Originally Posted by EELS
£5 a ball! how often do you lose a ball in golf?? If balls equate to ammo, that's 500 pellets; so you'd have to not lose a ball for 4 or 5 weeks to come out ahead - unlikely
I've shot my Anshutz for 10 years now; so thats c£2 a week and scopes don't lose money, so the only pass-time that's better value than FT must be breathing..
Dogging is reasonable pass time cost wise if you don't travel too far as the price of fuel does limit your travel radius !