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Gear of the Year: The best buys of 2020

Airgun shooters of all disciplines demand the same thing – guns and gear that perform really well, while representing great value for money. Here are a few of our top choices, suiting a wide range of budgets, that will help

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Decoying woodpigeons – The Countryman

Mat Manning sets up for a morning’s decoying as the woodpigeons gather over a harvested barley field Late summer is a prime time for the pigeon shooter. Large flocks of these birds gather to feed on spilt grain left behind

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Lee Enfield Sentry review

Mat Manning gives his verdict on the Lee Enfield Sentry, an affordable PCP that bridges the gap between sporter and tactical styling. The Shooting Party is the gap between sporter and tactical. Well known for selling some great affordable kit,

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PREVIEW: Lee Enfield Sentry review

Mat Manning gives his verdict on the Lee Enfield Sentry, an affordable PCP that bridges the gap between sporter and tactical styling. The Shooting Party is well known for selling some great affordable kit, and their latest PCP offering certainly

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Airgun Shooter 139 on sale NOW

Apart from looking gorgeous, laminated wood stocks offer a number of practical benefits and Mat Manning’s been testing the new HW98 Grey Laminate from Weihrauch. This is a rifle that offers near target-grade performance in a hunting package. And did

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How to stalk rabbits with an air rifle

Sponsored by… Mat Manning shares 10 top tips to help airgun hunters bag more bunnies Head out at dusk, make the most of natural cover and move with stealth if you want to get wily rabbits in your sights. 1.

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

Farmyard crow control – The Countryman

With hordes of crows causing problems on the farm, Mat Manning uses all his tricks to get some farmyard crow control done. Farmyard crow control is a serious issue for anyone trying to make a living in the farming industry;

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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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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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Scope setting: The ultimate how-to guide

Properly setting up your scope is vital to achieve optimum results from your shooting session. Mike Morton explains the best way to tackle the often tricky task

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Posted in Features, Optics, Target Shooting
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