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  1. Strokebloke

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    If anyone has a barn door that they no longer need, can they freight it to Northampton for me please ?

    I went to the club last night, and couldn't have hit one if I'd been inside the barn.
    I tried falling out of bed last night, and I still didn't manage to hit the floor :rolleyes:

    If it goes on like this NJR & Holly are going to beat me on Sunday :eek:o

    I'm going to Sywell for some sitting shooting lessons tomorrow morning (hopefully) with Len and Chris.
    I just hope that they can sort me out.
     
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  2. NJR 100

    NJR 100 Because I`m AWESIME !!

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    You must of hit your head when you fell out out of bed?

    otherwise you would not be hallucinating that Holly could be you.

    me on the other Hand, I am Awesime:D



    Ft is a hard shooting disapline.
    Be realistic and set your goal at 20-25 hits (in the hill) on Sunday
    If you miss a few in a row, see if your partners can shed light, but dont panic! There is an old saying, if in dought give it nowt. Stright down the middle.
    Depends on what wind there is!
     
  3. Strokebloke

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    I capitulate: in Awe :D :D

    Thanks. That makes a lot of sense :)
    The reason I'm missing the barn door is because I haven't been practicing. as I should.
    Nose back to the grindstone tomorrow :D

    Thanks for my BFTA Number, if that was down to you, BTW.
     
  4. Conor

    Conor Never been banned from sales Staff Member

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    The only way you will ever hit a barn door from inside a barn if its actually closed!;)

    I much prefer 45 gallon drums myself.:D
     
  5. ellis d

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    Sywell can be brutall...ask simon aka njr100 how many he hit the last time he shot at sywell's winter league:D
    Many a good shot has come unstuck at sywell.....A tough place to practice...:)
     
  6. Strokebloke

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    This week, I wouldn't stand a chance with something that small :rolleyes: :)
     
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    I'm learning that nothing is to be taken for granted at Sywell.

    (I must keep reminding myself "Simon is Awesime" ~ "Simon is Awesime" ~ "Simon is Awesime")
     
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    NJR 100 Because I`m AWESIME !!

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    Cant rememver as I was experimenting that day:eek:, but i do know it was one more than Berty:D

    Now if only I could remeber that at the start of each shoot lol
     
  9. ellis d

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    A welsh lamb to the slaughter

    Il refresh your memory then....16x30:eek::eek::eek::eek: And heres me thinking the welsh could shoot in the wind....not on that day..lol:D:D
     
  10. Barndoor

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    I feel my username is very apt. The only thing is I really can hit myself <grin>
     
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    I love this bloke a real breath of fresh air(as oposed to the usual hot air:D)

    Aitch still smilling:)
     
  12. Strokebloke

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    A warm welcome.
    With a sense of humour such as you obviously have, you'll fit in well here. :)
     
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    Rangefinding

    This morning, at Sywell, Chris very kindly and very patiently, helped me to set up a knockdown target and some paper ones too ~ then went through the process of accurately defining range with the objective bell of my AO Nikko scope. He explained about magnification and suggested several settings which would work well on my scope, then allowed me to range find and litter my scope with small white sticky labels with the correct range positions marked in ink upon them. I can't believe how far out the manufacturers marks are
    (the actual 35yds is well past the 50yd dot on the bell)

    Whilst he sat and repeatedly rang the bell target at 55 yds. :rolleyes: :eek:o :)

    Thank you Chris, once more. And I'm only relieved that you will not be at Bisley this weekend. BTW, I've ordered a Rowan single shot loader
    Though I'm sure that everyone else will comprehensively splatter me anyway.
    But now I look like a pro.
    Because my scope has more little white stickers on it, than a geriatric after a shave with an open razor.
     
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    I am trying to find a supply of lemon pin badges for those of us that shoot like them:)
     
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    Can I have two please :D
     
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    Neil-T Boingers forever.

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    You already have a pair of lemons:eek: see you at Bisley. :p
     
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    The Only awsome thing about the pieman is his belly ??? HOLLY:):D:eek:
     
  18. Strokebloke

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    least said about them the better. LoL
     
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    Don't

    Don't forget the water jack . it can get reall humid in the wood at bisley around the back there . i was down the club today and had to take my jacket off cos of the heat ??? HOLLY:)
     
  20. Strokebloke

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    I have all day Saturday to stock up on provisions.

    It was hot and clear here in Northampton today. And the first time Ive been on the Sywell FT range when there has been no wind. Ideal for setting up my scope.
    And with some help from Paul (DOC admin) I've managed to release the obstruction in the bolt of my gun too.
    So there'll be no stopping me by Sunday. Simon (ratiniator) has been PMing me advice and wisdom.
    So I'm as prepared as I'm ever likely to be. :D

    I feel like a gladiator about to enter the arena. :eek: "We who are about to .... etc etc :rolleyes: :)
     

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