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Discussion in 'Introduce yourself' started by Modchop, Jul 19, 2014.

  1. Modchop

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    Just this week after 30-odd years of promising myself I finally got an air rifle :D

    Except from an ancient Diana something-or-other when I was around 10 years old this is my first 'proper' air rifle, I bought it 2nd hand from someone thinning their collection and it's Weihrauch HW97K that looks immaculate. It came fitted with a Tasco 3-9 x 50 scope and from my plinking in the garden so far I'm getting 5p size groups at around 15 or so metres though I'm pretty sure that's less than impressive :lol:

    I'm sure I'll be asking lots of beginner type questions so be gentle...

    Cheers
     
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  2. Tadpole

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    A very warm :welcome: to this merry band of guys n gals it’s good to have you join us …………...… :thumb:
     
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    if your getting 5p groups with a untuned springer your not doing to much wrong
     
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    hi and WELCOME to the forum :D:welcome:
     
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    Hi mate and welcome to the forum and also to shooting, enjoy.
     
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    Welcome to the forum. Ask as many questions as you need answers to. If it's a daft question, you will no doubt be told but at least you are not left wondering!
     
  11. Modchop

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    Thanks for the welcome everyone :thumb:

    I have a feeling that this forum isn't going to be a good influence on my wallet...
     
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    Hi and welcome try not to worry about your wallet it makes it easier unless your married then your screwed ;)

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    Yep, married! :eek:

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    Welcome and enjoy, my missus aint no shooter but enjoys the occasional plink up the garden with a wine glass or two. Worth encouraging the other half.
     
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    Haha I will say my misses has no problems with my hunting providing she doesn't find out what the kit costs ;)
    Wimp ?possibly , but as they say ignorance is bliss
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    Welcome to the forum! Sounds like you're doing pretty good already with that springer! :up:

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    Thanks though possibly beginners luck :D

    I may be contacting you in the near future regarding some bean bag/rest-things (spot the gaps in my knowledge of the shooting world there...) as I think I can improve on my current grouping if I had a proper rest or something.
    Cheers
     
  20. Picklehoffer

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    No problem mate....drop me a PM any time. We do all sorts of bags/cushions and shooty rest bags etc....olive green, black and 2 different camo patterns :up:

    Cheers

    Neil.
     

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