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Old 27th July 2016, 07:52 PM
DuncanH DuncanH is offline
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Default Getting into a new sport

As doctor nick would say... "Hello everybody"
Seriously though, hello. I'm sure I was a member a couple of years ago when I bought my S400 but a house move stopped the use for a while with all the diy etc but I'm back on it and enjoying getting down to the Derbyshire Air Rifle Club again and I am using the range over in Huthwait to get my eye in... Slowly!
I'm sure I'll be posting questions on questions but please bare with me


I'll start with one here. Can anyone recommend any other clubs around the Derby or Nottingham area? I'm mad and can't seem to get enough of it at the moment!
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Old 27th July 2016, 09:05 PM
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Welcome Duncan, you cant beat Woodend for setting up, I have just got back from there myself! As for other clubs to plink at, they are few and far between but there are plenty HFT events dotted around, have a look at the airgun club map here

and check the calendar for events coming up.
HFT, for people with only 2 buttucks!

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Old 28th July 2016, 07:06 AM
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Hi Duncan, welcome to the forum.

Anston might not be too far for you. They are a mix FT/HFT club. Mad as a box of frogs but sound as a pound.
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Old 28th July 2016, 09:17 AM
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Hi Duncan, unfortunately Anston is full with a waiting list.
You can always put your name down but don't hold your breath waiting to get in.
Other clubs within driving distance are Kingsley in Staffordshire & maybe Kibbworth in Leicestershire.

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Old 28th July 2016, 01:00 PM
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Castles not far j26 m1. Visitors welcome Sundays. They are on the club listings.
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Old 28th July 2016, 01:46 PM
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Hi Duncan another club is Loughborough airgun club. We shoot Wedsnesday nights 5pmtill 8.30/9pm or Sundays 9am till about 1ish. We are just round the corner from the great central railway.
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Old 28th July 2016, 05:03 PM
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Thank you for the suggestions...
I will do a bit of looking into where they are and have an emailing session!

Thanks again.

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