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Farmyard crow control – The Countryman

With hordes of crows causing problems on the farm, Mat Manning uses all his tricks to get some farmyard crow control done. Farmyard crow control is a serious issue for anyone trying to make a living in the farming industry;

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Optical Solutions Saim SCL35 thermal gunsight review

Mat Manning swaps monochrome night vision for red-hot signatures as he puts Optical Solutions’ Saim SCL35 thermal gunsight through its paces. Thermal imaging optics open a whole new world to the air rifle hunter. Their ability to see heat makes

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Brocock Sniper XR Laminate review

Brocock airguns are now equipped with an all-new sidelever action. A small change, but Mat Manning reckons it makes a big difference. Rolling development is a popular word in the marketing of modern air rifles, but is actually a very

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The Airgun Show – night shooting farmyard rats in summer, PLUS the FX Radar Pocket Chronograph…

Night shooting for rats isn’t a typical summer pastime but Mat Manning has had a call from a farmer in need of some airgun pest control. It might not be prime season but Mat still manages to bag plenty of

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Getting new permissions with Shawn Minchin

Shawn Minchin recalls how he managed to snare a new permission that turned out to be quite a bit different to what he’d been expecting. The feeder was 23 yards from Shawn’s shooting position – with him sitting on a

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Get the latest copy of Airgun Shooter Magazine NOW

The latest edition of Airgun Shooter Magazine is now available to purchase as a single copy or as part of your subscription. While giving our rifles a thorough inspection is something we should all be doing at least once a

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Squirrel control – The Countryman

Go about it in the right way and invasive grey squirrels can be controlled safely and discreetly in the back garden – Mat Manning explains how. Unless you’re lucky enough to live in the middle of nowhere, garden pest control

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MTC King Cobra review

Despite the current trend for diminutive optics, Mat Manning reckons that big can still be beautiful after putting the MTC King Cobra through its paces. Although super-compact scopes are very much in fashion at present, there are times when bigger

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Airgun Shooter 135 is out NOW

The latest edition of Airgun Shooter is now available to purchase and use the code ’10OFF’ to get 10% off your purchase! Use the promo code 10OFF to get 10% off your order Staying at home doesn’t mean an end

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Squirrel hunting: The Countryman

Take the pressure off grey squirrels and these destructive rodents will bounce back in no time – Mat Manning ramps up his squirrel hunting before the lockdown. Mat Manning shares his latest round of squirrel hunting Anyone tasked with the

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