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Rabbit shooting – the Countryman w/ Mat Manning

After a winter layoff from rabbit shooting, Mat Manning makes a return to coney control with an evening on the pony paddocks. Rabbit numbers have been up and down on my patch over the past few years. Myxomatosis, which has

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Posted in Features, Hunting

Thermal riflescope – Mat Manning heads out for some pest controlling with new kit

Mat Manning swaps his usual infrared night vision for a thermal setup and has a busy night on the scaly-tails. Although I am willing to embrace new technology if I think it is justified by the improvement it brings to

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Posted in Hunting

BSA Ultra CLX – first impressions

Mike Morton takes a look at the BSA Ultra CLX – an all-new version of this iconic sporting air rifle that’s available in regular and First Edition formats. When the BSA Ultra was introduced more than 15 years ago, thousands

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Posted in Gear, Uncategorized

Airgun shooting – Tony Belas talks to Mat Manning about the industry’s future

Mat Manning talks industry, electronics and future innovations with airgun aficionado Tony Belas of Daystate, Brocock and MTC Optics. “A number of ideas that I would not have followed have turned into a resounding success” This interview originally appeared in

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Shooting and well-being with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan reckons he has the perfect pick-me-up following the restrictions of Covid – and that’s to get outside and go shooting. Andy’s spent a lot of beautiful evenings stalking rabbits over the years, where he was able to unwind

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Posted in Target Shooting

Webley Mosquito Express .22 review with Mike Morton

Mike Morton test the Webley Mosquito Express in .22 calibre, finding a pellet that’s a little lighter and a little faster than the norm. Webley Mosquito Express pellets were a big hit when they first came out, but then to

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Andy McLachlan asks why we shoot

Do you yearn for more power? Do you take your shooting a bit too seriously? Andy McLachlan urges us all to remember exactly why we shoot. The look on John Oldroyd’s face reveals he is actually enjoying himself and a

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Posted in Target Shooting

Buying your first PCP rifle – what to expect

If you’re thinking of buying your first PCP rifle, Mike Morton runs through some of the things you can expect to find in the box – and some you won’t. We’re all more than well aware that last year wasn’t

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Posted in Features

Winchester 4.5 Special review with Mike Morton

Mike Morton picks up the Winchester 4.5 Special – a pellet-firing revolver with a rifled barrel – to find out if it really is all that special. Mike Morton tests out the Winchester 4.5 Special Like many of you, I

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Posted in Tests

Airgun accuracy: unlocking the Weihrauch HW45’s potential

Airgun enthusiast Phil Hooper attempts to unlock the accuracy potential of the iconic Weihrauch HW45 spring-powered pistol Phil’s happy to shoot his target pistol standing, but his preferred technique with the HW45 is to adopt a sitting position As a

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Posted in Reviews
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