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looking for a FAC holder cirencester

Discussion in 'Firearms Certificate (FAC) Guns' started by tegrey, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. tegrey

    tegrey Active Member

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    somerford keynes, cirencester
    im looking for someone local to cirencester who has FAC for .223 or .243 so i can come out with them to gain some experiance with the riffles as looking to accuire them in the future. I dont mind paying for any ammo or giving any help around a farm or anything to give help back. any help would be great. im looking to join the local target shooting range down the road for more help and experiance.
  2. Knightley

    Knightley Moderated user

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    Will be honest with you mate, there are soo many people that try to ask to tag along to permissions with other guys who have worked hard, knocking from after farm to gain a permission an keep there own onto just let anyone tag along. No disrespect but I would do as all of us do and get out there and start knocking on farms, talking to local farmers and handing out letters that you have typed up. Today I went out to go see a few farmers an golf courses and ended up with a new farm.

    Like I said no disrespect
  3. r10hunter

    r10hunter Honorary Member

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    As above.
    Most people are very careful not to give out too many details of firearms they own, their address, and where they shoot, on the internet.

    The chances of someone meeting a stranger off the internet in the middle of the countryside with their rifle in their hand are slim.
    You need to take things a little more slowly.
    How do you know you need .223 or .243 until you have some land to shoot on. You may need .17 hmr / .22lr, a shotgun and a .17 / .22 hornet etc.
    My advice would be do some door knocking at the weekend. Get some land, shoot it with your air rifle and then go from there.
    Target shooting you will start with .22lr at most clubs, target rifles and hunting rifles are very different. Many people target shoot and hunt but different rifles are required really.
    Cheers Andy
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2014
  4. Elk hunter

    Elk hunter Keyboard Hero

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    Have you tried bisley range they are only hour & half from you I suspect. Plenty of full bore rifles there. They do introductory days and it would give you a good indication of what you whould be able to have. Plus some very knowledgeable people there that would help you in the right direction.
    As I said in another post of your, you are trying to run before you can walk.


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