Well after my variation came back the other day i was itching to get out and pick up a gun and after a quick ring around of who had what and who could get me what i ended up by the gun and scope from separate shops. The gun is a stainless and synthetic T3 in 6.5x55 and was bought from Northalerton shooting supplies and Malcolm did it for as cheap as i could get anywhere and he luckily had one in stock. So that was that and i headed home to to grab a drink before going out for the scope. Its a S&B 8x56 hungarian that i bought second had from dave at York guns who did a good price on it and the other bits and bobs i needed such as sling, slip ammo and cleaning bits and bobs. I will be zeroing it tomorrow and it'll be ready for my stalking trip to scotland next saturday On another note to any of those contemplating using either Northalerton or York guns don't hesitate to do so both great shops and did spend about an hour and a half in York guns as the fitted the scope to the gun that i had not bought from them and bore sighted it as well.