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Summer rabbit stalking – The Countryman

Balmy evenings are made for stalking rabbits – Mat Manning sets up for a roving session in the hope of bagging some bunnies for the pot. Summer rabbiting is one of the highlights of the airgun hunter’s year, not just

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Outdoor shooting practice with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan and a few like-minded friends become Polo players for the afternoon as they take on a new type of shooting challenge Rivington club secretary Ian Jones sets out the mints a staggering 47 yards away from the firing

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Hunting with a springer – going back to basics

Mat Manning swaps his hi-tech hunting kit for a no-frills springer as he gears up for a wander in the woods. Scaling down his kit and travelling light enabled Mat to move unburdened through the trees Modern technology can make

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FX Impact MkII Compact review with Mat Manning

Mat Manning hits the range with the diminutive FX Impact MkII Compact, and concludes that good things certainly can come in small packages There is no denying that we are witnessing a serious trend for smaller and smaller bullpup airguns

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Daystate Huntsman Revere review with Mike Morton

Mike Morton tests the Daystate Huntsman Revere, and finds a rifle that stays true to its traditional roots, while adding in some modern twists. Daystate’s best-selling rifle is the Huntsman, and while it’s been subjected to numerous redesigns and improvements,

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QYS Training Grade review with Mike Morton

Mike Morton tests Training Grade pellets from QYS – but instead of using them to prepare for a 10M competition, he rates their worth as a ratting round. Qiang Yuan Sports made a name for itself with its range of

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Davros Head review w/ Mike Morton

Mike Morton tests the Davros Head from Spartan Precision – a device that holds your rifle super-stable so you can take super-accurate shots. As any air rifle hunter well knows, the most accurate shot will always be made from the

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The best kit options for airgun shooting w/ Richard Saunders

Richard Saunders takes us through his kit bag and reveals the essential shooting items he never leaves home without. I like to travel as light as possible when I go hunting and work on the principle that the more stuff

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Wildlife management with FAC air rifles

Ex-firearms and rural crime officer Pete Brookes now prefers an armed response of a different kind – wildlife management with his FAC air rifle. Photo credit: David Jinks  I was driving to work to start an afternoon shift whilst listening

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Return to outdoor target shooting with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan recalls what it was finally like to head back outdoors again with his air rifle once the Covid-19 restrictions were eased. Andy’s friends Paul, Ian and Dave use a combination of makeshift benches to replicate their club’s indoor

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