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Target shooting in nature with Andy McLachlan

Andy McLachlan enjoys snap shooting with his air rifle at the range, but finds some furious action of a very different nature outside. Andy had to adopt a different technique for the rats as HFT does not prepare you for

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Weihrauch HW98 Grey Laminate review w/ Mat Manning

Mat Manning puts the Weihrauch HW98 Grey Laminate through its paces and concludes that a spring-powered airgun doesn’t have to be a compromise. How will the Weihrauch HW98 Grey Laminate do on test? Too many shooters regard spring-powered airguns as

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Top tactical air rifle picks from Richard Saunders

When they first appeared, many dismissed bullpups as a flash-in-the-pan gimmick. Now, despite being true Marmite guns, they are an established part of our sport.  Manufacturers are always looking to give us the next thing and though they’ve existed for

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Enter our competition today!

Take advantage of our free to enter competition now to win a BSA Silver Star Target Rifle, worth £699! All you need to do to win this PCP is to answer the following question correctly: What type of sighting systems

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Airgun Shooter Magazine 129 is out NOW

Christmas is coming, so there’s no better time to take a closer look at some of the very best airguns, optics and shooting accessories that have caught our eye over the past 12 months. Our Gear of the Year round-up

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The Vulcan 2: A target rifle stock, but not as we know it

Andy McLachlan reaches for the stars and treks over to his gun shop to see if the hunting-focused Vulcan 2 can cut it as a target rifle I remember reading Mat Manning’s review of the Airgun Technology Vulcan 2 semi-bullpup

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Target Shooter: Age over beauty

Andy McLachlan has a blast from the past with the Sportsmatch GC2, a veteran PCP that proves older rifles can still hold their own today. Andy lines up a long shot with the GC2 during a visit to Rivington Riflemen’s

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Serious benchrest choices

Some shooters prefer a bipod , but these ones are super heavy-duty Andy McLachlan gets serious about taking a rest, as his drive to become a master of the bench shifts up a gear Having finally started my ‘serious’ benchrest

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Andy McLachlan is busting an ancient myth

Andy’s son James kicked off his competition shooting career using this Weihrauch HW 100 more than 10 years ago Andy McLachlan is out to dispel the age-old myth that getting involved in series competition shooting requires you to spend serious

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Taking up HFT with existing kit

An image from several years ago shows Michelle Pullen using a targetised version of the Air Arms S400 Andy McLachlan persuades airgun shooters to take up HFT using their existing kit – without the need to take out a second

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