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    devon and cornwall firearms

    Devon & Cornwall want a minimum of 3 years experience before opening a ticket up. I foolishly added a Centrefire after 2 years with Rimfire and that reset the clock so now have to wait until renewal at 5 years before it will be opened up. Having said that I know of 2 people who have had it inadvertantly opened up after a couple of months when they've sent it in for a variation.
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    How long for application

    About 6 weeks is the norm, but they were saying up to 12 weeks when I last spoke to them in August.
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    privi partizan

    My Howa loves it in 243, and half the proce of other factory loads.
  4. nice and easy job , total cost about £500 ish quid if you do it yourself. Steve Parker do a manifold conversion, then you just need to work out the pipes. Will take best part of a weekend including sorting out little snags. From memory you need tocut off the bottom of the radiator / intercooler location pegs, but nothing serious. The engine sits in on the existing mounts. I found it easirt to buy an old Disoc when I did mine, then you have all the parts you need from the donar. Sold the alloys for about £100 and got about £150 scrap for the body as well.
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    Landrover 90 td5

    Its the far left on under the seat looking from the front ( if my memory serves me right )
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    has any one tried this ammo

    My 243 loves it, and less than half price anything close.
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    landrover enthusiasts

    Know a thing or two about landys, whats your problem?
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    Aya sidelock ejector model? Value?

    If you email Aaya from the contacts section of their website they will send you the model and manufacture details.
  9. Certianly a number of companies in the past including my current employer have some set shutdown periods whereby you have to take annual leave to cover that period. This is and always has been in full support of the unions.
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    noobie from cornwall.......

    Hi mate from Plymouth. There is a gun shop in Ivybridge which is pretty tidy owner is called John, very friendly and helpful, also Trago do a selection of cheaper air rifles, not sure onthe quality there though.
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    Hello from Cornwall

    Hi mate welcome from Plymouth
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    New to the site....

    Himate welcome to PW from sunny Plymouth
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    cz 452 22lr cleaning

    Just a wipe over with a lightly oiled rag after each use. Pulled an oily cloth through the barrel the other day just cos I was bored but have fired about 5000 through it and no adverse effects. Use mainly winnie rounds and find them a little waxy, and use a tooth brush on the extractor claws, but thats about it. Don't bother wiping them off before use.
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    Variation/open licence question.

    I had a similar experience with land that had been passed years ago. The reasoning from D& C was that previously the land was only checked for what the holder requested, but now it is checked for the maximum allowable calibre, irrespective of what is requested. I was asking for a 243 and land was cleared up to 308 so no probs re a land check if i decide to change.
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    Down in Devon for a week

    PM replied to with Mobile number. Give me a ring and we'll get something sorted.