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Hello from Kettering

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    Hi, I'm Matt, 37 from Kettering. Just got my first air rifle on Wednesday and became a member at Kibworth shooting ground the same day. I was a keen clay shooter going whenever I could, but a nasty shoulder injury stopped play there as the recoil was getting too much for me so I managed to swap the big Beretta 12g for a BSA R-10 mk2 .177 with a Hawke Sidewinder 6.5-24x42. I've never shot any kind of rifle before Wednesday and am absolutely stunned as to how accurate the gun is, especially after being shown the ropes on zeroing by some good chaps down there. Really looking forward to getting out there and having a go at proper field target shooting. Any tips and advice on this would be great, cheers

    Matt
     
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    Hi and welcome to the forum.
    It is a mine of useful advice and information the only trouble is if you are not careful you end up spending more time on here than you do shooting.
     
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    Hi Matt! Welcome to the forum.

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