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Old 21st March 2015, 10:24 AM
cloverleaf cloverleaf is offline
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Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Oxfordshire
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Thanks - I suppose there's something to be said for using the recoil to get into a rythm - I'd rather have none to deal with in the first place though, tbh!

I agree about the bolt.. I've not tried 5 shots in 10 seconds (Standard) with a bolt action - needless to say I don't think it would be at all competitive; although I suspect you might just get away with it using a manual Hunting 5 given the short travel, minimal effort and convenient positioning of the cocking lever.

The rifle's now been ordered (I'm looking at around a 5wk wait) - I went for the standard length in the end as it's of similar length and weight to my rimfire; which I get on with well.

Hopefully I'll have enough time to familiarise myself with the rifle before the county match, which is usually around June
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