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Hello! *frightens away all the rabbits*

Discussion in 'Introduce yourself' started by seb1982, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. seb1982

    seb1982 Newbie

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    Hi!

    Well, I'm new, so I thought I'd pop in here and say hello to you all!

    I've recently rediscovered shooting after a long break - the last time I picked up my air rifle I was about 18, I guess, and I suddenly realised I missed it.

    So ... in the past, I've mainly done field target shooting, but I'd love to move into hunting. As a complete noob, I'll be scouring this great-looking place for all the advice I can muster and getting my eye back in with as much practise as I can mange before I go begging for permissions! Also, having got my HW77K out of storage, it seems to be in a bit more of a state than I was hoping :mad:, so I'll doubtless be bothering you good folk with questions about how best to get that up and running again!

    More long term, I'd love to get my grubby hands on a PCP, but that's all a long road and a fair bit of saving off.

    Anyroad, that's me, and I'll just be sitting in the corner, trying not to annoy anyone! :D
     
  2. Stevie Darling

    Stevie Darling Sexual tyrannosaurus

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    Welcome along mate!

    Can't help you with the 77, but there is plenty of clever chaps on here when it comes to restoring HW springers back to life!

    Help is always available on the good old AGF:)

    Questions to be avoided,

    HW100 v BSA R10, and .22 v .177:D:D
     
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    Hi mate and welcome to the forum and back to shooting, enjoy, Steve
     
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    Welcome Seb, all the info's on here mate, but if you can't find something, just ask away and some bright spark or two will have the answer..!!..:up:
     
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    Happy and welcome happy new year
     
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    It’s a friendly place with a slippery slope so :welcome: Seb, enjoy the stay ……..…..………..….. :thumb:
     
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    Hi and welcome to the forum.

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    hello and welcome:mao::mao:
     
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    Hi Seb, Welcome along, all the information you need on here, atb Paul.
     
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    hi and WELCOME to the forum :D:welcome:
     
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    Blimey! Thanks for all the welcomes, guys! What a lovely forum this is - I feel at home already! *scratches himself without shame* ;)

    Right. Job for tomorrow - assess the damage on the 77K properly. You might want to prepare yourselves for a couple of weepy posts and pictures when I realise how bad it is :D
     
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    We look forward to it mate, keep us posted.
     
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    Whaddya mean slippery slope? (says he 19 guns later)

    Hello and welcome as well, the 77 is a great gun, get it chronoed before you do anything else, the results might surprise you! I have an early 1990s 77 I bought at auction, she could be described as well worn.

    Cocks smoothly, recoil is low and she is still making nearly 11 ft lb!
     
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    Welcome back to the shooting scene!
     
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