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Pellet test: QYS Pointed

Mike Morton loads up with QYS Pointed, and has to eat humble pie after finding a pellet that manages to dispel a life-long belief about their accuracy. I admit it. I’ve never been a fan of pointed pellets. This type

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Readers’ rifles

Airgun Shooter reader Andy Edwards tells us about two of his favourite guns, and why it’s good to take a break from PCPs once in a while. Here are two of mine. Though I stick to my precharged for hunting,

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Airgun Shooter Magazine 129 is out NOW

Christmas is coming, so there’s no better time to take a closer look at some of the very best airguns, optics and shooting accessories that have caught our eye over the past 12 months. Our Gear of the Year round-up

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The Vulcan 2: A target rifle stock, but not as we know it

Andy McLachlan reaches for the stars and treks over to his gun shop to see if the hunting-focused Vulcan 2 can cut it as a target rifle I remember reading Mat Manning’s review of the Airgun Technology Vulcan 2 semi-bullpup

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Autumn Harvest

JDJ Braithwaite heads into the woodlands of the Lake District to soak up the autumn sunshine – and sort out a few grey squirrels The fells, hills and ancient woodlands of the Lake District have long been the source of

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Less is more: GBSA nominated Rotex RM8 review

At next year’s second annual Great British Shooting Awards, you will get the chance to have your say and vote on the shortlist categories. One of the products that has been shortlisted is the Walther RM8 in the Airgun of

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It’s time for the slug fest

Roger Lait continues his quest to find some airgun slugs that can shoot – and remain accurate – out to 100 yards and more. So here is part two of my Quest for Slugs. Sounds like a film, but not

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The Airgun Show – night vision rabbit hunt, PLUS Pellpax Rabbit Sniper MKII kit on test…

As the days get shorter, rabbits are becoming more and more nocturnal in their habit. After-dark hunting is one of the best ways to target bunnies at this time of year, and we follow Mat Manning on a late session

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Rabbiting by Lamplight in this month’s 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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On the Bench with Mat Manning #3: Barrel changing tips for the FX

In this week’s edition of On the Bench, Mat is going to show you how to quickly and easily change the barrel, and therefore the calibre, on one of his favourite airguns of late, the FX Impact MKII. Since reviewing

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