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  1. S.Maclean

    Absolute pot luck on a trailcam

    And now I've misplaced my memory card
  2. S.Maclean

    .410 hushpower thoughts

    So I assume you'd recommend one whether I go .410 or 20.
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    .410 hushpower thoughts

    It's gonna be for getting some birds, rats and rabbits. Bit of snap shooting or decoying etc. Just in and around the stable blocks and relatively close to house. I'm after versatile option, despite having air rifles
  4. S.Maclean

    Absolute pot luck on a trailcam

    Well now I feel totally inadequate with pics like that going around.
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    .410 hushpower thoughts

    Couldn't agree more, that's my excuse to the missus for such a big gun safe. It's gonna be for a few reasons, start introducing the manimals to shots, but mainly for an option when shooting the bunnies and corvids around the stables and relatively close to the house without disturbing everyone, I shoot a lot with air rifles but I like a different sport at times plus the option of snap shooting. I've got the 12 for when I'm doing a proper job but I would like a hushpower it's just now .410 or 20 and I think the 20 is sounding more versatile.
  6. S.Maclean

    .410 hushpower thoughts

    I'm sold on the 20! Cheers RF boy
  7. S.Maclean

    .410 hushpower thoughts

    Fortunately she likes me more than her own kids... Just as I say the horses need to become accustomed, all the horses. She's bloody psychic anyway, nevermind a pin drop, she's probably already tutting for me thinking of another gun and she's 130 mile away this week.
  8. S.Maclean

    .410 hushpower thoughts

    I appreciate the time and knowledge mate. So I think I'm convinced by going 20, just noise being only factor that could change it, would the 20 disturb people 70 yards away in a house with subsonics, the animals have to get accustomed to the sounds but the mother-in-law is another matter... that's my final question really and if you think it's not going to be excessive at that distance then I'm sold on a 20.. I just have zero experience with trying to be quiet with me 12 bore.
  9. S.Maclean

    Strange Pheasant

    Couldn't agree more. I ain't all that old but been shooting nearly 15 years, which is probably as if I've picked up my first rifle compared to some of you guys, luckily my Dad instilled great respect for my quarry so I certainly wouldn't dream of taking a stupid shot I wasn't sure I could hit and I am a fair shot but nowhere near the level you guys are at with your experience. I make a point to check zero and to murder some paper even if i can't get out at the bunnies just tryna get that grouping to keep shrinking, certainly well within the 5p though
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    Strange Pheasant

    Some of the shooting I see on here is unbelievable, pcp's would be my go to if I was commercial but I love the extra sport springs bring and with some of these rifles now when they're nicely fettled are mental in the right hands as above... where can I acquire some of these hands?
  11. S.Maclean

    .410 hushpower thoughts

    A 20 makes more sense because I appreciate that it's more versatile and It sounds like I could have cartridges for different uses, What's the cost difference like between feeding each one and buying? I've done a bit of research but with you having both what have you found?
  12. S.Maclean

    .410 hushpower thoughts

    Yeah I'm trying to introduce them to it, but we have one skittish horse that is terrible so while I'm of the opinion of deal with it others at home aren't so in agreement, plus it's not so much being in the fields with them it's being next to the stables for example where they can do damage.
  13. S.Maclean

    Strange Pheasant

    The way I was thinking yeah I couldn't agree more, and thanks for the advice. Static shooting it is but in the future. 95 for now.
  14. S.Maclean

    .410 hushpower thoughts

    Exactly what I'd be after. Very interest in this comparison, didn't consider 20 hushpower, obviously the noise is the consideration because of animals, in particular horses and donkeys who won't appreciate me being out bang bang with a 12. How is the sound difference between the .410 and 20, I imagine as the shooter the sound isn't much different but how is the difference if you're stood say 10 yards and 50 yards away?
  15. Contemplating a fully moderated .410 to use with eley 3" subsonics. Have a few potential cases where this would be so useful for me in theory, whats your guys experience with it?
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