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      Upgrade   01/16/2018

      Well it took me longer than expected and it was a bumpy road, but the forum is now upgraded to the latest version. The previous skin will no longer work with this new version, but I will check to see if there is a similar one for this version. Enjoy and if you encounter any problem just report it.


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  1. Stainless Barrels

    4 tins isn’t a great deal to get it on song. What are the benefits of having a stainless barrel over a normal one,apart from not rusting
  2. GC2 Action .

    I think that proves what people have been saying regarding head sizes. It don’t make any difference it’s all about batches. A tin of 4.51’s were measured and some bigger than 4.53 were in the tin and not many 4.51’s
  3. Hot Pellet

    Welcome to the madhouse
  4. The Jacket and the Hat ?

    Thats why Ive always liked Sywell. You know where you are with a constant wind
  5. Scopes ?

    Ive seen BSAs still going for £300+ with sidewheel,pointer etc. Get a goodn and theyre hard to beat
  6. Scopes ?

    As you know Ive got a ZOS on my LGU. Is it up to the job? Not really. Its ok up to 45 yards but passed that and its a bit wishy washy. Dont get me wrong its not a bad scope for the money,I paid £80 for mine with mounts but the side wheel although the same as a T50 Falcon the locking screw is rubbish and cant grip the turret tight enough without it burring over. The turrets are the same as a T50 and have a nice positive click and always returns to zero no problems. Ive had it on my LGU for a couple of years now and Ive never had to re zero it,so recoil isnt a problem. The optics are pretty clear but has a mad reticle with loads of lines in it and no cross in the middle just sort of cup that you put the kill zone inside. If you can get one cheap and need a scope to start out with then its ok.
  7. Airgunforum, what future?

    Maybe a review section. Be it top notch FT/HFT equipment or budget starter rifles and pistols. Also any gear thats related to shooting.
  8. Paul James British Recoiling Championship 2018

    Get the old SR out and come along.
  9. Paul James British Recoiling Championship 2018

    Yeah Im up for it. Your ok mine wont make you jump lol
  10. Paul James British Recoiling Championship 2018

    There you go Ozzy you can share a gun
  11. Paul James British Recoiling Championship 2018

    Wed have to be paired together
  12. Paul James British Recoiling Championship 2018

    if I had a springer mate we could of gone up together. I've been keeping an eye out for one but none have come up Share mine. Not like its gonna run out of air lol
  13. Paul James British Recoiling Championship 2018

    Is it strictly springers? Im sure Ive seen pics before with pcps in it,I could be wrong though. Its for charity at the end of the day.
  14. Paul James British Recoiling Championship 2018

    Im tempted but its a long old slog