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Airgun accuracy: unlocking the Weihrauch HW45’s potential

Airgun enthusiast Phil Hooper attempts to unlock the accuracy potential of the iconic Weihrauch HW45 spring-powered pistol Phil’s happy to shoot his target pistol standing, but his preferred technique with the HW45 is to adopt a sitting position As a

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Airgun hunting on the farmyard

The farmyard can be an incredibly productive place for airgun hunters who know how to employ the right tactics, as Pete Brookes explains. The air rifle is perfect for dealing with rats and feral pigeons, but shooters should always be

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Jonathon Young on small pistols

When it comes to pistols, Jonathan Young is a firm believer in the concept of small is beautiful – especially when it happens to go bang Handling an air pistol accurately can be tougher than shooting an air rifle. Some

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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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Pistol shooting in the garden with Andy McLachlan

Rifle shooter Andy McLachlan doesn’t want to upset the neighbours as he heads into his garden, so starts packing a pistol once again. Andy couldn’t choose between these two beautifully engineered pistols that will last a lifetime – so he

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Ray Garner on a very special gun

The Uberti Remington 1871 Rolling Block Air Cartridge Rifle may have a rather long name, but Ray Garner doesn’t care – because it’s beautiful! Only sometimes do ideas, separated by time and topography, converge to make something new and remarkable.

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BASC updates air weapon licensing advice  

BASC has responded to the Scottish government’s long-awaited publication of regulations on air weapon licensing and its announcement on fees – which are £72 for new applications, £20 for a visitor permit and £5 for existing shotgun and firearm certificate

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