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H&N Field Target Trophy Green pellet test

Mike Morton becomes environmentally aware and decides to test Field Target Trophy Green, a lead-free alternative from H&N For centuries, lead has been used to manufacture ammunition fired by both powder-burning firearms and airguns. Lead is relatively inexpensive, fairly easy

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Can you shoot heavyweight slugs in a legal-limit air rifle?

Mike Morton attempts the unthinkable – shooting heavyweight slugs through a legal-limit air rifle equipped with a regular barrel in .177 calibre While air rifle slugs have been around for quite a few years, they seem to have enjoyed a

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How to clean your airgun

Mike Morton examines the controversial use of cleaning rods, brushes and bore paste to bring a wayward rifle back into the fold. Many shooters will tell you that they never clean the barrels of their airguns – and that goes

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Airgun Shooter 142 is on sale NOW

Check out our best buys of 2020 in this month’s edition of Airgun Shooter Magazine. Airgun shooters of all disciplines demand the same thing – guns and gear that perform really well, while representing great value for money, so as

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Testing a new air rifle: Mike Morton explains how its done

Mike Morton explains how he checks a new air rifle to find how well it’s performing, and what ammo suits it best. A shooting buddy recently asked me to run through the way we test the guns that land on

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Smith & Wesson M&P 9 M2.0 review with Mike Morton

Mike Morton slaps his hand round the backstrap of Umarex’s latest blowback BB gun – the Smith & Wesson M&P 9 M2.0 Smith & Wesson’s powder-burning M&P 9 M2.0 was created for the military and police market, hence “M&P”, but

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Tips for garden airgun shooting during lockdown 2

Staying at home during lockdown 2 doesn’t mean an end to your shooting as long as you have access to a garden – Mike Morton explains how to stay safe and have fun. Most gardens are unsuitable for taking elevated

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The Lord of the Springs

Sponsored by… For more information, just visit: https://www.solware.co.uk/ Springers are more challenging to shoot than a PCP, but Mike Morton reckons that makes them more fun – if you have the right technique. HW95 K in action: A high-quality break-barrel like

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Bullpup Bliss

Sponsored by… For more information, just visit: https://www.solware.co.uk/ Bullpups dare to be different, and just like any pup, Mike Morton reckons you need to get to know yours in order to unlock its full potential. HW 100 BP in action: Triggers

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Picking The Perfect Pellet

Sponsored by… For more information, just visit: https://www.solware.co.uk/ Even a high-end rifle won’t shoot accurately if it’s being fed the wrong ammo, so Mike Morton offers some advice to find the perfect projectile. Red Wolf in action: Some rifles are incredibly

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