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Airgun ammunition – Phil Hooper on the use of lead

Phil Hooper offers a balanced view on a weighty topic – the continued use of a poisonous metal to manufacture airgun ammunition  In terms of lead content by mass, one 28g 12-bore cartridge equates to 11 .22 LR rounds or

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Best airgun accessories – high-end options

Andy McLachlan’s spent a small fortune on new guns, but he goes for even more retail therapy when he sees some tasty high-end accessories. Like most of us, I enjoy the occasion of buying a new gun. Following a lot

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Brocock Safari XR review with Mat Manning

Brocock has given its semi-bullpup XR a Safari twist and Mat Manning reckons the new look is something to roar about. British gunmaker Brocock has adapted and evolved its winning semi-bullpup design considerably since its inception a few years ago.

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Andy McLachlan asks why we shoot

Do you yearn for more power? Do you take your shooting a bit too seriously? Andy McLachlan urges us all to remember exactly why we shoot. The look on John Oldroyd’s face reveals he is actually enjoying himself and a

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BB-firing Glock 17 vs 9mm original, which is better?

Nick Stanning pits the blowback BB-firing Glock 17 Gen 5 from Umarex against the 9mm powder-burner. Most people who enjoy shooting air rifles also enjoy shooting air pistols. Even the most serious 10m shooter competing at national, or even international,

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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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Speak Up For Your Sport

Airgun shooters have been given the chance to speak up for their sport by taking part in a Home Office consultation on firearms safety. Interested parties – and that means us – are being asked to give their opinions on

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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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Picking The Perfect Pellet

Sponsored by… For more information, just visit: https://www.solware.co.uk/ Even a high-end rifle won’t shoot accurately if it’s being fed the wrong ammo, so Mike Morton offers some advice to find the perfect projectile. Red Wolf in action: Some rifles are incredibly

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A guide to gun safety

Sponsored by… Shooting is one of the safest sports in the world, and Mike Morton offers 10 important tips to ensure new shooters get safe and stay safe The trigger finger should only ever make contact with the blade when

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