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My last rifle was a Mauser KAR98, 7.93mm caliber - shall I continue?

Discussion in 'Introduce yourself' started by professor, Jul 7, 2014.

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    Yes, and that was about 40 years ago. A far cry from my current interest in break-barrel air guns and concerns about trajectories with 'heavy' pellets of 10.6 grains, or some such. Well, it's a whole new and different world, and highly regulated one at that.

    However, having read all the pertinent regulations and legislation relating to licence-free air rifle category of up to 12 ft/lbs energy, I'm pretty sure that I'll be OK on our 6.5 acres of private land, over 100 yards from the nearest public road and no neighbours outside the boundaries. So what do you think? Should I perhaps join a shooting club?

    No, I think I'll get some insurance first and see if I can find the 'flipping' User Manual for this Browning before I roll up my sleeves and start on the wood pigeons. What with air squadrons of crows, jays and you name it, it's a bit like Blitz. I'll keep you all posted.

    Kept this intro as short and cheerful as necessary. Next time perhaps I can put together a short instruction note on how to traverse and elevate a 3-barrel 20mm Hispano-Suiza light anti-aircraft gun while the commander is trying to dial-in the aircraft altitude and speed (without hitting any of the other guns around you). That was always fun, even under live attack. :mad:

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