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Hawke Sidewinder FFP 4-16×50 review w/ Mike Morton

Mike Morton prepares to get knocked sideways by the FFP 4-16×50 – one of several innovative scopes in Hawke’s new Sidewinder range. Hawke recently refreshed its line-up of Sidewinder scopes, offering a series of brand new models. Any of these

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Squirrel control with Mat Manning

Mat Manning sets up for an ambush as falling temperatures and diminishing food supplies force grey squirrels to plunder the pheasant feeders. I absolutely love being out and about in the woods with an air rifle at this time of

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Best value for money air rifles with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan’s got some high-end air rifles in his collection, but this time he takes a look at one from the opposite end of the fiscal scale The Chinese-made M16D may not be the most elegant of rifles, but the

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Choosing the right airgun optics

Shooters have never had so much choice when it comes to optics, and Andy McLachlan explains how to pick what will work best for you. This Leupold has a small objective lens and is perfect for shooting HFT where optical

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Airgun Shooter 143 is out NOW

The latest edition of Airgun Shooter Magazine is now available! Roost shooting is a wonderful way to target woodpigeons during the colder months. It doesn’t require any of the cumbersome gear necessitated by decoying, yet can still yield some impressive

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Wildlife management with FAC air rifles

Ex-firearms and rural crime officer Pete Brookes now prefers an armed response of a different kind – wildlife management with his FAC air rifle. Photo credit: David Jinks  I was driving to work to start an afternoon shift whilst listening

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Different types of airgun permission

Pete Brookes explains how the airgun hunter may land themselves a very different type of permission, but populated with a very familiar pest Photo © David Jinks A large part of the enjoyment of airgunning, or most other types of

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Autumn hunting – The Countryman

The ripening of autumn seeds and berries creates a time of plenty for woodland pests and, as Mat Manning shows, an opportunity for hunters to cash in on the feast Autumn is a wonderful season for the air rifle hunter.

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Jonathon Young on small pistols

When it comes to pistols, Jonathan Young is a firm believer in the concept of small is beautiful – especially when it happens to go bang Handling an air pistol accurately can be tougher than shooting an air rifle. Some

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Top target rifle choices

Andy McLachlan runs through three of his top choices of target rifles more than capable of picking up some silverware Here’s the last Steyr LG110 that Andy owned – this one’s been configured for shooting Hunter Field Target Having explained

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