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ZEISS Conquest V4 – first impressions with Mike Morton

Mike Morton examines the ZEISS Conquest V4 – a range of hunting scopes that will prove useful not just to centrefire shooters, but airgun shooters too. We’re here to talk about a new range of airgun-friendly telescopic sights from ZEISS,

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Refinishing a rifle in good condition – is it a good idea?

Refinishing a worn and dented old stock can be very rewarding, but what if the stock’s already in perfect condition? Mike Morton finds out the hard way. “You must be mad!” was the response I got from one of my

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Hawke Sidewinder FFP 4-16×50 review w/ Mike Morton

Mike Morton prepares to get knocked sideways by the FFP 4-16×50 – one of several innovative scopes in Hawke’s new Sidewinder range. Hawke recently refreshed its line-up of Sidewinder scopes, offering a series of brand new models. Any of these

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Choosing the right airgun optics

Shooters have never had so much choice when it comes to optics, and Andy McLachlan explains how to pick what will work best for you. This Leupold has a small objective lens and is perfect for shooting HFT where optical

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How to clean your airgun

Mike Morton examines the controversial use of cleaning rods, brushes and bore paste to bring a wayward rifle back into the fold. Many shooters will tell you that they never clean the barrels of their airguns – and that goes

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Scope test from new company Element Optics

Shooting is in our DNA, so Mike Morton tests the Helix, a brand new scope from a brand new company called Element Optics. Mike really enjoyed shooting with the Helix, and appreciated its clear glass and extremely useful reticle It’s

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Restoring an airgun – our latest gun advice

Some rifles that don’t shoot properly from the outset can be made to come good with a little persistence, as US shooter John Hooper explains. Did you ever get one of those ‘unbelievable’ deals only to find out that you

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SPONSORED: Tactical Scopes

For most shooters, no matter what sort of shooting you do a quality telescopic scope (or 5!) is a must have accessory for your air rifle, rimfire or centerfire. Whether it be for fun target plinking, competition targets, vermin control

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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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Mike Morton reviews the Athlon Talos

The Athlon Talos BTR 4-14X44 FFP IR-MIL is a bit of a mouthful, so Mike Morton bites into this scope to see how it tastes  Athlon Optics is a US company that’s not that well known here in the UK,

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