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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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On the Bench with Mat Manning is available NOW

Click the video above to view Mat Manning’s review of the Weihrauch HW100 BP, which has been shortlisted in the Great British Shooting Awards’ Airgun of the Year category. What did Mat think of the HW100 BP? Watch above to

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Gun test: Walther Reign

Mat Manning heads out with Walther’s distinctive new bullpup to see if this eye-catching little PCP can cut it in the performance stakes There is simply no stopping the current rampage of bullpup airguns. I’m not sure whether it’s down

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The Airgun Show – shooting rats with night vision, PLUS top tips for autumn and winter hunting

The temperature is falling and the nights are drawing in, which means that peak ratting season is fast approaching. We join Mat Manning on a farm where greedy rats are raiding feed under the cover of darkness, and watch the

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TAS From the Archives: frantic squirrel feeder action

In our latest edition of The Airgun Show: From The Archives, we go back to November 2017 for prime-time autumn grey squirrel hunting. Mat Manning has set up a peanut feeder to assist with the cull, and it seems that

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#TASFromTheArchives: hunting for rabbits, pigeons and squirrels, PLUS the BSA R-10 Mk2 on test

In this week’s edition of The Airgun Show: From the Archives, Mat Manning is on farmland and in the woods taking care of some pests… Mat is hunting on farmland and in the woods as he tries to make a

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Pigeon control in this month’s Countryman

In an effort to stop pigeons from decimating corn crops, Mat Manning sets up with hide and decoy tactics to pull in the birds Arable farming is a big industry in my locality, and farmers’ profits can take a serious

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Mat Manning tests the new Daystate Genus

Designing a fitting limited edition airgun to mark a gunmaker’s 40th anniversary is a tall order, but Mat Manning reckons Daystate’s new Genus is bang on target Limited edition airguns from British gunmaker Daystate always cause a lot of excitement,

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Airgun Shooter issue 127 is OUT NOW

To order your copy, just visit: http://bit.ly/2krYg6Y In this month’s edition of Airgun Shooter, we finally see much-needed rainfall after a long dry spell, which brought a flush of fresh green growth across the countryside, so Mat Manning heads out

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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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