1. The Forum Rules have undergone some minor changes and updates.  Please take the time to read them; it will only take a couple of minutes of your time. By doing so, you lessen the chance of incurring the wrath of the moderation team or making yourself look foolish to other members.

    90% of users posting adverts in the Sales forums need to be reminded to read the rules as their posts are wrong.  This is unnecessarily time-consuming and will no longer happen - if your advert doesn't follow the Sales Rules it will be deleted and you'll have to start all over again.

    To close this box once you've read it (and the Rules), click on the X in the top right-hand corner.

    Thank you.

    AGF Staff

    Dismiss Notice
  2. A reminder of one of the Forum Rules:


    Do not make inappropriate or offensive posts - including threats, harassment, swearing, prejudice, defamation, deliberate insults or name-calling, other negative remarks about this forum, its moderators and administrators or your fellow members. Even if this is just your own personal opinion, RESPECT YOUR FELLOW MEMBERS.'

    There have been changes made to our censoring software in an attempt to help with this growing problem.

    Click the X in the top-right-hand corner to dismiss this notice.
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Dear members,

    Our membership (like our country) consists of people from all walks of life; different in far more ways than can be listed here and each with a different view based on their experience of life - regardless of their colour, religion or cultural heritage. Every single person in the UK has been born of mixed race – we are a multi-coloured and multi-cultural country.

    As many of you are aware there are a handful of individuals amongst this membership that persist in making provocative, inflammatory, racist and otherwise offensive comments. This has been happening across the forum to a certain degree but is most especially prevalent in the Adult section.

    The moderation team has tried to stay on top of this, however unfortunately because of the ‘offensive’ nature of much of its content we don’t monitor the Adult section quite as much as perhaps we should. As a result much of this behaviour has gone unnoticed unless it has been reported to us. While the team always intended to take a "light touch" approach to the Adult section it would seem that some people aren’t quite adult enough to be left unmonitored after all.

    This behaviour is, and always has been against Forum Rules as well as the specific stipulations of the Adults forum and it will no longer be tolerated. We feel it's time to draw a line in the sand and as such from this point onward offenders will receive an immediate and permanent ban from the forum.

    In order for us to achieve our goal of restoring the forum to the friendly and tolerant place it once was, we ask that ALL members be mindful of the content they post and help us to stop unacceptable behaviour by using the 'Report' tool at the bottom of any offending post - the results of which can be seen only by Admin/Moderators.

    You should all receive a copy of this message by PM. 

    To close this message box, click on the 'X' in the top-right-hand corner.

    Dismiss Notice
  4. Hotmail block emails from us entering your inbox. Unless you can setup a safe sender you will not get activation emails from the forum. Please use an alternative provider or complain to Hotmail.
    Hotmail addresses include.

    @Hotmail.co.uk @Hotmail.com @outlook.com @Live.com
    Dismiss Notice
  5. Postings on Politics, Religion & Controversial Off-Topic Material

    The majority of users do not want to read about these subjects and people have left the forum as a result of it – this is after all an 'Airgun' Forum. It’s all very well to say they don’t have to read it if they don't want to, but as most of us use the ‘New Posts’ button there is no easy way to avoid it.

    All AGF staff members are in favour of people being able to discuss what they want, but we have to draw the line somewhere if it is upsetting other users. We don’t want to read about these topics either.

    IMPORTANT- The discussion of politics and religion is no longer allowed anywhere on the forum (including the Adult section).  The only exception is if it's airgun related - they must be put in the Airgun Related Politics section..

    We will not tolerate bullying or personal attacks, racism or any other offensive 'isms'. we will remove these topics from the forum, we will not give you an area where you can abuse each other. We will not hesitate to ban offenders.

    To clear this text box, click on the 'X' in the top right-hand corner.

    Dismiss Notice

Which Rifle Did You Regret Selling.

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Brad75, Nov 16, 2019.

  1. Brad75

    Brad75 Thebradsimps

    Likes Received:
    Me it was a HW98 in.177

    I'd always wanted it one, fell in love with the ugly duckling looks of it, and the promise of its performance.

    Just couldn't gell with it. It had a terrible twang so much so it gave me a head ache and it was shotting very hot! Too close for comfort. It was still accurate, stupidly so.

    I was too scared to strip it to fetle with it incase I messed it up. So it sat in my (locked) wardrobe doing nothing so I moved it on.

    Roll on 12 months and I've stripped and fetled 3 different rifles 2 HWs and their triggers and I wish I'd kept it now. :facepalm:

    I tried filling the void with a HW95 .22 but I always found myself returning my 99 as shot so much better. So that went too.

    Yeah I probably will get another 98 but I've got more important things on the go at the moment.

    That itch will have to wait.
    hairyarms likes this.
  2. camoman

    camoman Engaging Member

    Likes Received:
    Stow on the Wold
    Oh yeah, a HW95 lazerguide internals, .22, professionaly shortened barrel, polished trigger, CS500 stock...virtually no recoil, super smooth to cock. It was wonderful. Had an Airwolf at the same time and the HW could easily hold it's own on the range.

    So I sold it, erm ??????

    Bagster66, foxtrott and hairyarms like this.
  3. bob4026

    bob4026 Posting Addict

    Likes Received:
    Burnley NWUK
    FWB 300s. It was as beautiful to shoot as it was to look at.

    what was I thinking?

    mad at myself when I go thru my pic library and see it. Superb gun it really was.


    Bagster66 and Wofty like this.
  4. Jagdwaffen

    Jagdwaffen Suns up guns up

    Likes Received:
    Vale of Arran
    Jeez every single one :stupid:
  5. Lev Levvin

    Lev Levvin Pro Poster

    Likes Received:
    Rapid .177 in 2004

    biggest mistake ever
  6. mike-carter

    mike-carter Pro Poster

    Likes Received:
    Orchard House West Yorkshire
    Everyone I sold except the Artemis P15 and PR900. That'll include 3 Ultra's, Scorpion, S400, S200 (lovely gun) HW35 (another great gun) a 99 or two a 97 Et al.
    Gary Jones likes this.
  7. silverfox1307

    silverfox1307 Busy Member

    Likes Received:
    Bruton, Somerset
    My first Pcp a BSA Ultra SE in .22

  8. Hiram

    Hiram Posting Addict

    Likes Received:
    Reno, Nevada
    M1 Garand. Beautiful walnut stock and more accurate than I am by a long chalk. The last of the milsurp 30-06 dried up (it was Greek) so I moved it on. The rifle I regret not buying, which is almost the same thing as selling, was an Enfield No4 Mk1 that was so factory fresh it was still wrapped in the original paper. By the time I made my mind up to buy it, it was gone. I am so often an idiot.
    ibo7 and Gary Jones like this.
  9. Mike.lewis

    Mike.lewis Donator

    Likes Received:
    West Midlands
    This one - but I managed to get it back.
    Walther lgv competition ultra - I can shoot this aswell as I could shoot my hw100 so sold the 100 and don't miss that at all
    PumpnGun, hairyarms and Oat like this.
  10. Oat

    Oat Very Active

    Likes Received:
    None. Any ive sold i wouldnt want back.
    mikeyhall1, PumpnGun and hairyarms like this.
  11. hairyarms

    hairyarms .

    Likes Received:
    Brierley Hill.
    image.jpeg This older .22 MKIII TX200 HC. It not only looked nice but shot really well. I find the older stocks a lot better than the newer ones to be honest.
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2019
    Bagster66, Jonnyovy, foxtrott and 2 others like this.
  12. Tim_B

    Tim_B Pro Poster

    Likes Received:
    .177 MFR with a light left handed stock.
    Gary Jones likes this.
  13. hamza

    hamza Posting Addict

    Likes Received:
    Pinner / HA5
    Sold?? You can sell them ???

    Nah. You're all pulling my leg.
    Cochise, ibo7, Tim_B and 5 others like this.
  14. Cornish Kev

    Cornish Kev Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    Truro, Cornwall
    HW100 in .20, really accurate and consistent.
    foxtrott likes this.
  15. robs5230

    robs5230 леший

    Likes Received:
    bideford devon
    2 really.
    A Sharp Victory in about 1993 and the FWB300s I rebuilt.

    The 300 was away from me for a whole year and the minute it went, I regretted it. Luckily I bought it back.
  16. littleJon365

    littleJon365 Democracy unless they disagree

    Likes Received:
    Most of them TBH :facepalm:
  17. Vangard

    Vangard Busy Member

    Likes Received:
    South Cambs
    Bsa S10 BBK in .22 with full blue print and shortened barrel (same length as buddy bottle) I wish I had not sold it. :facepalm:
    hairyarms likes this.
  18. PumpnGun

    PumpnGun Donator

    Likes Received:
    Central London
    I haven't sold any :nana:

    wsnaith, Bad shot, Bagster66 and 2 others like this.
  19. berbers

    berbers Engaging Member

    Likes Received:
    Tx mkiii. I needed the cash and it paid for an amazing weekend away. I later replaced it with a 98 which is superb.

    Ive no regrets on the outcome but i would still love to have it back in my cabinet. One day i will get another but theres no rush at the moment.
  20. Rikimaru

    Rikimaru Engaging Member

    Likes Received:
    Theoben Fenman. Absolutely loved that gun. I saved up for it for a year (I could not work due to a motorbike accident & had 2 small kids).
    Eventually got back to work but the place I worked made me redundant November, didn't get Xmas bonus & I had two kids presents to buy. No choice but to sell :(
    Worse part is I got another job the week after but the gun had been sold. Absolutely gutted & still regret selling the best most accurate gun I've used (& I've used a lot).
    Wing Commander and SlugFest like this.

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice