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Umarex Steel Force CO2 BB Gun .177 Cal BB Machine Gun

What is accuracy? Part 2

In the last article I outlined 4 classes of accuracy: Combat Accuracy, Plinking Accuracy, Hunting Accuracy, and Target Accuracy. In part 2, I’ll add some meat to the bones and see if I can finish up this series. Combat Accuracy… Combat Accuracy is a vague term generally used to make someone feel …

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Typical Mil-Dot Airgun Scope Reticle

What is accuracy? Part 1

I want to take some time to talk about getting the most accuracy out of your airgun. Regardless of what airgun, pellet gun, airsoft gun, or BB gun you may have (or want to acquire), there are usually things that you can do to get “more.” But, before I start a new series on a topic as broad as “accuracy,” …

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Why do you always use a scope and shoot from a rest?

I have to say that I really debated whether or not to respond to this next Email Bag question. But, it comes up often enough that I think it requires a response. So here’s the comment, as it wasn’t really a question but more of an accusation: “Rick can only shoot with scopes from a rest. His reviews …

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BSA GRT Lighting XL SE .22 - 10 yards shot from standing position with field hunting rest.

BSA GRT Lightning XL SE – Part 3

The weather let up for a few moments this morning; and I was able to get out and shoot some 20 yard shot cards with the BSA GRT Lighting XL SE .22 caliber. As I wrap up this series, I’m preparing a new set of articles on getting the most accuracy out of your airguns. This rifle has been a good example …

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Beeman RS2 Dual-Caliber Air Rifle Combo - Rear Sight

Beeman Dual Cal .22 Cal accuracy tests

Series Links: Beeman RS2 Dual Caliber – Part 1 Beeman Dual Caliber .177 Accuracy Tests Switching barrels with the Beeman Dual Cal Beeman Dual Caliber .22 Accuracy Tests Now that the .22 cal barrel is installed and the scope is basically on target, it’s time to find the right pellets. My previous …

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Beeman Dual Cal - Barrel Change - Tighten down the barrel locking screw

Switching barrels with the Beeman Dual Cal

Series Links: Beeman RS2 Dual Caliber – Part 1 Beeman Dual Caliber .177 Accuracy Tests Switching barrels with the Beeman Dual Cal Beeman Dual Caliber .22 Accuracy Tests The weather outside is hot and windy. When I say hot, I’m talking 108 to 110 degrees. If I could figure out a way to test …

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BSA GRT Lightning XL SE Air Rifle - Hardwood Stock

BSA GRT Lightning XL SE .22 – Part 1

Usually I start with the aesthetics and function of an airgun before getting into power and accuracy. But, since the BSA threw me a curve, I started with part 2 of the series. The point to take away from the last article is, never take things for granted. It’s easy to do. One of the critical points that …

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BSA GRT Lightning XL SE Air Rifle Available in 0.177, 0.22 & 0.25 Caliber

BSA Lightning XL SE – Part 2

I’m still working through my series on the Beeman Dual Cal, but I want to take a short detour. I received a new rifle in the shop the other day. It was the long anticipated Benjamin Trail NP 2! I was all set to jump in and get to reviewing it, but then noticed that it had been damaged in shipping. So …

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From the Mailbag – Nuisance Animal Control

Here’s a new article series that I hope will be helpful. I get a lot of emails with good questions; and here’s a pretty common one. I received an email from a fellow airgunner that is dealing with an aggressive stray domestic cat. They asked what would be a non-lethal means of dealing with its presence …

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Beeman Dual Cal .177 Sample Target

Beeman Dual Caliber .177 Accuracy Tests

Series Links: Beeman RS2 Dual Caliber – Part 1 Beeman Dual Caliber .177 Accuracy Tests Switching barrels with the Beeman Dual Cal Beeman Dual Caliber .22 Accuracy Tests I am now getting back to the Beeman Dual Cal article series after that short diversion on spring vs gas rams, etc. The reason …

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