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Variation Advice Please.

Discussion in 'Firearms Certificate (FAC) Guns' started by Pellet pinger, Jan 19, 2020.

  1. Spray1Mark

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    I think Lev "zeroing" may be a bit of a tongue in cheek way of saying "informal" use in the field!
     
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    ‘Zeroing’ might mean target practice.....? Maybe?

    and the synthetics are re-zeroed for hunting
     
  3. Lev Levvin

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    Spot on
     
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    If you are going to target shoot and/or reload with a centrefire ask for 600 rounds so you can buy/make in economic 500 batches. If you are just vermin control then ask for 200 so you can buy your next batch of 100 when you still have say 40 left. There is no real difference in safety requirements between any centrefire or rimfire or sub 12 air rifle come to that - you must simply always have a safe backstop. As you have plenty of experience with the .17hmr in an open ticket situation there is no reasonable reason not to grant open for any variation.
     
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    Economy is not a valid reason to justify a larger quantity of ammunition to be possessed.
     
  6. buffy vampire slayer

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    right then, I'll try a different approach that you might understand.
    you've had your FAC for all of 30 seconds and openly admit on a public forum that you,without a target condition on your ticket,use your rifle/s for target practice and have 2 different types of rounds,one of which is not suitable for either,deer or fox control.
    I'd like to be there when you try and explain the FMJ rounds away if you ever get visited or at your next renewal.
    Assuming of course that you've not been caught in contravention of your conditions before your renewal is due.
     
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    Zeroing is zeroing, getting the POI in relation to the POA exactly where you want it.
    It is not 'target practice' in the true sense of the word, you don't practice target shooting with an un-zeroed rifle, and if it takes 50 shots to zero your rifle then you either need a new rifle/scope or a set of golf clubs. ;)

    Be careful in taking zeroing too far into the realms of target shooting, thereby awaits a world of trouble and restrictions.
     
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    Without going into details too deeply because there are obviously people with nothing better to do than try and attack others...
    I’m already signed up with a full bore target club which is where the FMJ are destined for
     
  9. buffy vampire slayer

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    well maybe you ought to have said that initially and not back tracked on what you said earlier.
    and,as far as your first point is concerned,it was you who ADMITTED to doing the deed and even having SEPERATE ammunition for the deed,so who's attacking who?
    all I've done is point out the world of $hiite that awaits consumers who either don't understand or choose to ignore their conditions.
    you being in the "choose to ignore" camp as you admit to having ammunition for the specific purpose that you are not conditioned for.
     
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    Look... I really do appreciate your concern...and as in my signature every day is a school day...

    I get your points and I’m not commenting on the subject any more before I dig myself a bigger hole

    points taken and understood :thumb:
     
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