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Best kit for cold weather shooting with Richard Saunders

There’s no reason why wet or cold weather should put an end to our sport, so Richard Saunders looks at some kit that will let us carry on shooting. August’s unprecedented heatwave may have been good for our tans, but

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Field Target Shooters Back In Action

Good weather, good courses and good company made East Devon Field Target Club’s memorial shoot a huge success. Chris Jones took an incredible 53-yard standing shot to secure the overall win and some well-deserved silverware Members of East Devon Field

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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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The Walther LG400 with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan can’t resist the lure of a lovely rifle and gives in to temptation yet again, this time for a Walther LG400. Andy’s latest purchase is this beautiful Walther LG400 – this is the Field Target model, which has

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Return to outdoor target shooting with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan recalls what it was finally like to head back outdoors again with his air rifle once the Covid-19 restrictions were eased. Andy’s friends Paul, Ian and Dave use a combination of makeshift benches to replicate their club’s indoor

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Outdoor shooting: Andy McLachlan explains the attraction

Whether you’re a hunter, an HFT or an FT, the attraction of outdoor shooting can prove irresistible, as Andy McLachlan explains. Unlike HFT, FT shooters can use their side parallax control to rangefind a target Regular readers may remember my

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Andy McLachlan takes shooting to the Extreme!

Top FT shooter Neil Hague practises his standing shots, prior to the start of the competition Andy McLachlan and his son James take their shorting to the ‘Extreme’ as they tackle an ultra-hard course at Emley Moor. It was one

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When .22 was king…

Ian Jones recently bought this latest version of the classic HW 35 Export – it’s beautiful! Andy McLachlan remembers the glory days of airgun shooting when .22 was king, and sets out to restore the monarchy. Like many shooters of

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Andy McLachlan on the benefits of indoor shooting

Outdoorsman Andy McLachlan heads indoors to find a type of shooting that’s very different to what he’s been used to, but is just as rewarding Many regular readers will be aware that I have been spending a lot of time

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Andy McLachlan on tackling the wind

Andy McLachlan tackles the airgun shooter’s nemesis , the wind – and offers a few pointers to help ensure those pellets fly true Daz Taylor checks to see how the wind is affecting the area surrounding the target, prior to

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