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Extreme Benchrest 2021 – Roger Lait reports back on this year’s event

Roger Lait gets invited to Extreme Benchrest 2021 in Arizona, and with multiple disciplines to shoot, multiple decisions need to be made. It’s not very often you get asked to go to the United States to shoot in a competition

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How to make a solid support for benchrest airgun shooting

Andy McLachlan runs through his options when it comes to shake-free shooting, and ends up using a high-end bipod for extra support. Here’s an example of a cheaper imitation Atlas bipod that’s been modified by Jim Edge to make it

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Outdoor airgun shooting w/ Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan recalls a time when the world was a little closer to normal and he paid a visit to a shooting ground for a spot of HFT. Andy takes on a long-range target on one of the HFT courses

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Benefits of simulation training to airgun hunters

Philip Siddell explains how to use simulation training to improve the chances of the airgun hunter’s success in the field. The improvised shooting positions you practise during training are sure to come in useful in the field The last time

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HFT pest control with Pete Muir

Reigning .22 class world HFT champion Pete Muir takes on a different course of fire after being asked to help out with a local vermin problem. The airgunning community as a whole has many different facets to it, be it

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The benefits of a tailored airgun stock

Target shooter Thomas Bristow explains how a tailored stock and hamster will let a competitor get the best performance out of their rifle. These four rifles may all be very different, but still have one thing in common – the

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Shooting and well-being with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan reckons he has the perfect pick-me-up following the restrictions of Covid – and that’s to get outside and go shooting. Andy’s spent a lot of beautiful evenings stalking rabbits over the years, where he was able to unwind

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Long-range target shooting w/ Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan and his friends began to get bored shooting Polo mints, so they decided to extend the range and grab some kitchenware. Jim Edge tries a shot at the now infamous Pan of Doom – 100 yards is a

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Choosing an optic

Andy McLachlan explains what he looks for when he’s choosing a telescopic sight that makes that optic truly useful for his style of shooting This Bushnell Elite Tactical 3-12×44 has been mounted on board Andy’s wonderful Venom 80 tuned break-barrel

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Benchrest shooting at long range w/ Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan can’t resist a challenge, and has been explaining his love of benchrest shooting at long range and with less support than usual. Andy reckons his friend Paul Wray will be one to watch as this format of long-range

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