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Airgun of the year: Air Arms S510 Ultimate Sporter XS

This week’s Gun of the Week also has the distinction of being our pick for Airgun of the Year. Although listed as the XS, which is the high-power version producing muzzle energy to beyond 40ft/lb, the sub-12ft/lb model is the

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Mat Manning talks the changing landscape of shooting events

Mat Manning catches up with industry stalwarts to see what airgun exhibitors make of the shifting show scene. Shooting shows and events are changing and many businesses are switching from outdoor fairs to indoor exhibition halls. Game fairs, shooting shows

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Gun of the week: 850 M2 Rifle

The 850 Air Magnum was well known and widely respected in the airgun world. As a CO2 multi-shot, full-power rifle, it offered an affordable all-in-one kit. The 850 M2 by Umarex is the 2019 upgrade, available in .177 or .22

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Target shooting comes to NAEC

The UK’s first show dedicated to Target Shooting and all its various disciplines is set to debut next month. Combining all aspects of target shooting, from airguns to .50 caliber long range precision shooting, the Target Shooting Show will unite

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Plane Talking w/ Mat Manning

Mat Manning reflects on the rising popularity of first focal plane sights, and presents the scopes that airgunners should look out for. Thanks to the consistent accuracy of modern air rifles – springers and PCPs – most airgun shooters now

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Gear for airgun shooters

Mat Manning considers some of the gear that airgun shooters will be stocking up on now they have pest birds back in their sights. At long last, general licences for the control of pest birds in England are back in

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This month’s movers and shakers

The latest in trade changes and opportunities in wildlife conservation. The Gun Trade Association have announced the appointment of Ben Tolhurst as Marketing and Communications Officer.  Ben will be responsible for communicating with media outlets, attending trade shows, providing marketing

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Entry-level plinkers

GTN goes back to basics with entry-level springers and PCPs and affordable airgun pellets – in this first part, we look at airguns Walther Rotex RM8 Varmint The Rotex RM8 with its handsome Minelli wooden stock is a real eye-catcher. But many Rotex fans

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Gun of the week: Brocock Patagonia

British airgun maker, Brocock, recently unveiled two high-power variants of its popular semi-bullpup Bantam 2 PCP, including the Patagonia which features power levels up to 46ft/lb in .22 calibre or a whopping 55ft/lb in .25. With a highly efficient, HUMA

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Clean as a whistle

GTN brings you a clean sweep of gun cleaning essentials. Maintaining any rifle, shotgun or airgun is essential practice for any shooter. Poorly maintained fi rearms will accumulate excessive fouling and dirt within the barrel and receiver, which can not

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