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    Out shooting on your own

    I love getting out on the farm for a few hours shooting whether it be with the .243 after foxes or Roe or out with the airgun , however I must confess that I prefer having a bit of company when I go out , do you guys prefer out shooting on your own or with someone with you
    Enjoy yourself's later than you think !!

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    Prefer it out on my own, with 4 children at home any me time is appreciated!

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    Can't beat a bit of solitude.
    Good time to mull over things and take in the peace and quiet away from it all

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    On my own by choice but it's not always possible

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    its always good having a lamping partner but not stalking nothing worse than some noisy bugger dragging there feet or stepping on a branch the wrong way lol i tend to do most of my lamping my self i get pretty ratty when someone points the lamp the wrong way etc and they end up not wanting to go out again so probs best on my own lol

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    I like to go out alone. Firstly cos its nice to get away and also cos I dont have to worry about the movement of the 2 nd person.

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    Hi Varmint
    On my own mostly, but also with the dog which is best !
    It is good to have a shoot buddy though.
    Helps on occasions to have someone there to help work stuff out.

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    Depends, I do enjoy a day out stalking with others but I very much enjoy my own company too, nothing better than taking it all in.

    My 11 year old well he does make a bit of extra noise but my time with him I wouldn't swap for the world. I have a friend who I have taken out on a few occasions but he's just too noisey for my liking, bull in a china shop comes to mind!!

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    I like to stalk by myself, but ideally have a buddy somewhere else on the land, so we can have a coffee and a natter afterwards, or before heading off in new directions
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    used to shoot with 5 good mates on a regular basis, but things change and now i shoot with just the keepers etc, and on the odd occasion ill pop out for a few hours on my own, normally after work ill stay behind for a run round with the lamp.

    and as mentioned i'll mull over life and...................ask why my youngest daughter and not me.

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