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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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The Airgun Show – night vision rat shoot with the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter, PLUS Crosman Phantom MkII on test

We’re heading back to the fish farm where the rats proved elusive during our last visit – but this time we’re using night vision. Watch as Mat Manning sets out a smelly trap for the scaly-tails, then sits back to

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