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Ray Garner on a very special gun

The Uberti Remington 1871 Rolling Block Air Cartridge Rifle may have a rather long name, but Ray Garner doesn’t care – because it’s beautiful! Only sometimes do ideas, separated by time and topography, converge to make something new and remarkable.

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Classic Gun: Weihrauch HW 55T

Simon Everett explains why the Weihrauch HW 55T, a match rifle with a Tyrolean stock, was so accurate it faced a bell target ban

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Classic Gun: Brocock Predator

Jeremy Cooke reminds us that legally owned air cartridge guns are still being used regularly today, including the Brocock Predator

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Classic Gun Spotlight: BSA Firebird

Phoenix from the flames! One PCP that slipped under the radar is the unusual little BSA Firebird, as Jonathan Young explains

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Classic gun spotlight: The precious Gem!

Before Lincoln Jeffries’ famous air rifle, what was there to play with? The Gem Air Gun is the short answer. Wiping off the dust, Jonathan Young takes a closer look…

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Classic Gun Spotlight: Weihrauch HW 35

How many gunmakers have a product that has been in its inventory for the past 66 years? One such item is the Weihrauch HW 35, says Andy McLachlan

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Classic Gun Spotlight: Time Tracker!

Jonathan Young gets all nostalgic for camo clothing and facial hair as he takes a look at Webley’s Tracker, a classic British sidelever springer

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First Impressions: Umarex Colt Peacemaker

A Pellet-firing Peacemaker! The West was a little less Wild thanks to the Colt Peacemaker. Mike Morton takes a look at the latest incarnation of this historic gun from Umarex

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Classic gun spotlight: Feinwerkbau Sport 124/127

There was a time when Weihrauch’s HW 80 and HW 35 reigned supreme – but, as Richard Saunders points out, they weren’t the only game in town

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Classic Gun Spotlight: QB78

Gas guns came of age with the release of the iconic QB78, says Jonathan Young

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