run-around but he

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The Airgun Show – Stalking Summer Rabbits, plus Nick Jenkinson’s Tips on Judging the Wind

We’re back on rabbit patrol this week – stalking around the meadows in an effort to bag a few bunnies. Creeping within range of wary rabbits is never easy, but Mat Manning manages to bag a few for the cameras,

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The Airgun Show – summer squirrel hunting, PLUS the Gamo Phox gun, scope and pump kit on test

Squirrels are back on the hit-list in Episode 55, and it’s time to tailor tactics to suit the summer conditions. Dense foliage makes it almost impossible to spot the pests in the trees, so Mat Manning sets up a hide

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The Airgun Show – Crow Hunting with Decoys, plus Field Target Ace Nick Jenkinson on Pellet Selection

Mat Manning is back in the hide, and this time he’s after crows. It takes serious stealth and fieldcraft to put these wily corvids in the bag, so low-key hide and decoying tactics are order of the day – along

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The Airgun Show – Squirrel and magpie hide hunt, PLUS the Richter Optik Exact scope on test

Squirrels and magpies are on the hit list in Episode 53, when Mat Manning heads out hide shooting with the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter. The woodland pests are queueing up to raid the gamekeeper’s pheasant feeders, which are also attracting

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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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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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