airgunners

Scopes for benchrest target shooting

Andy McLachlan’s in favour of scopes offering only modest levels of magnification for most of his shooting – but not benchrest! Andy picked up this fixed 45x Leupold from his son James, after James bought a high-end March scope for

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Posted in Target Shooting

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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Re-zeroing a rifle: Ask the experts

Struggling with a scope? Having hassles with your hunting? Well, don’t despair because you’ve arrived at the right place to discover remedies for your airgun anxieties! Whether you’re looking for a quick fix to a nagging problem or simply want advice

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Pro-target? Pro quality!

Andy McLachlan sings the praises of an iconic Air Arms rifle that’s still being shot in competition three decades after it was introduced. Tommy Frith owns no fewer than four Pro-Targets – lined up here are three of them The

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Autumn Harvest

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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The barn door

Jim Old is forced to come clean about his airgun-shooting past as he gets back into the sport after a lengthy absence. Veteran airgunners prepare to be appalled, but I confess I can’t remember the make or model of my

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Richard Saunders’ guide to chronographs

Richard Saunders gets fast, but not furious, as he puts four chronographs through their paces. Ignorance, it is said, is no defence in law. Responsible airgunners know that without a Firearm Certificate (FAC), possessing a rifle that pushes out more

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Posted in Reviews

Andy McLachlan on the benefits of indoor shooting

Outdoorsman Andy McLachlan heads indoors to find a type of shooting that’s very different to what he’s been used to, but is just as rewarding Many regular readers will be aware that I have been spending a lot of time

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Lessons learned with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan looks ahead to his next few months of shooting – by reflecting on his performance and equipment over the past year Enjoying a round of HFT with friends and family is an experience not to be missed for

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Target Shooter with Andy McLachlan

Committed outdoor competitor Andy McLachlan finds himself heading indoors to look at the super-precise sport of benchrest shooting. I’ve written many times about visiting Bolton Gun Club’s Leigh 50-yard-plus indoor airgun range. This is an establishment that caters for the

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