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Air Rifle Shooting for Pest Control and Rabbiting

By John Bezzant

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ISBN: 9781847970435
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 2009
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 121 colour photographs 16 diagrams

The air rifle is a very effective weapon for the control of rabbits and vermin. This clearly written and fascinating book covers the following topics in a practical and thorough way.

  • Demonstrates how to learn to shoot an air rifle safely and accurately and how to construct your own forty-yard range
  • Discusses shooting techniques and all the firing positions
  • Considers the advantages and disadvantages of using air rifles for pest control and rabbiting
  • Analyses, and tests in the field, specific models of air rifle and considers what to look for when deciding to purchase a rifle
  • Covers ballistics, loading, scopes, zeroing, range finding, windage, the difference between good and bad mounts, ammunition, field craft, clothing and knives
  • Examines the characteristics of the various quarry species (rabbits, wood pigeons, feral pigeon, and rats)
  • Summarizes the law as it relates to air rifle hunting and considers the ethical aspects of the sport, including care of the quarry, how to track down and dispatch injured quarry, and how to dispatch rabbits humanely
  • Includes a detailed chapter on how to maintain your hunting rifle in good working order
  • Produced with the technical assistance of top professionals in the field of gun and scope manufacturing
  • RRP: £19.95

    Site Price: £15.96

    E-Book Edition: £14.99 (incl. VAT)


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