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SMK PR900W review

Until now, budget gun specialists SMK have never had a PCP in their line-up – but here’s a sneak peek at the first of their inaugural offerings: the Chinese-made PR900W Sportsmarketing built their reputation on importing cheap air rifles from

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The Airgun Show – squirrel hunting from a hide, plus more plinking targets on test

The squirrel cull continues and we’re up early to ambush the bushy-tails as they venture out for breakfast. Watch as Mat Manning sets up a hide to target greedy squirrels as they home in on a maize feeder. After the

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The Airgun Show – farmyard jackdaw shoot, plus top plinking targets on test

Targeting crafty corvids can make for a challenging day’s shooting. Here, Mat Manning demonstrates the importance of fieldcraft and patience to bag scavenging jackdaws that have been causing problems on the farm. Mat also explains when and when not to

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Stocking Fillers

Wondering what to buy the airgunner in your life this Christmas, or want to drop some hints as the festive period approaches? Here are some stocking filler ideas for that all-important list… The innovative Flip Target doesn’t need to be

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The Airgun Show – night vision rabbit shooting, plus the Brocock Contour S6 XL Elite on test

It’s into the darkness as Mat Manning heads out on a night-time rabbit hunt. The bunnies are being elusive, but Mat puts the brand new Pitch Black Field Master digital night vision unit to good use, bringing several of the

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The Airgun Show – night vision rat shoot, and the Air Arms TX200 on test

It’s time to ramp up rat control on the farm, so Mat Manning switches to night vision to extend his hunting time. With a Pitch Black Hunter digital NV unit and Weihrauch HW100 pre-charged airgun, Mat picks off scaly-tails in

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The Airgun Show – stalking rabbits, Gamo Varmint Stalker Barricade on test and new guns from BSA, Air Arms and Daystate

Fieldcraft and cunning are order of the day as Mat Manning sets out on foot to keep numbers of grass-gobbling rabbits in check. Creeping within range of wily rabbits is never easy, but Mat calls on his years of shooting

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The Airgun Show – nutty squirrel hunting and the Crosman 2250 XL on test

Greedy grey squirrels are in the crosshairs as Mat Manning cracks down on an infestation of bushy-tails that have developed a taste for peanuts. The ravenous rodents are causing havoc in the woods, where they’ve been targeting bird feeders, so

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The gun with two names

Nathan Kingsley puts the very versatile Beeman P17 – aka Model 2004E – to the test on his garden range…

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New match rifle

By the time you read this, UK gun shops will have the new QB78 Match rifle from Sportsmarketing, priced at an entry-level £199.95.

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