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Reporting on WHFTA British Open with Thomas Bristow

Thomas Bristow reports on the WHFTA British Open, focusing on three competitors of varying abilities in a sport that’s accessible to everyone Relative newcomer David Owen quickly established himself within the HFT community, and now competes with an Air Arms

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How important is weight in airgun accuracy?

Andy McLachlan believes gaining weight can be good for you – at least when it comes to creating a super-accurate target rifle Dave Taylor has added puck-type gun weights at the front of his target rail to make the gun

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Buying your first PCP rifle – what to expect

If you’re thinking of buying your first PCP rifle, Mike Morton runs through some of the things you can expect to find in the box – and some you won’t. We’re all more than well aware that last year wasn’t

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Beginners guide to airgun hunting w/ Phil Siddell

Phil Siddell examines the benchmarks that any aspiring airgun hunters needs to meet before heading to the field for the first time. In my estimation, air rifle hunting is one of the toughest field sports around. It has a bit

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BSA Gold Star pellet review w/ Mike Morton

It’s great to get a rush when a pellet performs well, and Mike Morton sets out to see if BSA’s new Gold Stars will deliver it. BSA really hit the ground running with its new line-up of pellets, offering a

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Best air rifles – Rich Saunders on budget vs blowout

Rich Saunders takes a look at two of the priciest air rifles on the market, and two less expensive models to see what you get by paying extra The air rifle market is polarising; on the one hand we’re being

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Why airguns are best for starting out in shooting

US shooters may have easier access to powder-burners than we do in the UK, but Tom Claycomb III still reckons airguns are best for starting out Jacob Abedini had never shot a gun until Tom took him out to the

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Lee Watts on the importance of field craft

Lee Watts is a leading light in the slug ammo revolution, but acknowledges that basic hunting skills are the key to success in the field. Changing back to pellets for a while proved to be a revelation, and Lee was

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Night vision rat control with Mat Manning

Mat Manning sets up with night vision to tackle an infestation of farmyard scaly-tails as prime ratting season gains momentum Although some farms hold a resident population of rats right through the year, numbers of these unwelcome rodents peak during

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Squirrel control using feeding stations

Feeding stations can be a game-changer for airgun shooters tasked with controlling grey squirrels – Mat Manning looks back on an eventful year  People who carry out squirrel control with air rifles know that the use of feeding stations can

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