Airgun Shooter 10th anniversary – a retrospective

We just passed the 10 year anniversary of Airgun Shooter, so we’re looking back on the top 10 articles you have viewed over that time!

10. Test: BSA R10 Super Carbine

“BSA’s variant of their best-selling R10 Mk2 PCP – the Super Carbine – may have been cut down in size, but does it leave you short-changed? Let’s find out…”

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9. Test: Walther LGU

“The Walther LGU is incredibly engineered, using some of the most advanced technology ever to grace a mass-produced springer, it’s super-smooth both to cock and shoot – and the breech lock it bears as a legacy to the original LGV model also ensures it’s super-accurate to boot…”

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8. The air cartridge system – 10 years on

“Established in the 1980s by Saxby-Palmer – and perfected by Brocock – the air cartridge system was at the peak of its popularity when, a decade ago, the UK government sounded the death knell for the entire range of air cartridge-powered airguns by way of the Anti-Social Behaviour Act, 2003…”

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7. Eight of the best airgun springers

“Our top picks for springer airguns: the best break-barrel springer & gas-ram and underlever & sidelever springers you can buy…”

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6. Zeroing a rifle: The ultimate how-to

“Zeroing a rifle is a vital step on the road to accurate shooting – but, as Mike Morton explains, so is knowing where to aim at a host of different distances…”

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5. Heavy hitter: .177 Piledriver Pellet

“Designed by Hugh Earl of Pax Guns, the Piledriver ‘project’ was born out of a desire to make an airgun round that was super-efficient for hunting. In a waisted (or diabolo) pellet, any yaw off its axis while in flight will be corrected via air resistance caused by the skirt – and while that makes waisted airgun ammo very accurate, there is also a downside…”

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4. Top 10 tips for accurate shooting

“Phil Bulmer’s 10 tips are about squeezing the last drops of accuracy from your shooting without expending much effort or money… and I should add that before Mark took these pointers on board, he was capable of printing a reasonable, if not ‘splattered’, group on paper at 25 yards…”

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3. Kral Puncher Review

“Turkish gunmaker, Kral Arms entered the PCP market with the Puncher – a multi-shot sidelever that’s both feature-laden and affordable. The editor invites you to take a ringside seat at his unboxing of it…”

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2. SMK PR900W review

“Until now, budget gun specialists SMK have never had a PCP in their line-up – but here’s a sneak peek at the first of their inaugural offerings: the Chinese-made PR900W…”

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1. Walther Rotex RM8

“It’s been kept under wraps for most of the year, but since being announced as ‘imminent’, everyone’s been keen to see just how well Walther’s first bolt-action PCP will stack up – especially as its asking price of just £420 makes it one of the most affordable PCP airguns on the market…”

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One comment on “Airgun Shooter 10th anniversary – a retrospective
  1. Neil Edwards says:

    I Would like to wish mike Morton and the team a brilliant Anniversary on a Ten Year high producing the plants best Airgun Magazine Cheers for more success in the future 🥂🔮👍

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