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Old 08 April 2006, 03:48 PM   #151
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Different subject......

Does anyone fancy going to a shooting range ? ?
I've been emailing a local range and they say 20 per person, using .22 rimfire carbines, either bolt action or semi auto. Shooting over 25 metres. Probably with 20 shots.

For 20 you get gun hire, ammo (20 shots), targets (which you will keep), ear muffs and tea/coffee. Its in stockport.

Maximum of 20 people. 4 people on the range at once. It will be either a Monday or Tuesday evening.

If there is enough interest I will start a seperate thread about it...
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Old 08 April 2006, 04:17 PM   #152
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Different subject......

Does anyone fancy going to a shooting range ? ?
I've been emailing a local range and they say 20 per person, using .22 rimfire carbines, either bolt action or semi auto. Shooting over 25 metres. Probably with 20 shots.

For 20 you get gun hire, ammo (20 shots), targets (which you will keep), ear muffs and tea/coffee. Its in stockport.

Maximum of 20 people. 4 people on the range at once. It will be either a Monday or Tuesday evening.

If there is enough interest I will start a seperate thread about it...

i will definitely be up for this it depends when it is with my busy social calender

put me down for this paul
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Old 08 April 2006, 04:30 PM   #153
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Yeah that sounds like a good idea last time I shot a gun was in the states years and years ago
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Old 08 April 2006, 05:17 PM   #154
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me too, used to be a good shot in my army days is this at the armoury in stockport?
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Old 08 April 2006, 05:40 PM   #155
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Old 08 April 2006, 05:43 PM   #156
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me too, used to be a good shot in my army days is this at the armoury in stockport?
I was a bad shot in my airforce days, but we didn't need it, we had all the Dumb ***** from the army to defend us followed by officers in planes . but it may be interesting to see if im a better shot than the pongo's such as CW42 and Andy S!!
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Old 08 April 2006, 05:46 PM   #157
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6 of us so far....
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Old 08 April 2006, 05:52 PM   #158
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6 of us so far....
Paul looks like you are organising your first meet
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Old 08 April 2006, 06:15 PM   #159
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ok, no problem.......... If I wait any longer for the "oldham run" I'll be too old to drive ! !
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Old 08 April 2006, 06:21 PM   #160
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I'd be up for that as well.

Do they have any real guns or are they all .22? cos 25 metres! are you sure there not air rifles
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Old 08 April 2006, 06:38 PM   #161
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Not sure about the guns. Doesn't really say in my email from them. I'm not bothered either way because it will be a laugh. I'll email them and find out more,

Heres the website. http://www.marplerifleandpistolclub.org.uk/

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Old 08 April 2006, 07:01 PM   #162
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Nice one I never knew that existed and I lived in Marple!!
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Old 08 April 2006, 07:08 PM   #163
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Think you need to start a new thread Paul
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Old 08 April 2006, 07:48 PM   #164
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I'd be up for that as well.

Do they have any real guns or are they all .22? cos 25 metres! are you sure there not air rifles
Military use 5.56 rifles on 25 m ranges - and i still strugle to get a good grouping on them
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Old 08 April 2006, 07:56 PM   #165
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can i come or is it a " man " thing ?????
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Old 08 April 2006, 08:10 PM   #166
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10) Can women participate without disadvantage? Yes, very definitely since strength is not a major issue.

11) Are women welcome to join the Club? Yes, we encourage ladies to come and have a go in all disciplines.
From there web site
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Old 08 April 2006, 08:24 PM   #167
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cool put me down then

just dont pick the wrong week

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Old 08 April 2006, 08:29 PM   #168
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Military use 5.56 rifles on 25 m ranges - and i still strugle to get a good grouping on them
Used to own one of these.

http://www.straightshooters.com/theoben/thrapid12.html

Owned the .20 variety and had to have a class 1 firearms license. The police deem this rifle more dangerous than a shot gun.

Will hit a target 80m out with this and get good grouping.
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Old 08 April 2006, 08:59 PM   #170
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Used to own one of these.

http://www.straightshooters.com/theoben/thrapid12.html

Owned the .20 variety and had to have a class 1 firearms license. The police deem this rifle more dangerous than a shot gun.

Will hit a target 80m out with this and get good grouping.
I'd dtill struggle to get a good grouping with that!
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Old 08 April 2006, 09:01 PM   #171
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I've not long dropped my Bro in town, we took his car - 306 xsi, its got something called a 1000w sub woof woof or sub dog or something, anyway got to get me one it makes new order blu monday sound like its being played in a Night Club, all i needed was some neons and tinted windows and i'd ave been real cool and dig diggying it

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Old 08 April 2006, 09:13 PM   #172
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I've not long dropped my Bro in town, we took his car - 306 xsi, its got something called a 1000w sub woof woof or sub dog or something, anyway got to get me one it makes new order blu monday sound like its being played in a Night Club, all i needed was some neons and tinted windows and i'd ave been real cool and dig diggying it
Have you been drinking???

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Old 08 April 2006, 09:16 PM   #173
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Yeah! and another few years of your brothers driving round with a stereo like that and you'll all be shouting at him cos he's gone deaf!
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Old 08 April 2006, 09:28 PM   #174
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Have you been drinking???

Get down with it dude
Not when whilst i was driving, am getting threw smirnoff ice at the mo tho.
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Old 08 April 2006, 09:31 PM   #175
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Put the wife down as well No really, put her down



bottle of red here
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Old 08 April 2006, 09:42 PM   #176
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stop it fellas im not drinking tonight as ive got a 2 hour advanced driving lesson in the morning , just dropped the wife off at the pub as well so she will probably turn up about 12ish talking a load of crap. mind you she doesnt really need a drink to do that
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Old 09 April 2006, 05:32 PM   #177
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I've just updated the websites events page to better reflect what's going on this year with the club

Between now and the end of the year we have:

IOM TRIP
PEAK TOUR 30TH APRIL
RICHARD BURNS RELAY 6TH MAY
BTCC 14TH MAY
SCOOBYNET LIVE 21ST MAY
NBO 18TH JUNE

and until the WRC in December, we've nothing else planned

So, here are a few more suggestions from myself and others that have been bandied around this year

SHOOTING

NURBURGRING TRIP

TRACKDAY

LOTS OF DRIVES OUT

BIG WELSH TRIP INCLUDING KARTING

SEPERATE KARTING EVENT

VIDEO GAMES NIGHT AT MINE

That should keep us busy for the rest of the year, please feel free to step forward and organise an event

No, really!

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Old 09 April 2006, 11:47 PM   #178
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Well some bloke challenged me to a dual tonight at the lights me in my Scoob and him on his bike - he roared off and left me for dead - the next thing he's attempting to take this roundabout like Valentino Rossi in the wet and ends up on his **** sliding down the road inh a shower of sparks.

he was fine but the bike was a bit sore to say the least - the thing is he told me it was his girlfriends

doghouse or what
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Old 09 April 2006, 11:53 PM   #179
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What a ****! I was coming down the Cat and Fiddle this afternoon at my usual pace, in the snow (Yes there was about 6 inches on the ground, enough for the plough to come out) and all the bikers where doing about 10mph! Like little mobile road block they where However most of them where taking shelter in the Cat and fiddle.
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I admit i feel a little guilty as i took the bait somewhat but i did drive well within my own limits (and the law) i knew he was heading for a spill the speed he went into the corner - i mean ffs he has a contact patch the size of my palm, luckily he was not hurt but you could tell he was so embarrassed
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