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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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Rangemaster Sovereign pellet test

Whenever I’m asked by a fellow shooter what pellets they should try in their new gun, I have a few recommendations that make good starting points, and Rangemaster Sovereign is always on that list. These pellets are billed as being

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Weihrauch HW98 Grey Laminate review w/ Mat Manning

Mat Manning puts the Weihrauch HW98 Grey Laminate through its paces and concludes that a spring-powered airgun doesn’t have to be a compromise. How will the Weihrauch HW98 Grey Laminate do on test? Too many shooters regard spring-powered airguns as

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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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Shooters Swarm To Gamo Giveaway

Gamo UK has just launched its new social media channels, and to celebrate the occasion is giving away an exciting rifle package. Visitors to Gamo UK’s Facebook and Instagram pages can sign up to enter a free draw to win

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SPONSORED: Ruger Targis Hunter Kit

So what is the Ruger Targis Hunter Kit and what does the “kit” include? Firstly, the rifle is break barrel gas-ram operated in .177 calibre. It is full power to the UK limit of up to 12ftlbs and wears a

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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

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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Posted in Hunting

Best way to aim a rifle with Mike Morton

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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Daystate Huntsman Revere review with Mike Morton

Mike Morton tests the Daystate Huntsman Revere, and finds a rifle that stays true to its traditional roots, while adding in some modern twists. Daystate’s best-selling rifle is the Huntsman, and while it’s been subjected to numerous redesigns and improvements,

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