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About mjr88

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    Mundesley Norfolk
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    My Winchester SX3 shotgun, CZ .22 Rimfire, HW100s, and my dads refurbished 1977 HW35 air rifle, and generally the outdoor life. Also enjoy the occasional spot of sea and freshwater fishing. And of course, My wife and 3 grown up kids

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  1. Can't complain about my camera at all. It does what It says on the tin and that's good enough for me
  2. Thanks for the swift reply. The only videos I could find on the tube were reviews on the camera and all of them were good. One chap who did a review I believe used to be a member of this forum but for some reason left, his name was Si Pittaway, Atb, John
  3. Hi all. Although I never got any replies regarding the above query, I just want to let you all know that I have sorted the Issue and the Time/Day and Date are now working on my camera. It worked when I followed the Instructions on my desktop pc. All the other times I had tried and failed were on my mobile phone, so who knows why It didn't work, Atb, John
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    Thanks Jimmy. This was the first and only stock refurb I have ever done on a rifle. I am however thinking of doing my CZ .22 Rimfire next, as that has also picked up quite a few digs and scratches over the years, John
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    Gun looks great Jimmy. It was definitely worth all the hard work. It reminds me when I did a refurb on my fathers 1977 HW35 a few years ago. When I took possession of the rifle It was a bit tatty, so I stripped off the old varnish and wood stain and finished off the job with boiled linseed oil and finishing wax. I didn't do any polishing like you did but I think the finished result Isn't that bad. Here's a couple of photo's of before and after the refurb should you all be Interested. Atb, John
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  7. Hi all I was just wondering If the guy who Is behind the Wonky Donky kits (Dave Price) and his superb home tuning Is still around and working. I can't seem to find any Info on how to contact him. I read somewhere that a few years ago he wasn't very well and stopped work for a while and was just wondering If he Is now up and running again, Atb, John
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    HW99s Imp / Opinions Please

    Thanks bud, appreciate that
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    HW99s Imp / Opinions Please

    Thanks for the offer bud, I might take you up on that offer sometime Could you tell me though who I could use to transport the rifle should I ever decide to post It off somewhere. I have recently phoned a couple of transport companies to Inquire about how much It would cost to send, and they all said the same thing that they don't touch anything gun related. I also read somewhere that when you post off an air rifle you have to separate the stock from the action, Is this true, John
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    HW99s Imp / Opinions Please

    Thanks for all the replies and advice lads. Unfortunately though I am not handy at all with this kind of thing, or any other kind of DIY for that matter. My wife even has to put together any flat pack furniture that we buy. In fact, I can't even understand the Instructions most of the time Anyway, I have not decided yet what I'm going to do about the HW99s, but when I do I'll let you all know, Atb, John
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    HW99s Imp / Opinions Please

    Thanks for the swift reply Rez. I actually phoned up the shop yesterday to Inquire about what's what. They said that I need to add £120 on to the price of any rifle to have the Tuning carried out. And as for the waiting list, I couldn't believe It to be honest, about 5 months I just fancy a low recoil springer that doesn't weigh a ton and won't cost the earth either, and this rifle certainly seems to fit the bill. Atb, John
  12. Hi all I was just wondering If any of you guys have any experience or knowledge regarding the HW99s Imp. This Is the rifle that Is especially tuned by Tony at Sandwell Field Sports, West Bromwich. I am thinking of buying one after watching many good videos regarding accuracy and overall rifle Improvement once the tuning has been carried out, Atb John
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    What bird Is this ???

    Your probably right about that bud. A couple of months ago while I was out, the wife said that she heard a bang on the downstairs bedroom window, and when she looked, she said that there was a bird that looked just like the one above, sitting on the outside bench looking stunned and after a couple of minutes It flew off, John
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    What bird Is this ???

    Yes, on the east norfolk coast