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  1. Thanks NTTF, I've done a bit of a search and now I'm confused Could you please explain the difference between "speed dip" and your dye/wax method? Thanks Q
  2. Hi NTTF, very interesting. Thank you for taking the time to put that together, it looks like something I'll have to have a play with Couple of questions. Is there any reason that this sort of treatment would not be suitable for fox snares? How frequently do you need to repeat the process? Many thanks, Q
  3. Henry Krank stock a lot of Sierra kit. Q :(
  4. Brian, if you're Colchester way, you might want to check out the Garrison Gun Club at Finginghoe Ranges. Q
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    Cheers LB :thumbs: Q
  6. I grew up just south of Ipswich, great part of the country, plenty of good shooting. Q :thumbs:
  7. Fert, is anything here any good for you? Q :thumbs:
  8. Nice find, badger skulls are quite unusual as the lower jaw still remains well attached to the skull, even after all of the connective tissue is gone. Just as a note of caution I would draw your attention to the Protection of Badgers Act which makes it an offence to posses any part of a dead badger unless you can prove that it was not killed illegally. Q
  9. Sounds like they are talking about the new Single Farm Payment, in which case they will get payed whatever they grow, or even if they grow nothing. This is not new money as the SFP only replaces the old IACS system with a few extra conditions attached. Q :unsure:
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    A dustman is going along a street picking up the wheelie bins and emptying them into his dustcart. He gets to one house where the bin hasn't been left out. He has a quick look for it, goes round the back but still can't see it so he knocks on the door. There's no answer so he knocks again. Eventually a Japanese bloke answers... "Harro," says the chap. "Alright mate, where's your bin?" asks the dustman. "I bin on toilet" replies the Japanese bloke, looking perplexed. Realising the Japanese fellow has misunderstood, the bin man smiles and says, "No mate, where's ya dust bin?" "I dust
  11. How did your MP vote? Q :wacko:
  12. Last year when I upgraded my .22 to one without dings or rust :wacko: I faced a similar problem. I was told that the turn around time at firearms licensing was about six weeks . I phoned the firearms department and explained that I couldn't be without my rifle for that length of time, and was told to send in my certificate with a covering letter and they'd see what they could do. Four days later my certificate was returned with my old rifle removed and permission to purchase a new one, and a temporary certificate allowing me to hold my old rifle until i found a new one. Surely Sussex
  13. In addition to the good advice above, I would try moving the trap about a bit, sometimes a move of just a few yards will make a difference. Q
  14. BASC will be able to send you a set of plans free of charge . Q
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