Originally Posted by rich
I asked the question because I heard of an incident at a GP recently where the competitor had let off a shot - I don't believe negligently, but before taking proper aim - and the buddy refused to let him take it again as the pellet had left the barrel etc etc. It led to some friction at the time, I'm told. Maybe the courtesy of "asking" hadn't been followed.
Yeah, it has to be with your partner's consent. It's quite a common thing, especially common with PCP shooters who clear their reg before their first proper shot of a comp.