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Pellet test: QYS Pointed

Mike Morton loads up with QYS Pointed, and has to eat humble pie after finding a pellet that manages to dispel a life-long belief about their accuracy. I admit it. I’ve never been a fan of pointed pellets. This type

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Gun test: BSA Silver Star

Mike Morton takes a look at the BSA Silver Star – a target rifle with a split personality that offers two very different ways to shoot. It’s no secret that competition shooters will perform at their best when their gun

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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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Hey, hey! Monkeys shoot for charity

Shooters came from far and wide to take part in Northern Monkey HFT’s annual memorial fundraiser Competitors had to contend with varying degrees of light and shadow, which can really trick the eye when it comes to range estimation Almost

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The unsupported kneeler

Andy McLachlan offers some advice to target shooters struggling with one awkward position encountered in a contest Dave Ramshead adopts the unsupported kneeling position, resting his leading arm on the top of his thigh We recently looked at the trickiest

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TAS From the Archives: frantic squirrel feeder action

In our latest edition of The Airgun Show: From The Archives, we go back to November 2017 for prime-time autumn grey squirrel hunting. Mat Manning has set up a peanut feeder to assist with the cull, and it seems that

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Get ready for The Target Shooting Show

This is the UK’s first show dedicated to Target Shooting and all its various disciplines under one roof.  From Airguns to .50 Caliber long range precision shooting, this show is for you!  The Target Shooting Show is a new national

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Thinking outside of the box

Andy McLachlan spells out the benefits of target gun modifications – but reckons many of these jobs are best left to the experts If you take a cursory look at any competition air rifle course of fire, either indoors or

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Call of the wild w/ Kev Hawker

Kev Hawker reaches for his caller to keep the pigeons coming during an early morning mooch in the woods Many of my woodland forays are start-stop affairs – a mixture of roving and sit-and-wait tactics. That’s certainly the case at

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The one-shot stop

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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