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  Topic: Is anyone interested in building a private range?
NeilMac

Replies: 43
Views: 14168

PostForum: Target Shooting   Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2008 10:09 pm   Subject: Re: building an indoor range
Dial up warning this is

Now that's what you get done when you are NOT hampared by pointless restrictions, not to mention lack of money, caused by charitable status!!!

If UK shooting had not had ...
  Topic: Is anyone interested in building a private range?
NeilMac

Replies: 43
Views: 14168

PostForum: Target Shooting   Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2008 9:04 am   Subject: Is anyone interested in building a private range?
This is simply because the NRA range standards are copied from the MoD ones

Are they the same templates as Appendix D in that Canadian document?

No although I think they have been derived from t ...
  Topic: Is anyone interested in building a private range?
NeilMac

Replies: 43
Views: 14168

PostForum: Target Shooting   Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2008 8:56 am   Subject: Re: building an indoor range
Dial up warning this is

Now that's what you get done when you are NOT hampared by pointless restrictions, not to mention lack of money, caused by charitable status!!!

If UK shooting had not had ...
  Topic: Is anyone interested in building a private range?
NeilMac

Replies: 43
Views: 14168

PostForum: Target Shooting   Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 8:03 am   Subject: Is anyone interested in building a private range?
The NRA do the inspection though now, don't they? Doug seemed pretty helpful in the past when I asked him about this subject.

Doug's a nice bloke but don't forget that's how he makes his living. F ...
  Topic: Is anyone interested in building a private range?
NeilMac

Replies: 43
Views: 14168

PostForum: Target Shooting   Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 2:32 pm   Subject: Is anyone interested in building a private range?
If you look at that Canadian document it seems to reference a lot of people who work at the MoD going by the acknowledgements. Even has an RDA design for .338 Lapua Magnum and .50 BMG, hmm... I thoug ...
  Topic: Policeman shot dead during training exercise
NeilMac

Replies: 17
Views: 7372

PostForum: Crime   Posted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 10:01 pm   Subject: Policeman shot dead during training exercise
Both R.I.P. Live and R.I.P. Practice Close Range can be used for these requirements, giving the same results. Unlike most ammunition, the practice round exactly imitates the live round except for the ...
  Topic: Ore. man recalls terrifying bear attack
NeilMac

Replies: 7
Views: 6461

PostForum: Field Sports and Pest Control   Posted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 9:59 pm   Subject: Re: Ore. man recalls terrifying bear attack
>If I was heading off after a wounded bear I would choose something >rather more powerful than a revolver!

I would take my .45 Colt with the 300 grain Hornady XTP loaded to the Ruger/Contende ...
  Topic: Ore. man recalls terrifying bear attack
NeilMac

Replies: 7
Views: 6461

PostForum: Field Sports and Pest Control   Posted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 4:29 pm   Subject: Re: Ore. man recalls terrifying bear attack
From: http://www.katu.com/news/local/19852239.html . I would have chosen a revolver, less shots but they are all likely to go off. He fired four times before he lost his magazine. It doesn'r say which ...
  Topic: Policeman shot dead during training exercise
NeilMac

Replies: 17
Views: 7372

PostForum: Crime   Posted: Sat Jun 14, 2008 10:13 am   Subject: Policeman shot dead during training exercise
I thought it was a CS gas round - intended to be fired into a vehicle to disable the occupants.
If there's enough energy to punch through toughened/laminated auto glass, then there's enough to kill. ...
  Topic: Policeman shot dead during training exercise
NeilMac

Replies: 17
Views: 7372

PostForum: Crime   Posted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 5:54 pm   Subject: Policeman shot dead during training exercise
Was the poor sod hit with a Hatton/Rip round ?

RIP round. Might as well be a solid slug - and a heavy one at that. What were they thinking of?
  Topic: Is anyone interested in building a private range?
NeilMac

Replies: 43
Views: 14168

PostForum: Target Shooting   Posted: Sun Jun 08, 2008 10:29 pm   Subject: Is anyone interested in building a private range?
I'm doing this at present. I'm not alone.

PM for help if required.
  Topic: petition to stop deac ban
NeilMac

Replies: 8
Views: 5567

PostForum: Gun and Ammunition Collecting   Posted: Wed May 28, 2008 4:03 pm   Subject: petition to stop deac ban
These Downing street petitions have been shown to be an utter waste of time.

Write an email to your MP about it instead.
Include the statistics and arguments from the Telegraph article linked abov ...
  Topic: Youth convicted of murder. Didn't fire fatal shot.
NeilMac

Replies: 11
Views: 4704

PostForum: Crime   Posted: Fri May 23, 2008 7:04 pm   Subject: Youth convicted of murder. Didn't fire fatal shot.
Interesting.

If you have a gun, and someone who is shooting at you kills somebody else, then you are guilty of murder ?

"Common Purpose" doesn't apply here. You can't have common pur ...
  Topic: Youth convicted of murder. Didn't fire fatal shot.
NeilMac

Replies: 11
Views: 4704

PostForum: Crime   Posted: Thu May 22, 2008 12:48 pm   Subject: Youth convicted of murder. Didn't fire fatal shot.
A 17-year-old youth is facing a life sentence after being found guilty of murdering a nursing assistant in a "Wild West" shoot-out.
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Magda Pniewska, 26, was caught in the ...
  Topic: How M16s are made
NeilMac

Replies: 5
Views: 3430

PostForum: Military   Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2008 9:29 pm   Subject: How M16s are made
All looked very primitive. Astonishing that they're using button rifled barrels.
Hammer forging is pretty much universal this side of the pond.
 
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