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Can you shoot fast while maintaining accuracy?

Can you shoot a PCP quickly while maintaining accuracy, and is a magazine really faster than a single-shot loader? Mike Morton seeks some answers. Speed-shooting with an air rifle isn’t something that’s seen all that often outside of dedicated time-restricted

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Essential kit to carry in the field

Sponsored by… There is lots of useful gear that can prove invaluable on a hunting trip – Mat Manning lists ten of his top kitbag items. 1. Laser Rangefinder Most airgun shooters understand the rise and fall of their pellet and

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

Grey squirrel hunting with JDJ Braithwaite

JDJ Braithwaite heads into the woodlands of the Lake District to soak up the autumn sunshine – and sort out a few grey squirrels The fells, hills and ancient woodlands of the Lake District have long been the source of

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Testing airgun pellet impact w/ Mike Morton

Mike Morton takes up clay shooting – with no shotgun in sight – as he examines the damage done by different types of airgun pellet One thing all airgun hunters agree on is the need to kill a quarry animal

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Squirrel control – The Countryman

Go about it in the right way and invasive grey squirrels can be controlled safely and discreetly in the back garden – Mat Manning explains how. Unless you’re lucky enough to live in the middle of nowhere, garden pest control

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Posted in Features, Hunting

Pellet review: Sniper Light

With a name like Sniper Light, this pellet from H&N promises to cut through the air at speed, so Mike Morton breaks out the chrono to see how it performs. As a general rule of thumb, a lighter pellet will

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Posted in Reviews

Airgun Shooter Magazine 133 is out NOW

We’ve got an optics special for you in the latest Airgun Shooter, focusing not just on scopes, but binoculars too. Telescopic sights offer a bewildering array of features, so Mike Morton goes back to basics to make sense of what’s

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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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Woodland pigeon shooting w/ Kev Hawker

With pigeons proving tricky to target over open fields, Kev Hawker takes to the woods and is rewarded with a memorable evening’s airgun hunting. Late winter visits to the woods are all about targeting woodpigeons for me. The pheasant shooting

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Posted in Hunting

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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