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Re: Looking after and air rifle
Reply #15 - Aug 13th, 2019 at 6:52pm
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Its a .22. I was told that filling with commercial tank air is better anyway because the water content is controlled to a low level which reduces the risk of internal rusting..
  

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Reply #16 - Aug 13th, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Regulated or unregulated?
  
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Reply #17 - Aug 13th, 2019 at 7:48pm
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eh? full power mate.  Grin
  

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Reply #18 - Aug 13th, 2019 at 8:47pm
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Turn the power adjuster back a notch and come have a crack at field target.  You'll either enjoy the game  or want to quit shooting all together. 😂
  
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Reply #19 - Aug 16th, 2019 at 5:28pm
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Shot 5 last night in the reserve.. Do you guys go for mostly head or chest shots. Are you shooting freehand or off a rest?

Dont think id be up to  not using a rest, they are a fairly heavy piece of kit.
  

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Reply #20 - Aug 16th, 2019 at 11:12pm
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I take the head shot if I'm confident of making it, otherwise I take the option of whatever gets me a clean kill.  I hate wounding, even on pests.

I've never used a rest or a bipod,  I'll use what ever is around if I can, fence post etc if its handy.  The FT sitting position is my go to if I've time to get set.  I'll shoot offhand though if a target presents itself within my comfortable range.
  
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Reply #21 - Aug 20th, 2019 at 6:20pm
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It's no airarms, but it gets the job done
  
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