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Completely New! Please Help!

Discussion in 'Introduce yourself' started by jamesthebrain, Sep 30, 2018.

  1. jamesthebrain

    jamesthebrain Newbie

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    Hi, Im James. Im 21 years old and i have a fascination with air rifles. Due to my age and not having any associates with air rifles i have extremely little experience. Only some messing around with one friends rifle and firing a large selections of real guns on a firing range.
    I can say that i am a fast learner though. I have some knowledge to understanding how a gun works, the principles and safety of how to use it.
    I am looking to get a rifle and pellets. I will be shooting targets and possibly rats/mice that come into my garden. I am looking to get a beginners guide on what kit an experienced member would recommend. Such as a rifle, pellets, scope, gas cannister and even tools to clean the rifle with and any other recommendations you see fit. If you could also point me in the direction of where to get these from such as an online retailer i would be very thankful.

    I will be grateful for any help! Thank you!
     
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    HIYA JAMES . . . . . WELCOME TO OUR AIRGUN FORUM . . . . . ENJOY . . . . . :welcome:
     
  3. milek

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    Hi James, welcome to the forum. Do you have access to a local club because that is the best place to start?

    The information you are after is all on here and so is the equipment.
     
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    :welcome: to the forum James, I'm with milek join a club if you can, enjoy:thumb:
     
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    Hi James welcome to the forum:up:. Enjoy.....
     
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    Welcome where you based
     
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    welcome along bud
     
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    welcome James , it may be of help if you fill in your location as we may have members near you that could help
    I agree with whats already been said about joining a club if you have one at hand and you could do this before buying any kit so you can see whats available in your price range . atb Gary.
    edit , oops carl beat me to it whilst i was typing :facepalm:
     
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    Welcome James.
     
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    Welcome mate
     
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    Hi James and welcome mate, enjoy.
     
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    Welcome to the forum James.

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    Welcome James
     
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    Welcome to the Forum.:)
     
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    Hi James, welcome to the forum. :welcome:

    As several others have said; join a club if you can. It's the best way to get to get to talk to more experienced, like-minded people. You'll get to see their guns up close rather than in adverts and you'll find quite a few will probably let you have a shoot with them. :thumb:
     
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    A very warm :welcome: to our fine forum James, it’s good to have you join us ….….… :thumb:
     
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