Rabbit shooting with an air rifle

Rabbits love a safe environment, with plenty of food, at this time of year — I decided to make a permanent hide in a safe, fenced-off corner of the paddock for a spot of rabbit shooting. It blends into the countryside: an unobtrusive, natural-looking, safe and comfortable hide where I…

AIR RIFLES: NO MAKER’S MARKS

Q) I have just taken possession of a small underlever tap-loading air rifle in very good condition, but lacking maker’s marks. I have been told it is a BSA. It is stamped with the number “1” near the loading tap and has the number “L16829” marked just above the trigger…

Has the German riflescope firm Pecar gone bust?

I have a German Pecar riflescope which is absolutely brilliant but I have been told the firm has gone bust. Is that true? And if so, has anyone bought the name in case I ever need repairs, or to claim under the warranty?