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  1. Roger Hicks near Fairford is probably your best bet depending on where you are located in Gloucestershire. I use him for my deer and pigeons and have been for the last 12 years or more.
  2. What you need with that is good string whart in the hide with you. So you can concentrate on the shooting and your whart pulls the string on command.
  3. Outstanding Shootgun and taken with a proper cartridge.
  4. Well done. My daughter helps me with the deer and she is now able to hock them very proficiently before I winch them up.
  5. Brilliant and love the fact it was done the proper way 😂
  6. That might be correct (assuming the op has HMR designated on his cert as opposed to .17 rim fire. If that was the case selling him HM2 ammunition wouldn’t be illegal). In any case that is a separate matter in my opinion.
  7. I haven’t read all the replies - just your original post. The responsibility lies with you. It’s your safety that’s at stake here and you should know that a HM2 is not the correct ammunition to chamber in your HMR! Thank your lucky stars that you weren’t injured. Put it down to experience and learn from it is my advice.
  8. Nice one. Where about in the country is this? It seems rabbits are thin on the ground these days.
  9. Thanks everyone. Seems like a bag is the way to go then.
  10. Dear all Just wondered if anyone has found a plastic type storage box with suitable dims for a rotary? At the moment mine is in the cardboard box that it came in from A1 but it’s falling to bits. I’ve had an initial look online and at the moment the boxes ive seem are either too big or perfect on two of the dimensions but the height is too shallow ie wrapping paper storage boxes. Has anyone discovered a Goldilocks sized one? Many thanks
  11. Already been said but what a great mixed bag and sounds like a day you won’t forget. Brilliant. I can’t think there are many folk out there who have ever had the amount of variation you have had. Excellent.
  12. Eh? If your barrel is 20” it’s illegal. Use of an additional add on doesn’t suddenly make it legal. It’s not even legal on FAC at 20”.
  13. Yes I may well be Walker. I consider myself old enough and ugly enough to know that things can change over the years with age (eye dominance potentially being one example of this) and also bad habits can form subconsciously too. I will double check all the basics next time as you and some others suggest. If that doesn’t sort it I will try a light load next but I think when you get to that stage it might be clutching at straws somewhat.
  14. All good points gents and thank you for your feed back. It could well be that I am tensed up and perhaps not aware that I am. To answer all of the questions; I am 6' 1" and 13.5 stone and I would say average build. On both occasions I was shooting on a sporting layout. I am 47 years old and I had my first shotgun at the age of 11 and have been shooting rifles, handguns (before the ban) and shotguns all my life and a regular basis. I would consider to be fairly experienced but I haven't (I don't think, experienced this headache thing before). The gun is a Browning 525 Sporter Adjustable 30" and has been fitted correctly. I don't get any issues with pain on my cheek area in terms of my cheek weld and associated recoil and also no bruising or shoulder pain either - at all. I was shooting with my gun mounted (i'm thinking this could also perhaps be a contributing factor rather than starting unmounted with perhaps a more natural relaxed position). I don't feel I'm being knocked about by the gun at all and recoil seems/feels minimal. It's a lovely shooting/fitting gun and seems to hardly have any felt recoil. Actually on that last point - that is the strange thing. I feel that I could keep shooting and shooting it is that comfortable to shoot with which is the bizarre thing. All shots are taken in fairly quick succession - probably 10-15 in pretty quick order and then onto the next stand and so on. I think I've answered all the questions and very good to get everyone's opinions and also very interesting to know that some of you, if not all of you think that gun headache is a real phenomenon. I am going to the same clay ground this weekend again and I will certainly check my stance and shooting position - I do think the relaxed point is worthy of investigation.
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