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Testing a new air rifle: Mike Morton explains how its done

Mike Morton explains how he checks a new air rifle to find how well it’s performing, and what ammo suits it best. A shooting buddy recently asked me to run through the way we test the guns that land on

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The Airgun Show – night vision farmyard rat hunt, PLUS Umarex Syrix on test…

The nights are drawing in, the temperature is falling and rats are starting to invade the farm. We join Mat Manning in this week’s episode of The Airgun Show on an after-dark session as he uses night vision tactics to

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Rangemaster Sovereign pellet test

Whenever I’m asked by a fellow shooter what pellets they should try in their new gun, I have a few recommendations that make good starting points, and Rangemaster Sovereign is always on that list. These pellets are billed as being

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Scope test from new company Element Optics

Shooting is in our DNA, so Mike Morton tests the Helix, a brand new scope from a brand new company called Element Optics. Mike really enjoyed shooting with the Helix, and appreciated its clear glass and extremely useful reticle It’s

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The Airgun Show – Daystate Delta Wolf on test, PLUS roving autumn squirrel hunt…

At long last, we are able to bring you our first proper look at the eagerly-awaited Daystate Delta Wolf. This is arguably the most technologically advanced air rifle on the planet, and Mat has managed to get his hands on

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Can you shoot fast while maintaining accuracy?

Can you shoot a PCP quickly while maintaining accuracy, and is a magazine really faster than a single-shot loader? Mike Morton seeks some answers. Speed-shooting with an air rifle isn’t something that’s seen all that often outside of dedicated time-restricted

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The Airgun Show – awesome squirrel hunting, PLUS the Daystate Huntsman Revere…

Setting up a feeding station is one of the best ways to lure invasive grey squirrels within range of an air rifle, as Mat Manning proves here. The squirrels come thick and fast, providing some great shooting and enabling Mat

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Testing airgun pellet impact w/ Mike Morton

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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QYS Training Grade review with Mike Morton

Mike Morton tests Training Grade pellets from QYS – but instead of using them to prepare for a 10M competition, he rates their worth as a ratting round. Qiang Yuan Sports made a name for itself with its range of

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Air Arms Ultimate Sporter R reviewed by Mat Manning

Mat Manning tests the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter R In this gun test, Mat Manning checks out ultimate refinement – the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter R, a regulated variant of Air Arms’ award-winning PCP. The Air Arms S510 Ultimate Sporter

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