Christmas is coming, so there’s no better time to take a closer look at some of the very best airguns, optics and shooting accessories that have caught our eye over the past 12 months.
Our Gear of the Year round-up includes handguns and night vision too, do there really is something for everyone.
The sudden abundance of food caused by the autumn maize harvest has attracted a plague of pests that could decimate the following crop, so Mat Manning heads out on a decoying session to bring the offending birds to book.
Functionality and adaptability are the buzzwords for Brocock’s new Concept Lite, and Mat reckons this sharp-shooting modular PCP is built to breeze through lengthy periods of unforgiving field use.
Mike Morton, meanwhile, has been hitting the range with the Weihrauch HW98, a break-barrel target rifle with a split personality that’s just as happy to be taken hunting or plinking as well.
Mike’s also been putting the Huggett Astille to the test to see whether this high-end and distinctive looking moderator offers substance as well as style. He also checks out the QYS Pointed – and aptly named pointed pellet that proves it can fly straight as well as penetrate.
Target shooter Andy McLachlan sings the praises of an iconic Air Arms rifle that’s still being shot in competition three decades after it was introduced and lets us into a few of his secrets about how to conquer the dreaded scope cant.
All this is capped off with our Airgun Answers section, where we tackle your shooting-related queries about the benefits of a shooting glove, how to ensure you don’t run out of air and why you should use gunsmiths’ screwdrivers.
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