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your first air rifle????

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Rockabilly, Mar 14, 2008.

  1. Rockabilly

    Rockabilly Big Poster

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    what was your first ever air rifle?

    mine was a .22 bsa meteor, thought it was great until i sold it and got a webley vulcan.
     
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    started of with an air pistol i was to small to hold an air rile cant remember first air rifle long time ago
     
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    My first gun was the Sheridan EB22 CO2 pistol - in terms of rifles I got the BSA Supersport in .22, great little gun.
     
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    i to once believed in the myth about 22 cal till i got my first 177fwb sport wellover 20 years ago got laughed at first till me mates saw what it could do
     
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    My first air rifle was a Diana .177 back in 1956. Prior to that I'd had a GAT pistol and a Diana pistol. I think it's pretty safe to say that if I'd have put the pellets in a catapult made from knicker elastic, I could have done more damage....and probably been more accurate !!!
     
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    i started off with a crosman ratbuster pistol, which i still own but hardly ever use!!!

    my first rifle was a cometa 300, a good starter rifle, but am glad i sold it and bought my HW95!!!
     
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    relum tornado 22,four bob a week from the catalogue.
     
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    A second hand Diana, .22 me dad got me to keep the birds off the peas
     
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    started off with a CO2 semi auto then it broke so got a BSA metior, then wanted to try hunting so got my .22 S410

    were talking about 1st gun now?:confused: dont want to coz it was .177:p
     
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    Mine was a Webely ,think it was a Hawk Bought it when i was thirteen ;)
     
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    Ah those were the days, when you could buy an air rifle from the catalog on the never never.
     
  12. Rockabilly

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    yes its a long time ago now thats where i got my webley vulcan and hurricane, but it will never happen again
     
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    Hey James, me and a mate of mine bought tornados when we were about 17, so that would make it about 1963, they were bought from Grattons catalogue too.
    A nice gun in those days.
     
  14. simply james

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    aye grattans used to have shot guns in as well,can you imagine that now.
     
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    mine was an ensign elite,how many can remember them
     
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    Diana .177 got it from my uncles when I was eight, they had it when they were kids so I'm guessing a 1950s model. To this day I still haven't shot anything with a nicer trigger!! and it was damn accurate too.
     
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    Diana G80 was my dads, in .22 still got it bit worse for wear now,
     
  18. simply james

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    you must admit there was some nice rifles around in them days,and they didnt cost the earth did they.
     
  19. Rockabilly

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    yes can you remember the paratrooper with the spring fed magazine?
     
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    yeh the asi a good little gun for sure.
     

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