calibre

Which gun when?

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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Dope for your scope!

Mike Morton offers a few practical tips to help newcomers work out exactly where to aim their rifle – regardless of the distance to the target. Couldn’t it be great if we could zero a rifle, then just pick it

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Mike Morton’s top tips (10-1)

Welcome to the final countdown of Mike Morton’s top tips on all things airguns. 10. Use sticks Shooting sticks offer great extra support where no natural features like a gate, tree or fence post are available. But sticks aren’t just

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Mat Manning tests out the FX Impact MKII

FX has revamped the highly successful Impact with a MkII model – but could it improve on this pioneering bullpup? Mat Manning takes it to the range to find out Don’t forget to find out how this airgun scored in

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Dispelling American airgun myths!

American shooter John Hooper dispels the myth that his countrymen all spend thousands on their guns – and offers some budget ‘stalking’ tips too. In today’s new world of airguns, there is a plethora (a highbrow word for bunches and

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Gun test: BSA R-10 SE Super Carbine

Mike Morton checks out the BSA R-10 SE Super Carbine to discover whether this refined little rifle offers the shooter both function and form. BSA’s R-10 has been with us for around a decade now, and the Birmingham gun-maker has

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Mike Morton heads into the kitchen to cook up a batch of ballistic gel

Mike Morton heads to the kitchen and cooks up a batch of ballistic gel to find out how much pellet shape and calibre matter when it comes to a clean kill. An ethical hunter has one thing in mind when

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Q&A: What calibre should you use for hunting?

Does it matter what calibre rifle you use for hunting, or should you be focusing more on the ammo?

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Gear Focus: Try a different calibre

Take up the challenge of shooting .22 and you’ll push your shooting skills to the limit, says Andy McLachlan. He speaks to former world HFT champion, Simon Howarth to find out why you should…

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New airgun gear at IWA Sporting Classics 2016

The IWA Outdoor Classics show in Nuremberg is one of the shooting industry’s premier events, showcasing countless new releases on the airgun scene. Here’s some of the kit we clocked during the showcase.   PALLAS PCPs Pallas have unveiled their

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