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Discussion in 'Vintage collectable airguns' started by ggggr, Jan 8, 2020.

  1. ggggr

    ggggr Crap old gun tinkerer and wine maker

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    As it is so quiet, try this one. Do you reckon science/ medicine will ever find out that plinking is good for relieving stress and reducing blood pressure? :)
     
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    Hunting certainly is !
     
  3. Binners

    Binners http://kemptonclassicarmsfair.co.uk/

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    Shhhh I am asleep
     
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    Certainly is.
    Mrs Gingernut says I'm much nicer when I've been shooting.
    And vice versa.
     
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    Not sure about reducing blood pressure but it certainly makes me much happier :D
     
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    When I was told that I had cancer, and needed to take my mind off all the crap going round in my head, I found that opening a tin of pellets and spending a morning or afternoon plinking totally cleared my mind. It was extremely relaxing and therapeutic!
     
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    Proven to improve mental health which must have a direct knock-on effect on blood pressure and general well-being. All-round winner unless you are a rat maybe.....:eek:
     
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    I find that a nice plinking/target session really makes a difference. I tend to be a warm weather shooter so I find the sun and concentrating on breathing is good I and do feel different after.......dom
     
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    Any hobby or pastime which is thoroughly absorbing surely can't do any harm to your general wellbeing. :up:
     
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    Slipknot88 Person of interest

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    Certainly works for me,strip,repair and rebuild an old gun and plink with it for a few hours:thumb::)
     
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    it certainly works for me, ive just finished fettling a bsa standard 2, been shooting it all afternoon"(it helps keep my mind off buying another collectable too fettle):rolleyes:.
     
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    pjbingham Prime Kentish Beef

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    Plinking stresses me out cos it reminds me that I’m not as accurate as I used to be :facepalm:
     
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    My Mrs says its good for HER stress levels... Not too sure what she is trying to imply
     
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    You're doing it wrong PJ, ...just throw some tin cans out at 5-10 metres and have at them with your chosen gun. Sure you could hit them at that distance. ;)

    No need to over think the shot, just try to have fun making them jump and spin whilst turning them into Swiss cheese. :D
     
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    Anything that makes you happy does thanks to the release of endorphins :thumb:
     
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    pjbingham Prime Kentish Beef

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    Tin cans aren’t a problem but when I think back to when I was shooting more often I have to admit I’m not half as good as I was.
     
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    ggggr Crap old gun tinkerer and wine maker

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    The knack is Phil--Have a drink:D Even if you dont turn into Kid Shelleen ------You will think you are doing well;)
    I do love a bit of drunken bottle cap plinking:eek::D
     
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    Or the opposite? Some people get quite het up if things don't go their way. Once saw someone throw a BSA Superten out of a shooting stall into the car park because he couldn't hit anything... and he wasn't even in a competition. :confused:
     
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    His anger brought out the Hulk in him? :laff:
     
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    I was thinking about the difference between what makes you happier and money earlier, if you really think about it's the things that you can buy with money that make you happier not the money itself. If you have too much money and don't really know what to do with it, you might come up with something stupid like the hyper-loop.;)
     

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