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Top tactical air rifle picks from Richard Saunders

When they first appeared, many dismissed bullpups as a flash-in-the-pan gimmick. Now, despite being true Marmite guns, they are an established part of our sport.  Manufacturers are always looking to give us the next thing and though they’ve existed for

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Can you shoot fast while maintaining accuracy?

Can you shoot a PCP quickly while maintaining accuracy, and is a magazine really faster than a single-shot loader? Mike Morton seeks some answers. Speed-shooting with an air rifle isn’t something that’s seen all that often outside of dedicated time-restricted

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Tips and tricks to find more quarry

Airgun hunter Philip Siddell explains the value of reconnaissance, and shares some tips and tricks that’ll help you find more quarry. Time spent in the field with your air rifle left at home is definitely not time wasted, as a

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Getting started in airgun shooting

Sponsored by… Newcomers to airguns have years of enjoyment ahead of them, and Mike Morton shares 10 top tips to give them the best possible start. Shooting offers a huge amount of enjoyment for hunters, target shooters and plinkers alike

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

How to shoot rats by lamplight with an air rifle

Sponsored by… Mat Manning shares 10 top tips to help airgun hunters nail more rats with lamping tactics Lamping rats around the farmyard demands a tough, reliable airgun like the Walther Rotex RM8 UC 1. Daytime recce Heading to the

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How to stalk rabbits with an air rifle

Sponsored by… Mat Manning shares 10 top tips to help airgun hunters bag more bunnies Head out at dusk, make the most of natural cover and move with stealth if you want to get wily rabbits in your sights. 1.

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

How to hunt grey squirrels with an air rifle

Sponsored by… Mat Manning shares 10 top tips to help airgun hunters bag more bushy-tails. Mat lines up the Walther Rotex RM8 UC on a grey squirrel he caught making its way towards a pheasant feeder 1. Set up a

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

Springer vs PCP – which is better to start out with?

It’s the age-old question – should a beginner start out with a spring-powered rifle or a pre-charged pneumatic? Mike Morton goes lookingfor an argument. I’ve never actually seen anyone come to blows over it, but I’ve certainly witnessed some very

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The Airgun Show – awesome squirrel hunting, PLUS the Daystate Huntsman Revere…

Setting up a feeding station is one of the best ways to lure invasive grey squirrels within range of an air rifle, as Mat Manning proves here. The squirrels come thick and fast, providing some great shooting and enabling Mat

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Grey squirrel hunting with JDJ Braithwaite

JDJ Braithwaite heads into the woodlands of the Lake District to soak up the autumn sunshine – and sort out a few grey squirrels The fells, hills and ancient woodlands of the Lake District have long been the source of

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