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Pro-target? Pro quality!

Andy McLachlan sings the praises of an iconic Air Arms rifle that’s still being shot in competition three decades after it was introduced. Tommy Frith owns no fewer than four Pro-Targets – lined up here are three of them The

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Pellet test: QYS Pointed

Mike Morton loads up with QYS Pointed, and has to eat humble pie after finding a pellet that manages to dispel a life-long belief about their accuracy. I admit it. I’ve never been a fan of pointed pellets. This type

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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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Gun test: BSA Silver Star

Mike Morton takes a look at the BSA Silver Star – a target rifle with a split personality that offers two very different ways to shoot. It’s no secret that competition shooters will perform at their best when their gun

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Airgun Shooter Magazine 129 is out NOW

Christmas is coming, so there’s no better time to take a closer look at some of the very best airguns, optics and shooting accessories that have caught our eye over the past 12 months. Our Gear of the Year round-up

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The Vulcan 2: A target rifle stock, but not as we know it

Andy McLachlan reaches for the stars and treks over to his gun shop to see if the hunting-focused Vulcan 2 can cut it as a target rifle I remember reading Mat Manning’s review of the Airgun Technology Vulcan 2 semi-bullpup

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Target Shooter: Age over beauty

Andy McLachlan has a blast from the past with the Sportsmatch GC2, a veteran PCP that proves older rifles can still hold their own today. Andy lines up a long shot with the GC2 during a visit to Rivington Riflemen’s

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The barn door

Jim Old is forced to come clean about his airgun-shooting past as he gets back into the sport after a lengthy absence. Veteran airgunners prepare to be appalled, but I confess I can’t remember the make or model of my

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Rat attack!

There were four rounds, but there could only be one winner as members of Reading Air Target Shooting club took on a 400-point challenge. Overall winner Neil Davis (right) gets a well-deserved pat on the shoulder from range safety officer

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Clean to the extreme

Mike Morton examines the controversial use of cleaning rods, brushes and bore paste to bring a wayward rifle back into the fold. Many shooters will tell you that they never clean the barrels of their airguns – and that goes

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