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Richard Saunders on CO2 rifles

Richard Saunders gets his hands on four of the hottest CO2-powered rifles on sale right now. Readers of a certain vintage may well remember the Sodastream – the must-have kitchen gadget that turned water into Coca-Cola, or lemonade or any

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Richard Saunders on the role of dot sights

Richard Saunders takes a look at dot sights and asks – what role do they play for the airgun shooter? So, you’ve just bought your new rifle. What next? Why, a scope of course. But wait just a minute. Are

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First impressions: 5.5-25×50 sight from Aztec Optics

A new first focal plane scope has arrived, and Mike Morton checks out this feature-packed 5.5-25×50 sight from Aztec Optics Aztec has had a second focal plane 5.5-25×50 model in its line-up for some time now, but has just built

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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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