Novelty competition shoot with Andy McLachlan

Medals and trophies are all well and good, but Andy McLachlan’s living in hope of a liquid reward as he takes part in Bolton’s novelty shoot Ian and Chris are two of the latest Rivington members to take Andy’s lead

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HFT practice w/ Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan visits Fort Airgun Club to shoot an HFT practice course, having made a few changes to his setup in pursuit of a higher score. Simon Gibson uses his Air Arms FTP 900 to good effect during the practice

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Keeping focus in target shooting

Whether you booze it up or get to bed early before a competition, Andy McLachlan insists you clear your head if you hope to shoot well. Top shots like Dave Benyon know they need to approach each competition in the

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HFT shooting w/ Andy McLachlan

After a long absence from HFT, Andy McLachlan takes part in a shoot at a stunning ground – it was a long drive, but was it worth it? Phil Soper takes aim, ending up with an impressive score of 55

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Buying your first airgun – Andy McLachlan on the first steps

Andy McLachlan coaches the newcomer through the first steps of airgun ownership, with the promise that good techniques will be rewarded. Air rifles can be works of art, like this HW95 Special Edition belonging to Andy’s friend Ian Jones, but

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Don’t miss the August open days at World Farm

Wold Farm has hundreds of targets for the airgunner to shoot, and if you come on one of their open days you’ll be able to get in for free. While you can bring your own rifle, Wold Farm is well-stocked

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Short or zero eye relief scopes w/ Mike Morton

Short or zero eye relief scopes deliver a different experience to a conventional optic, so Mike Morton finds out what they have to offer. It was a daytime shoot around the farm, and while the intended quarry had been feral

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Rabbit shooting – the Countryman w/ Mat Manning

After a winter layoff from rabbit shooting, Mat Manning makes a return to coney control with an evening on the pony paddocks. Rabbit numbers have been up and down on my patch over the past few years. Myxomatosis, which has

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Outdoor airgun shooting w/ Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan recalls a time when the world was a little closer to normal and he paid a visit to a shooting ground for a spot of HFT. Andy takes on a long-range target on one of the HFT courses

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Thermal riflescope – Mat Manning heads out for some pest controlling with new kit

Mat Manning swaps his usual infrared night vision for a thermal setup and has a busy night on the scaly-tails. Although I am willing to embrace new technology if I think it is justified by the improvement it brings to

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