June 30 2015 Latest news:
Phill Price explains some precautionary measures you can take to avoid damage to your rifle.
The editor gets some valuable practice with some innovative targets
A recent returnee to the world of airguns asks: ‘Can Guru give me some measure of accuracy that he believes is necessary for humane rabbit hunting?’
We are fortunate enough that in the UK you do not have to travel far for scenic views and new places to explore. And although the law may restrict you from setting up camp in the wild and shooting wherever you want, these holiday lettings will ensure that you have the best shooting experience in the cosiest accommodation.
The vast majority of Air Gunner readers are hunters, so here are my five top hunting tips learned from over 30 years in the field.
... is blowin’ in the wind – as the editor discovers in his follow-up test of the BSA Gold Star SE
Are we better served by hi-tech developments, or would the simple life make us happier?
Weather conditions can be damaging to shooting equipment as materials like blued steel and walnut do not react well to rain. Although we can’t control the weather, we can provide you with some useful tips to keep your gun in good nick.
Whether you’re just passing by or you aim to become a fully fledged member of a shooting ground, we have accumulated a list of the best field target air gun associations to visit in the South West.
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...