Testing a new air rifle: Mike Morton explains how its done

Mike Morton explains how he checks a new air rifle to find how well it’s performing, and what ammo suits it best. A shooting buddy recently asked me to run through the way we test the guns that land on

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Re-zeroing a rifle: Ask the experts

Struggling with a scope? Having hassles with your hunting? Well, don’t despair because you’ve arrived at the right place to discover remedies for your airgun anxieties! Whether you’re looking for a quick fix to a nagging problem or simply want advice

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CORONAVIRUS: BASC asks Home Office to support firearms licensing during pandemic

Tens of thousands of firearm certificate holders could be at risk of breaking the law as the coronavirus outbreak restricts police resources, according to BASC. Some firearms certificates are due to expire in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. The

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Airgun addict: Derek Rouse

Derek has a lifelong love of all things airgun, but isn’t one to follow trends and is as likely to shoot .22 as well as .177 nowadays. Darek Rouse has been an airgun addict for 50 years How long have

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Outdoor shooting: Andy McLachlan explains the attraction

Whether you’re a hunter, an HFT or an FT, the attraction of outdoor shooting can prove irresistible, as Andy McLachlan explains. Unlike HFT, FT shooters can use their side parallax control to rangefind a target Regular readers may remember my

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Northern Shooting Show: BASC offer free entry to youngsters

Complimentary entry for youngsters at the Northern Shooting Show courtesy of BASC. The Northern Shooting Show is set to take place in May! Courtesy of BASC, visitors to this year’s Northern Shooting Show who are aged 15-years-old and younger will

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Benchrest target shooting insights w/ Andy McLachlan

Benchrest target shooting demands superb levels of accuracy, but for some people the range just isn’t far enough, as Andy McLachlan reveals. Dave Pilkington shoots his Red Wolf at an impressive 53 yards As many indoor shooters will be aware,

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Pellet test: Weihrauch Magnum

Airgun Shooter editor Mike Morton shoots the Weihrauch Magnum to test what this pellet can deliver downrange. It’s a strange quirk of ballistic fate that some guns prefer light pellets, some heavy and some don’t really care. Thankfully airgun shooters

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Enter our competition to win an Umarex rifle!

You’ve got until March 19 to enter Airgun Shooter’s competition to win the Umarex 850 M2 Empire Kit C02 Rifle Combo, worth £489.95! Mention ‘CO2’ and most people will think of pistols. Mention ‘rifle’ and many shooters will conjure up

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Best Airgun Shooter fan letters

These are the best fan letters we received in last month’s Airgun Shooter Magazine! And don’t forget – the best letter wins a pair of Sportsmatch mounts! Letter of the month CAMO FOR THE FIELD, NOT THE ROAD As we

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