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How to embrace the pressure of competition shooting

Andy McLachlan often shoots purely for relaxation, but explains how the added pressure of shooting in a competition can be an enjoyable experience. Young shots are always encouraged to take part in outdoor shooting competitions like HFT and rise to

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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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Outdoor shooting practice with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan and a few like-minded friends become Polo players for the afternoon as they take on a new type of shooting challenge Rivington club secretary Ian Jones sets out the mints a staggering 47 yards away from the firing

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QYS Training Grade review with Mike Morton

Mike Morton tests Training Grade pellets from QYS – but instead of using them to prepare for a 10M competition, he rates their worth as a ratting round. Qiang Yuan Sports made a name for itself with its range of

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Enter a BSA fundraiser for the NHS here

The BSA family say they “are so very grateful for the selfless work and sacrifice our wonderful NHS are undertaking, they are an inspiration to us all.” Information from BSA about the fundraiser begins below: We (BSA) have decided to

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Gamo Boxer: Gun test

Mike Morton puts the Gamo Boxer through its paces to discover whether this budget bullpup can deliver a knockout in the hunting field. Bullpups have been around for a good many years, and while some airgun shooters initially branded them

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New record set at Intershoot 2020

Medals were won and new British records set at Intershoot, the annual three-day competition for air rifle and pistol held in The Netherlands. British athletes put on some fantastic performances at this year’s Intershoot contest, especially from the junior shooters,

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Benchrest target shooting insights w/ Andy McLachlan

Benchrest target shooting demands superb levels of accuracy, but for some people the range just isn’t far enough, as Andy McLachlan reveals. Dave Pilkington shoots his Red Wolf at an impressive 53 yards As many indoor shooters will be aware,

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Enter our competition to win an Umarex rifle!

You’ve got until March 19 to enter Airgun Shooter’s competition to win the Umarex 850 M2 Empire Kit C02 Rifle Combo, worth £489.95! Mention ‘CO2’ and most people will think of pistols. Mention ‘rifle’ and many shooters will conjure up

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Pellet test: Bisley Super Field

Mike Morton shoots the Bisley Super Field – a pellet that looks like it was born to hunt, but reckons it can cut it for competition use as well. It’s always good to find a pellet that manages to rock

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