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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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Close-up on scopes

Andy McLachlan turns to Hawke as he searches for a smaller, lighter scope for this season’s spring-powered competition rifle

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10 Tips for shooting springers

Nick Stanning talks you through springer shooting: how to pick out your gun, prep and get practising!

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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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A Perfect Formula? Airgun Design Breakthrough

After years of R&D, one airgun technician may have just made the biggest discovery ever in terms of spring-powered airgun design. Simon Everett meets him to find out more… There are many Weihrauch aficionados who’ll tell you the earlier HW77s

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The Airgun Show – lamping rabbits with a spring-powered airgun, PLUS the Crosman Nitro Venom gas-ram on test

As if shooting isn’t tough enough on a clear, windless night, Mat Manning swaps his PCP and NV set up for a spring gun and lamp. Proving you don’t need night vision to target bunnies after dark, Mat overcomes the

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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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The Airgun Show – hunting with a spring-powered airgun, PLUS the Benjamin Trail NP2 gas-ram on test

The PCPs take a back seat this week, as we dedicate an episode to spring and gas-ram airguns. Mat Manning is out hunting with the spring-powered Air Arms Pro Sport and Tasco Target and Varmint scope at the idyllic Park

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The Airgun Show – decoying corvids with the Daystate Pulsar, PLUS the BSA Comet EVO on test

We’ve got everything covered, from electronic PCPs to affordable break-barrel spring guns. First up, it’s an ambush from the hide, as Mat Manning takes the Daystate Pulsar out on its first hunting trip. See how the state-of-the-art airgun fares against

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