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  1. geek

    Practical rifle comp Norwich 1980,s

    Agreed, sums up the "can do" mentality.
  2. geek

    Diggle Egg Shoot

    What a great day, shame only 26 shooters. Thank you to all those that organised, marked targets and worked in the butts. It doesn't matter (much), that I was well and truly outshot by my 14 year old son. For those that did not attend, you missed a fantastic day and the weather was good (even for Diggle). Hopefully see you at the Fly Shoot?
  3. geek

    Diggle Egg Shoot

    I agree.
  4. geek

    .223 barrel cleaning

    I would ask the same question? I always clean all my firearms (rifle and shotgun) after use, irrespective of the rounds shot. Each to their own, I suppose.
  5. I too have an AI AT and I went for an S&B 12-50x56 PMII with P4F reticle, however, mine is SFP since I shoot at known distances. My only comment on the scope is that in some circumstances I do find the reticle a little too fine. The rifle is used for everything from McQueens to F-Class at distances from 100yrds-1000yrds.
  6. geek

    Tactical Marlin.

    Hobbit, yes even I find that has too much 'rail'. In fact I think that baldie's was better.
  7. geek

    Tactical Marlin.

    I always thought that this looked a fantastic rifle and I would like something similar done to mine eventually, however, others may find that a sacrilege to a traditional Marlin/underlever.
  8. geek

    AI AT Build

    I too have an AI AT in .308, folding stock with 26" barrel. The scope is an S&B PMII 12-50x56 SFP, reticle is a P4fine with 1/4 MOA turrets. I have an AI bipod, however I have a Phoenix bipod on my Ruger PR and I intend to order one for the AI, they are a fantastic bipod and highly recommended (I bought mine for the Ruger after seeing the one on "The Gun Pimp's" rifle whilst shooting McQueens). My only comments on the S&B scope are, it's heavy and I find the fine reticle a little too fine and wish I had ordered a standard P4 and not a P4F. Scope wise, the Ruger PR has a Sightron 8-32x56 with LRMOA reticle with 1/4MOA turrets and I would consider this an excellent scope for the money. The difference in bipods can be seen in the image below:
  9. geek

    Shot gun followed by rifle shooting

    I would agree, I was an OK clay shooter, however, since I now shoot rifles more often, I would say my clay shooting isn't as good (and it was only average) as it once was; I probably need a few clay lessons to 'get back up to speed'.
  10. Dear all, If you own a Ruger Precision Rifle you may be interested in reading this and checking your own serial number. https://ruger.com/dataProcess/rprSafety/
  11. geek

    CSR equipment

    Dear all, I am going to watch a CSR (and possibly mini rifle) completion next month at my local club with the intention of competing next year and I would be interested in what equipment you use for carrying magazines (both full and empty) also, do you use a sling for CSR? Any pictures much appreciated.
  12. geek

    CCTV

    A local alarm company installed mine (they also maintain my alarm system), I installed the power supply and HDMI cable (already had TV monitor) and they supplied the head end and wired two cameras, cost was circa £600 and additional cameras are £150 wired and installed. I can watch the footage on my mobile and the alarm system calls my mobile (then others, if mine is not answered). In my opinion a very worthwhile investment.
  13. geek

    Is the forum broken?

    I too have been having problems accessing the forum.
  14. I have not received a response from my local MP (unfortunately Labour, whom I wouldn't trust to run a bath)
  15. ​I would also contact your MP. This can be done here https://www.theyworkforyou.com/
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