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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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The Airgun Show – winter pigeon hunting, PLUS Air Arms S510 Carbine Superlite on test

We’re targeting pigeons in winter woodland this week. Woodpigeon shooting is rarely predictable but, even with the birds proving elusive, Mat Manning still manages to bring a few to book, as well as making a bonus addition to the game

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The Airgun Show – hunting squirrels in autumn woodland, PLUS the new Hawke Vantage telescopic sight on test

We’re shooting grey squirrels as they forage for the autumn crop of acorns. Thick leafy cover makes it tough to spot the bushy-tails in the treetops, but Mat Manning uses his fieldcraft knowhow to put a few in the bag.

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Hidden Gem – Brocock Contour S6 Elite

After going back to the drawing board, Brocock has re-released the Contour S6 Elite with a number of improvements. The editor looks at why this compact multi-shot PCP carbine could be one of the best little big guns out there…

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The Airgun Show – farmyard pest shoot, Air Arms S400 review and Midland Game Fair roundup

First up this week, Mat Manning’s out on his farmyard pest control rounds. He’s got his sights set on collared doves and feral pigeons, and it’s clear to see that the birds have been busy breeding. We’ve got a news

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The Airgun Show – hunting for rabbits, pigeons and squirrels, PLUS the BSA R-10 Mk2 on test

Mat Manning is hunting on farmland and in the woods as he tries to make a mixed bag during a short evening session. With rabbits, pigeons and grey squirrels in his sights, Mat keeps mobile to make optimum use of

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The Air Arms S400 and its variants

Introduced in the year 2000, the Air Arms s400 is one of the most popular air rifles for beginners and experienced shooters alike. It is a simple, unregulated rifle that uses the tried and tested knock-open valve system. It is available in

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‘Tis the Season to be Giving…

Want a big pressie to unwrap this Christmas? Here’s a selection of guns, gear and other goodies we reckon any airgunner would love Santa to leave under their tree… Purr-fect Hellcat If you’re after something short’n’sweet for your gun cabinet

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The non-conformist

It’s one of the most individual PCP air rifles ever built – and doesn’t make a penny for its manufacturer! Nigel Allen thinks now might be the right time to invest in the British-made Phoenix Mk2 multi-shot sporter…

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