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Top airgun slug picks w/ Mat Manning

As slug ammo continues to take the airgunning world by storm, Mat Manning takes a look at some of the better-known brands that are leading the charge. This article originally appeared in our sister publication, Gun Trade News. About a

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Buying your first PCP rifle – what to expect

If you’re thinking of buying your first PCP rifle, Mike Morton runs through some of the things you can expect to find in the box – and some you won’t. We’re all more than well aware that last year wasn’t

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Walther P38 review with Mike Morton

Mike Morton heads back in time to the Second World War to look at the Walther P38 from Umarex, a historic replica with a modern blowback action Walther’s P. 38 was designed in 1938 as a replacement for the P08

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RWS Power Bolt review w/ Mike Morton

Mike Morton tests the RWS Power Bolt, a pellet that’s not sure if it’s a bullet or a slug, but knows without doubt that it’s very heavy Without meaning to sound too controversial, the standard diabolo of average weight is

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Targeting pigeons at the roost – the countryman w/ Mat Manning

Winter has long been the traditional season for targeting pigeons as they flight in to roost, and Mat Manning reckons an airgun is the perfect tool for the job. Roost shooting is a wonderful way to target woodpigeons during the

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Best pellets: how to choose the right one

Ammo Nation! As a country of airgun shooters, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to our ammunition. Mike Morton offers some pointers to help you pick your perfect pellet

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The Airgun Show – rat shooting with hollow-point ammo, PLUS how to make your airgun more accurate…

This week on The Airgun Show, we join Mat Manning on a night-time rat hunt and he’s making a change from his usual ammo choice. Although he is usually an advocate of domed pellets for all forms of airgun hunting,

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Baracuda Green pellet review with Mike Morton

Mike Morton remains environmentally friendly for his latest ammo test – the lightweight and lead-free Baracuda Green from H&N I know several shooters who’ve tried lead-free pellets, only to find their performance lacklustre. But I recently tested Field Target Trophy

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The Countryman: ratting by lamplight

Mat Manning goes old school and heads out after the scaly-tails with a spring-powered gun and a scope-mounted lamp. Rat shooting is synonymous with winter evenings, and as the year gradually rolls around it is starting to take up more

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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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