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Discussion in 'Introduce yourself' started by rabbitraider1, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. rabbitraider1

    rabbitraider1 Engaging Member

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    Hi Guys,

    I've been on here quite a while but never properly introduced myself :p
    I'm 20 and a 3rd year vet student and thanks to that I have quite a bit of permission
    I've been shooting since I was about 14 when I used to compete in the cadets with .22lr, 5.56 and 7.62 target rifles,
    I got into airgunning recently when I found out one of the farmers would let me shoot rabbits which I sell at a local butchers and to other students for a bit of spare cash,

    I recently got my FAC and I'm hoping to convert my recently acquired .22 ultra MMC to .25 FAC for use on the ferals and rats around the farm buildings,
    as I've been limited on the rats I can get with the .22lr.

    I'm hoping to be a bit more active on the forum and I'm planning on starting HFT this year.
    I've so far found this forum to be one of the friendliest that I'm active on, and I'm hoping/sure it will continue :p
  2. Tadpole

    Tadpole Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    Nice intro Tom, a very warm :welcome: to this merry band of guys n gals it’s good to have you join us …………...… :thumb:
  3. Tripleteer

    Tripleteer Donator

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    Hi Tom.
    Great to have you join this great forum. Hope you enjoy your stay with us. Atb Paul.
  4. Stevie Darling

    Stevie Darling Sexual tyrannosaurus

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    St. Andrews, Jockland.
    Welcome along mate:)
  5. The Robin

    The Robin Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    Hi and welcome
  6. Grey owl

    Grey owl Member

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    Wisbech, Cambs
    Welcome to the forum Tom.
  7. Margaret13

    Margaret13 Honorary Member

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    Hello and welcome :)
  8. Ganton Gunner

    Ganton Gunner Super Duper Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    Ganton scarborough
    hi and WELCOME to the forum :D:welcome:
    about time you introduced yourself lol
  9. steevie dan

    steevie dan Very Active

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    Hi Tom and welcome to the forum mate, Steve
  10. reaper6

    reaper6 Banned

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    Welcome along
  11. David M

    David M Donator

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    Hi Tom, we don't get many vets on here, it's good to welcome someone who hopes his profession one day will be in animal welfare who understands why certain species must be controlled.

    You don't really need an FAC .25 caliber airgun to control feral pigeons and rats, in fact, a lot of the time these pests are controlled in and around farm buildings and a big .25 slug at FAC power could be a liability..! Careful aim with a 12ftlb .22 air rifle would be my choice, the pellet's mainly stay in the quarry...:up:

  12. 1961nuffield

    1961nuffield Honorary Member

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    Originally E&S York's now SE Finland
    Welcome to the forum :up:

  13. andy46

    andy46 Donator

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    hi and welcome to the forum:up:
  14. Chippy1988

    Chippy1988 Busy Member

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    Hi, and welcome to the forum bud. It might also be easier to sell the ultra and buy a fac air rifle from standard,

    atb James

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