Originally Posted by Brian.Samson
You're missing the point I'm making about Word Play
They are fine to buy and use
They are also prohibited by the law
Both of those statements are true.
The email from Mr Lassman posted above does not say they are legal, it says you don't need a certificate.
Do you have an email that actually says they are legal - using those words?
"The Home Office regard self-loading or pump action rifled airguns (including paintball guns) as outside the scope of the Firearms Act, unless they are sufficiently powerful to fall within the category of a "specially dangerous" air weapon (Archbold 24.8a)."