Originally Posted by dnic
I would agree that looking at the kit some people use it might appear as if it is a bit of an arms technology race. However you must keep in mind, it is the mind set and capability of the person behind the trigger that counts far more than technology they are using. I have seen shooters with a simple rig out shoot the £3k rigs.
Please don't be disheartened, join a club and go on a few comps, and above all have fun.
I have done this and with my S200 and 4-12 scope have faired much better than one would initially expect, though I must ay I have received "expert" guidance in set up and technique.
The right club makes a big difference.