Tests

Baracuda bites back

Mike Morton tests the H&N Baracuda FT to see whether this Field Target pellet deserves a podium place in a variety of shooting disciplines H&N spent a long time developing the Baracuda FT, with pre-production samples being tested extensively by

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Mike Morton tests the Umarex Heckler & Koch MP5K-PDW

Mike Morton has a blast shooting BBs from the tiny Umarex Heckler & Koch MP5K-PDW – a full-size replica of a small-size submachine gun Most shooters will be aware of the standard MP5 submachine gun, or to give it the

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Gun test: Norica Storm X

Mat Manning is kicking up a storm as he gets to grips with the Norica Storm X – a budget-busting break-barrel that boasts a host of handy extras. Basic break-barrel springers are a brilliant way to get into airgun shooting

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Mike Morton takes a look at the Athlon Talos FFP scope

If you’re thinking of picking up an FFP scope, Mike Morton reckons the Athlon Talos deserves a place on your shortlist. First focal plane telescopic sights are on the rise. They’re a bit like bullpups in many ways: some shooters

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Gun test: BSA R-10 SE Super Carbine

Mike Morton checks out the BSA R-10 SE Super Carbine to discover whether this refined little rifle offers the shooter both function and form. BSA’s R-10 has been with us for around a decade now, and the Birmingham gun-maker has

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When function meets form

Mike Morton goes international with the Stoeger RX20 S3 Suppressor Combo – a break-barrel rifle from an American firm that’s been styled in Italy. US gun-maker Stoeger headed across the Atlantic and landed in Europe when it created the RX20.

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Ripping it up with the RP5

Mat Manning gets to grips with the Umarex RP5 – an exciting new pump-action CO2 pistol that boasts awesome fast-fire performance. To say that the arrival of the Umarex RP5 has been eagerly anticipated is a huge understatement. I first

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Pellet test with Mike Morton

Mike Morton takes part in a slugfest with the heavyweight Weihrauch Magnum – a quality hunting pellet that thinks it’s a sledgehammer. Should you be looking to deliver a super smackdown on your next hunting trip, look no further than

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Pellet test: pretty poly

Predator Polymag Shorts are billed as premium hunting pellets, so Mike Morton sets out to see if these projectiles deliver on that promise. The US firm Predator International commissions some of its pellets from Czech manufacturer JSB, but Polymags are

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Gun Test: No-Bull Bullpup

Nobody could have predicted the storm generated by BSA’s first-ever bullpup. Mat Manning puts the Defiant through its paces to see if it lives up to the hype Key Specs: Maker: BSA Guns, Birmingham Supplied By: BSA Guns (www.bsaguns.co.uk) Price: £1,049 (Black Soft Touch, Walnut), £1,099 (Black Pepper laminate) Model: Defiant Type: Multi-shot bullpup

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