This is a quick update on the Tyrolean, but also a warning about after market springs!
I’ve had a bit of a change of heart this week about the future of the Tyrolean HW80. I was planning on stripping and repairing the stock, then sorting out a tuning kit for it. However a new project has taken over almost all of my space in the workshop which will be taking up space for a while. Continue reading “Tyrolean HW80 – Part 3”
I’ve been waiting to write an HFT post for a few weeks now but I keep forgetting to take my camera to get some good photo’s. Luckily I’ve been given some I can use.
This is the club where I first tried an actual HFT competition, and I’ve been back 3 times since. This is a brief look at the club, and how my last comp went. Continue reading “HFT – Kingsley 13/08/17”
Most of my shooting is with springers. And so far all of my HFT attempts have been with them. I don’t have anything against PCP’s, they are great tools for the job. But I just prefer the feel and challenge of spring power.
There’s something very satisfying about the thud of a smooth running gun and the little kick you get from it. And having the pellet land where you were pointing gives me much greater sense of achievement than a PCP. This is after all my hobby, so I’ll aim for maximum enjoyment. Continue reading “Shooting Springers”
These are just my thoughts on the subject so take them with a pinch of salt. Maybe take this as a starting point, but ask around and always pick up as many guns as you can before making a decision.
If you have never tried HFT before, and you own a sub 12ft-lb air rifle my answer is simple. Just use that. You will be able to get a taste for the sport without spending any money beyond some pellets and £4 or £5 club entry. Continue reading “HFT – Springer vs PCP”