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Why We Shoot: Mike Morton on his love for airgunning

Airgun Shooter editor-in-chief Mike Morton explains what it is about the sport that’s managed to keep him hooked for more than forty years Why do I shoot? I’ve been asked that question many times over the years, almost always from

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Winter airgun shooting kit – top picks by Mat Manning

Mat Manning suggests some useful kit designed to help airgun shooters to continue to enjoy their sport even when the colder days of winter start to set in A lot of people make the mistake of thinking that airgun shooting

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Will O’Meara’s toughest challenge

Continuing our series looking at some of the more fringe things you can do with a gun, this issue regular rifle competitor Will O’Meara attempts one of the toughest challenges of all  With all the lockdown restrictions I didn’t get 

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Best pest control rifles

If you’re having difficulties with pests, we’ve rounded up some of the best pest control rifles to help settle your infestation down Daystate Wolverine R FAC With its factory-reversible side lever action, the Wolverine R stands out from the crowd.

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Latest shooting products for October

The very latest gear for the gun trade… if you’d like to see your products featured please email steve.faragher@futurenet.com Walther LG400 Field Target Rifle Widely regarded as one of the best target shooting rifles available. At full power up to

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Best kit for night shooting

As the nights draw in, more and more shooters will be tempted with their first foray into night vision or thermal imaging, or they may just stick with a torch. But with the night market expanding so fast, where do

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Behind the scenes at Leupold Optics

Sporting Rifle’s Thomas Nissen visits one of the world’s largest manufacturers of hunting optics, Leupold Optics. The optical manufacturer Leupold Optics—or Leupold & Stevens Inc, as the company is actually known—is located in a beautiful industrial neighbourhood in the northwest

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The latest auction reports on rifles and shotguns

Big Game, Black Powder and Bolt Action brought a whiff of excitement and adventure to recent auctions reports Michael E. Haskew. Springtime auction events have produced intriguing results regarding rifles of particularly storied provenance.   In the March Holts event,

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Pros and cons of high-powered airguns

As demand for super-high-power airguns continues to rocket, Mat Manning explains the advantages and limitations of this specialist hardware It may have looked like being a flash in the pan, but the hunger for super-high-power air rifles appears to be

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What airgun kit will you want, post-lockdown?

Mat Manning considers the hardware and accessories that airgunners are likely to splash out on as they finally emerge from isolation Thanks to the fact that they can be used in the garden, airguns and associated accessories continued to sell

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