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The Airgun Show – pigeon, jackdaw and rabbit hunt, PLUS the Pellpax Crowbuster spring gun combo

We’re hunting with Andy Watkins this week, and a mixed bag is on the cards. He starts on a farmyard shoot where pigeons are targeting cereal crops and jackdaws are raiding animal feed, and then moves on to a grassland

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Mat Manning tests out the FX Impact MKII

FX has revamped the highly successful Impact with a MkII model – but could it improve on this pioneering bullpup? Mat Manning takes it to the range to find out Don’t forget to find out how this airgun scored in

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Mike Morton tests the Weihrauch HW 77K

Mike Morton casts his eye over the latest laminate variant of the Weihrauch HW 77K – who’d have thought wood could look this good? Ask a shooter to think of an airgun that comes with open sights, and most will

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Airgun answers

It’s that time again, as our experts have your questions in their sights! 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

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Mike Morton takes a look at the Athlon Talos FFP scope

If you’re thinking of picking up an FFP scope, Mike Morton reckons the Athlon Talos deserves a place on your shortlist. First focal plane telescopic sights are on the rise. They’re a bit like bullpups in many ways: some shooters

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The Airgun Show – garden squirrel shooting, PLUS how to mount a scope to your air rifle

We’re dealing with garden pests; using the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter to tackle some destructive grey squirrels. Safety is paramount when it comes to garden pest control, and Mat Manning shows how to set up a peanut feeder against a

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The Airgun Show – release pen ratting with night vision, PLUS the Optisan EVX scope from MTC on test

We’re out after dark targeting release pen rats with the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter and NiteSite Viper after spotting signs of ratty activity during a daytime shoot. The rat-run proves to be a busy one, and Mat Manning gets some

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New airgun gear at IWA Sporting Classics 2016

The IWA Outdoor Classics show in Nuremberg is one of the shooting industry’s premier events, showcasing countless new releases on the airgun scene. Here’s some of the kit we clocked during the showcase.   PALLAS PCPs Pallas have unveiled their

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The Airgun Show – woodland pest control with scope-cam, plus IWA 2016 and Hawke Airmax 30 SF

  The squirrel cull continues, and we’re staking out the bushy-tails’ favourite feeding places in the woods this week – and there are some interesting wildlife encounters along the way. Patience is the key when it comes to this kind

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Head-to-head: Cometa 220 v Weihrauch HW99S

Mark Camoccio goes head-to-head with a pair of lightweight springers from Germany and Spain – each of which is clearly capable of punching well above its weight!

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