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  1. 22cf

    An Afternoon on the crows.

    A great afternoon on the crows.
  2. 22cf

    Genuine Harris Bipod

    I am on the lookout for a secondhand GENUINE swivel harris bipod, I would consider any length of leg, notched or smooth. I have cash waiting.
  3. 4 x 100 boxes of Sierra .22Cal 55Grain Blitzkings. I want £120 delivered to you door. Bank Transfer Only.
  4. 22cf

    Vixen on Heat

    robertsmith141@hotmail.com Could someone send me the vixen on heat call please ?
  5. 22cf

    Walter Mitty Foxing.

    Where is the 450yd fox shot video ???
  6. 22cf

    Walter Mitty Foxing.

    Crummy, Please post the video up here, it was initially quoted as a 22-250, now it’s a 243Win. It was initially quoted as 450yds but now its 396m (433yds). You may think I’m being a little pedantic but at these ranges the 17m makes a huge difference when Shooting vermin even in daylight, let alone at night. It really doesn’t matter what caliber it was either at 450yds because it doesnt make much difference to the holdover in these two caliber, especially when you’re guessing at night. You’re not going to make an accurate assessment of distance at night on a fox that’s running around like the fox in your video was. If you playback the video you will see the shot taker didn’t give the fox 24+ inches of holdover which is what a 450yd shot would require. My beef with your post wasn’t the fact that you shoot foxes, I shoot them myself, it wasn’t the fact that you shot it at an extended range either. My issue with your post is that as someone that shoots foxes at night with 11x NV and thermal gear I know that there is absolutely no way that fox was at 450yds, the sight picture wasn’t right for a fox at 450yds through a 10x drone. In addition you didn’t give it the requisite hold over for a rifle sighted at 100 or even 200yds and in addition to that you or your Shooting buddy didn’t range the fox to confirm the range/holdover. Hence you would have taken a speculative 450yd pot shot at a fox, which for me isn’t right. As it happens the actual shot wasn’t 450yds it was nearer 250-300yds (Max) and you hit it. This opinion was supported by the holdover you gave the shot so in that case, Well done one less Charlie, but it certainly wasn’t 450yds now was it ??? Please post the video. Im sorry if you found my original post offensive, I didn’t quote your name for a reason, I was just a little annoyed by your Wild exaggerations.
  7. Hi,

    could you accept £75 for the drag bag please ?

  8. 22cf

    Walter Mitty Foxing.

    I’m sure even Ronny wouldn’t have made such outrageous claims 😘
  9. 22cf

    Walter Mitty Foxing.

    Search PBIR on facebook.
  10. 22cf

    Walter Mitty Foxing.

    I’ve been reading some posts this morning on a facebook foxing page that really made me smile. Some guy claimed to be shooting foxes out to 450yds at night with a10x drone, what really made me smile was the video footage he posted claiming to substantiate it. Assuming his rifle was set up with 100yd or even 200yd zero, his 22-250 rifle with a 50 grain bullet at 3800fps will drop 24-30”. Yet during the video you see him giving the shot no such hold over. I use a Photon 6x50 RT myself with a 1.7 doubler which would give me 11x mag which is very similar to the 10x mag on the drone. I’m aware the optics on a drone is better than the photon but 10x mag is 10x mag. Having viewed the video of the “450yd” Hollywood shot I’d suggest the shot was neared 250yds than 450yds. To make the shot even more ridiculous the fox was clearly running up and down a bank which would alter the drop considerably at that range and we haven’t even started talking about bullet drift due to wind. Why do they do it ? I’ve been shooting foxes under the lamp and more recently with a thermal spotter and NV gear for well over 10 years. I’ve shot them with a .17hmr, .22lr, .222rem, .223rem, .223ai, .22-250rem, .243win and even a 6x47SM. I have come to the conclusion that the .223rem is my ideal foxing rifle because the normal foxing range is 50-150yds with occasional 200-250yd extended shots. Why do people write such nonsense ? I was recently chatting to the guys at Pulsar and the topic of “imaginative shooters” arose during our conversation. Apparently they set up some targets at a game fair at various ranges , they then asked various shooters how far away they thought the targets were. The results were rather interesting, nobody got close to all target ranges but most were 100yd+ out over 350yds. I suspect if the same experiment was carried out at night the results would be worse. Add to the difficulty of accurately ranging a fox at night without a rangefinder the difficulty of shooting at a Fox running around giving only a few seconds to take the shot and then the problem of assessing the wind and then the issues uneven ground or trying to shoot from a wing mirror/bonnet/ Shooting sticks and this shot gets more unlikely. is it just me shooting foxes at 50-250yds or are 450yd shots under the lamp the norm, if so can someone show me how. If it is done I suspect it’s a case of seeing some eyeshine at Xtreme ranges and taking a speculative pot shot.
  11. I have a brand new pod-loc for a Harris Bipod, it’s not one of the cheap crappy plastic ones but a steel powder coated version. these retail at £20 plus shipping I would like £15 delivered to your door.
  12. They look great but the £135 price tag is excessive to say the least
  13. Hi Guys, I want to try the new Sierra TMKs in my 223 Super Varmint, where is the cheapest place to get them ?

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