Target Shooting

Keeping your eye in w/ Andy McLachlan

Loughborough Airgun Club puts on a great HFT event, using forty individual targets with two per lane If you spend too much time practising one shooting discipline, then your skill set may suffer in others, as Andy McLachlan finds out

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Andy McLachlan is busting an ancient myth

Andy’s son James kicked off his competition shooting career using this Weihrauch HW 100 more than 10 years ago Andy McLachlan is out to dispel the age-old myth that getting involved in series competition shooting requires you to spend serious

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Taking up HFT with existing kit

An image from several years ago shows Michelle Pullen using a targetised version of the Air Arms S400 Andy McLachlan persuades airgun shooters to take up HFT using their existing kit – without the need to take out a second

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Andy McLachlan on barrel cleaning

Andy’s cleaning regime involves the Napier cleaning kit, used in conjunction with Lubro Teknik LT1 pellet lubricant If you think barrel cleaning is a bit of a bore, Andy McLachlan’s here to sing the praises of the pull-through. Cleaning a

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When .22 was king…

Ian Jones recently bought this latest version of the classic HW 35 Export – it’s beautiful! Andy McLachlan remembers the glory days of airgun shooting when .22 was king, and sets out to restore the monarchy. Like many shooters of

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Andy McLachlan’s memorable multi-shot magazine moment

While many of his fellow target shooters prefer to stay single, Andy McLachlan has a memorable moment with his multi-shot magazine. Most HFT competition shooters will be using single-shot rifles for competition purposes. There are, of course, many good reasons

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Andy McLachlan on the Red Wolf

After howling at the moon about a new rifle purchase, Andy McLachlan joined the wolf pack and decided to fork out for a Red Wolf. Was he pleased? Let’s find out… You may remember from some of my recent articles

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Winter wonderland

Daz Taylor checks the zero of his combo before taking on some cold-weather coursework It may be spring now, but Andy McLachlan urges outdoor shooters to plan well ahead and practise when the mercury starts to plummet once again I

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Andy McLachlan on the benefits of indoor shooting

Outdoorsman Andy McLachlan heads indoors to find a type of shooting that’s very different to what he’s been used to, but is just as rewarding Many regular readers will be aware that I have been spending a lot of time

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Target Shooter with Andy McLachlan

Committed outdoor competitor Andy McLachlan finds himself heading indoors to look at the super-precise sport of benchrest shooting. I’ve written many times about visiting Bolton Gun Club’s Leigh 50-yard-plus indoor airgun range. This is an establishment that caters for the

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