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Mat Manning tests the MTC SWAT Prismatic scope

Mat Manning tries out the MTC SWAT Prismatic airgun scope and has to reconsider his views on super-compact sights. Scopes with extremely short eye relief are very much the Marmite of the airgun optics world – people seem to either

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Airgun test: BP17 Micro Bullpup

Mike Morton’s shot bullpups and semi-bullpups, but this time it’s a different breed in the shape of the tiny BP17 Micro Bullpup from Ataman. It seems only a few years ago that bullpups arrived on the airgun scene, being quickly

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Airgun Shooter presents: Gear of the Year (pt5 of 7)

We hope you had a very merry Christmas! The presents don’t stop there however, as we have something for you! In our fifth part, we’re continuing our mammoth recommendation of products to cap off 2019 – this is Gear of

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Airgun Shooter presents: Gear of the Year (pt4 of 7)

We hope you had a very merry Christmas! The presents don’t stop there however, as we have something for you! In our fourth part, we’re continuing our mammoth recommendation of products to cap off 2019 – this is Gear of

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Airgun Shooter presents: Gear of the Year (pt2 of 7)

In our second part, we’re continuing our mammoth recommendation of products to cap off 2019 – this is Gear of the Year! So whenever you’re considering a new gun, optic or shooting accessory, you need to know that it works

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Show Report: Best new Airguns and gear at IWA

This year’s IWA trade show in Nuremberg attracted huge numbers of visitors and exhibitors – and Mat Manning was there to see what all the excitement was about

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The Airgun Show – Squirrel and magpie hide hunt, PLUS the Richter Optik Exact scope on test

Squirrels and magpies are on the hit list in Episode 53, when Mat Manning heads out hide shooting with the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter. The woodland pests are queueing up to raid the gamekeeper’s pheasant feeders, which are also attracting

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The Airgun Show – roost shooting for pigeons, top kit from the British Shooting Show, PLUS the Air Arms S200 Sporter on test

It’s a blustery day in the woods, but strong winds aren’t going to put paid to the pigeon shoot. Mat Manning reaches for his FAC-rated Daystate Mk4 to beat the breeze, and manages to bag a few pigeons at the

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The Airgun Show – squirrel hunting from a hide, plus more plinking targets on test

The squirrel cull continues and we’re up early to ambush the bushy-tails as they venture out for breakfast. Watch as Mat Manning sets up a hide to target greedy squirrels as they home in on a maize feeder. After the

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The Airgun Show – shooting crows at the roost, plus Gamo Coyote review and a look at the new Daystate Pulsar

With nesting season just around the corner, we’re thinning out the crows before they get a chance to prey on this spring’s eggs and chicks. Mat Manning heads to the woods, setting up an ambush to target the scavenging corvids

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