1. The Forum Rules have undergone some minor changes and updates.  Please take the time to read them; it will only take a couple of minutes of your time. By doing so, you lessen the chance of incurring the wrath of the moderation team or making yourself look foolish to other members.

    90% of users posting adverts in the Sales forums need to be reminded to read the rules as their posts are wrong.  This is unnecessarily time-consuming and will no longer happen - if your advert doesn't follow the Sales Rules it will be deleted and you'll have to start all over again.

    To close this box once you've read it (and the Rules), click on the X in the top right-hand corner.

    Thank you.

    AGF Staff



    Dismiss Notice
  2. A reminder of one of the Forum Rules:

    'Behaviour

    Do not make inappropriate or offensive posts - including threats, harassment, swearing, prejudice, defamation, deliberate insults or name-calling, other negative remarks about this forum, its moderators and administrators or your fellow members. Even if this is just your own personal opinion, RESPECT YOUR FELLOW MEMBERS.'

    There have been changes made to our censoring software in an attempt to help with this growing problem.

    Click the X in the top-right-hand corner to dismiss this notice.
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Dear members,

    Our membership (like our country) consists of people from all walks of life; different in far more ways than can be listed here and each with a different view based on their experience of life - regardless of their colour, religion or cultural heritage. Every single person in the UK has been born of mixed race – we are a multi-coloured and multi-cultural country.

    As many of you are aware there are a handful of individuals amongst this membership that persist in making provocative, inflammatory, racist and otherwise offensive comments. This has been happening across the forum to a certain degree but is most especially prevalent in the Adult section.

    The moderation team has tried to stay on top of this, however unfortunately because of the ‘offensive’ nature of much of its content we don’t monitor the Adult section quite as much as perhaps we should. As a result much of this behaviour has gone unnoticed unless it has been reported to us. While the team always intended to take a "light touch" approach to the Adult section it would seem that some people aren’t quite adult enough to be left unmonitored after all.

    This behaviour is, and always has been against Forum Rules as well as the specific stipulations of the Adults forum and it will no longer be tolerated. We feel it's time to draw a line in the sand and as such from this point onward offenders will receive an immediate and permanent ban from the forum.

    In order for us to achieve our goal of restoring the forum to the friendly and tolerant place it once was, we ask that ALL members be mindful of the content they post and help us to stop unacceptable behaviour by using the 'Report' tool at the bottom of any offending post - the results of which can be seen only by Admin/Moderators.

    You should all receive a copy of this message by PM. 

    To close this message box, click on the 'X' in the top-right-hand corner.

    Dismiss Notice
  4. Hotmail block emails from us entering your inbox. Unless you can setup a safe sender you will not get activation emails from the forum. Please use an alternative provider or complain to Hotmail.
    Hotmail addresses include.

    @Hotmail.co.uk @Hotmail.com @outlook.com @Live.com
    Dismiss Notice
  5. Postings on Politics, Religion & Controversial Off-Topic Material

    The majority of users do not want to read about these subjects and people have left the forum as a result of it – this is after all an 'Airgun' Forum. It’s all very well to say they don’t have to read it if they don't want to, but as most of us use the ‘New Posts’ button there is no easy way to avoid it.

    All AGF staff members are in favour of people being able to discuss what they want, but we have to draw the line somewhere if it is upsetting other users. We don’t want to read about these topics either.

    IMPORTANT- The discussion of politics and religion is no longer allowed anywhere on the forum (including the Adult section).  The only exception is if it's airgun related - they must be put in the Airgun Related Politics section..

    We will not tolerate bullying or personal attacks, racism or any other offensive 'isms'. we will remove these topics from the forum, we will not give you an area where you can abuse each other. We will not hesitate to ban offenders.

    To clear this text box, click on the 'X' in the top right-hand corner.

    Dismiss Notice

Knocked Rifle Over!

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by pjgtech, Dec 1, 2019.

  1. pjgtech

    pjgtech I shoot, therefore I aim......

    Messages:
    12,612
    Likes Received:
    14,614
    Location:
    Kent
    Had a good session with my CP2 yesterday morning at the range, was bang on out to 25m.
    Also had a really good session with the HW97 and my HW40. Then...

    ....Just as I was packing up to leave the range, accidentally knocked my Victory CP2 (in rifle / carbine format) over and down on its side it fell, :( it was very cold and icy and my hand was wet, so it just slipped as I tried to rest it against a post! As I was leaving anyway, so I did not check it yesterday.

    Went back to the range this morning and 1st thing I checked was loss of zero to the CP2.
    Straight away it was way off zero, re-zeroed scope but it was not consistent at all, so I think it may have knocked the barrel too.

    So, job for the week, take CP2 apart, remove scope, remove barrel, check barrel, refit barrel, refit scope, re-zero and hopefully that will sort it...... so annoying though, especially as it was shooting so well. :facepalm:
     
  2. Steved

    Steved Posting Addict

    Messages:
    1,692
    Likes Received:
    2,768
    Location:
    Co Durham
    I'm sorry to read of your misfortune, it makes me want to ask the community dont you think that our guns should be able to survive knocks like this, especially hunting guns.
     
  3. pjgtech

    pjgtech I shoot, therefore I aim......

    Messages:
    12,612
    Likes Received:
    14,614
    Location:
    Kent
    To be fair, this is my cheapest rifle, so its no major loss or worry, just annoying, I've only ever knocked /dropped one other rifle, years ago, I'm usually very careful, and I'm sure a quick fettle, eg, remove and refit scope and barrel, will sort it out. And it was shooting so well yesterday too, today it was all over the place!
     
    Steved likes this.
  4. TORNADOS7

    TORNADOS7 Top Poster

    Messages:
    14,866
    Likes Received:
    15,095
    Location:
    South Devon
    Doh... :facepalm:
     
    Steved likes this.
  5. Jay Butts

    Jay Butts Life, it’s so much better than the alternative!

    Messages:
    4,943
    Likes Received:
    5,844
    Location:
    Sheffield
    It’s my worst fear! Sadly, I don’t think any modern rifle would stand up to being dropped like yours did regardless of price!

    I hope you get it back to how it performed pre drop!
     
    Steved likes this.
  6. mikeyhall1

    mikeyhall1 BRIT SEALS - M & M Products - TbT

    Messages:
    50,010
    Likes Received:
    65,104
    Location:
    Essex
    Happens mate, fingers crossed it’s an easy fix.
     
    Steved likes this.
  7. rabbitwrecker

    rabbitwrecker Black Latex Matters...

    Messages:
    18,551
    Likes Received:
    26,981
    Location:
    worthing
    Bummer...
     
    Steved likes this.
  8. SteveO

    SteveO Top Poster

    Messages:
    11,080
    Likes Received:
    10,157
    Location:
    Kek
    Does it have a barrel band? I've heard some say release it and re-tighten it and the barrel may come back in line after a knock.
     
  9. Shotaholic

    Shotaholic Busy Member

    Messages:
    745
    Likes Received:
    625
    Location:
    Somerset
    Was the moderator fitted - it could be clipping. I can't think of anything else that would cause inconsistent grouping unless something is loose. Even if you've knocked the barrel slightly out of line the groups should be consistant albeit not zeroed.
     
  10. Shotaholic

    Shotaholic Busy Member

    Messages:
    745
    Likes Received:
    625
    Location:
    Somerset
    If you'd seen the number of times I've dropped, knocked and scraped my HW100 or seen my AA S400 go bouncing across the yard when out and about the farm (did it again last week after tripping over a cow) you might think differently. Both guns still work fine and are spot on accuracy wise. I'll admit they ain't the prettiest but they are both working guns and I never cease to be amazed at the abuse they'll take and still do the job they were bought for. True I've had to re-align the barrel on the S400 a couple of times (simply by slackening off the grub screws on the front band) and I abandoned the AA mod as it makes the gun ridiculously long and cumbersome, but other than that and a bit of re-zeroing nothing.
     
  11. Roger Archbold

    Roger Archbold Busy Member

    Messages:
    983
    Likes Received:
    821
    Location:
    Weston super mare
    Few years ago whilst doing a bit of plinking, left my rifle on a bipod sat atop a cable drum, went to reset a target and a strong wind blew it over and off onto a concrete floor, amazingly,hardly scratched and didn't even lose zero. But it is an AirArms
     
    Steved likes this.
  12. timmytree

    timmytree Top Poster

    Messages:
    10,229
    Likes Received:
    16,782
    Location:
    Glastonbury
    My Phox did, off the table, bounced on the barrel/mod and fell out on the decking. No marks. Zero didn't shift.
     
  13. PumpnGun

    PumpnGun Donator

    Messages:
    12,222
    Likes Received:
    17,137
    Location:
    Central London
    That's frustrating to say the least, good luck sorting it..

    Ray
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice