optics

Charity raffle for a rifle

It’s been five years since Crackshot Air Gun Centre opened its doors – and the firm is celebrating the milestone by raffling off a rather special rifle. Devon-based Crackshot has put together an airgun package which is being raffled off

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Airgun Shooter Magazine 129 is out NOW

Christmas is coming, so there’s no better time to take a closer look at some of the very best airguns, optics and shooting accessories that have caught our eye over the past 12 months. Our Gear of the Year round-up

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Rabbiting by Lamplight in this month’s Countryman

Mat Manning sets up with a scope-mounted flashlight and heads out into the night for some traditional rabbit lamping The ground I’m shooting over tonight is a mixed farm comprising several hundred acres of cattle grazing, cereal crops and pony

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PAO offers biggest MAG yet

A new scope with a large 6-24 magnification range has been added to The Shooting Party’s Professional Airgun Optics line, with the scope focusing down to 10 yards at maximum magnification.  The PAO 6-24 x 50 IR PA Rifle Scope

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Richard Saunders on the role of dot sights

Richard Saunders takes a look at dot sights and asks – what role do they play for the airgun shooter? So, you’ve just bought your new rifle. What next? Why, a scope of course. But wait just a minute. Are

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SPONSORED: All the latest news from the Northern Shooting Show

Whilst the show has grown to be the largest indoor and outdoor show in the UK in just three years, airgunners have even been at the centre of the show from day one and this year there’s even more for

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First Look: KonusPro T30 scope

Good things often come in small packages, as Mike Morton finds out when shooting with the tiny but tactical KonusPro T30

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First impressions: Hawke Sidewinder FFP

Aim points for free with an FFP:First-focal-plane scopes are gaining in popularity, and as Mike Morton casts his eye over the Hawke Sidewinder FFP, it’s easy to see why

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Scope Test: Leupold VX-3i 6.5-20×40 EFR CDS

If you’re someone who shoots targets at known distances, Mike Morton suggests you take a look at the VX-3i 6.5-20×40 EFR CDS from Leupold

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Scopes made simple!

A telescopic sight has a fairly straightforward job to do, but the terminology can be a bit daunting. Mike Morton explains the basic features to help simplify scope selection

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