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Air Rifle Shooting For Pest Control And Rabbiting

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Air Rifle Shooting For Pest Control And Rabbiting

John Bezzant

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Author: John Bezzant

About The Book

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.

Additional Information

Author John Bezzant
Availability In Print
Dimensions 246 x 189mm
Extent 192pp
ISBN 9781847970435
Publication date January 2009
Book Type Hardcover


  1. Teaching Yourself to Shoot an Air Rifle
  2. Suitable Weapons
  3. Scopes
  4. Ethical Aspects of Air Rifle Hunting
  5. Ammunition
  6. Know Your Quarry
  7. Fieldcraft and Field Equipment
  8. The Law
  9. Maintaining Your Hunting Rifle
  10. The Bazooka
  11. Kill Zones
  12. List of Suppliers and Manufacturers
  13. Glossary
  14. Index

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