Jonathan Young

Airgun springer advice and more in the latest Airgun Answers

Whether you’re looking for a quick fix to a nagging problem or simply want advice on your next piece of gear, email us at one of our experts will soon get you on the right track! Meet your team

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Replacing a leaky piston seal with Jonathan Young

A leaky piston means a replacement seal, and with an older rifle that means leather, so Jonathan Young explains how to make one the old-fashioned way Older airguns are great fun to use, and let’s not forget that these were

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Marksman airgun pellets with Jonathan Young

Jonathan Young takes a look at Marksman pellets, a brand that’s made in England, has plenty of history and is still going strong today. Today there is a vast assortment of airgun pellet types to ponder over. Pellet choice is

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Restoring vintage airguns with Jonathon Young

Gems were once the underdog of the vintage airgun scene, but as Jonathan Young explains, they’re gaining in popularity even if they look a little rough The Gem was designed in the 1870s in the United States, while this particular

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Jonathan Young on the Webley Service Air Rifle

The Webley Service Air Rifle is a much-loved piece of airgun history, but Jonathan Young ends up with an example that’s been loved a bit too much. Collectors love the Webley Service and seek out the best examples they can,

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How to tune your air rifle – Johnathan Young explains the process

Tuning may have taken off in the 1970s, but is still relevant today and now includes CO2 and PCPs as well as springers, as Jonathan Young explains. A spring and a tub of grease – now that’s tuning the old-fashioned

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Gamo R-77 review with Jonathan Young

Jonathan Young takes a close look at the Gamo R-77 – a collectable CO2 revolver from the 1990s that offered plenty of choice and plenty of features “The combination of a long barrel and wood give the r-77 M6 a

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How to make a target box

BB shooter Jonathan Young keeps on the right side of his neighbours by building a target box to catch his ammo and keep everything peaceful and quiet. The heart of Jonathan’s target box is an old wooden wine crate that

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Solving the enigma

Today it’s bullpups, but Jonathan Young reminds us that once upon a time the take-down rifle was in vogue – and one great example is the Brocock Enigma The Enigma was a very unusual gun, a superbly designed multi-shot with

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The collecting bug bites

If you’ve got an itch to begin a new airgun collection or expand your existing one, what should you do next? Just scratch it, argues Jonathan Young Your wife says it’s gone too far. Your dog looks at you in

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