How Good are Hawke Rifle Scopes?

Have you ever wondered just ‘how good are Hawke rifle scopes?’ I’m sure at some point we have all wanted or needed a new rifle scope and thought, I wonder what’s the best Hawke rifle scope or Rimfire scope? You’ve taken a look on the internet and gone from scope review to review. Well here are a few of our top picks from Hawke Optics UK.

Hawke Optics offer an entry level range of scopes,

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Our Top wellington boots for 2021

Here is our selection of wellington boots that we recommend for the rain, walking and shooting. Choosing the right pair of wellies is essential for the great outdoors.

Whether you are looking for lightweight, leather, neoprene or warm pair of wellington boots, we will have something to fulfil all the needs required for your outdoor activites.

We are stockists or Le Chameau, Aigle,

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With the game shooting season fast approaching, we thought we would share with you our top 5 game shotguns for 2021.

Game shotguns differ from Sporting shotguns in 4 main ways.

  1. Game Guns are lighter in weight. This makes it easier to carry around a shotgun for a days game shooting.
  2. Narrow Ribs. Game guns have narrower ribs compared to Sporter models.
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Trap vs Skeet

Different shooting disciplines have always been used throughout the years for shooters to get their practice in for game shooting.
Now Trap shooting and Skeet shooting are popular types of shooting in their own right.
We get asked quite often by new shooters, What is the difference between Skeet and Trap Shooting?

In this blog we will explain the differences between these shooting disciplines.

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A guide to Air Rifles for beginners 2021

When buying your first Air rifle you need to decide what you want to do with it, be it pest control, target shooting or for plinking in the garden. Here is our Air Rifle Guide 2021 to help determine which air rifle is best for you. There are 2 main calibres of air rifles for sale which you will need to consider;

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Good cleaning and maintenance of your shotgun will help prolong the life of your shotgun and make sure it is in good working condition. It is good practice to get in the habit of cleaning and oiling your gun after every time you have been shooting.

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We have recently been discussing what we think our 2021 Top 5 best shotguns for under £1500 are.

There is a very large selection of shotguns available up to £1500 so it was very hard to pick our top 5 for 2021 so far.

We will start with the easiest two, as these shotguns have been the best selling two for many years. These are the Beretta Silver Pigeon and the Browning 525.

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Your guide to our best air rifles under £500

We continually ask this question amongst ourselves here at Countryway, what do we think are six of the best air rifles under £500?

You will find that we stock a large selection of different types of air rifles within this budget, and opinions will change depending on whether you are looking for a spring air rifle, or pcp air rifle.

1.Hatsan Breaker 900X Air Rifle

The £500 budget will cover the majority of different spring powered air rifles from the beginner packages such as the Hatsan Breaker 900x,

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Step 1: Preparing your scope mounts.

The first step in mounting your rifle scope is to check if the scope mounts have an arrestor pin. An arrestor pin or recoil pin is a small metal pin protruding from the bottom of a scope mount. This pin will stop the mounts creeping back when the weapon recoils, however it is unnecessary to have a recoil pin on a pre-charged air rifle.

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Pheasant shooting has been taking place in Great Britain since the 16th century, albeit on a relatively small scale prior to the mid 19th century when the advent of the breech loading shotgun, which enabled sportsmen to kill a large amount of gamebirds within a relatively short period, paved the way for the development of the driven shoot. Prior to this time, pheasants were usually walked up over dogs and shot in small numbers, with little artificial rearing taking place.

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