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A bit of Help with dad's air arms s200 please

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by r1ch, Apr 3, 2014.

  1. r1ch

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    My dad bought his second hand air arms s200 and is very happy with it but a little concerned with the lack of a safety catch! Especially now we are out on our little rat shooting permission! Is there any way to retrofit one via the trigger/trigger guard?

    thanks in anticipation

  2. mattyts

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    No but you shouldn't really be in a posistion where you NEED a safety,keep the gun uncooked while moving and when it is loaded,don't go bashing the trigger and ensure it's not too light.
  3. Jackroadkill

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    Drenewydd, Powys, Cymru
    Don't worry about it - as Matty says, it's not something you should ever rely on. I don't have one on my S410, and touch wood, I've never managed to fire it negligently.
  4. tomsteebs

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    I hunt with 3 rifles with no safety, yes a safety is useful and I use them when I can, but I always walk with rifle loaded and cocked but I make sure it's pointed either at the ground or a correct direction, and I hold the rifle very purposely around the pistol grip or cheek piece etc... Safety's are suprisingly basic and minimal in a lot of cases.
  5. trumpetier

    trumpetier Pro Poster

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    I have a 200 never missed a safety catch....i also have a 400, never use the safety catch...safe gun handling is the best safety bar far.
  6. ratman60

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    hello, thats interesting, i was showing/teaching the farmers son with my .177 pcp and no safety. i just said never have your finger near the trigger until you see what your shooting at and like tom if walking barrel up or down. i thought you could fit a safety on the AA??
  7. Akita177

    Akita177 The Absolute State of Britian podcast

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    Treacle Town
    If its a single shot you could de-cock the gun when you need the gun to be safe then just recock when needed.

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