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The fast and the furryous!

Richard Saunders is left scratching his head about how to deal with some troublesome rats around the stable Setting up on a bench at a distance of 20 metres meant Richard had a perfect, stable platform from which to shoot

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Posted in Features, Hunting

Target Shooter: Age over beauty

Andy McLachlan has a blast from the past with the Sportsmatch GC2, a veteran PCP that proves older rifles can still hold their own today. Andy lines up a long shot with the GC2 during a visit to Rivington Riflemen’s

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The barn door

Jim Old is forced to come clean about his airgun-shooting past as he gets back into the sport after a lengthy absence. Veteran airgunners prepare to be appalled, but I confess I can’t remember the make or model of my

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Clean to the extreme

Mike Morton examines the controversial use of cleaning rods, brushes and bore paste to bring a wayward rifle back into the fold. Many shooters will tell you that they never clean the barrels of their airguns – and that goes

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It’s time for the slug fest

Roger Lait continues his quest to find some airgun slugs that can shoot – and remain accurate – out to 100 yards and more. So here is part two of my Quest for Slugs. Sounds like a film, but not

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Posted in News, Pellets, Target Shooting

The one-shot stop

Mike Morton takes up clay shooting – with no shotgun in sight – as he examines the damage done by different types of airgun pellet One thing all airgun hunters agree on is the need to kill a quarry animal

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Double trouble or double fun?

Are you thinking of going FAC? Roger Lait explains what it’s like to live with a rifle with a muzzle energy of 50 foot pounds So how much is too much power for an airgun? Do you need 50 foot

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Mat Manning tests out the FX Impact MKII

FX has revamped the highly successful Impact with a MkII model – but could it improve on this pioneering bullpup? Mat Manning takes it to the range to find out Don’t forget to find out how this airgun scored in

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Richard Saunders’ rat pack crackdown

Primos Trigger Sticks offer a stable platform for standing shots and can be made shorter for sitting or kneeling shots too Richard Saunders and friends crack down on some farmyard rodents. Although I shoot throughout the winter, it’s a huge

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When .22 was king…

Ian Jones recently bought this latest version of the classic HW 35 Export – it’s beautiful! Andy McLachlan remembers the glory days of airgun shooting when .22 was king, and sets out to restore the monarchy. Like many shooters of

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Posted in Target Shooting
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