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Advice on airgun shooting from the prone position

Mike Morton offers some down to earth advice about shooting from the most stable platform of all: the prone position. Unless we’re in the field and the quarry presents itself a certain way, or we’re in a competition and the

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FAC air rifles – the pros and cons with Roger Lait

Are you thinking of going FAC? Roger Lait explains what it’s like to live with a rifle with a muzzle energy of 50 foot pounds So how much is too much power for an airgun? Do you need 50 foot

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Posted in Target Shooting

Can you shoot fast while maintaining accuracy?

Can you shoot a PCP quickly while maintaining accuracy, and is a magazine really faster than a single-shot loader? Mike Morton seeks some answers. Speed-shooting with an air rifle isn’t something that’s seen all that often outside of dedicated time-restricted

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Shooters Swarm To Gamo Giveaway

Gamo UK has just launched its new social media channels, and to celebrate the occasion is giving away an exciting rifle package. Visitors to Gamo UK’s Facebook and Instagram pages can sign up to enter a free draw to win

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SPONSORED: Ruger Targis Hunter Kit

So what is the Ruger Targis Hunter Kit and what does the “kit” include? Firstly, the rifle is break barrel gas-ram operated in .177 calibre. It is full power to the UK limit of up to 12ftlbs and wears a

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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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A guide to gun safety

Sponsored by… Shooting is one of the safest sports in the world, and Mike Morton offers 10 important tips to ensure new shooters get safe and stay safe The trigger finger should only ever make contact with the blade when

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

How to replace an airgun breech seal

Simon Everett shows how easy it is to replace a breech seal, even a vintage leather item, breathing new life into a much-cherished rifle. Replacing the breech seal on a vintage rifle like this Cadet only requires a few basic

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RTI Arms Priest 2 tested by Richard Saunders

Richard Saunders finds out whether the new Priest 2 from RTI Arms is hellbent or heaven-sent. For a long time, a small group of established manufacturers have dominated our sport: companies whose reputations date back decades to when springers where

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Springer vs PCP – which is better to start out with?

It’s the age-old question – should a beginner start out with a spring-powered rifle or a pre-charged pneumatic? Mike Morton goes lookingfor an argument. I’ve never actually seen anyone come to blows over it, but I’ve certainly witnessed some very

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