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The Countryman: ratting by lamplight

Mat Manning goes old school and heads out after the scaly-tails with a spring-powered gun and a scope-mounted lamp. Rat shooting is synonymous with winter evenings, and as the year gradually rolls around it is starting to take up more

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The Airgun Show – night vision farmyard rat hunt, PLUS Umarex Syrix on test…

The nights are drawing in, the temperature is falling and rats are starting to invade the farm. We join Mat Manning in this week’s episode of The Airgun Show on an after-dark session as he uses night vision tactics to

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Airgun Shooter 141 is on sale NOW!

The latest issue of Airgun Shooter Magazine is now available! Mat Manning has managed to get his hands on the Daystate Delta Wolf – an electronic supergun that must surely be the most eagerly awaited air rifle of the year.

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The Airgun Show – lamping rats with a spring-powered gun, PLUS the Fenix HM65R ShadowMaster…

Mat is going back to basics this week and swapping his PCP and night vision for a spring gun and lamp and he heads out to target farmyard rats after dark. Kitted out with his Weihrauch HH95 break-barrel and a

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Best airgun gear for night hunting

With prime season for after-dark airgun hunting just around the corner, Mat Manning suggests some options for airgun shooters targeting nocturnal pests. It’s that time of year again; the nights are beginning to draw in, and airgun shooters are starting

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The Airgun Show – hectic rabbit and corvid hunting, PLUS the PAO LumenMAX 900 IR gun lamp…

In this week’s episode of The Airgun Show, Andy Watkins is out on a paddock permission this week, and the shots are coming thick and fast. With rabbits posing a danger to horses and ponies, and jackdaws and magpies threatening

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The Airgun Show – epic night vision rat shoot, PLUS the Weihrauch HW98 Grey Laminate on test…

This week we join Mat Manning in the latest episode of The Airgun Show for a fast and furious rat shoot on a farm that is teeming with the disease-spreading rodents. Mat manages to nail around 30 scavenging rats during

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The best kit options for airgun shooting w/ Richard Saunders

Richard Saunders takes us through his kit bag and reveals the essential shooting items he never leaves home without. I like to travel as light as possible when I go hunting and work on the principle that the more stuff

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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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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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