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Charity raffle for a rifle

It’s been five years since Crackshot Air Gun Centre opened its doors – and the firm is celebrating the milestone by raffling off a rather special rifle. Devon-based Crackshot has put together an airgun package which is being raffled off

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NSS to continue sponsorship of the Lincolnshire Bell Target League

The Northern Shooting Show have announced their intention to continue their sponsorship of the Lincolnshire Bell Target League supporting the league through to 2020.  Dave Carter, the League organiser, has been at the forefront of introducing Bell Target in pubs

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Airgun Shooter Magazine 129 is out NOW

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

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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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Hey, hey! Monkeys shoot for charity

Shooters came from far and wide to take part in Northern Monkey HFT’s annual memorial fundraiser Competitors had to contend with varying degrees of light and shadow, which can really trick the eye when it comes to range estimation Almost

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Field test with Air Arms

Air Arms Diabolo Field are regarded as a ‘go to’ pellet for many airgun shooters, so Mike Morton sets out to discover why Many seasoned airgun shooters will have a relatively small stable of pellets that they will put through

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Call of the wild w/ Kev Hawker

Kev Hawker reaches for his caller to keep the pigeons coming during an early morning mooch in the woods Many of my woodland forays are start-stop affairs – a mixture of roving and sit-and-wait tactics. That’s certainly the case at

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FAC-rated rifles tested!

Richard Saunders tests five top FAC-rated rifles I’m willing to bet that just about every airgun shooter, certainly among those of us who hunt, has wondered what their legal-limit rifle would be like in FAC format. It’s only natural isn’t

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First blood w/ Andy McLachlan

Jason Lockett with his .22 Anschutz – note the sensible trolley he uses for carrying all his gear A few new names are appearing at the top of the UKAHFT leaderboard this season, and that’s healthy for the sport, asserts

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Which gun when?

Mat Manning delves into his gun room and explains how he chooses between his favourite airguns when he heads out hunting. Some time ago, a reader wrote in to ask about the various guns I use for my hunting and,

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