Range

Covert crop protection in this month’s Countryman

The sudden abundance of food caused by the autumn maize harvest has attracted a plague of pests that could decimate the following crop. Mat Manning sets up for a decoying session to bring the offending birds to book. The damage

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Posted in Features

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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It’s time for the slug fest

Roger Lait continues his quest to find some airgun slugs that can shoot – and remain accurate – out to 100 yards and more. So here is part two of my Quest for Slugs. Sounds like a film, but not

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Posted in News, Pellets, Target Shooting

Field test with Air Arms

Air Arms Diabolo Field are regarded as a ‘go to’ pellet for many airgun shooters, so Mike Morton sets out to discover why Many seasoned airgun shooters will have a relatively small stable of pellets that they will put through

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Club of the month: Bideford Target Shooting Club

The club (www.bidefordtargetshootingclub.org) has been going for over 100 years, originally shooting at local drill halls before finding a permanent home at Grenville College’s range in the 1960s. This consisted of five firing points shared with the school, where members

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It’s tough at Turton

Andy McLachlan walks us through Rounds 3 and 4 of the UKAHFT series, with the wind proving to be as much of a challenge as the course Popular HFT shot mick Fearn lines up his Anschutz on a target at

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Posted in Target Shooting

Squirrels with a springer

Richard Saunders turns back the years and hunts some squirrels with a Weihrauch HW 80 the old-fashioned way Every time I open my gun cabinet to go hunting, I gaze nostalgically at my 1983 Weihrauch HW 80 Mk1 and then

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Posted in Hunting

The one-shot stop

Mike Morton takes up clay shooting – with no shotgun in sight – as he examines the damage done by different types of airgun pellet One thing all airgun hunters agree on is the need to kill a quarry animal

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Posted in Tests

Looking after the garden

Richard Saunders heads outdoors to put four lower-powered rifles under the spotlight that he thinks are perfect for the garden range I’m willing to bet that for most of us our passion for airguns began in the garden, sending tin

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SPONSORED: The new GLOCK 17 Gen5 is available from your local retailer NOW

The latest evolution in the GLOCK airguns range, introducing the fully licenced GLOCK 17 Gen5 by Umarex The Glock 17 Generation 5 is the latest addition to the GLOCK range. It features a list of improvements including a new pistol

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