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Newbie here

Discussion in 'Introduce yourself' started by MrsGarf, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. MrsGarf

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    Hello, MrsGarf here.

    So I'm a complete newbie to all things airgun related. I have introduced both to airguns and this forum by my far more knowledgable better half, Garf, so thought in keeping with forum etiquette I should introduce myself.

    Today has been a real eye opener...
    I saw an air rifle for the first time.
    I saw several more air rifles and other assorted airguns for the first time.
    I went into two different gun shops.
    I handled several different air rifles.
    I fired an air rifle for the first time (empty).
    I bought an air rifle, scope and associated necessary apparel. An AirArms S400 MPR and LightStream 4.5-14 x 44 to be precise.
    I went to our field with my husband and set up a target for the first time.
    I loaded my rifle and fired it for the first time (live).
    And I amazed myself my hitting the bloody thing every time (and all within the rings too)!!! :D
    I even managed to get 5 shots in a tight group, and hit the bullseye twice.

    You know with my addictive and slightly OCD perfection personality traits, I think I might get to like this shooting malarky!

    Anyway, that's my day, it's all been a bit exciting really.
    I'm sure I'll be the one asking lots of daft questions, and not understanding a lot of the proper and correct terminology for a while so please forgive me, but I'm keen to learn.
    I'm looking forward to going to a local range/club for practice - open to recommendations in the East Sussex (Lewes) area.

    MrsGarf
     
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    hi and WELCOME to the forum :D:welcome:
     
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    A very warm :welcome: to this merry band of guys n gals Mrs Garf, it’s good to have you join us …………...… :thumb:
     
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    Welcome to the forum, enjoy your new hobby!
     
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    welcome along enjoy your stay (and dont forget to tell us all when you start beating the old man so we can all give him a ribbing)
     
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    Hmmm - may be a while judging by tonight's performance! :D
     
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