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Old 10th September 2010, 01:53 AM
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Originally Posted by raygun View Post
Robs proposition does raise some interesting points.

I work on airguns (mainly springers) for club members purely on an amateur basis. Now as anyone who has worked on springers will know theoretically you can easily have in your possession a rifle that is over power because the spring has yet to be shortened to a suitable length. If other circumstances conspired against you (for what ever reason) your premises could be searched and the over power springer taken for testing (you haven't had time to sort it).
Without an RFD your goose is starting to cook.

It's also not unknown for someone to ask you to have a look at a gun for them and you find it's slightly hot. It's you that holds the gun.

No I don't think you should have to have an RFD to work on airguns in an unofficial capacity but you should be careful.

Good post Ray, fair points raised too. Also you could, say, buy a springer off a club mate, they say "yeah, it's 11.2" and let's say the scenario that you mentioned happened before you could test it, and it wasn't, maybe because their chrono or testing method was slightly out, then hmm...
as you say, we need to be careful, very careful
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