Is;nt this weather crap

Discussion in 'General Airgun Chat' started by popsheep, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. popsheep

    popsheep Lee Marvin & the Shadows

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    Hows every-one getting about ,my van has;nt started for about 2 weeks and this weather is getting me down cant get shooting with the new gun, got to get it ready for the UKAHFTs and the Worlds
    cheers Ian
     
  2. RobF

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    I prefer the snow to the wet...
     
  3. LAity

    LAity Goed Geschoten

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    What we need is an indoor range at MAD, a nice warm indoor range. Now that would be good. It is a shame when we are all getting ready for next season and the Worlds round the corner and nobody can get anything done . What a massive pain, it does look nice though i reckon.

    LAity
     
  4. sakerman

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    ..with full canteen facilities open 24/7
     
  5. Chris Coombes

    Chris Coombes The specialist

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    Yes Ian it is crap mate, just hope the Midlands shoot will be on for next Sunday.
    I was pi~~ed off about Quarry not being on,but you can't change the weather.:(
     
  6. alhucoll

    alhucoll New Member

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    Gents,

    It's not muddy at least.
    It may be cold and icy, extremely hard on the knees and elbows..............but you don't have to power hose yourself down to get rid of the mud.

    Having said that, give me the mud!

    Mud, mud glorious mud
    nothing quite like it for stirring the blood...........

    ATB

    Al a mud engineer (honest!)
     
  7. Knockedover

    Knockedover CSFTA Champ

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    And strippers....lots of strippers:D:D
     
  8. sakerman

    sakerman Member

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    oooooooooooohhhhhhhhh yesss:eek:
     
  9. D Martin

    D Martin Non member

    Hasn't really bothered me much....got the snow and ice but managed to get out pretty much as normal up to now. I'm just about to get the rifle ready as I'm off up to PARC for a couple of hours in the morning.
    Must admit though I've been getting loads of kneeling and standing practise in as I'm not too fussy about laying down unless I have to :D

    Dave
     
  10. alhucoll

    alhucoll New Member

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    OOhhh!
    Air
    In aluminium?

    Or the real Macoy?
    Being ex Senior Service and now Oilfield, well strippers are very entertaining.
    I do remember one run ashore.........:)
    Edit for being an open site!
    High blood pressure for remembering that, at least it went to the extremities!

    Al

    Oopps, bruised me knee caps..........:p
     
  11. RobF

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    What goes on tour, stays on tour ;)
     
  12. skires

    skires Well-Known Member

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    Novelty's starting to wear off now.

    Just before Christmas I wanted go to a Midland's HFT and the exhaust fell off on the Saturday evening.

    Then I wanted to go to Fort and it snowed heavily and no one was getting up or down this hill where I live.

    I need to zero scope and set up etc but I have tried to get down to the club but the road is so covered in snow no one can get in or out of the place.

    I went to a local indoor range to see if I could pay a couple of quid for a session so I could zero but they've stopped doing pay as you go and you now have to pay £120 to join.

    I was going to Tawd for their freezer today but that's sensibly off due to snow.

    I get a few months a year where I can try and go shooting and this last month's been written off.

    Throw into the mix that I passed a kidney stone on Christmas Eve ( read hedgehog :D ).

    Ah well ... never mind. We are all in the same boat and there's nowt we can do about the weather like Chris says.

    Grumpy old Boz
     
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  13. Sparky

    Sparky Ich dien Staff Member

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    Yes had enough now, got some new toys to try and can't even get to the club, pissed off that we had to cancel the extreme and the worse thing is it's snowing like hell here again:mad:

    Pete
     
  14. villiers

    villiers Self appointed antipimp

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    Been down to Bisley this morning had a shoot for a couple of hours ,lovely it was:D
     
  15. Jon

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    Love shooting in the snow but a rarity.
    Business as usual no missed shoots, 65 miles each day to work just got to know how to drive in it.
     
  16. Willbe

    Willbe I Like BIG Hats!

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    Ian and I had JUST this discussion today too! :D
     
  17. Photoguy2910

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    I haven't touched my air rifles in about a month... haven't been to the club in...ages. I don't mind driving in the snow and ice, but lying down in it or trying to shoot in the wind when it brings the chill down well into -double figures... nahhh

    I am getting some smallbore in though, at least it's inside with a heater :D
     
  18. RobF

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    Same here, i had to go looking for my comp gun yesterday!

    Looks like the snow is on the melt here... if it freezes then it will be heavy snow, but its +2 now, so I reckon we've seen the last... which means CGC could be snowless this weekend. Shame, I've just painted all the targets white and black :(
     
  19. Roy

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    More snow here last night and this morning:D
    I reckon it will all be gone by the weekend Rob.
    My pellets will be going rusty :rolleyes:
     
  20. RobF

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    hopefully, although I would prefer a light frost and dry day than a windy soggy one.

    last week I was worried about being able to get anything in the permafrost ground... this week i'm more concerned about it falling back out of the soggy sand... it will be alright on the night im sure :D
     

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