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Stringing It Out

Andy McLachlan explains how a scientific approach to a gun’s performance can locate the reason for the odd wayward shot. Jimmy O’Neil takes aim at a standard 25-yard benchrest card – the bull is a minuscule 2mm I am sure

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Cold weather squirrel control

Mat Manning heads out for a morning in the freezing woods to target greedy bushy-tails as they home in on the pheasant feeders. Cold weather and short days can make the prospect of spending a day in winter woodland seem

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Sponsorship and success

Fourteen-year-old Jono Williams is one of the UK’s most successful Target Sprint athletes, but that success has come at a cost. Most of Jono’s shooting has been with the Air Arms S400 MPR, but he’s now switched to the TS400

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Airgun answers

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 you’re looking for a quick fix

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Pro-target? Pro quality!

Andy McLachlan sings the praises of an iconic Air Arms rifle that’s still being shot in competition three decades after it was introduced. Tommy Frith owns no fewer than four Pro-Targets – lined up here are three of them The

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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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