December 22 2014 Latest news:
Charlie McFee field tests some exciting new digital night vision scopes
The editor takes the finest English break barrel made to the range
When I bought my first precharged airgun (an Air Arms S200) it cost about £300. With it I bought a new scope, which cost just over £100. There were cheaper scopes on the market, but I went for the Tasco scope because the gunshop owner suggested spending as much as you can on good optics. His rule of thumb was that your scope should cost at least a third of what the rifle cost, his reasoning being that if you buy a very expensive state-of-the-art rifle, you need a similar scope to make the most out of the accuracy potential of your new airgun.
I think we can actually allow ourselves to believe that the good weather's here to stay for a while, and that we really can start to plan some extensive shooting days in the field, without needing to wear full weather-protection gear...