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Looking back at classic BSA air rifles

Phil Hooper takes a look at some of the classic BSA air rifles dating from 1904 to the outbreak of the Second World War This Lincoln Jeffries-inspired BSA Improved Model ‘D’ of around 1912 is exceptionally well made and is

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Webley Mk1 air pistol restoration w/ Phil Hooper

There’s light at the end of the tunnel for Phil Hooper, finishing his restoration of a neglected Webley Mk1 air pistol. As you may have seen in my last article, I’ve been carrying out a restoration of a post-War Webley

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Best vintage air pistols on the market

Would you want to buy a vintage Webley air pistol? Phil Hooper looks at the reasons to get one and considers the various models on offer. If you’re already an airgun collector, then you will doubtless have one, or more

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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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