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  Topic: Bipods
whitelegg1

Replies: 4
Views: 6779
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sat Apr 10, 10 11:48 am   Subject: Bipods
Swivel base means you can negate any canting issues, so that if the ground isn't perfectly level you can tilt the rifle back over to get verticle..... a small spirit level bubble tube help to get this ...
  Topic: Cleaning .22 rifles
whitelegg1

Replies: 13
Views: 14672
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun Nov 01, 09 6:29 pm   Subject: Cleaning .22 rifles
Boresnake is best....

Using a rod you stand a good chance of damaging the crown! Not good....

Be careful with the pull string as you don't want to damage the crown with that either.....

I thi ...
  Topic: Rifle shooting - shooting Foxes the correct tool for me
whitelegg1

Replies: 15
Views: 29691
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 09 7:50 am   Subject: Rifle shooting - shooting Foxes the correct tool for me
As for Rimfire calibres.
.17HMR & .22 WMR are suitable at appropriate ranges.
Aprropriate = the lesser of the rounds capability or your capability.

.22LR is OK at short range, maybe sub 50 ya ...
  Topic: Bumblefoot?
whitelegg1

Replies: 7
Views: 2570
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Sep 19, 09 5:09 pm   Subject: Bumblefoot?
Purple antiseptic spray.....

What is this spray you talk of??

Any idea where I would get it from?

Thanks
Pete
  Topic: Bumblefoot?
whitelegg1

Replies: 7
Views: 2570
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Sep 19, 09 2:31 pm   Subject: Bumblefoot?
I have a possible problem with some of my hens....

Tow of them had a hardened muddy bit on the pad of their feet.

The first one lay perfectly still whilst I removed it, the foot was perfectly fi ...
  Topic: Hen - Off Laying - When do I start worrying?
whitelegg1

Replies: 6
Views: 2173
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 09 12:09 pm   Subject: Hen - Off Laying - When do I start worrying?
I shall send the children on a treasure hunt later!!!

However my 6 yr old son, refuses to go outside when the PipSqueak the one who's off laying is around..

She keeps chasing him, and unfortunat ...
  Topic: Hen - Off Laying - When do I start worrying?
whitelegg1

Replies: 6
Views: 2173
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 09 10:41 am   Subject: Hen - Off Laying - When do I start worrying?
Having had a week at Grandma's in an Eglu...
Our three girls have returned to relative freedom.

Two tooks a day or so to be back into a routine of five a week....however the other one seems to hav ...
  Topic: What can't hens eat?
whitelegg1

Replies: 58
Views: 24522
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue May 12, 09 8:01 am   Subject: What can't hens eat?
Rhubarb would seem to not be a problem for ours.

Three hens have decimated the crop!

Their going strong, in fact they have all started laying now, so it would appear no ill effects! ...
  Topic: Air rifle / best one to buy
whitelegg1

Replies: 15
Views: 31645
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 09 11:40 pm   Subject: Air rifle / best one to buy
I feel the same about the HW77k, there is something special about a good shot with a springer.......not dissing the pcps, but good shooting with a beast of a springer is not easy....

DOES WORK THE ...
  Topic: Air rifle / best one to buy
whitelegg1

Replies: 15
Views: 31645
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 09 8:01 pm   Subject: Air rifle / best one to buy
Another vote for pcps.....

I have an AA S200, manages 40 good shots, before going of the boil!
Not the best shot count, but cheaper than a Daystate!!

Accuracy.....un-flippin-believable....

I ...
  Topic: Chicken holiday! HELP NEEDED!
whitelegg1

Replies: 23
Views: 19411
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 09 5:28 pm   Subject: Chicken holiday! HELP NEEDED!
When we go on holiday, we at struggling to know what to do with our 3 hens.

Weekends away (short holidays) no problem, neighbours and family chip in.

However for the annual 2 weeks away, its a b ...
  Topic: Bunny Hugger.
whitelegg1

Replies: 19
Views: 19700
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 09 11:03 am   Subject: Bunny Hugger.
I could offer some assistance

Where abouts are you.......?

I'm housetrained, and used to be quite successful!! Till I met the rabbits with radar!!!!!

Pete
  Topic: my style (but not for the pot )
whitelegg1

Replies: 8
Views: 6878
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 09 10:41 am   Subject: my style (but not for the pot )
Sawn down .410 ...... legal?
Which bit was sawn down?

The multi shot ultra sounds a good bet to me!

Pete
  Topic: Live catch trapping foxes
whitelegg1

Replies: 20
Views: 18356
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed Mar 25, 09 10:25 am   Subject: Live catch trapping foxes
Fair point.
I'll trust your judgement.
I'm now on the the lookout for a nice and cheap .410, some subs and possibly as second shorter stock for the kids

Pete
  Topic: Live catch trapping foxes
whitelegg1

Replies: 20
Views: 18356
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed Mar 25, 09 9:19 am   Subject: Live catch trapping foxes
Depends on how many chickens you have...
For me with 3 hens, it would semm a little rash!

However if I had a flock of 600, one dying to save many might seem to have more validity...

Pete

Onc ...
 
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