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Hawke Sidewinder FFP 4-16×50 review w/ Mike Morton

Mike Morton prepares to get knocked sideways by the FFP 4-16×50 – one of several innovative scopes in Hawke’s new Sidewinder range. Hawke recently refreshed its line-up of Sidewinder scopes, offering a series of brand new models. Any of these

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Umarex Ruger Targis Hunter review with Mat Manning

Mat Manning puts the Ruger Targis Hunter to the test and discovers there’s more to this break-barrel combo than its very appealing price tag When it comes to affordable starter combos, airgun shooters have never had it so good –

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Choosing an optic

Andy McLachlan explains what he looks for when he’s choosing a telescopic sight that makes that optic truly useful for his style of shooting This Bushnell Elite Tactical 3-12×44 has been mounted on board Andy’s wonderful Venom 80 tuned break-barrel

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Posted in Target Shooting

Evening rabbit hunting – The Countryman

With skittish rabbits proving difficult to outwit with a roving approach, Mat Manning switches tactics and sets up a stakeout. This ground has produced some good shooting through late spring and early summer. Short stalking sessions regularly yielded bags of

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Posted in Features, Hunting

Daystate Huntsman Revere review with Mike Morton

Mike Morton tests the Daystate Huntsman Revere, and finds a rifle that stays true to its traditional roots, while adding in some modern twists. Daystate’s best-selling rifle is the Huntsman, and while it’s been subjected to numerous redesigns and improvements,

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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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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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Posted in Tests

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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