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OK time to stop messing and get real . mr shutz out of the cupboard . barrel cleaned . Lupe Comp fitted . set up wednesday and thursday .club comp sunday . 50 P in a man . can i get back to shooting properly after a long break and just messing with rifles . can i take on the latest greatest kit . we will find out if and old gun and an old man can still do it ??? HOLLY

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Of course and i hope we will be there next year as well ??? HOLLY

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Nope :lol2:

Well we will see in the winter league . Central has a selection of the best rifles available . ??? HOLLY

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Nope :lol2:

Well we will see in the winter league . Central has a selection of the best rifles available . ??? HOLLY

 

 

 

Your not against other rifles, your against the course.

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Rubbish simon . in a perfect world maybe . yes i know those who write the comics say so . i say again rubbish . it might start of so but it always finnishes with you V him . personally , that is how i like it . stirs the blood ??? HOLLY

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I'm with Simon, it is what I was told when I first started shooting FT. Mind, the bloke who told me really didn't have much of a clue what he was talking about, only having won three World FT Championships.

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​All top end rifles are much the same. All need sorting to some degree to get the best out of them. Once that's achieved they all will do a 5p group at 55y on a still day. None has any real advantage over the other, its just some shooters prefer X over Y. The reasons for choosing a gun can be many!!

 

Only time your against another is the Showdown, which is one of my fav weekends of the year.

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Only time your against another is the Showdown,

Very true, Holly has attended quite a few over the decades to hand over a bye 2nd round.

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I shot my nut's off over best part of the 18 years i was in the showdown . but after about ten years you realise it is not a gonna happen . so you shoot well in the first round . shoot the second . get your badge and go home . simple .

 

Yes i will agree Neil , that Nick did shoot like that BUT nobody else does . i remember at a big shoot Bainsee put hancox with me cos he knew i would wind him up . needless to say . bainsee won it . Now That Is FT ??? HOLLY

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OK not much time shooting or set up time . as it rained on and off all day . still it was good to get the old boy out and let it get a sniff of some targets . old herman the german . Gott in himmel . you swinehund . you call that shooting he said . you were shooting like a scotsman , he said ( meaning rubbish ) . set up quickly but then found that when i got to sitting . the scope was too far forward . Dohhhhh . start again early tomorrow . ??? HOLLY

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Well today was getting up and down day . into the sitting position and then up again . trying to get some method of doing it without looking like i was gonna fall on my face . not a gonna be easy . tied to bean bags tied together . one to place the rifle on and sit down with out it . nope gets twisted / dirty in the mud . will work on it sunday . decided to sell my 40 mag . as in my knackered state it is taking too long to find the target . then look away , adjust the turret and find it again . without magging down . it was OK before i had the hip done . but at the mo cannot get a good rested position naturally to use it properly . maybe get another 20=50 . maybe not . the scope has a taylor top turret . a mill dot ret . fitted in germany . comes down to just past 10 yards . rowan silver adjustable ;pointer . , sunshade . the small jon harris sidewheel , which suits it perfectly . range finds well . optics very good . boxed . no longer made . so hard to get a good one . looking for £ 850 plus post ??? HOLLY

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Tim godhall is looking for a luep.

Good luck if you get £850 for it, 750 more realistic

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£750 is welsh money . you were right a year ago simon , when they were still made . not now . lightest good FT scope on the market don't get the money . don't sell . simple ??? HOLLY

 

PS mr harris side wheel is over a hundred quid .

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Well it seems as if simons idea of price was quite a bit out . looks like it is going to a new home ??? HOLLY

 

PS only snag is may now lose 50 P at the club comp sunday . as i have to take it off the shutz .

 

PSS anybody got a good 20=50 for sale ?

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Did not even advertise it . quality sells Neil . now i wonder how much i could get on Bazza , Colin and Neil > Hmmmm ??? HOLLY

 

PS I reckon about 30P each . on a good day .

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I put my Pulsar up for sale . nothing except a bloke who wanted to swap it for two other rifles . not really , cos then i have to sell two rifles instead of one . then all of a sudden it goes mad . I WANT IT and so on . if you want the best price , gunstar ??? HOLLY

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The problem is always the same stan dodgy triggers . no good for FT ??? HOLLY

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I suppose that is the main problem with any pup unless it's been sorted

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I have a pup called a Noblesse . it is korean . good quality . very accurate . regged , but the trigger lets it down . that plus the fact it has no single shot adapter . having said that . the trigger on the new air arms Galahad , is worse than the Noblesse . ??? HOLLY

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Did not even advertise it . quality sells Neil . now i wonder how much i could get on Bazza , Colin and Neil > Hmmmm ??? HOLLY

 

PS I reckon about 30P each . on a good day .

More than if we stuck you up for sale; we'd have to pay and even then it would be debatable...:grin:

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Club comp today and the shutz did well . wobble , wobble bang . but most fell over . probably from shock . oh and finished a 30 shot course . only just but i did it . ??? HOLLY

 

PS now if i can just do kneelers . colin and bazza and neil are toast .

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Right practice today at the club . good day lovely weather and some good shooting , BUT could be better . getting up and down has become easier since i remembered how i actually used to do it . seems a silly thing to say . but it has been nearly a year since i used the sitting position properly . did most of my shooting kneeling . once i got that sorted it was trigger control and stability . slowly getting there , ??? HOLLY

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Club sunday . still got bug/flu but a bit better . so some fresh air won't come amiss . ??? HOLLY

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Club sunday . still got bug/flu but a bit better . so some fresh air won't come amiss . ??? HOLLY

Fresh air will do you good mate. I was just listening to the radio and a Walsall FC fan had booked a hotel 11 miles from Portsmouth for there footy game today turns out the hotel was on th rock lol. Are you doing / going the euros / worlds old boy? Shot Millride club shoot today which was very windy 20/30 and was quite happy with that! It was a head to head which is big kill and mini kill in each lane, the usual couple of 60 yarders as well for good measure.

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