Category: Airgun Basics

What & Where Can I Shoot?

With an airgun, there are two primary types of shooting: target shooting and live quarry shooting, often used for pest control. Target Shooting Air rifle target shooting is a rapidly growing sport in the UK. Numerous clubs across the country welcome both novice and experienced shooters, offering a range of shooting opportunities. We recommend booking […]

.177 or .22 – Which Calibre is Right For Me?

Choosing the right calibre air rifle as a beginner can be overwhelming. You don’t want to invest in a rifle only to find you selected the wrong one. To simplify the decision-making process, we’ll focus on the two most common calibres: .177 and .22. Understanding .177 & .22 Calibres The main difference between .177 and […]

Do I Need a License To Own An Airgun?

One of the reasons that airguns are a great entry point for shooting is that as long as you are over the age of 18 and the pistol or rifle has a power output below 12ft lbs you don’t require a licence to purchase them. If you are under 18, you are unable to purchase […]

Vermin Control: Everything You Need To Know

Whether you’re dealing with invasive rodents on your property or wild pests damaging crops, airguns have become indispensable tools for vermin control. In this comprehensive article we explore the nuances of airgun usage, covering essential techniques, equipment selection, and ethical considerations. WHAT CAN I SHOOT? Many people shoot live quarry, either on their own land […]

Target Shooting: Building A Range In Your Garden

With over 6 Million airgun users in the UK alone, there are lots of places for you to shoot your pistol or garden, including our own 100 metre range at Bristol Activity Centre. Ranges are a great way for beginners to learn how to shoot, as you have all the targets and space required in […]

Choosing The Right Pellet

In the realm of airgun shooting, the selection of appropriate pellets plays a pivotal role in attaining accuracy and maximising performance. The vast array of available airgun pellets can make it daunting to pinpoint the ideal choice for your shooting needs. This comprehensive guide aims to lead you through the intricacies of different airgun pellets, […]

How To Zero Your Scope

Precision shooting requires a great deal of control and attention to detail. A critical part of achieving consistent accuracy is knowing how to zero your scope. Zeroing (also know as calibrating or sighting) involves aligning your scope’s reticle with the line of impact of your pellet at a specific distance, to ensure consistent and reliable […]

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