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Can you shoot fast while maintaining accuracy?

Can you shoot a PCP quickly while maintaining accuracy, and is a magazine really faster than a single-shot loader? Mike Morton seeks some answers. Speed-shooting with an air rifle isn’t something that’s seen all that often outside of dedicated time-restricted

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Evening rabbit hunting – The Countryman

With skittish rabbits proving difficult to outwit with a roving approach, Mat Manning switches tactics and sets up a stakeout. This ground has produced some good shooting through late spring and early summer. Short stalking sessions regularly yielded bags of

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RTI Arms Priest 2 tested by Richard Saunders

Richard Saunders finds out whether the new Priest 2 from RTI Arms is hellbent or heaven-sent. For a long time, a small group of established manufacturers have dominated our sport: companies whose reputations date back decades to when springers where

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Springer vs PCP – which is better to start out with?

It’s the age-old question – should a beginner start out with a spring-powered rifle or a pre-charged pneumatic? Mike Morton goes lookingfor an argument. I’ve never actually seen anyone come to blows over it, but I’ve certainly witnessed some very

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Testing airgun pellet impact w/ Mike Morton

Mike Morton takes up clay shooting – with no shotgun in sight – as he examines the damage done by different types of airgun pellet One thing all airgun hunters agree on is the need to kill a quarry animal

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How to choose the right airgun with Mat Manning

Mat Manning delves into his gun room and explains how he chooses between his favourite airguns when he heads out hunting. Some time ago, a reader wrote in to ask about the various guns I use for my hunting and,

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SPONSORED: Hatsan Factor

With Hatsan’s impressive line-up of PCP’s, the new Factor had to deliver and stand out amongst his other brothers. The Factor is a manual loading, side lever action PCP available in both sub 12ft and FAC rated. The rifle is

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Gamo Venari: Gun test

The Gamo Venari is named after the Latin word to hunt, so Mike Morton sets out to discover whether this PCP lives up to its ancient moniker Can the Gamo Venari live up to its name? Rifle kits are popular,

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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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SPONSORED: Fun, Fast and Accurate!

The Beretta CX4 Storm is a pistol-calibre semi-automatic carbine rifle and was designed for use with the 9mm magazine used in the equally famous Beretta M92 FS pistol. The CX4 includes a Picatinny rail and bottom and side rails for

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