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A lurker emerges

Discussion in 'Introduce yourself' started by Jim of Cov, Apr 29, 2014.

  1. Jim of Cov

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    Greetings,
    been reading the forum for a while, so thought I'd better do the right thing. Absolute novice who has just progressed to level 2 (one up from cheapest in the shop) so still at the wonder and awe stage. Most of the jargon still goes over my head but we're getting there. Whatever happened to open sights and wandering round shooting things? When did everything get so professional? Progress I suppose. Lotta catching up to do!
     
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    welcome to the forum jim, what gun did you buy then mate, and your right
    things have certainly changed since we were young, im about the same age as you :(

    atb

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    hi and welcome to the forum:up:
     
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    Hi Jim, Welcome along to THE forum, enjoy your stay with us all. atb Paul.
     
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    hi and welcome atb andy
     
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    It is an Air Arms S200 Mk1 modified to 10 shot. It was advertised on this Forum. I only bought a cheap springer a couple of months ago to see if it was something I would be interested in.
     
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    hi and WELCOME to the forum :D:welcome:
     
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    decent rifle jim, I only shoot springers myself with the exception of
    the 1377 (multipump pistol), and here I was feeling sorry for ya :)
     
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    Hi Jim,welcome to the forum mate :)
     
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    Hi Jim

    I work in Liverpool, so have no idea what you are talking about!

    Welcome.

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    Hi Jim and welcome to the forum mate, yes I remember the good old days too 70's things were very different back then. . I miss those days, Steve
     
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    Welcome along
     
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    Hello and welcome :)
     
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    Hi and welcome
     
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    Welcome to the forum, hope you enjoy being in here!
     
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    A very warm :welcome: to this merry band of guys n gals Jim, it’s good to have you join us …………...… :thumb:
     
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    Are all the parked cars still up on bricks?:) Welcome to the forum Jim!:D
     
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    Welcome from another member in the Coventry area
     
  19. Ichabod Armacost

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    When I were a lad, we used to go spuggy bashing in Memorial Woods, just used to strap our air rifles to the cross bar of our bikes and cycle there, and right through Broadgate and Greyfriars Green, nobody even batted an eyelid, nowadays we would be surrounded by a SWAT team and have unmentionable things done to us in the back of a big white van!:D

    Things have changed a bit since then aint they?
     
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    Oh my . that was us too down kenilworth road and canley ford squirrel bashing no one gave a hoot
     

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