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  Topic: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
ohouston

Replies: 51
Views: 160636
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun May 29, 05 1:39 am   Subject: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
HEY!

We were talking about tracers.

[ps, I know how you feel, pigeons are a lot of fun at this time of year].

#4 shot is too big. #6 30g.
  Topic: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
ohouston

Replies: 51
Views: 160636
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun May 29, 05 1:35 am   Subject: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
But what about the 'tracer'?
  Topic: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
ohouston

Replies: 51
Views: 160636
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun May 29, 05 1:33 am   Subject: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
#4?

Impressed regardless.



Honestly.
  Topic: Hare's (not Hairs)
ohouston

Replies: 17
Views: 13989
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun May 29, 05 1:29 am   Subject: Hare's (not Hairs)
Mixie is 'managed' by man, and I can fully understand why, but as new strains are repeatedly introduced to the UK, surely people with a stake in countryside matters should be counsulted?
  Topic: Air Rifle
ohouston

Replies: 52
Views: 46293
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun May 29, 05 1:15 am   Subject: Air Rifle
Dont use air rifles on live animals. See topic "Big Game" for more info.

I'm happy to debate this further if people think there is a good reason to.
  Topic: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
ohouston

Replies: 51
Views: 160636
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun May 29, 05 1:07 am   Subject: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
Not bad.
Impressed.
But did you shoot them with tracers?
  Topic: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
ohouston

Replies: 51
Views: 160636
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun May 29, 05 12:44 am   Subject: Tracers
I'm not sure shotgun tracers are for tracing shot trajectory. Are tracer shells not just for putting up a flare? i.e. here I am, land the rescue chopper here...
  Topic: Hare's (not Hairs)
ohouston

Replies: 17
Views: 13989
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu May 26, 05 9:36 pm   Subject: Hare's (not Hairs)
Sounds like a mixed bag for our friends the Hare, some areas up, some conspicuosly absent - possibly due to local factors [there are three, in order, 1. Food, 2, Predators (inc. man) 3. Disease]

Ho ...
  Topic: Hare's (not Hairs)
ohouston

Replies: 17
Views: 13989
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu May 26, 05 1:19 pm   Subject: Hare's (not Hairs)
oops, forgot to log in, that was me as 'Guest' above.
  Topic: Hare's (not Hairs)
ohouston

Replies: 17
Views: 13989
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu May 26, 05 12:58 pm   Subject: Hare's (not Hairs)
Last week a nearby farmer asked me to sort out a problem with Hares. His cabbage crop was sprouting and a gang of aboth 15-20 yobbish Hare's were nibbling them up at a horrifying rate.

Well, I've g ...
  Topic: Big Game
ohouston

Replies: 36
Views: 31976
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu May 26, 05 11:42 am   Subject: Big Game
Oh well, at the risk of wading into a debate topic whos trajectory is more like my uncles .177 BSA than Deerstalkers shiny .22 Magnum Bunny Widowmaker...

Still here goes. Johnny Boy is right…(is t ...
  Topic: Big Game
ohouston

Replies: 36
Views: 31976
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed May 25, 05 12:07 pm   Subject: A proposal for the Taking of Large Herbavorial Hooffed Stags
Agree, Im not sure everyone is entering into the true spirit of this forum, but anyway...

To be honest I think its easy to over science this.

Simple answer (in the spirit of stimulating debate) ...
  Topic: Shooting syndicates and clubs
ohouston

Replies: 35
Views: 32825
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun May 22, 05 7:52 pm   Subject: £100 air gun club
£100 for airgun club is steep.

Don't recomend airguns for live game, better get a .22 rimfire for small game. Join a smallbore rifle club - about £30/year?

For insurance best is BASC - £53 which ...
  Topic: Weclome ohouston
ohouston

Replies: 5
Views: 4207
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Sun May 22, 05 7:39 pm   Subject: RE: Welcome
Its a good site. Glad to be here, did try to reply to a couple of conversations, but replies seem to have dissapeared...?? Am I doing something wrong?
 
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