New to the forum/New .22lr rifle

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by dukdogtx, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. Old Grump

    Old Grump New Member

    Feb 21, 2010
    Little hut in the woods near Blue River Wisconsin
    Haven't checked the laws in New Jersey, Chicago, New York City, Washington DC.....etc. lately have you?
  2. Big Shrek

    Big Shrek Well-Known Member

    Nov 10, 2009
    NorthWest Florida
    Thats all Yankee Territory ;)

    If they try that stuff in the Southern US, there'd be another Civil War. :D

    I do hope that one day the British Citizens get those horrible laws repealed...
    It'll take a lot of hard work, but it could be done.

    Thing is, it was the British People that Hitler feared fighting against, as each citizen generally had a rifle or shotgun,
    that was one of the things that kept him from crossing the channel, and due to that (among other things),
    it cost him the war, because he didn't wipe out Britain before attacking Russia (bad idea anyway).
    It's one thing that keeps America safe, is that there would literally be a rifle behind every tree...
    and we're better than average shooters, especially in the South :)

    There is ONE US Federal Law I'd love to see changed,
    the one where we're required to cough up $200 for a Supressor tax stamp...
    if most rifles/pistols were suppressed, there wouldn't be so many complaints about noisy gun clubs ;)

    Personally, I think it should be ONE Stamp that allows you to supress every weapon you own.
    Instead of one per supressor...which can get bloody expensive.

  3. woolleyworm

    woolleyworm Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2009
    SW Fort Worth

    Welcome to TFF ! Got a yak? Nothing like spending the morning cruising down the Brazos and then taking the afternoon to go do some shooting out in China Spring. Hope to see ya around !!
  4. mr.t7024

    mr.t7024 Member

    Jan 19, 2009
    Near a brook & pond in Ma
    Hey Semperfi i agree with U once again, must be cause were the same age 8/7/51
  5. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    Welcome to TFF, and congrats on your new rifle! Nothing like taking out a good shooting .22 and hunting or plinkin, cheap to shoot/good practise and a world of fun!:)
  6. copey

    copey New Member

    Nov 1, 2010
    some really good reading in this thread. Uk gun laws are a joke due to idiot politicians and nutters shooting innocent by standers with in the main ilegal firearms.we are not allowed handguns i have no intrest in owning 1 but for the people who had to surrender there prized gun i thought was gut wrenching 4 the people involved.not to harp on but to have a airrifle law that makes you have a pellet gun restricted to 12 fpp is a joke .
  7. copey

    copey New Member

    Nov 1, 2010
    foot per pound . Power ratio
  8. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    Got it.

    Can ya throw a rock with that much energy?:rolleyes:
  9. copey

    copey New Member

    Nov 1, 2010
    just about. The thing is a modern sprung air rifle is really only able to shoot consistent up to 20 foot per have to put it on a fire arms certificate is a joke.and when i hear about you guys in america giving 22 lrs to kids i am so enviouse of your countrys laws. I applyed for my fac and i had some 1 educate me on what to do and not to do with it.for the 1st 5 years if i want to use my 22 on land other than whats on my cert i have to write to the police and wait for them to deem it suitable for the use of a 22 lr!
  10. Kent Detective

    Kent Detective New Member

    Jul 18, 2010
    Copey is right.

    I think you will understand this better - 12 ftlb limit on UK air rifles. Air pistols have a limit of half that - 6ftlb.

    A rabbit needs 6ftlb at the skull to penetrate whereas a rat needs 4ftlb.

    Although 12ftlb isn't massively powerful, it is enough to kill most small quarry humanely if you place shot on head. ;)

    Personally I'd like to see the limit changed in the UK to 18ftlb which is more like it. This is the best power for a spring airgun. You could also stop kids getting access to them by making it unlawful to use or possess an airgun if you are under 18 years of age without supervision of adult over 21 years. Airguns should be locked up not stored insecure like most are now.

    PCP's can shoot accurately upto 60ftlb. :eek:

    We are ruled here by anti-British, Anti White, Anti Middle Class self serving liberal and socialist idiots. Tony Blair was responsible for 80% of our problem. God knows why you guys still love him, WE all hate him!

    Half of Europe has daft airgun laws - Spain has no limit on power, UK 12ftlb and lots of others even less. Greece only has 8ftlb limit on air rifles!!!

    Apply sensible and proportional laws to stop the wrong people from owning, possessing or using an airgun and limits can be done away with completely. Anyone without a criminal conviction over 18 years of age should be able to own and use an unlimited power airgun.
    Last edited: Nov 26, 2010
  11. da357mag

    da357mag New Member

    Sep 26, 2009
    Last time I checked, we speak american! Not English!:eek: DA
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