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Re: What do you spend most of your money on?

Postby Pyrpolizer » Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:51 pm

B25 wrote:Is that all??
My most recent purchase set me back €3300!!!

What do you shoot with airgun?


i like precision shots. It won't miss a headshot on anything at <=25m however I shot a lot of crows at 30-50, most not lethal shots, however the cats would finish the job overnight. The day I bought it there was a priest who boasted he uses the same model for headshots on hares.
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Re: What do you spend most of your money on?

Postby Pyrpolizer » Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:24 pm

Get Real! wrote:Which one of you gun buffs can recommend me a good air pistol?

My requirements:

1. As silent as possible as I intend to blast pigeons on my rooftop.
2. I don’t want to spend a fortune on this.
3. Has to be readily available for purchase at a Nicosia store.
4. I expect to be able to take out pigeons from 20..50 meters away.
5. I said pistol because I want it to be small and easily concealable.

Thanks.


Forget about it. They cost about € 250-320 and they are only good for short distances (10-20m).
The ones with pressurized gas are much more expensive, have a high running cost, plus too many people get disappointed and sell them out.
The most powerful one's are the Diana, but they have a bad fame that they kick back like hell and brake the scopes.
Most Diana's pellet velocity exceed the limit of about 1000 ft/sec at which the pellet is supposed to travel without rotating.

Pigeons are stupid birds, no problem taking your time and aim at them. Instead of a scope you may even attach a laser beam (must be green light not Red) and your shooting will be as easy as a toy. The laser beam works fine on pigeons, but it won't work on other birds e.g the crows are so damn clever.

If the air riffle you have is more than 30 years old, you may forget that one too, no precision, too much noise and kicking.
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Re: What do you spend most of your money on?

Postby Pyrpolizer » Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:33 pm

B25 wrote:
First of all you need a permit from the police to have an air gun or pistol. T


Depends on his age. If he completed the military service, and I think over 45 he doesn't need a permit.
He just buys it and pays some 60 Euros to register it at the police.
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Re: What do you spend most of your money on?

Postby B25 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:45 pm

Pyrpolizer wrote:
B25 wrote:
First of all you need a permit from the police to have an air gun or pistol. T


Depends on his age. If he completed the military service, and I think over 45 he doesn't need a permit.
He just buys it and pays some 60 Euros to register it at the police.


That's what I meant adeia katoxeis kai adeia oplou. Its 20E for the one and 40E for the other although airguns may be cheaper. Age and military service do not come into it.

To buy a weapon you need to get a sistatiki from the police, if it is a new gun you also need another form that get approved by the cops BEFORE you go to purchase, then when you purchase it you take it to the cops with the paperwork issued to you from the gun shop and the police process it and issue you with the necessary adeies.
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Re: What do you spend most of your money on?

Postby repulsewarrior » Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:06 pm

...curious B25, how do you feel about gun control. Does this system work in Cyprus. Are you satisfied with the system as it is?

...do you see the registration of arms as an infringement of Freedom, or Liberty?
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Re: What do you spend most of your money on?

Postby B25 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:37 pm

Get Real! wrote:Which one of you gun buffs can recommend me a good air pistol?

My requirements:

3. Has to be readily available for purchase at a Nicosia store.

Thanks.


If you use FB look here, I can suggest other places in Nicosia if you need.

https://www.facebook.com/pasyky/posts/1906400386281755

They don't appear to have a separate website
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Re: What do you spend most of your money on?

Postby Get Real! » Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:42 pm

B25 wrote:
Get Real! wrote:Which one of you gun buffs can recommend me a good air pistol?

My requirements:

3. Has to be readily available for purchase at a Nicosia store.

Thanks.


If you use FB look here, I can suggest other places in Nicosia if you need.

https://www.facebook.com/pasyky/posts/1906400386281755

They don't appear to have a separate website

If the effective range is like 10m like Pyro says, forget it! :lol: It's a joke!
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Re: What do you spend most of your money on?

Postby Get Real! » Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:42 pm

As for licensing... so the State trusted me for decades to handle and keep a military-grade G3 that could blast someone’s head open from 800 meters away, but they don’t trust me with an air pistol that has an effective range of 10-15 meters? :roll: :lol:
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Re: What do you spend most of your money on?

Postby Get Real! » Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:47 pm

Pyrpolizer wrote:...but it won't work on other birds e.g the crows are so damn clever.

Pyro, I'm disappointed! Why would I want to hurt crows? Crows are beautiful and harmless to us.

It's the fucking pigeons you should all be aiming for, who cost us millions every year!
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Re: What do you spend most of your money on?

Postby B25 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:48 pm

repulsewarrior wrote:...curious B25, how do you feel about gun control. Does this system work in Cyprus. Are you satisfied with the system as it is?

...do you see the registration of arms as an infringement of Freedom, or Liberty?


Guns always need some control, it's the people that need sorting out. For the number of shotguns in Cyprus, the ease in which you can get them and the lack of home security demanded by the police, there is very very little to non existent gun crime. What shootings there are is usually via mafiosi shooting each other, and for that they can carry on.

As for being satisfied, i am used to more stringent measures and it would not hurt to apply some here in Cyprus. It could be better.

For instance, you do not need a security cabinet by law until you have 10 or more guns. You spouse could also have another 10 guns, so all in all you could theoretically have 20 guns at home with no security cabinet.

That's not including the G3's that are held by the reservists. It is the attitudes not necessarily the guns that are the problem. I have a security cabinet, as well as making sure my guns don't fall into the wrong hands, keeps them away from children and to protect my investment as there is considerable euro value in the all.

If I couldn't have them, I would see that as an infringement to my civil liberties I would not be a happy chappy.

Does that answer you.

P.S. in Cyprus only sporting shotguns and airguns are permitted. Small bore of any type are prohibited, the Brits wrote that into the constitution!!!
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