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Getting started in airgun shooting

Sponsored by… Newcomers to airguns have years of enjoyment ahead of them, and Mike Morton shares 10 top tips to give them the best possible start. Shooting offers a huge amount of enjoyment for hunters, target shooters and plinkers alike

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

The garden range – tips for backyard shooting

Sponsored by… Mike Morton has 10 tips to help you get the best out of your garden range so you can fine-tune your shooting skills and have a ton of fun The garden is a great place to enjoy your

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

Springer vs PCP – which is better to start out with?

It’s the age-old question – should a beginner start out with a spring-powered rifle or a pre-charged pneumatic? Mike Morton goes lookingfor an argument. I’ve never actually seen anyone come to blows over it, but I’ve certainly witnessed some very

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Posted in Features

Outdoor shooting practice with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan and a few like-minded friends become Polo players for the afternoon as they take on a new type of shooting challenge Rivington club secretary Ian Jones sets out the mints a staggering 47 yards away from the firing

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Posted in Target Shooting

Hunting with a springer – going back to basics

Mat Manning swaps his hi-tech hunting kit for a no-frills springer as he gears up for a wander in the woods. Scaling down his kit and travelling light enabled Mat to move unburdened through the trees Modern technology can make

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Posted in Features, Hunting

Springer airguns: 8 of the best options

Our top picks for springer shooters: the best Break-Barrel Springer & Gas-Ra and Underlever & Sidelever Springers you can buy

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Posted in Features, Gear, Hunting, Target Shooting

Diana Model 56: Gun test

Beauty is a beast: Diana Model 56 is a sidelever-operated spring-powered rifle that minimises felt recoil due to an integrated sled system. Mike Morton discovers whether this Diana really is a goddess

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Posted in Air Pistols, Air Rifles, Springer, Springer, Tests

Gamo Maxxim Elite Tactical: Gun test

Let’s talk tactical! The Gamo Maxxim Elite Tactical waves goodbye to the wooden stock of the original. Was this a tactical move? Mike Morton finds out…

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Posted in Features, Gear

Mike Morton’s top shooting tips

Can shooters of one particular discipline learn from another? Mike Morton is here with some top shooting tips. TOP TIP: A crude circle can make a great aim point for practising unsupported stances or shooting with sticks – as you

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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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