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where do i go to shoot

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by bcham, Mar 27, 2008.

  1. bcham

    bcham Busy Member

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    im thinking of starting to air gun again.but where is there to go.last time (a few years ago)i was down the woods plinkin with a freind,next thing we were surounded by police.even a police helicopter was flying over head.turns out some old woman walking her dog had reported us to the police,saying we were shooting shot guns.we only had a hw45 177 air pistol.which got confescated,
     
  2. Rockabilly

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    you need permission from the land owner to shoot on any land, also why not join a club?
     
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    :mad: sounds typical, I used to go plinking with some friends up in the woods, we'd take the rifles out in bin bags. Even though that was only about a year ago, I wouldn't risk it these days just because of the whole attitude towards guns.

    There are places you can go, the best thing to do would be to find a farm or some other private land and get written permission from the owner to shoot there. Other than using your own garden, this is pretty much the only legal way to do it these days.

    Have a look around the area for farms and things like that :up:
     
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    thats what i was woried about when shooting in a sand quary.

    i had permition but it was always used by dog owners.

    one confronted me and asked what the heck was i doing with the gun.

    well i just bafled them with airgun law and threated to call the police myself as he was commiting civil tresspass in a dangerous enviroment.

    he and rover were soon gone
     
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    theres too many human rights greenpeace do,gooders,walking there pooches these days,this society is a cotton wool one.
     
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    if you dont have permission to shoot on land keep off it,as theres always a tree hugger near bye to call the police.
     
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    you can get in to lots of trouble for armed tresspass, i know tress pass is bad enough but people go through the roof if you have even a bb gun these days.

    me and my buddies used to go in to woodland copses and start shooting each other with plastic balls.

    if we were caught we could have been in quite a bit of trouble
     

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