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Discussion in 'Introduce yourself' started by newby, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. newby

    newby Newbie

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    Hi there

    My name's Liz and I'm in the South West. I've got interested in rabbit hunting recently, but I'm a total newby, so I've registered really looking for where to start?

    I also need advise on a suitable air rifle to buy - I have very short arms and find with guns I've borrowed I've felt a bit 'stretched'.

    So anyway - like I said, total novice just looking for where to start!

  2. The Bailiff

    The Bailiff Busy Member

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    Tunbridge Wells

    I think imo you should start with a springer first untill your sure it's something you really want to get into?, don't get me wrong they are by no means beneath the Pre charge market, there are some excellent springers on the market that will give some expensive pcp's a run for there money but giving someone new to the sport advice it will teach you the skills to make that leap towards a pre charge and also save you a lot of money in the process because you will not have the outlay of filling equipment etc.
    I think the best thing for you to do is go to your local gun shop and talk to them and try out a few guns, the staff will be willing to help and it will give you an idea of the kind of gun weight you will be able to handle so don't go jumping in and buy a gun like i did when i first started years ago and bought a gun i had never seen and then when it arrived i could hardly hold it straight.:doh:
    Have a look at a BSA lightning they are nice guns and cheap new and even cheaper secondhand and deliver a good pellet well.
    Hope this helps you liz and let us know how you get on and if you need anymore help? Well just get on here and ask they are a real friendly bunch here the best i have found on these forum boards.
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2009
  3. 12BoreMax=P

    12BoreMax=P Posting Addict

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    welcome :D
    as far as advice gos i think ferreter08 coverd every thing i would of sed haha :D:up:
  4. slope-soar

    slope-soar Well-Known Member

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    OR'reet, what left to say, i'll wright it on the back of a 1st class stamp.:rolleyes:
  5. dazgib70

    dazgib70 Engaging Member

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    hello:welcome:,have a look at the air arms S200 if you`ve got short arms like me!.

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