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  1. Alex1Nat2

    Claybusting near Cupar

    Evening Folks, I will be around Cupar this weekend for some Game & goose shooting. Wondered if anyone could recommend anywhere localish for a bit of claybusting on the Sunday (2nd December) Happy to take a drive out as I have all day free. TIA Steve & Alex
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    Thimbleby Shooting Ground

    Gents, As much as I do like a good bacon sandwich, it would be a 250 mile round trip for me. I struggle to hit them as it is so not actually being able to see them in the 1st place would really p.....s me off! Steve
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    Thimbleby Shooting Ground

    Thanks for the info guys. My son & I did drop in but didn't shoot (peeing it down at the time) Question for those who shoot there regularly. The ground & layout looks immaculate with all stands & traps hidden under wooden enclosure etc. Whilst this looks very professional, sometimes this means they very rarely change the layouts as they are restricted by were those enclosures are or can be put. Example would be 'the Warren' - looks great but virtually impossible to mix things up regularly. Looks like I will be dropping in once a month so hopefully they will swap things around each time we go. Steve & Alex
  4. Visiting Middlesbrough this weekend & thought of dropping into Thimbleby on the way up. Looking for a bit of 'driven' practice before my game season starts & wondered what tower facilities they have? Any info greatly appreciated. Regards Steve
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    Inter club clay shoot of the wash wildfowling clubs

    Quick update on the Inter Club shoot. We have enquiries from 18 clubs so far. We have also had a number of individuals ask if it was ok if they came as just single shooters to take part. It is now planned that this will be a charity shoot with money going to Cancer Research so everyone is welcome. We will have a raffle on the day & prizes already include a days pheasant shooting, various escorted marsh visits, £100 voucher for Tidepool Wildfowling, shoot clothing, Goose/duck calls & the usual booze. Details on where & when are I the original post. Quick note: fibre wad cartridges only which will be available on the day. Steve Cook, Club Secretary South Lincs Wildfowlers Club
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    Terrain Tyres

    Evening all, i have a Terrano which I plan to use purely as a shooting truck. i don’t plan on doing any serious off roading but want some tyres that will be ok for green lanes, across stubble fields & headlands etc. any recommendations please? steve
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    Haven Bank near Coningsby & also Grimesthorpe near Bourne which must be one of the nicest places to shoot in the UK. Grand opening of the New clubhouse this weekend I believe
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    X5 Boot Protection

    just bought a 12 plate X5 MSport. looking for a rubber mat to give the carpet a bit of protection. ebay has s few with a slight lip which I quite like the idea of. any recommendations? thanks in advance, steve
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    Doncaster/Goole area

    Monkton is a little strange in that you need to book in before you go
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    20 Bore Choke Question

    I've recently acquired a 20 Bore Multichoke. Guy who I got it from said 'I just shoot with 1/4 & 1/2. Now I know these chokes are pretty standard with many game shooters when using a 12 bore (Me included) So the question is....... As the 20 bore tubes are smaller, does this really mean I would be shooting with much tighter patterns? Logically the answer is yes but just wanted to check there wasn't some technical ballistics thing I'm missing? I shot with it today & stuff I hit was hit hard with plenty of feathers out. For interest I was using 25gm 6's. I plan to check on a pattern plate but just interested in any info. Regards Steve
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    EELL vs EELL Diamond Pigeon

    I’ve been looking for one recently and I’m staggered by the variation in quality of wood. some are stunning but others look barely above that on a standard Silver Pig 1.
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    KOFs Shotguns

    As my original post, the wood on the one I saw was great(for the money) the whole gun looked far superior to say a Yikdiz. i can feel an early/late Christmas present coming on!!!
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    KOFs Shotguns

    Interested if anyone has any experience of this new brand in the UK. I was fancying a 28 bore for a bit of fun but didn't want to spend much. Saw one in the local gunshop today & although basic, I was suprised at the quality for £470. The wood was better than on a standard Silver Pig! Blueing looked ok & the wood/metal was fine. Steve
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    20 bore; yes or no

    I might be interested in the 687 if you are serious. Any info, stock & barrel length etc steve
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    CG Maxum 20 Bore

    Interested in buying a Maxum 20 Bore to match the 12 Bore I already have. Ideally Game version with matching wood butt plate. Looking for 30 or 32" barrels. Stock 14.75" Who's got what? Steve