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Can you shoot heavyweight slugs in a legal-limit air rifle?

Mike Morton attempts the unthinkable – shooting heavyweight slugs through a legal-limit air rifle equipped with a regular barrel in .177 calibre While air rifle slugs have been around for quite a few years, they seem to have enjoyed a

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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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Bullpup Bliss

Sponsored by… For more information, just visit: https://www.solware.co.uk/ Bullpups dare to be different, and just like any pup, Mike Morton reckons you need to get to know yours in order to unlock its full potential. HW 100 BP in action: Triggers

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Top tactical air rifle picks from Richard Saunders

When they first appeared, many dismissed bullpups as a flash-in-the-pan gimmick. Now, despite being true Marmite guns, they are an established part of our sport.  Manufacturers are always looking to give us the next thing and though they’ve existed for

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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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Restoring an airgun – our latest gun advice

Some rifles that don’t shoot properly from the outset can be made to come good with a little persistence, as US shooter John Hooper explains. Did you ever get one of those ‘unbelievable’ deals only to find out that you

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Optical Solutions Saim SCL35 thermal gunsight review

Mat Manning swaps monochrome night vision for red-hot signatures as he puts Optical Solutions’ Saim SCL35 thermal gunsight through its paces. Thermal imaging optics open a whole new world to the air rifle hunter. Their ability to see heat makes

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Competition time!

Enter now for the chance to win a Webley Mark VI Service Revolver, worth £248.99! One of the finest handguns ever carried by British and Commonwealth forces was the Webley Service Revolver, which was in use from 1887 to 1963.

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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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On the Bench with Mat Manning #3: Barrel changing tips for the FX

In this week’s edition of On the Bench, Mat is going to show you how to quickly and easily change the barrel, and therefore the calibre, on one of his favourite airguns of late, the FX Impact MKII. Since reviewing

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