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Getting started in airgun shooting

Sponsored by… Newcomers to airguns have years of enjoyment ahead of them, and Mike Morton shares 10 top tips to give them the best possible start. Shooting offers a huge amount of enjoyment for hunters, target shooters and plinkers alike

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

The garden range – tips for backyard shooting

Sponsored by… Mike Morton has 10 tips to help you get the best out of your garden range so you can fine-tune your shooting skills and have a ton of fun The garden is a great place to enjoy your

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

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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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

Essential kit to carry in the field

Sponsored by… There is lots of useful gear that can prove invaluable on a hunting trip – Mat Manning lists ten of his top kitbag items. 1. Laser Rangefinder Most airgun shooters understand the rise and fall of their pellet and

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

How to get yourself a shooting permission

Sponsored by… Bagging a shooting permission is one of the biggest challenges faced by airgun shooters – Mat Manning offers 10 top tips to get you on the right track 1. Use your connections Think of people you already know

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

Return to outdoor target shooting with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan recalls what it was finally like to head back outdoors again with his air rifle once the Covid-19 restrictions were eased. Andy’s friends Paul, Ian and Dave use a combination of makeshift benches to replicate their club’s indoor

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Posted in Target Shooting

Countryside Groups Hail Licence Move

Six general licences for the control of wild birds are being reissued on a temporary basis – in a move described by BASC as being both “sensible and workable” for shooting and conservation. The general licences had been due to

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Posted in News

Essential guide to rifle care

Mike Morton runs through some rifle care tips to help protect your air rifle so it will continue to serve for years to come. For any air rifle to keep giving of its best, it’s important to properly look after it.

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Getting new permissions with Shawn Minchin

Shawn Minchin recalls how he managed to snare a new permission that turned out to be quite a bit different to what he’d been expecting. The feeder was 23 yards from Shawn’s shooting position – with him sitting on a

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Posted in Features, Hunting

Airgun Shooter 135 is out NOW

The latest edition of Airgun Shooter is now available to purchase and use the code ’10OFF’ to get 10% off your purchase! Use the promo code 10OFF to get 10% off your order Staying at home doesn’t mean an end

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