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  Topic: Shooting advice please?
shaun

Replies: 27
Views: 28257
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Aug 29, 05 9:16 pm   Subject: Shooting advice please?
Just read the previous posts and feel obliged to put up some support for the shotgun fans. I too have used air rifles to take rabbits ranging from break barrel springers to super fancy pcp's. Having a ...
  Topic: Starting Lure Fishing
shaun

Replies: 5
Views: 5768
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Fri May 20, 05 8:40 am   Subject: Starting Lure Fishing
Read the article and just want to say thanks. I too am about to start fishing and fancied starting with lures.
  Topic: rimfires .22 or .17
shaun

Replies: 121
Views: 56927
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 05 9:46 am   Subject: rimfires .22 or .17
It is zeroed for 50 yards but for the long range shot Iwas resting on a fence rail and aimed off by using the next dot down from centre on the reticule.

Do not think I am some kind of hot shot, th ...
  Topic: rimfires .22 or .17
shaun

Replies: 121
Views: 56927
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun Mar 20, 05 11:41 am   Subject: rimfires .22 or .17
It is a bolt action and very quiet with the moderator fitted and sub sonic ammo. I shoot with the rifle at ellesmere in shropshire, went on saturday came away with three good sized rabbits after a mo ...
  Topic: rimfires .22 or .17
shaun

Replies: 121
Views: 56927
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 05 3:08 pm   Subject: rimfires .22 or .17
I finally received my FAC last saturday and with no time to waste purchased a CZ American .22 rimfire and a Tasco 2.5-10x44 scope. I have had a couple of outings with it to try to get to grips with t ...
  Topic: Methods of taking rabbits
shaun

Replies: 31
Views: 16657
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun Feb 06, 05 4:48 pm   Subject: Methods of taking rabbits
If it is purely pest control then lamp and rifle. But shooting them with a shotgun over a spaniel takes some beating.
  Topic: rimfires .22 or .17
shaun

Replies: 121
Views: 56927
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed Jan 26, 05 8:39 pm   Subject: rimfires .22 or .17
Thanks

Its not too late yet our Police force are not the fastest when it comes to firearms as i know through the many renewalls of my shotgun certs over the years.

I have to admit that the silen ...
  Topic: rimfires .22 or .17
shaun

Replies: 121
Views: 56927
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed Jan 26, 05 6:51 pm   Subject: rimfires .22 or .17
Madman
Thanks for the info, sorry for the delay in replying have to wait my turn to get on the computer. It is interesting learning of someones experience with the .17. On one place where I go beati ...
  Topic: rimfires .22 or .17
shaun

Replies: 121
Views: 56927
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 05 3:16 pm   Subject: rimfires .22 or .17
Taking on board what advice has been offered i will be asking for a .22 rimfire as rabbits will be the main quarry so i will not be requiring a centre fire just yet. But no-one has answered the second ...
  Topic: rimfires .22 or .17
shaun

Replies: 121
Views: 56927
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sat Dec 11, 04 6:36 pm   Subject: rimfires .22 or .17
I have read on a web site linked to yorkshire shootin supplies of an american who swears by the .17 for fox control. Plus there was a keeper that once wrote in sporting shooter that he had shot a fox ...
  Topic: rimfires .22 or .17
shaun

Replies: 121
Views: 56927
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sat Dec 11, 04 6:14 pm   Subject: rimfires .22 or .17
Rabbits will be the main quarry with the occasional fox when the need arises. When i spoke to the man from BASC for a bit of advice he said that most Police forces prefer the .17 as it disintigrates ...
  Topic: rimfires .22 or .17
shaun

Replies: 121
Views: 56927
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sat Dec 11, 04 9:46 am   Subject: rimfires .22 or .17
Iam in the process of applying for my FAC, although a lifelong shotgunner i thought its about time (and i have the need due to vermin control problems) to get a rifle. Like most my shooting career st ...
  Topic: Do you view shooting as sport?
shaun

Replies: 41
Views: 21342
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Nov 29, 04 4:51 pm   Subject: Do you view shooting as sport?
i once thought the same about big shoots until a few years back when i gained access to a place that was once a large shoot but had fell by the way side. the woods on that shoot were barren of the wi ...
 
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