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Airgunning from home: How to make the best of lockdown

With ranges closed and travel restricted, Airgun Shooter’s editor, Mat Manning suggests ways for airgun shooters to pass the time and raise their game during lockdown. From testing new pellets to tidying your kitbag, there is plenty to keep an

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Gamo Maxxim Elite Tactical: Gun test

Let’s talk tactical! The Gamo Maxxim Elite Tactical waves goodbye to the wooden stock of the original. Was this a tactical move? Mike Morton finds out…

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Springer airguns: 8 of the best options

Our top picks for springer shooters: the best Break-Barrel Springer & Gas-Ra and Underlever & Sidelever Springers you can buy

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Airgun addict: Derek Rouse

Derek has a lifelong love of all things airgun, but isn’t one to follow trends and is as likely to shoot .22 as well as .177 nowadays. Darek Rouse has been an airgun addict for 50 years How long have

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Woodland pigeon shooting w/ Kev Hawker

With pigeons proving tricky to target over open fields, Kev Hawker takes to the woods and is rewarded with a memorable evening’s airgun hunting. Late winter visits to the woods are all about targeting woodpigeons for me. The pheasant shooting

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The Great British Shooting Awards – all the winners

It was a great event on Saturday night after the British Shooting Show, and just in case you missed it, here are all the winners from the Great British Shooting Awards. Shooting Apparel of the Year Deerhunter Pro Gamekeeper Jacket Rifle

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Stringing It Out

Andy McLachlan explains how a scientific approach to a gun’s performance can locate the reason for the odd wayward shot. Jimmy O’Neil takes aim at a standard 25-yard benchrest card – the bull is a minuscule 2mm I am sure

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Air rifles from Eastern Europe: How do they compare to other regions?

Richard Saunders tests four Eastern European rifles to see how they compare with airgun offerings from the old guard For a long time our sport has been dominated by a relatively few brands hailing, in the main, from Western and

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Gun test: Budget busting starter kit

Mat Manning tests the Rabbit Sniper MkII package from Pellpax – an affordable springer combo that boasts an impressive array of extras. Bargain-priced package deals are a great way to get into airgun shooting, and Pellpax has a reputation for

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Bell Target sponsorship renewed

The Northern Shooting Show has announced that it will be continuing its sponsorship of the Lincolnshire Bell Target League through the 2020 season. League organiser Dave Carter has been at the forefront of introducing Bell Target in pubs across the

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