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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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Lee Enfield AK-74: First impressions

There’s a new CO2-powered BB gun that’s waiting to say “preevyet” (Hi!) to a host of Western airgun shooters – the AK-74 from Lee Enfield (Guns) Key Specs Lee Enfield AK-74 BB Gun Gun supplied by: The Shooting Party (www.shootingparty.uk)Manufacturer:

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How to clean your airgun

Mike Morton examines the controversial use of cleaning rods, brushes and bore paste to bring a wayward rifle back into the fold. Many shooters will tell you that they never clean the barrels of their airguns – and that goes

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Testing a new air rifle: Mike Morton explains how its done

Mike Morton explains how he checks a new air rifle to find how well it’s performing, and what ammo suits it best. A shooting buddy recently asked me to run through the way we test the guns that land on

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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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