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    Due to having to make a cocking lever for the...

    Due to having to make a cocking lever for the webley(no longer available part)
    Webleys "lifetime warranty is written on toilet paper"
    I took it to try it out.
    Same choke thread as the "hatstand"...
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    Cleaning using the toilet and mr muscle. insert...

    Cleaning using the toilet and mr muscle.
    insert solvent and flush :rolleyes:

    Due to boredom and advised the no go on a sub "garden gun load"

    Stinky BP subs;)
    trying to get load data is an...
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    plan B. https://i.imgur.com/XgRcFLz.jpg...

    plan B.
    https://i.imgur.com/XgRcFLz.jpg
    :rolleyes:
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    What now? I'm bored tonight:( . heres a theory...

    What now?
    I'm bored tonight:(
    .
    heres a theory Adam.
    the 12 bore sub sonic "garden gun load"
    Tiny charge/much wadding/small amount of shot?
    .
    Hmm how little powder/shot to be affective @ 10-15...
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    Just done the maths. Used a home load and the...

    Just done the maths.
    Used a home load and the Italian cartridges today to get a side ny side/same weather comparison.

    Home load sub sonic= 150 in 30" @ 40 yards
    Ave pellets = 163 (measured over...
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    Managed to get a couple of shots in this...

    Managed to get a couple of shots in this afternoon.
    I'll have to start counting :rolleyes:

    Any way.
    The Hatstand fieldhunter.

    https://i.imgur.com/I64sHqk.jpg
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    Barrel is indeed 2 feet + 10...
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    lol I can stop clicking now :cool:

    lol I can stop clicking now :cool:
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    Nearly 3 1/2 years later you remembered this....

    Nearly 3 1/2 years later you remembered this. :rolleyes:
    I've been sat refreshing the page since your last post in 2014 :eek:
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    The Hatstand will take 76mm cases,but access to...

    The Hatstand will take 76mm cases,but access to them for re loading would be a problem.
    I can get an abundent supply of 70mm "once fired" Another option would be to reduce wadding to accomodate more...
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    Firstly. CONGRATULATIONS. . secondly. I have...

    Firstly.
    CONGRATULATIONS.
    .
    secondly.
    I have some feochi? 32g suitable for testing.(think they're #6 super sonic)
    will do the same test.(same place)
    I'll also try to perfect my circle drawing...
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    cheers Adam for your inspiration and guidance....

    cheers Adam for your inspiration and guidance.
    the decent crimped 32's seem to work well (practice makes perfect)
    the 36's have a bit more shot but the slight extra recoil caught me off guard.
    The...
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    Today I managed to get the measured 40 yards @...

    Today I managed to get the measured 40 yards @ 30" in between snow showers.
    32g #4 using 15 grains of red dot loaded in a once fired English Sporter case.
    162 pellets struck the paper. 12 landing...
  13. Thread: Lantra course.

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    Lantra course.

    has anyone non professional done the test?
    I don't want to become a pest controler.
    Living in a rural area once in a while I need to control the resident vermin.
    After the last change in 2016 I...
  14. Thread: Boots!?!?

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    Mike you shouldn't really comment. You had a...

    Mike you shouldn't really comment.
    You had a malfunction with your "willies" a few years ago :rolleyes:
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    cheers Adam. I'll select the best of the first...

    cheers Adam.
    I'll select the best of the first batch for further testing.
    I've just re loaded 10 cases with the same amount of powder and 36g of #4.
    SO..
    At some point in the not too distant...
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    Keep up the good work Bullseye :cool: . Right...

    Keep up the good work Bullseye :cool:
    .
    Right the dodgy testing has taken place.
    I remembered the guns/lining paper/marker (which ran out)
    and forgot the tape (lining paper isn't 30" across)...
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    Sticky: New cert came today via Royal Fail 2nd class....

    New cert came today via Royal Fail 2nd class.
    Applied around the 5th and arrived the 31st.
    So Durham aren't bad at renewals.
    Just looking at the current(old) and new cert side by side.
    The last 5...
  18. went to Marne (Catterick barracks) yesterday for...

    went to Marne (Catterick barracks) yesterday for the first time in years.
    chap taking the money remembered us :D
    "are the lads still juniors?" I had to say no as their both taller than me now...
  19. I've been in the same boat for the last "several...

    I've been in the same boat for the last "several years over gun spares.
    Plentiful supply in Canada and America.
    Neither will ship to each other and none will ship over here.
    last time I checked...
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    I like the part which "isn't manditory" but may...

    I like the part which "isn't manditory" but may speed the process up.:rolleyes:

    If you need the "old offences" you have to pay ACRO.
    https://www.acro.police.uk/
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    You might be right. Cartridges used were the...

    You might be right.
    Cartridges used were the initial "less than perfect crimps"
    some were flat and ugly but most were concave to the point where you could see the shot.
    Fibre wads came from Henry...
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    Sticky: Small world Andy. Durham have moved the firearms...

    Small world Andy.
    Durham have moved the firearms dept. to Peterlee since my last renewal.
    Last renewal took less than a month (5 years ago)this one has been in for about a month now.
    New...
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    Sticky: alarm installed AND I had to decorate the hall...

    alarm installed AND I had to decorate the hall due to drilling the wall for the keypad :(
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    Due to the weather being diabolical recently and...

    Due to the weather being diabolical recently and work getting in the way :rolleyes:
    I haven't been out much (fitting a house alarm didn't help either)
    Anyway managed a few shots today.
    Box is A3...
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    Sticky: yale hsa6200 procured today and firearms informed...

    yale hsa6200 procured today and firearms informed to update the file.
    no alarm to now has alarm :rolleyes:
    up ladder tomorrow :(
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