Target Shooting

Benchrest shooting at long range w/ Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan can’t resist a challenge, and has been explaining his love of benchrest shooting at long range and with less support than usual. Andy reckons his friend Paul Wray will be one to watch as this format of long-range

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Scopes for benchrest target shooting

Andy McLachlan’s in favour of scopes offering only modest levels of magnification for most of his shooting – but not benchrest! Andy picked up this fixed 45x Leupold from his son James, after James bought a high-end March scope for

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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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Target shooting: choosing the right pellet

Target shooting expert Andy McLachlan offers a few powerful pointers for when it’s time to pick the perfect pellet for your particular air rifle. These pellets come from die 46 and actually do measure the 4.53 head size as indicated

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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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Springer airguns: 8 of the best options

Our top picks for springer shooters: the best Break-Barrel Springer & Gas-Ra and Underlever & Sidelever Springers you can buy

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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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Scope setting: The ultimate how-to guide

Properly setting up your scope is vital to achieve optimum results from your shooting session. Mike Morton explains the best way to tackle the often tricky task

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Outdoor shooting: Andy McLachlan explains the attraction

Whether you’re a hunter, an HFT or an FT, the attraction of outdoor shooting can prove irresistible, as Andy McLachlan explains. Unlike HFT, FT shooters can use their side parallax control to rangefind a target Regular readers may remember my

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