Andy McLachlan

Stringing It Out

Andy McLachlan explains how a scientific approach to a gun’s performance can locate the reason for the odd wayward shot. Jimmy O’Neil takes aim at a standard 25-yard benchrest card – the bull is a minuscule 2mm I am sure

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New issue of Airgun Shooter is on sale NOW!

Airgun Shooter 131 is on sale from today – so don’t forget to pick your copy up or subscribe at http://bit.ly/2krYg6Y A lot of shooters make the mistake of dismissing CO2-powered airguns as being little more than a compromise between

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Preparing for the worst

Andy McLachlan offers some practical advice so outdoor target shooters can still have a good day when the weather turns bad. The elements are already making themselves known when checking the gun’s zero prior to venturing out into the wind

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On the level

A level-headed Andy McLachlan lets us into a few of his secrets about how to conquer the dreaded scope cant. Unlike Field Target, HFT shooters cannot use a spirit level in competition, so they need to ensure their combo is

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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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Airgun Shooter Magazine 129 is out NOW

Christmas is coming, so there’s no better time to take a closer look at some of the very best airguns, optics and shooting accessories that have caught our eye over the past 12 months. Our Gear of the Year round-up

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The Vulcan 2: A target rifle stock, but not as we know it

Andy McLachlan reaches for the stars and treks over to his gun shop to see if the hunting-focused Vulcan 2 can cut it as a target rifle I remember reading Mat Manning’s review of the Airgun Technology Vulcan 2 semi-bullpup

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Target Shooter: Age over beauty

Andy McLachlan has a blast from the past with the Sportsmatch GC2, a veteran PCP that proves older rifles can still hold their own today. Andy lines up a long shot with the GC2 during a visit to Rivington Riflemen’s

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The unsupported kneeler

Andy McLachlan offers some advice to target shooters struggling with one awkward position encountered in a contest Dave Ramshead adopts the unsupported kneeling position, resting his leading arm on the top of his thigh We recently looked at the trickiest

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Thinking outside of the box

Andy McLachlan spells out the benefits of target gun modifications – but reckons many of these jobs are best left to the experts If you take a cursory look at any competition air rifle course of fire, either indoors or

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