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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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Posted in Target Shooting

Wildlife management with FAC air rifles

Ex-firearms and rural crime officer Pete Brookes now prefers an armed response of a different kind – wildlife management with his FAC air rifle. Photo credit: David Jinks  I was driving to work to start an afternoon shift whilst listening

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Different types of airgun permission

Pete Brookes explains how the airgun hunter may land themselves a very different type of permission, but populated with a very familiar pest Photo © David Jinks A large part of the enjoyment of airgunning, or most other types of

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Posted in Features, Hunting

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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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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Rabbit hunting at an equestrian centre

Richard Saunders gets to grips with some bunnies that have been causing all sorts of trouble at an equestrian centre. Airgun shooters and rabbits have been pitting their wits against each other for as long as there have been, well,

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Airgun Shooter 140 on sale NOW

The latest edition of Airgun Shooter Magazine is now available! To find out how to subscribe, just follow this link: https://bit.ly/36BQhKf Mat Manning gives his verdict on the Lee Enfield Sentry, a PCP that bridges the gap between sporter and

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FAC air rifles – the pros and cons with Roger Lait

Are you thinking of going FAC? Roger Lait explains what it’s like to live with a rifle with a muzzle energy of 50 foot pounds So how much is too much power for an airgun? Do you need 50 foot

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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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How to shoot rats by lamplight with an air rifle

Sponsored by… Mat Manning shares 10 top tips to help airgun hunters nail more rats with lamping tactics Lamping rats around the farmyard demands a tough, reliable airgun like the Walther Rotex RM8 UC 1. Daytime recce Heading to the

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special
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