UKAHFT Round 1 Lea Valley - No free access to zeroing on Saturday

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  1. rogb

    rogb Señor Member

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    Hi all I have just heard from LV committee and they have stated that anyone who is not a member and wishes to zero on Saturday 13th March prior to the Sunday R1, will have to sign in as a visitor and pay the guest fee £5 for adults and £2.50 for juniors.

    The zero and plinking ranges will be open all day on the comp day of course:)
     
  2. skipper

    skipper New Member

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    :eek:............ No camping either ?
     
  3. rogb

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    No mate, our landlords wouldn't allow that (and haven't for quite some years) but as the ground on the ranges is very waterlogged at the moment (not the woods), I wouldn't think it would be much fun, up to your ankles in water, mud , spent cartridges and clay fragments:eek::D
     
  4. Sparky

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    Can i add i know this has nothing to do with Roger, so don't shoot the messenger.

    But people should really read things before they agree and sign:rolleyes:

    Pete
     
  5. Dave Ramshead

    Dave Ramshead England HFT Team squatter

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    Is this to recoup the money the club is missing out on by donating Sundays proceeds to Help 4 Heroes, or is Saturdays money being donated as well?

    Not that it bothers me in the slightest either way, there's worse things to get wound up about:)
     
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  6. DarrenQ

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    Rather zero at petes on friday/sat hot tea and coffee, roof over your head, heaters above benches, no mud or broken clays under foot.
    thats what i will be doing.

    Darren.
     
  7. tokoloshe

    tokoloshe Twang ****!

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    Yeah, and it'll be £20 for induction for non members!
     
  8. LAity

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    What we need is a place nearby that has a windless zeroing facility that does not cost the earth!!! Sadly i don't think there is one!. What a real shame.


    LAity
     
  9. LAity

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    I think that is a massive price to pay to be honest. I dont use Pete's farm much, i only go there when i have to. That costs WAY too much!!!
     
  10. DarrenQ

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    no place to zero.

    ok zero at home, then check zero in the mud and broken clays on sunday.

    Darren.
     
  11. Sharpe

    Sharpe Semper fidelis

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    What does it matter if or where he zeroes, the boys going down! ;) :)
     
  12. LAity

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    No you dopey sole, i am saying that there is not many place's that we can zero in a windless area sadly without paying through the nose , i was not having a dig..plus i have a bad back from last night in the rain.

    LAity
     
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    Your not talking about me?? ....you must be drunk:D Rinsed like a dirty Duvet:):):)
     
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    Oh thats not nice Rog . just give the "old" fella his spare wheel back:eek::D
     
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    tokoloshe Twang ****!

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    The many hours I've enjoyed at Petes makes it the best £20 spent in years! Where else do you get these facilities, plus the social crack and anytime visiting hours? See you there tomorrow night!
     
  16. popsheep

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    I know its costs BUT

    Cant believe you Roger,it costs £25.00 induction but that lasts for life so you can go to PETES Farm if you live local ,pay a £5.00 after 5 o;clock and shoot till mid-night in a barn under cover with very very little wind use his electric and you think thats dear???? I think its the best about and untill there is better we still got to go as its the best about
     
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    Even until 4am:D

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  18. rogb

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    Darren, I think you have got hold of the wrong end of the stick.

    The ranges ie the grassy bits where the targets are, where the broken clays lie, and the car park, where you might camp, are wet, muddy etc.

    The part you zero from is under cover, has benches and seating and is concrete based, so it is dry and comfy:)

    It is just you won't be able to use it for free on the Saturday, that's all. This is the committee ruling and there is nothing that can be done about it, I'm afraid.

    All you have you have to do is turn up nice and early for your session and you will be able to check zero in the prevailing conditions, which might provide some helpful shooting hints for the day.
     
  19. DarrenQ

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    Hi Roger sorry i was not trying to have a go at you or the club facilaties just wanted to let people know there is somewhere else to go should your grounds be water logged, and yes i will be on the plinking range on sunday come rain snow or what ever the uk weather has to offer as i need all the help i can get at the moment.

    thanks
    Darren.
     
  20. w-v-m

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    I'm not tight, but the only reason I've not been to Petes farm when I'm at my 'van, is I that I resent paying a farmer £20 to point me to the inside of one of his sheds.

    I'll be checking zero at NTSC, on the Thursdays, no longer to 1/2 mil holdunder, but to crosshairs (new 27yd/25m zero).
    Warm , dry, then a bit o pistol, and .22 rimmy and maybe a bit of .38/.44 gallery rifle as well.

    Wayne
     

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