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Richard Saunders on the role of dot sights

Richard Saunders takes a look at dot sights and asks – what role do they play for the airgun shooter? So, you’ve just bought your new rifle. What next? Why, a scope of course. But wait just a minute. Are

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Get ready for the Northern Shooting Show!

Anticipation is building ahead of the Northern Shooting Show – and airgun shooters have plenty of reasons to be excited. While the Northern has grown to be the largest combined indoor and outdoor show in the UK in just three

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April’s Airmail

This is the chance for you to air your views and opinions Each rifle Mat owns has earned its place in his airgun armoury by fulfilling a specific role Letter of the month While reading Airgun Shooter for what must

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Out on the range with Richard Saunders

Richard Saunders casts his eye over a selection of laser rangefinders to find out which ones really can go the distance! Thanks to their relatively low power, we can use air rifles in environments that are too dangerous for powder-burners

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Hawke Sidewinder FFP scope review

Hawke’s Sidewinder family has been joined by two first-focal-plane models. Mike Morton takes a look at the FFP 4-16×50

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The Airgun Show – rabbit shooting in pony paddocks, PLUS the Hawke Panorama telescopic sight on test

The weather is warming up and rabbit numbers are on the rise, so we’re heading out to the pony paddocks to crack down on the burrowing pests. Mat Manning demonstrates how to hunt rabbits using ambush tactics, and bags a

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The Airgun Show – pigeon and crow hide shoot, PLUS the BSA Scorpion SE on test

It’s the 50th episode of The Airgun Show, and we’re hide-shooting for woodpigeons – with the chance of crows, too. Mat Manning explains the benefits of a semi-permanent hide, and shows how to use decoys to tempt incoming birds within

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New airgun gear at IWA Sporting Classics 2016

The IWA Outdoor Classics show in Nuremberg is one of the shooting industry’s premier events, showcasing countless new releases on the airgun scene. Here’s some of the kit we clocked during the showcase.   PALLAS PCPs Pallas have unveiled their

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The Airgun Show – woodland pest control with scope-cam, plus IWA 2016 and Hawke Airmax 30 SF

  The squirrel cull continues, and we’re staking out the bushy-tails’ favourite feeding places in the woods this week – and there are some interesting wildlife encounters along the way. Patience is the key when it comes to this kind

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The Airgun Show – cold weather squirrel hunt, PLUS The British Shooting Show 2016 and Crosman MTR77 NP

A spell of cold weather provides the perfect conditions to target grey squirrels with a grain feeder. Mat Manning uses hide tactics to get within range of the hungry greys, making a welcome contribution to the control of this invasive

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