Gun Buffs & Air Rifles

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by Tom, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. podge 23

    podge 23 Well-Known Member

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    Yes too I could do that alrite . The 1 you bought profits farmer does it fire out a steel pellet and where did you get it ?
     
  2. muckymanor

    muckymanor Well-Known Member

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    Is it hard to get the licence for this? Have a shotgun already that I inherited. The old man is in the process of getting a licence for another shotgun that I inherited. he is 2 months in to it now and has been told that he has been approved, but it will take up to 3 more months until the licence is issued to him. We don't even have a shotgun cartridge between us now, but used to do a bit of shooting when I was younger. Would like something to have a pop at crows around a creep feeder or when at bales.
     
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  3. Profi Farmer

    Profi Farmer Well-Known Member

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    You need to be up close with a springer air rifle - probably 30m max, you will get a lot more range and flexibility with a PCP air rifle and be able to get more shots off quicker if it has a magazine. It is the exact same procedure as applying for a shotgun or a smaller rifle. If you are taking shots outdoors then perhaps go for a .17 rifle and it would allow you to take out foxes as well.

    It depends where in the country you are as to how long it takes but no harm putting in a few regular calls and emails to see how things are progressing.
     
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  4. podge 23

    podge 23 Well-Known Member

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    Do manage to shoot much with the shotgun mucky manor ?
    Or would it be as well for me to get a normal rifle, you can get amio to shoot birds in sheds for them as well I think ... ??
     
  5. muckymanor

    muckymanor Well-Known Member

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    When I was younger, I used to shoot a bit, but I haven't fired a shot in 5 years and as I said, there isn't even a cartridge in the house for it today.
    I have fired a few shots from a .22 in my time, but haven't enough knowledge of rifles to give you advice.
     

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