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Mat Manning tests out the FX Impact MKII

FX has revamped the highly successful Impact with a MkII model – but could it improve on this pioneering bullpup? Mat Manning takes it to the range to find out FX Airguns has a reputation for making some of the

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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 choose the right airgun with Mat Manning

Mat Manning delves into his gun room and explains how he chooses between his favourite airguns when he heads out hunting. Some time ago, a reader wrote in to ask about the various guns I use for my hunting and,

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FX Impact MkII Compact review with Mat Manning

Mat Manning hits the range with the diminutive FX Impact MkII Compact, and concludes that good things certainly can come in small packages There is no denying that we are witnessing a serious trend for smaller and smaller bullpup airguns

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The Airgun Show – garden rabbit hunt, PLUS the FX Impact Mk2 Compact…

Summer is the prime season for rabbit shooting, and Mat Manning is heading out on a bunny hunt with a difference. The rabbits are causing problems in the garden of a holiday home so Mat is setting up with his

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Rabbit hunting with Richard Saunders

Rich Saunders takes a break from his pure pest control duties to stalk a few rabbits and see if there’s any light at the end of the polytunnel. A set of trigger sticks helps provide a more stable position to

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Airgun Shooter presents: Gear of the Year (pt1 of 7)

So here we are again! Happy holidays everyone! Except this festive season is a little bit different, because not only are we rounding out the year but we’re also closing the chapter on another decade. So, to celebrate this rare

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Rabbiting by Lamplight: The Countryman

Mat Manning sets up with a scope-mounted flashlight and heads out into the night for some traditional rabbit lamping The ground I’m shooting over tonight is a mixed farm comprising several hundred acres of cattle grazing, cereal crops and pony

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Best FAC-rated rifles – Richard Saunders review

Richard Saunders tests best FAC-rated rifles I’m willing to bet that just about every airgun shooter, certainly among those of us who hunt, has wondered what their legal-limit rifle would be like in FAC format. It’s only natural isn’t it?

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The Airgun Show – day and night vision rabbit hunting, PLUS FX barrel change tutorial…

We’re joining Mat Manning on a challenging rabbit shoot in this week’s episode. These rabbits have had a lot of shooting pressure, so it takes stealth to get past their defences. Mat uses a roving approach at dusk and then

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