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  Topic: Waylaying rabbits for the pot.
Snap Cap

Replies: 32
Views: 20936
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sat Aug 26, 06 3:57 am   Subject: Waylaying rabbits for the pot.
Paul Mckenna. Hypnotist. using only the power of suggestion he could "suggest" that a full field of bunnies jump into the back of my truck Failing that I would not mind learning ferreting, would not f ...
  Topic: New Shoot.
Snap Cap

Replies: 9
Views: 7806
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sat Aug 26, 06 3:43 am   Subject: New Shoot.
ARGHHHHHHHHHH!!!

BLOODY RAINNING!!
  Topic: New Shoot.
Snap Cap

Replies: 9
Views: 7806
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 06 3:14 pm   Subject: New Shoot.
Its slap bang in the middle between Chelmsford and the M11.

spanky you sound like a person after me own heart mate, Always wanted to camp out on a shoot, wake up shoot your brekkie!

Will ask abo ...
  Topic: New Shoot.
Snap Cap

Replies: 9
Views: 7806
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 06 2:02 pm   Subject: New Shoot.
would depend on where you are mate and what arrangment there was , safety insurance etc regs karl

Essex, need insurance obviously BASC or BASA.

Bodger, not sure how to play this. The best way w ...
  Topic: New Shoot.
Snap Cap

Replies: 9
Views: 7806
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 06 12:48 pm   Subject: New Shoot.
Sitting on my arse all week doing nothing, so have put my self about a bit today with the owner of my shoot. He has in formed me that someone he knew has just chucked off the team that had the rights ...
  Topic: How much for a setup?
Snap Cap

Replies: 13
Views: 9087
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 06 7:38 pm   Subject: How much for a setup?
Not a big fan of PCP's got a AA S410K set up as a permenant night rig. But for daytime sorties I use my AA TX200HC its a springa and a cracking gun cannot fault it in any way. I also bought a AA pro s ...
  Topic: How much for a setup?
Snap Cap

Replies: 13
Views: 9087
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 06 7:24 pm   Subject: How much for a setup?
Do you still keep Air rifles then dpack?
  Topic: How much for a setup?
Snap Cap

Replies: 13
Views: 9087
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 06 6:44 pm   Subject: How much for a setup?
You dont want 12ftIlb you want under, 11.5 is fine. 12ft is bang on and too close for comfort. At 35 yards if you can obtain 1 inch groups then you are set.
  Topic: How much for a setup?
Snap Cap

Replies: 13
Views: 9087
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 06 6:30 pm   Subject: How much for a setup?
i liked a webley vucan ,polished and chopped with a suppressor and heavey load ,
i wouldnt dream of having such a thing now
break barrels are toys ,pre charged you could get 400 ft/lb 'phant gun : ...
  Topic: How much for a setup?
Snap Cap

Replies: 13
Views: 9087
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 06 6:08 pm   Subject: How much for a setup?
If I was you I'd start out with a BSA Lightning, light for a springa but easily got the minerals to bowl a bunny out to 35 yards, you can pick one up for about 100-150 quid. The trouble with PCP Rifle ...
  Topic: And now, RABBIT flu...
Snap Cap

Replies: 15
Views: 13865
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 06 11:25 am   Subject: And now, RABBIT flu...
To be honest I don't know they are just a part of my kit. Its easier than carrying around hand wash which I used to do. Now I just paunch the bunny hang him on a branch take the gloves off and take th ...
  Topic: And now, RABBIT flu...
Snap Cap

Replies: 15
Views: 13865
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 06 11:15 am   Subject: And now, RABBIT flu...
I already use the blue mechanics gloves, much tougher than the white ones. Never gut a rabbit or de- breast a woodie without them.
  Topic: Pest control, is it hunting?
Snap Cap

Replies: 15
Views: 13404
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun Aug 20, 06 8:59 am   Subject: Pest control, is it hunting?
IIf you find 20 catterpillars on a cabbage leaf you get rid of the lot. Thats pest control. If you are quite partial to caterpillar soup you take ten off and leave the ten to breed. Thats hunting
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  Topic: Pest control, is it hunting?
Snap Cap

Replies: 15
Views: 13404
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun Aug 20, 06 8:46 am   Subject: Pest control, is it hunting?
Ok but pest control would include the taking of milky doe, kitts, young, and old. Basically its indiscriminate, where as hunting you dont want to wipe out your food supply in one hit so as sally says ...
  Topic: Pest control, is it hunting?
Snap Cap

Replies: 15
Views: 13404
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun Aug 20, 06 8:33 am   Subject: Pest control, is it hunting?
I agree , pest control is a job, hunting is more of a hobby / sport if i can call it that.
as you say Bodger, with pest control it is about removing as many of the animals that are causing the damage ...
 
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