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I looking at getting a powerful air rifle for shooting rabbits has anyone got anything for sale or recommend a decent gun that doesn’t cost a fortune 

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9 minutes ago, Burney said:

I looking at getting a powerful air rifle for shooting rabbits has anyone got anything for sale or recommend a decent gun that doesn’t cost a fortune 

hello, what sort of money are you wanting to spend, springer/pcp, 177 or 22

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There's a question with a million answers 😂 

Budget? 

Caliber? 

Style - pcp or spring? 

Range? 

Ftlb? 

New/secondhand? 

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I carry a air arms s510 carbine in the land rover most days two years on still dropping everything like a lazer never lets me down proper quality tool can’t fault it 

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I use HW100SK, cal .20 awesome for Rabbits. And wood pigeons. Depends how much you want to spend . 

 

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Is shooting rabbits for a strew pcp type fully charged with decent quality hunting pellets 

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On 28/01/2020 at 21:31, Leach said:

Is shooting rabbits for a strew pcp type fully charged with decent quality hunting pellets 

? 😲🤔

I'll guess. 

Yes you can shoot rabbits if you have land/permission, yes you can put them in a stew. The pcp dosent have to be fully charged, just within its sweet spot usually, decent quality hunting pellets is a deffo, normally the domed ones but which ever is most accurate at the ranges your shooting over. 😏

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4 hours ago, figgy said:

They're quite rare where I live, all this flooding won't have helped with their low numbers.

Do you think the flooding may wash away this RHD2, and allow the numbers to recover?

There have been non here for 3 years or more. 

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Don't know, longbower. I don't believe the rhd2 was naturally occurring though.

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I use my AAs410 extra fac now and again for rabbits if I fancy a change and its spot on and not to bad priced if you can find one, no where near that of a daystate or some rapids.

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The gov website around rabbit shooting changed at the end of last yea to believe, I was looking into the other day as one perm has rabbit problems, they are coming in from a disused quarry next door.

Probably worth reading up if you haven't looked lately.

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