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Lee Watts on the importance of field craft

Lee Watts is a leading light in the slug ammo revolution, but acknowledges that basic hunting skills are the key to success in the field. Changing back to pellets for a while proved to be a revelation, and Lee was

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Night vision rat control with Mat Manning

Mat Manning sets up with night vision to tackle an infestation of farmyard scaly-tails as prime ratting season gains momentum Although some farms hold a resident population of rats right through the year, numbers of these unwelcome rodents peak during

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Squirrel control using feeding stations

Feeding stations can be a game-changer for airgun shooters tasked with controlling grey squirrels – Mat Manning looks back on an eventful year  People who carry out squirrel control with air rifles know that the use of feeding stations can

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Airgun ammunition – Phil Hooper on the use of lead

Phil Hooper offers a balanced view on a weighty topic – the continued use of a poisonous metal to manufacture airgun ammunition  In terms of lead content by mass, one 28g 12-bore cartridge equates to 11 .22 LR rounds or

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H&N Baracuda 18 .22 review w/ Mike Morton

Mike Morton tests the Baracuda 18, a projectile that bridges the gap between two of H&N’s most popular pellets in .22 calibre Whether it’s magic or metallurgy, coincidence or consistency, certain barrels simply work far better with some pellets than others.

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Sightmark Wraith review w/ Mat Manning

Mat Manning gets to grips with the Sightmark Wraith – a digital day and night scope that boasts admirable performance and easy operation without a hefty price tag With so many airgun shooters moving over to infrared night vision for

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MTC King Cobra 4-16×50 F2 review w/ Mike Morton

Mike Morton tests MTC’s new 4-16×50 F2 scope, the latest member of the King Cobra family, but this time it’s a second focal plane optic TC is beefing up its collection of King Cobra scopes, with the original 6-24×50 F1

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Custom stocks w/ Thomas Bristow

Thomas Bristow oversees the transformation of a laminate blank into a custom rifle stock for a friend, and reckons the end result is a thing of beauty Tom makes good use of a ruler and pen when creating his initial

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Taking on the Gauntlet series w/ Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan and his son James take on the first two shoots of the Gauntlet series – their guns are set up perfectly, so they should do well. Andy’s son James prepares to take a shot – but while his

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Modifying the Walther LG400 w/ Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan is looking for a bit of light relief, so starts making a few modifications to his beloved Walther LG400 target rifle Andy happily used his Walther in heavy configuration for benchrest, but had to reconfigure the rifle when

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