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Targeting pigeons at the roost – the countryman w/ Mat Manning

Winter has long been the traditional season for targeting pigeons as they flight in to roost, and Mat Manning reckons an airgun is the perfect tool for the job. Roost shooting is a wonderful way to target woodpigeons during the

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Mat Manning tests out the FX Impact MKII

FX has revamped the highly successful Impact with a MkII model – but could it improve on this pioneering bullpup? Mat Manning takes it to the range to find out FX Airguns has a reputation for making some of the

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Airgun Shooter 144 is on sale NOW

The latest edition of Airgun Shooter Magazine is on sale NOW! To get your copy, just follow this link: https://www.magazinesdirect.com/az-magazines/6936339/airgun-shooter-magazine-subscription.thtml Telescopic sights are the norm for most air rifles these days, whether they’re PCPs, springers or gas-rams, but there’s another

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Squirrel control with Mat Manning

Mat Manning sets up for an ambush as falling temperatures and diminishing food supplies force grey squirrels to plunder the pheasant feeders. I absolutely love being out and about in the woods with an air rifle at this time of

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Andy McLachlan on multi-use airguns

Andy McLachlan reckons there are more than a few rifles capable of delivering match-winning performance that don’t cost the earth In my previous articles concerning what makes a good target rifle, I described models which are competition-winning designs, with prices

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Smith & Wesson M&P 9 M2.0 review with Mike Morton

Mike Morton slaps his hand round the backstrap of Umarex’s latest blowback BB gun – the Smith & Wesson M&P 9 M2.0 Smith & Wesson’s powder-burning M&P 9 M2.0 was created for the military and police market, hence “M&P”, but

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Rabbit hunting at an equestrian centre

Richard Saunders gets to grips with some bunnies that have been causing all sorts of trouble at an equestrian centre. Airgun shooters and rabbits have been pitting their wits against each other for as long as there have been, well,

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Decoying woodpigeons – The Countryman

Mat Manning sets up for a morning’s decoying as the woodpigeons gather over a harvested barley field Late summer is a prime time for the pigeon shooter. Large flocks of these birds gather to feed on spilt grain left behind

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Best kit for cold weather shooting with Richard Saunders

There’s no reason why wet or cold weather should put an end to our sport, so Richard Saunders looks at some kit that will let us carry on shooting. August’s unprecedented heatwave may have been good for our tans, but

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Lee Enfield Sentry review

Mat Manning gives his verdict on the Lee Enfield Sentry, an affordable PCP that bridges the gap between sporter and tactical styling. The Shooting Party is the gap between sporter and tactical. Well known for selling some great affordable kit,

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