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Tips on garden plinking with Mike Morton

Shooting in the garden isn’t just great fun as it also helps sharpen our skills, and Mike Morton has a few suggestions about what to aim at Plinking is probably the most popular type of shooting that’s carried out in

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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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3 Steps to setting up for zeroing practise

Zeroing a rifle is a vital step on the road to accurate shooting but so is knowing where to aim at a host of different distances. Mike Morton shows you how to set up to practise in three easy steps…

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Airgunning from home: How to make the best of lockdown

With ranges closed and travel restricted, Airgun Shooter’s editor, Mat Manning suggests ways for airgun shooters to pass the time and raise their game during lockdown. From testing new pellets to tidying your kitbag, there is plenty to keep an

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Airgun answers

Our experts have your questions in their sights, so make sure to read to the bottom to find out how to send them in! Struggling with a scope? Having hassles with your hunting? Well, don’t despair because you’ve arrived at

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How to improve your airgun’s accuracy

Perhaps your new rifle’s not as accurate as you’d expected, or maybe your trusty tack-driver’s failing to deliver. Mike Morton runs through a few pointers to help get you back on target

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Create expectations: how to make a target box

BB shooter Jonathan Young keeps on the right side of his neighbours by building a target box to catch his ammo and keep everything peaceful and quiet. For safe plinking – and when shooting for accuracy – commercial steel pellet-catchers

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Target shooter: insight and expertise to help you raise your game

Whether you’re looking for just a few tins, or maybe pallets full of pellets for years of use, Andy McLachlan provides some pointers on purchasing projectiles.  Maybe it’s just me, but I often wonder if the trouble that some shooters

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Mike Morton heads into the kitchen to cook up a batch of ballistic gel

Mike Morton heads to the kitchen and cooks up a batch of ballistic gel to find out how much pellet shape and calibre matter when it comes to a clean kill. Who’d have thought you could have so much fun

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Q&A: How can I check my scope for parallax error?

Parallax is the effect whereby the position or direction of an object appears to differ when looked at from different positions. Mike Morton explains how to check your scope for parallax error… 

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