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  1. 2 points
    I found a cracker this morning it was is trapped between a River and a quarry the Rabbits are along the Waters edge , the approach is good , the land is clean and there's a lot of Rabbits , 300 yard straight drop underneath the Rabbits Eyeline and beating in from North to South . I know for a cert that this place could tell a tale or two I hope to add another .
  2. 2 points
    AC never sold pups for that amount !!! and he’s probably given more away for free than what parted for coin!! poor fella gets slandered for other people profit !
  3. 2 points
    who mentioned ashamed and maybe the reason as already been explained above as to why im sure if you had a reason to know you would dont get hung up on peds just work what you have and dont worry about what others have or do
  4. 1 point
    Wonder will they ever figure out and why this was built and the reasons behind it. Would like to witness it some day myself. Atb j
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    Decided on a last minute decision yesterday to go for squirrels and as I was passing pavs it was perfect to give him an invite . We arrived and split up with a view to meet in about an hour back at motor. 5 in the bag between us so off to another wood where we worked together with pav on wall side of the wood me on conifer side another 3 in the bag and off to another wood where we split up . Another 2 in the bag with few woodies .good days craic as usual between us I was impressed with pavs crown but I'm a relic and still use mk1 rapid lol pic to follow
  6. 1 point
    Just got this little fella, now to start practicing ready for its first blood. Anyone else use the Wasp range and what do you think? Dont know how to upload images yet, any help please lads.
  7. 1 point
    No Wildey they would of bought them of your mate Paddy putting ac name on them.
  8. 1 point
    Virtually bedside!
  9. 1 point
    Does a.c still sell he’s pups for 500 Euro or does he not sell them anymore
  10. 1 point
    Dropped by the BBC over his scepticism about climate change .......
  11. 1 point
    Work nights, keep up numb nuts. Cheers, D.
  12. 1 point
    Checked that bull x lure out there.....all sold out! And your right, pricey How they sold any is beyond me
  13. 1 point
    I’ll get my pinny on the night before, see what delights I can come up with
  14. 1 point
    Just apologize to Dan and all will be forgotten
  15. 1 point
    I've been using lsd for a couple of years and my lights are multi coloured and often wavy as well....
  16. 1 point
    Green lurchers might know of a good one.
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    Today my pal and I went to alter the position of one of the feeders so that our little resident muntjac cannot reach. this one is a little longer and will hold about 7ltrs of feed. After we had finished with the chores, we scaled the very steep and muddy banking that seperates the two quarry areas by using a rope to pull ourselves up. Now those of you who know me, are aware that I am built for comfort whereas my shooting partner is like a bloody mountain goat so I sent him up to scale the bank and I used to rope, but I did it in style Now with the rope we were able to gain easy access into the other area which is stuffed with rabbit warrens and another area which had about 200 pigeon in the trees, resting between feeding on the rape fields next door. We will cut steps into the bank in the next week or two to make life a bit easier when carrying feed for the pheasant feeder we placed in there today and of course when carrying the guns and gear over the bank. I did say in my earlier post that we will be making some serious cutting through the brambles and bushes to allow this area to be shot with ease and judging by what we have seen today, it will be well worth it although the task is not a small one. The sun was not making it easy to take the photos but here are a few to try and show some of the area we discovered today and this is only a small section so a lot to be gained and learned. This place is the smallest perm we have by a long way but there is just something that I love about this place. Phil
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    Oh yes........ They over print text on a four colour base which makes it very tricky to read and as some magazines do this a lot, I simply don't buy those mags anymore. I think it is known as old mans syndrome Phil
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    Been on those L. E. D. S around the house for a while, big difference in lumins/brightness and overall quarterly billsI can't get on with the hunting lamps.... Struggle to see stuff.... Every f***ing new car on the roads got em too.... Got to drive around like stevie wonder at night or get f***ing arc eye
  20. 1 point
    was a good session billy, Alan sent me the picture yesterday that rapid dose the business and thats all that counts, if it aint broke and all that! the crowns and impacts are all well but far to expensive for a sub 12 setup.. id never of paid that much if it wasn't going on ticket!
  21. 1 point
    In what way? I am not claiming Boris is brilliant and will solve all your problems he isn’t and he won’t but Corbyn is a dangerous dangerous man his policies for this country will leave us in ruin and business running for the hills. Why do I care if business runs I hear you say? Without a thriving business sector unemployment will sore and tax revenue will plunge causing us massive shortfalls and when removed from power we end all picking up the pieces. If you think austerity was bad wait till what will happen after a Corbyn government.
  22. 1 point
    Most of the assholes saying that the ac dogs bring nothing but drama are the very assholes that caused the drama. All brought on your fecking selves. There’s lads up and down the country that have his dogs and you never hear a word, just glad to have it and work it.
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    Doing the rounds on WhatsApp... I'm still a bit undecided about my vote direction this coming Thursday. I've obviously taken into consideration what I consider to be the following swaying points on the two main parties. On the one hand the Conservative Boris Johnson is a bit of a rascal with the ladies and can sometimes bend the truth a bit, he’s also a bit posh. And on the other hand.. Labours Jeremy Corbyn Invited two IRA members to parliament two weeks after the Brighton bombing. Attended Bloody Sunday commemoration with bomber Brendan McKenna. Attended meeting with Provisional IRA member Raymond McCartney. Hosted IRA linked Mitchell McLaughlin in parliament. Spoke alongside IRA terrorist Martina Anderson. Attended Sinn Fein dinner with IRA bomber Gerry Kelly. Chaired Irish republican event with IRA bomber Brendan MacFarlane. Attended Bobby Sands commemoration honouring IRA terrorists. Stood in minute’s silence for IRA gunmen shot dead by the SAS. Refused to condemn the IRA in Sky News interview. Refused to condemn the IRA on Question Time. Refused to condemn IRA violence in BBC radio interview. Signed EDM after IRA Poppy massacre massacre blaming Britain for the deaths. Arrested while protesting in support of Brighton bomber’s co-defendants. Lobbied government to improve visiting conditions for IRA killers. Attended Irish republican event calling for armed conflict against Britain. Hired suspected IRA man Ronan Bennett as a parliamentary assistant. Hired another aide closely linked to several convicted IRA terrorists. Heavily involved with IRA sympathising newspaper London Labour Briefing. Put up £20,000 bail money for IRA terror suspect Roisin McAliskey. Didn’t support IRA ceasefire. Said Hamas and Hezbollah are his “friends“. Called for Hamas to be removed from terror banned list. Called Hamas “serious and hard-working“. Attended wreath-laying at grave of Munich massacre terrorist. Attended conference with Hamas and PFLP. Photographed smiling with Hezbollah flag. Attended rally with Hezbollah and Al-Muhajiroun. Repeatedly shared platforms with PFLP plane hijacker. Hired aide who praised Hamas’ “spirit of resistance“. Accepted £20,000 for state TV channel of terror-sponsoring Iranian regime. Opposed banning Britons from travelling to Syria to fight for ISIS. Defended rights of fighters returning from Syria. Said ISIS supporters should not be prosecuted. Compared fighters returning from Syria to Nelson Mandela. Said the death of Osama Bin Laden was a “tragedy“. Wouldn’t sanction drone strike to kill ISIS leader. Voted to allow ISIS fighters to return from Syria. Opposed shoot to kill. Attended event organised by terrorist sympathising IHRC. Signed letter defending Lockerbie bombing suspects. Wrote letter in support of conman accused of fundraising for ISIS. Spoke of “friendship” with Mo Kozbar, who called for destruction of Israel. Attended event with Abdullah Djaballah, who called for holy war against UK. Called drone strikes against terrorists “obscene”. Boasted about “opposing anti-terror legislation”. Said laws banning jihadis from returning to Britain are “strange”. Accepted £5,000 donation from terror supporter Ted Honderich. Accepted £2,800 trip to Gaza from banned Islamist organisation Interpal. Called Ibrahim Hewitt, extremist and chair of Interpal, a “very good friend”. Accepted two more trips from the pro-Hamas group PRC. Speaker at conference hosted by pro-Hamas group MEMO. Met Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh several times. Hosted meeting with Mousa Abu Maria of banned group Islamic Jihad. Patron of Palestine Solidarity Campaign – marches attended by Hezbollah. Compared Israel to ISIS, Hamas, Hezbollah and al-Qaeda. Said we should not make “value judgements” about Britons who fight for ISIS. Received endorsement from Hamas. Attended event with Islamic extremist Suliman Gani. Chaired Stop the War, who praised “internationalism and solidarity” of ISIS. Praised Raed Salah, who was jailed for inciting violence in Israel. Signed letter defending jihadist advocacy group Cage. Met Dyab Jahjah, who praised the killing of British soldiers. Shared platform with representative of extremist cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. Compared ISIS to US military in interview on Russia Today. Opposed proscription of Hizb ut-Tahrir. Attended conference which called on Iraqis to kill British soldiers. Attended Al-Quds Day demonstration in support of destruction of Israel. Supported Hamas and ISIS-linked Viva Palestina group. Attended protest with Islamic extremist Moazzam Begg. Made the “case for Iran” at event hosted by Khomeinist group. Photographed smiling with Azzam Tamimi, who backed suicide bombings. Photographed with Abdel Atwan, who sympathised with attacks on US troops. Said Hamas should “have tea with the Queen”. Attended ‘Meet the Resistance’ event with Hezbollah MP Hussein El Haj. Attended event with Haifa Zangana, who praised Palestinian “mujahideen”. Defended the infamous anti-Semitic Hamas supporter Stephen Sizer. Attended event with pro-Hamas and Hezbollah group Naturei Karta. Backed Holocaust denying anti-Zionist extremist Paul Eisen. Photographed with Abdul Raoof Al Shayeb, later jailed for terror offences. Mocked “anti-terror hysteria” while opposing powers for security services. Named on speakers list for conference with Hamas sympathiser Ismail Patel. Criticised drone strike that killed Jihadi John. Said the 7/7 bombers had been denied “hope and opportunity”. Said 9/11 was “manipulated” to make it look like bin Laden was responsible. Failed to unequivocally condemn the 9/11 attacks. Called Columbian terror group M-19 “comrades”. Blamed beheading of Alan Henning on Britain. Gave speech in support of Gaddafi regime. Signed EDM spinning for Slobodan Milosevic. Blamed Tunisia terror attack on “austerity”. Voted against banning support for the IRA. Voted against the Prevention of Terrorism Act three times during the Troubles. Voted against emergency counter-terror laws after 9/11. Voted against stricter punishments for being a member of a terror group. Voted against criminalising the encouragement of terrorism. Voted against banning al-Qaeda. Voted against outlawing the glorification of terror. Voted against control orders. Voted against increased funding for the security services to combat terrorism. So it’s a tricky one really ♂
  24. 1 point
    Since I moved over to France I haven't had a stick. Back in the UK it was customary to choose a stick around this time of year and then have it ready for the next beating season. Now I don't shoot I haven't had the need for one until we got a little 3 year old terrier from the dog's home last December. She had been badly treated and this showed whenever I picked up anything that resembled a stick;- fishing rod, rake, anything like that. So I cut a little stick and started taking it with us on walks to de-sensitise here which has worked and also got me back into the walking with a stick routine. Today, I went out for a long walk armed with a pair of secateurs and the dog to find my new stick. I found what I wanted only 100 yards from home; a nice ash branch growing straight up its parent trunk and having an even fork. Stick cut and trimmed at breast height with the secateurs leaving enough on the forks to cut back and shape at home. Job done! Old stick left where I can recover it tomorrow. While walking along I surveyed my new thumb stick and saw that other than a minor kick about a foot from the forks it is remarkably straight. Two and a half hours into the walk which is along green lanes around our house Lily suddenly disappeared down a ditch where a blackbird flew out. So I called her back, but all I got was barking from below. She had gone to ground again. I say again because a few weeks ago she disappeared in plain sight while walking alongside the River Vienne and didn't re-appear for two and a half days in a pretty poor state. She has an obsession with coypu and there are thousands of them over here in ponds, lakes, rivers, ditches, you name it. We even get them in the garden. Coypu make a strange sort of cross between a grunt and a hum and I could hear just that along with the Terrier's barking. Coypu can make a mess of dogs if cornered and my dog isn't a natural killer. I dropped a foul-caught mouse in front of here a few days ago and she played with it like a cat would. The mist hunting that she has done was to bring me a baby coypu, the size of a guinea pig, drop it alive at my side while I was setting a mole trap, then run back to the van. A killer she isn't. Using my new thumb stick I dug into the soft ground under my feet and broke into a tunnel. The hole was widened until I was thwarted by a concrete pipe going under the track I had been walking down. Lily was barking continuously and ignoring my calls. I poked my new stick in and couldn't feel anything so I cut a long length of bramble that was draped over a tree and using my woollen Tilly hat as a glove probed the tunnel with the bramble. Nothing! Then a French lady arrived, walking down the lane. I explained what I was doing and she suggested getting the fire brigade out which isn't as daft as it sounds because they are always doing things other than putting fires out. They man the ambulances for one thing, but digging a terrier out is probably more of a farmer thing. I told the lady that I would wait a while then call my wife to bring a pick and shovel forgetting that she has buggered off to the Limoges Christmas market with friends. Just as the French lady was leaving she suddenly had a thought; what about the other end of the tunnel? It was only a few yards away at the other side of the track. Bugger me! Never thought if that. So, off to the other end where access was easier and I didn't have to kneel and stick my upside down head into a mucky hole. With the aid of my phone torch app I could see the arse end of a coypu just a couple of feet in so I asked the lady in my best French to pass me the stick, which she did. Using the long forks on the new thumb stick I was able to hook the coypu's neck, shepherd style, forcing it to the side of the pipe and dragged it back so its scaly tail was within grabbing distance. The coypu was about the size of a West Highland White dog and from past experience I knew that they were built like a brick outhouse and had a pair of teeth that could inflict serious damage. So, hooking the dammed thing by the neck and dragging it out needed a plan and the plan was drag with stick in right hand, grab coypu's tail in left hand, pull the coypu out of the pipe whilst dropping the stick so that when the coypu was unplugged and swung round my waist to be thrown down the banking all in one quick motion, I could grab the sodding terrier as it bolted out of the pipe after the coypu. At least I got that bit of choreography right. While walking back towards home I found out the the French lady is British, lives locally and needs some rodent traps. Anyway, my new thumb stick is now drying out under a heavy weight to straighten the slight kink and I am looking forward to using it for less arduous tasks in future.
  25. 1 point
    Who we talking about anyway Not that albino type, Looks like it's been fashioned out of various lost property body parts Fired down Saville row out of a cannon then sent on his merry way with a lifetimes worth of Cornish pasty freebies ?
  26. 1 point
    As stated fine tune trigger, what I do is apply safety and gently tap treadle so that it is just being held then take safety off, can be fiddly at first but worth the effort.
  27. 1 point
    Did he do Keith's ( Hollowpoint) mink do you know lad?
  28. 1 point
    good point. I was always taught no talking, definitely no smoking, keep noise to a minimum but sometimes as you say it makes no difference. I have also run a rabbit to ground with little dog and turned a Ferret in straight away and rabbit has bolted, yet always been told this is a definite sin. sometimes they bolt, sometimes they don't.
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    Well after ringing my mate decided togo today, first light pissing down and blowing a hooley thought we had made a wrong'un. After driving up a flooded boggy lane things where looking even worse. We have had some hard times recently with ground that has RHD and Mixie, coupled with a few blanks because of that. I had suggested a piece of ground where we had a few at the start of the season, burrows we had already done. Well did not expect much as we had done them before this year, but needed a confidence boost, they are easy burrows. Parked the motor half way up the hedge as ground was so wet, if I drove in the field I don't think we would not have got out. Any way struck out across the field and I could see in the grass there is indeed a few about here. Came to a short piece of hedge that stands alone 25 yards or so long, looked at it and thought, maybe a brace here. Shot the long net around a 50 yard and a bit. Sure enough a brace real quick, good confidence booster, next a really awkward corner and another quick brace. Two open ground burrows next, my mate tilled the holes I shot the long net around in a circle. Put four small ferrets in and after about fifteen minutes three, then fired the sweeper in (fox my best ferret, if it's in there she will find it) it was empty they had done their job. Next a bigger open ground burrow same set up as last, this took longer four small ferrets in, only two. Thought to myself there is more in here, picked the little ones up and fired in Sox she is a good ferret not quite as good as Fox but two more one after another. so a lovely day was had as it fined away sun came out and the wind dropped. I didn't expect that as we had done it already this year, a good confidence boost for us. We don't get big numbers down here, especially recently. Cheers Arry
  30. 1 point
    Just seen this post Phil, I’m sure my phone doesn’t bring new posts up sometimes me and jim will defiantly be down to see you at some point cheers for the offer! youll love the thermal, me and my mate were out pre dawn the other day sat at the end of a hedge line waiting for the geese that never showed up.. when my mate said there’s something over there! so I fired up the thermal and it was a fox about 40yrd away, we’ve been after this one for a while and failed on all attempts but when your sat down smoking/talking and drinking coffee it makes an appearance, it won’t be making any more
  31. 1 point
    Like most I was sick and tired of the commercialism of Christmas so a couple of years back I made a stand. I announced I was not going to buy my granddaughters more toys to make the pile bigger in their rooms. I decided I would buy them a life skill and have funded the eldest's swimming lessons to teach her to swim. Its cost me a fortune but every Sunday for the past two years; off we go to the local baths. She loves it, can swim and dive in. My work is done. This year its the youngest's turn at 3 years old. She's been going with her sister every now and then and loves it and so this year I'm buying her swimming lessons.
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    It makes the meeting between the 3 main fighters more interesting... Wilder cant change he is a 1 shot fighter, but probably the most dangerous because of that, Fury was shocking on his last fight and lucky to get through it, yet the Fury band wagon claims he only gets up for a big fight ... Joshua was shocking in the first Ruiz fight, comes back and boxes perfectly to get the win, yet is smashed for doing exactly what Fury does most fights.... as you rightly he has put a new string to his bow, we all know he can finish now we know he can box....dont mean hes gonna beat either Wilder or Fury, but gives him a great platform to build from....
  33. 1 point
    Reminds me of the wife's nickers
  34. 1 point
    Mine then and now. My advise with this breed is keep calm and carry on. They take time. They will test you but come good eventually. .atb
  35. 1 point
    Great shooting Robo I`m on the look out for an older HW80 .177 myself. atb. Mark.
  36. 1 point
    Well a big thanks to mick ,cracking pup , settled in well last night didn’t make a noise in kennel super looking pup will keep you all updated
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    Ours only 4 ft lol no laughing I'll fire a pic up
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    My two collie types dad n lad...
  40. 1 point
    We can never, really predict, how the future may pan out...time will tell....
  41. 1 point
    compared to what i`ve worked,seen or known of from that line for a dog thats a poor specimen ...
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  43. 1 point
    Put them all in a hat and take ur pick, that’s how these peds are made up lol
  44. 1 point
    Apparently Toby is in it.......
  45. 1 point
    I recon everyone who shoots has done it Phil... I know I have! more than once
  46. 1 point
    Just an update, my pal checked the extra picatiny rail and 008 studs and they were not tight. It is all now tightened up and he is off to the range to set zero this morning. I think without doubt this was the issue, schoolboy error as we thought eachother had tightened the all the fixings Thanks guys Phil
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    Aaaahhhhh ok get it now. ABC has dogs from 1of1 or from his dogs ABC look mor jealous den anything.
  49. 1 point
    You PMed me because your a childish roid head that doesn’t like being played at his own game.
  50. 1 point
    But if any one wants to use either stud dog i have here your more than welcome yo use them free of charge
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