Target Shooting

Long-range target shooting w/ Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan and his friends began to get bored shooting Polo mints, so they decided to extend the range and grab some kitchenware. Jim Edge tries a shot at the now infamous Pan of Doom – 100 yards is a

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Benchrest shooting with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan recalls an enjoyable and productive session at a club that re-opened its doors last year after the Covid restrictions. Dave Ramshead carries out some pellet testing at one of Rochdale’s indoor ranges where no annoying wind can interfere

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Best pellets: how to choose the right one

Ammo Nation! As a country of airgun shooters, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to our ammunition. Mike Morton offers some pointers to help you pick your perfect pellet

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Best HFT scopes under £500

Andy McLachlan tests a quartet of HFT-ready scopes priced at under £500

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Best value for money air rifles with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan’s got some high-end air rifles in his collection, but this time he takes a look at one from the opposite end of the fiscal scale The Chinese-made M16D may not be the most elegant of rifles, but the

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Choosing an optic

Andy McLachlan explains what he looks for when he’s choosing a telescopic sight that makes that optic truly useful for his style of shooting This Bushnell Elite Tactical 3-12×44 has been mounted on board Andy’s wonderful Venom 80 tuned break-barrel

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Choosing the right airgun optics

Shooters have never had so much choice when it comes to optics, and Andy McLachlan explains how to pick what will work best for you. This Leupold has a small objective lens and is perfect for shooting HFT where optical

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Andy McLachlan on multi-use airguns

Andy McLachlan reckons there are more than a few rifles capable of delivering match-winning performance that don’t cost the earth In my previous articles concerning what makes a good target rifle, I described models which are competition-winning designs, with prices

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Top target rifle choices

Andy McLachlan runs through three of his top choices of target rifles more than capable of picking up some silverware Here’s the last Steyr LG110 that Andy owned – this one’s been configured for shooting Hunter Field Target Having explained

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10 Top tips for caring and maintaining your gun

Simon Everett shares his expert advice on how to care and maintain your air rifle for optimum results…

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