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Airgunning from home: How to make the best of lockdown

With ranges closed and travel restricted, Airgun Shooter’s editor, Mat Manning suggests ways for airgun shooters to pass the time and raise their game during lockdown. From testing new pellets to tidying your kitbag, there is plenty to keep an

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Plinking: Best options for garden range

We may be in lockdown, but Richard Saunders is still able to head into the garden 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

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Springer rifles: top 4 break-barrel and underlevers

Richard Saunders takes a look at four top break-barrel and underlever spring rifles, and gives them the piston seal of approval Which springer rifles will get Richard Saunders’ approval? Although pneumatics have been around for much longer than many people

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Gamo GX-40: Gun test

Mike Morton tests the Gamo GX-40, a multi-shot PCP that retails for less than £380, to find out if accuracy and handling really do come at a cost. Mike Morton tests out the affordable Gamo GX-40 Most airgun shooters are

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Mike Morton’s top shooting tips

Can shooters of one particular discipline learn from another? Mike Morton is here with some top shooting tips. TOP TIP: A crude circle can make a great aim point for practising unsupported stances or shooting with sticks – as you

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Mike Morton tests out the Hugget Shroud silencer

After fitting an airgun aftermarket stock, Mike Morton goes further down the customisation rabbit hole and tests a Huggett Shroud. Create a product such as a car, a motorcycle, a guitar – or an airgun – and it won’t be

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Get ready for the British Shooting Show

The ‘jewel in the crown’ of British shooting shows and game fairs is back – here’s how the show will shape up in 2020. At this year’s British Shooting Show will also be the Great British Shooting Awards! For more info on

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Stringing It Out

Andy McLachlan explains how a scientific approach to a gun’s performance can locate the reason for the odd wayward shot. Jimmy O’Neil takes aim at a standard 25-yard benchrest card – the bull is a minuscule 2mm I am sure

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Talking shop: Wirral Guns

How did you get started and why? My dad owned a pawnbroker business that also stocked second-hand airguns, as my dad had a wealth of knowledge. In November 2011, we opened up the dedicated airgun shop, and in 2019, we

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Air rifles from Eastern Europe: How do they compare to other regions?

Richard Saunders tests four Eastern European rifles to see how they compare with airgun offerings from the old guard For a long time our sport has been dominated by a relatively few brands hailing, in the main, from Western and

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