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Rotex RM8 review with Mat Manning

Umarex has given the acclaimed Walther Rotex RM8 a revamp by launching an Ultra Compact variant, and Mat Manning reckons its scaled-down proportions make it an even better airgun. Affordable PCPs aren’t just getting more numerous, they’re also getting better,

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Zeroing a scope: The ultimate how-to

Zeroing a rifle is a vital step on the road to accurate shooting – but, as Mike Morton explains, so is knowing where to aim at a host of different distances…

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Cold weather shooting

Ethan Lowry urges airgun shooters to prepare for the cold so they can banish discomfort and disappointment when the temperature plummets. As shooters we can have the very latest training equipment and the best airgun. We can spend hours on

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Coping with the cold

Cold weather can bring some of the year’s hottest sport, so Mat Manning explains how to keep your pest control productive when the mercury falls below zero – and stay safe and comfortable in arctic conditions…

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Cold season airgun hunting

With the countryside at its most beautiful and quarry species distracted by a rich natural harvest, Kev Hawker heads out to bask in the colder seasons. Late autumn and early winter really are the hunter’s months as far as I’m

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Squirrel hunting with a springer

Richard Saunders turns back the years and hunts some squirrels with a Weihrauch HW 80 the old-fashioned way Every time I open my gun cabinet to go hunting, I gaze nostalgically at my 1983 Weihrauch HW 80 Mk1 and then

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Using callers for pigeon hunting

Kev Hawker reaches for his caller to keep the pigeons coming during an early morning mooch in the woods Many of my woodland forays are start-stop affairs – a mixture of roving and sit-and-wait tactics. That’s certainly the case at

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Nighttime Crow hunting with Kev Hawker

Roost shooting can be a very effective way to cull crafty corvids – Kev Hawker puts in a late shift in an effort to reduce the numbers of these nest-robbing birds. Roost shooting is a great way to bring crows

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Advice on airgun shooting from the prone position

Mike Morton offers some down to earth advice about shooting from the most stable platform of all: the prone position. Unless we’re in the field and the quarry presents itself a certain way, or we’re in a competition and the

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Decoying crows: The Countryman

Wily corvids are seldom easy to outwit, but their scavenging nature can be their downfall, as Mat Manning demonstrates as he sets up with hide and decoy tactics. The quarry: carrion crow & jackdaw The carrion crow is a notorious

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