Mat Manning

Zeiss’ Björn Pados interview w/ Mat Manning

Airgun shooters are celebrating Zeiss’s launch of a range of scopes especially for them. Mat Manning catches up with Björn Pados, category manager for the German optics giant’s hunting division, to find out more. Until very recently, Zeiss telescopic sights

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Gun of the Week: HW110 K Laminate

This week’s Gun of the Week, the HW110 K Laminate, has been tested recently by Airgun Shooter’s Mat Manning, so just how does it do when put to the test? Many shooters regard Weihrauch air rifles as some of the

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Elite Optical’s Stuart Grant interview w/ Mat Manning

Theoben has long been absent from the British scene but that’s about to change. Mat Manning talks with Stuart Grant of Elite Optical as the business prepares for the next chapter in the brand’s history. The news of Elite Optical

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Airgun shooting – Tony Belas talks to Mat Manning about the industry’s future

Mat Manning talks industry, electronics and future innovations with airgun aficionado Tony Belas of Daystate, Brocock and MTC Optics. Tony Belas knows a lot about airguns. Not only has he worked for leading British gunmaker Daystate for more than two

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Top airgun slug picks w/ Mat Manning

As slug ammo continues to take the airgunning world by storm, Mat Manning takes a look at some of the better-known brands that are leading the charge. About a year ago I flagged up the fact that slug ammunition was

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FX Airguns’ Johan Axelsson interview with Mat Manning

Mat Manning talks cutting-edge air rifle design and innovation with FX Airguns chief technical officer Johan Axelsson. FX Airguns has been blazing a hot trail at the forefront of airgun innovation over recent years. With an emphasis on clean, functional

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Gun of the Week: Daystate Delta Wolf .177

After cutting his teeth on the high-power Delta Wolf, Mat Manning gets to grips with this week’s Gun of the Week, Daystate’s new flagship in sub-12 guise. The launch of the Daystate Delta Wolf was without doubt one of the

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Gun of the Week: GBSA nominated Weihrauch HW98 Grey Laminate

Mat Manning puts this week’s Gun of the Week, the Weihrauch HW98 Grey Laminate, through its paces and concludes that a spring-powered airgun doesn’t have to be a compromise. The Weihrauch HW98 Grey laminate is shortlisted in the Airgun of

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Best airgun kit from 2020

While it’s all too easy to dwell on the negatives of 2020, the year saw the launch of some great new airguns and accessories. Mat Manning looks back and picks a few of his favourites. Daystate leading the way The

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Gun of the Week: 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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