Target Shooting

Benchrest target shooting insights w/ Andy McLachlan

Benchrest target shooting demands superb levels of accuracy, but for some people the range just isn’t far enough, as Andy McLachlan reveals. Dave Pilkington shoots his Red Wolf at an impressive 53 yards As many indoor shooters will be aware,

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Preparing for the worst

Andy McLachlan offers some practical advice so outdoor target shooters can still have a good day when the weather turns bad. The elements are already making themselves known when checking the gun’s zero prior to venturing out into the wind

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Pro-target? Pro quality!

Andy McLachlan sings the praises of an iconic Air Arms rifle that’s still being shot in competition three decades after it was introduced. Tommy Frith owns no fewer than four Pro-Targets – lined up here are three of them The

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It’s time for the slug fest

Roger Lait continues his quest to find some airgun slugs that can shoot – and remain accurate – out to 100 yards and more. So here is part two of my Quest for Slugs. Sounds like a film, but not

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The unsupported kneeler

Andy McLachlan offers some advice to target shooters struggling with one awkward position encountered in a contest Dave Ramshead adopts the unsupported kneeling position, resting his leading arm on the top of his thigh We recently looked at the trickiest

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Thinking outside of the box

Andy McLachlan spells out the benefits of target gun modifications – but reckons many of these jobs are best left to the experts If you take a cursory look at any competition air rifle course of fire, either indoors or

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It’s tough at Turton

Andy McLachlan walks us through Rounds 3 and 4 of the UKAHFT series, with the wind proving to be as much of a challenge as the course Popular HFT shot mick Fearn lines up his Anschutz on a target at

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Passing the baton

John Hooper recounts how shooting has helped form a solid bond spanning four generations of his family A few years ago, I lost my father to cancer. He had spent his life serving others, first as a police officer and

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In position w/ Andy McLachlan

If you consider positional shots to be an imposition, Andy McLachlan offers a few pointers to help turn things around Sally has her head correctly positioned because the open sights reduce the need for her to lift her head to

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Serious benchrest choices

Some shooters prefer a bipod , but these ones are super heavy-duty Andy McLachlan gets serious about taking a rest, as his drive to become a master of the bench shifts up a gear Having finally started my ‘serious’ benchrest

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