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Umarex Ruger Targis Hunter review with Mat Manning

Mat Manning puts the Ruger Targis Hunter to the test and discovers there’s more to this break-barrel combo than its very appealing price tag When it comes to affordable starter combos, airgun shooters have never had it so good –

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H&N Field Target Trophy Green pellet test

Mike Morton becomes environmentally aware and decides to test Field Target Trophy Green, a lead-free alternative from H&N For centuries, lead has been used to manufacture ammunition fired by both powder-burning firearms and airguns. Lead is relatively inexpensive, fairly easy

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Airgun Shooter 142 is on sale NOW

Check out our best buys of 2020 in this month’s edition of Airgun Shooter Magazine. Airgun shooters of all disciplines demand the same thing – guns and gear that perform really well, while representing great value for money, so as

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Smith & Wesson M&P 9 M2.0 review with Mike Morton

Mike Morton slaps his hand round the backstrap of Umarex’s latest blowback BB gun – the Smith & Wesson M&P 9 M2.0 Smith & Wesson’s powder-burning M&P 9 M2.0 was created for the military and police market, hence “M&P”, but

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Rabbit hunting at an equestrian centre

Richard Saunders gets to grips with some bunnies that have been causing all sorts of trouble at an equestrian centre. Airgun shooters and rabbits have been pitting their wits against each other for as long as there have been, well,

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Posted in Features, Hunting

Best airgun gear for night hunting

With prime season for after-dark airgun hunting just around the corner, Mat Manning suggests some options for airgun shooters targeting nocturnal pests. It’s that time of year again; the nights are beginning to draw in, and airgun shooters are starting

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How to get yourself a shooting permission

Sponsored by… Bagging a shooting permission is one of the biggest challenges faced by airgun shooters – Mat Manning offers 10 top tips to get you on the right track 1. Use your connections Think of people you already know

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

How to replace an airgun breech seal

Simon Everett shows how easy it is to replace a breech seal, even a vintage leather item, breathing new life into a much-cherished rifle. Replacing the breech seal on a vintage rifle like this Cadet only requires a few basic

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Target shooting: choosing the right pellet

Target shooting expert Andy McLachlan offers a few powerful pointers for when it’s time to pick the perfect pellet for your particular air rifle. These pellets come from die 46 and actually do measure the 4.53 head size as indicated

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Posted in Features, Target Shooting

Pellet test: Weihrauch Magnum

Airgun Shooter editor Mike Morton shoots the Weihrauch Magnum to test what this pellet can deliver downrange. It’s a strange quirk of ballistic fate that some guns prefer light pellets, some heavy and some don’t really care. Thankfully airgun shooters

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Posted in Tests
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