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Discussion in 'Introduce yourself' started by Diawl Bach, Apr 17, 2019 at 1:23 PM.

  1. Diawl Bach

    Diawl Bach Newbie

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    Hi, my name is James and I'm obviously new here although I've been reading the forum for quite some time. I'm totally new to the sport so decided to take my time to read things through before taking the plunge and purchasing anything (which I'm really glad I did as I changed my mind on a number of things). I've been lent a .177 PCP with the option to buy, but as yet haven't fired a shot. Before I do I need to get a scope, which I'm finding a bewildering level of choice (plus I need a means of charging the rifle with air). Hopefully this is the place to help me with my choices.

    Thanks, James
     
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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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    :welcome: to the forum James, enjoy:thumb:. Get a thread in anything gun related, you'l get all the help you need in getting the right gun and scope.
     
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    Rattymcrattyface Nobody's playin' Manilow

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    Hello James and:welcome:,mike
     
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    Welcome along James ... what PCP is it and what will your main discipline be, as would help us suggest an appropriate scope :up:
     
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    Hi James, welcome to the forum. :welcome:
     
  9. Diawl Bach

    Diawl Bach Newbie

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    Hi,

    It's a Daystate Griffin bought by a friend who then got seconded overseas by his work (I don't think it's ever been shot). I hope to join a club that's near me who have a range. Ultimately I hope to get into HFT so long as I'm not going to embarrass myself.

    Thanks, James
     
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    Welcome. Let us know what area you're from, a member might be close and be able to help you out.
     
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    Hi and welcome James

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    Welcome aboard James :up:
     
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    welcome to the forum mate
     
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    Hi mate, welcome, enjoy the forums. :)
    Air for the gun, well you can buy a pump about £150, (you manually pump air into the gun, not as hard as some people make out) or get a compressed air bottle £130 upwards, bigger = more. Or you could go to a gun shop or clubs and ask them to fill it for you, may cost a few quid, e.g. £3-£5? Scope? well depends on the gun and type of shooting you want to do mate, but you can get a good quality scope (new) from £100 upwards, best bet is to go to a few guns shops and look through a few to see what you like. Good luck matey... :thumb:
     
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    Welcome to the forum James.
    Is we a fisherman too??
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    HIYA JAMES . . . . . WELCOME TO OUR AIRGUN FORUM . . . . . ENJOY . . . . . :welcome:
     

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