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For absolutely new entrants ;-

Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:05 pm
by will_achiever
Sharing my views for newbie which I learned as newbie;-

# air rifle shooting requires absolute responsible attitude towards sport . Never ever target living things or use it for harassment .

# always start with Springer, that too Indian made ,we have now very good brands,

# I found CO2 - airguns ,most useless ,good only to hold ,not for target shooting, easily get damaged, nobody repairs in India .

# Scope ;- overhyped useless accessory ,
it's expensive , it will eat up shooting time in adusting mounts , because "scope shift " with each shot and requires alignment after every 10-20 shots.

# to sharpen the skill , it's always better to shoot on paper targets in groups . Here " group" means shoot at least 5 pellets on one target from 10 meters and measure distance between two extreme shot and learn .

# Maintain Log records mentioning date- name of air rifle and make,shape , count of pellets , I find it very important to learn shooting.

# All air rifles are pellet fussy ,means with one brand of pellet, it shoot tight groups but shoots different with another brand of pellets.it can be learn only by shooting on paper targets in groups, it differ from weapon to weapon and pellet to pellet.
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Re: For absolutely new entrants ;-

Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:35 am
by Gunner_dh
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Re: For absolutely new entrants ;-

Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:46 am
by Jagannatha
will_achiever wrote: โ†‘
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:05 pm
Sharing my views for newbie which I learned as newbie;-
# always start with Springer, that too Indian made ,we have now very good brands,

# Scope ;- overhyped useless accessory ,
it's expensive , it will eat up shooting time in adusting mounts , because "scope shift " with each shot and requires alignment after every 10-20 shot
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If you want to learn how to drive a car always start with a rickshaw and never use power steering because it is expensive

Re: For absolutely new entrants ;-

Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:46 pm
by eljefe
will_achiever wrote: โ†‘
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:05 pm


# air rifle shooting requires absolute responsible attitude ...



# Scope ;- overhyped useless accessory ,
it's expensive , it will eat up shooting time in adusting mounts , because "scope shift " with each shot and requires alignment after every 10-20 shots.

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Very good to see a newbs insights.
It seems youโ€™re not having an enjoyable experience with a. โ€˜Scope?
Once mounted it should not shift AT ALL.
I suggest you get your mounting technique, scope /ring/bases compatibility and other scope related issues checked by an experienced air gun user who can help you with the โ€˜Scope, or find a good gunsmith to mount It for you.

๐Ÿฅ‚

Re: For absolutely new entrants ;-

Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:34 pm
by eljefe
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Here some cold bore sighter shots after bore sighting the rifle. The grids are 1โ€x1โ€- from 7mm-08. Before sight correction. Once set to zero, they will stay ON until I change them.

Re: For absolutely new entrants ;-

Posted: Sat Jul 18, 2020 11:57 pm
by will_achiever
eljefe wrote:
will_achiever wrote: โ†‘
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:05 pm


# air rifle shooting requires absolute responsible attitude ...



# Scope ;- overhyped useless accessory ,
it's expensive , it will eat up shooting time in adusting mounts , because "scope shift " with each shot and requires alignment after every 10-20 shots.

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Very good to see a newbs insights.
It seems youโ€™re not having an enjoyable experience with a. โ€˜Scope?
Once mounted it should not shift AT ALL.
I suggest you get your mounting technique, scope /ring/bases compatibility and other scope related issues checked by an experienced air gun user who can help you with the โ€˜Scope, or find a good gunsmith to mount It for you.

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Thanks a lot for guidence.

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Re: For absolutely new entrants ;-

Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:03 am
by will_achiever
Jagannatha wrote:
will_achiever wrote: โ†‘
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:05 pm
Sharing my views for newbie which I learned as newbie;-
# always start with Springer, that too Indian made ,we have now very good brands,

# Scope ;- overhyped useless accessory ,
it's expensive , it will eat up shooting time in adusting mounts , because "scope shift " with each shot and requires alignment after every 10-20 shot
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If you want to learn how to drive a car always start with a rickshaw and never use power steering because it is expensive
# Good scope costs around Rs 7000 - 10000/-
I would buy new air rifle rather than spending on scope .
# is it really advisable to start air rifle shooting directly with scope for newer hobbiest ?


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Re: For absolutely new entrants ;-

Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:16 am
by Shivaji.Dasgupta
good observations

Re: For absolutely new entrants ;-

Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:13 am
by eljefe
will_achiever wrote: โ†‘
Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:03 am
Jagannatha wrote:
will_achiever wrote: โ†‘
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:05 pm
Sharing my views for newbie which I learned as newbie;-
# always start with Springer, that too Indian made ,we have now very good brands,

# Scope ;- overhyped useless accessory ,
it's expensive , it will eat up shooting time in adusting mounts , because "scope shift " with each shot and requires alignment after every 10-20 shot
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If you want to learn how to drive a car always start with a rickshaw and never use power steering because it is expensive
# Good scope costs around Rs 7000 - 10000/-
I would buy new air rifle rather than spending on scope .
# is it really advisable to start air rifle shooting directly with scope for newer hobbiest ?


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If you ask an old school type like me- NO!
Learn your
HOLDING
BREATHING
AIMING
TRIGGER OPERATION
with iron sights.

When you have a modicum of accuracy built up, learn about your air rifle and your own capabilities with iron sights, move upto a good AIR RIFLE rated scope.

My old eyes need a scope. My kids call their shots at 100 y or more with uncanny precision. Young eyes RULE! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป
Make the best of it. Donโ€™t give up on a useful accessory like a scope just because you had a bad experience once.

Re: For absolutely new entrants ;-

Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:40 pm
by will_achiever
Sir , that's my point, first get trained with iron sights .

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