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  1. FAC Security Arrangements

    Hi - looking for bit of advice. Doing FAC application at the moment and in preparation, looking at options for cabinets for proposed rifles and ammo. Is it better to have a completely separate ammo safe or having an integrated lockable ammo compartment within the cabinet acceptable? If both...
  2. Dropped a b@llock - FAC renewal

    Evening all, been a long time since I posted but I have a question. For various reasons (major house renovations, busy at work, busy with family, nightmare with eldest kid), I have essentially had a shooting sabbatical and didn’t attend my club for a year. I went up and collected my annual...
  3. FAC shotgun range near Bristol or Weston Super Mare?

    Hi All, I would love to get into practical shooting with a FAC shotgun in order to get an FAC license for one but am having difficulty finding somewhere, i already have my SGC and an FAC but only for rifles at my club, can anyone recommend where i can learn iand become a member to learn about...
  4. Hello: New member from London

    Hi all Great to meet you. I am based in North London. Have never been hunting in England/UK and eager to get started. I do however have hunting experience from my trips to Zambia; most recent trip was last month and I managed to get my first impala buck. Looking for any advice you can offer...
  5. Asked for evidence of competency... Is this normal?

    After submitting my FAC application in November 2022, my local Firearms officer has called this week to chat about my application and organise a visit to view my security arrangements. He said that my application would not be considered without someone producing a letter to say that I have...
  6. Aaron Mitchell introduction

    Hi, my name is Aaron. I have been involved in most types of shooting and the countryside from a very young age (father is a game keeper) so have experienced shooting shot guns and rifles of various calibres for nearly 35 years. I currently hold a shot gun certificate and enjoy pigeon shooting...
  7. Looking for a rifle shooting club

    Hi there, I have had my fac for a few years now. I have a few permissions but not much. My question is if anyone knows of any rifle clubs in Scotland. I stay around the Glasgow area. Ideally I'd like somewhere that I could shoot 400/500 yards plus. I can get out to around 500 on one of my...
  8. Importing Canada -UK

    Good Evening, I am currently living in Canada as a UK Citizen and due to return in the early summer. I hold a UK FAC and have acquired a rifle whilst in Canada. As far as I am aware my FAC allows me to 'import' this on my return as I hold the authority to aquire that Calibre. Has anyone...
  9. Pump action or semi-auto?

    Hi all, Hope this is the right place on the forum to ask (admin please tell me if not!). I am looking at getting one of these shotguns, in 12 bore I'm pretty sure, for pigeons etc. It will be FAC as I have an open slot on my FAC for one, and am thinking about 7+1 I think. However, I am...
  10. For Sale: Tall Gun cabinet 4/5 gun

    For sale, a police approved (ie physically checked by police in house) gun cabinet. steel is thicker than Brattonsound. Very solid welding and with a hammerite type finish. 2x 7 lever locks (which can be replaced), keyed alike, 2 keys. 4 holes for securing. I do have a pack of 4 small...
  11. New Member from Oban Argyll

    Hi everyone, My name is Sean. just joined here as a member after finding a lot of answers i was looking for on google regards my FAC application and see its a great place for information. I have had a big interest in hunting and Deer management for years and get out stalking with friends...
  12. My introduction

    My name is Jim, I’ve been shooting for the past 10 years. Stalking for the last 8. I’ve got a .243 which I use for the fallow, roe and fox in my area, and then 22lr and 22fac air rifle for rabbits. 12 gauges and 410s as well. I’ve only ever shot outside of my family farm twice. Cornwall for reds...
  13. Questions regarding differences between Scottish and English FAC's, Firearms Laws

    Dear All, As a Scottish FAC holder I would like to know more about the differences between Scotland and England/Wales in terms of Firearms Laws and Licensing (sorry for leaving out Northern Ireland!). My questions are as follows: 1- Are there any major differences between Scottish and English...
  14. Met FAC grant process (great FEO)

    For anyone applying for an FAC grant in the greater London area, thought I'd relay my recent experience. It took 4 months after submitting my FAC application (and after several follow ups to ask for an update ) before an FEO from the Met finally contacted me to arrange an inspection at my...
  15. New here! East Sussex.

    Hi Everyone! I’m new here! Currently getting back into shooting, but my previous experience has only been shooting air rifles. I haven’t got my FAC but this is something i’m looking to obtain. In terms of the shooting i’d like to do, it’d be target shooting and vermin, foxs, rabbits, deer ect...
  16. Sold: Daystate .22 FAC 40ftlb £550

    Good Morning gentleman, I have for sale my Daystate Air ranger .22 40ftlb , it is a lovely gun but unfortunately it is taking up precious cabinet room and I just don’t use it anymore. It is in near mint condition. I get roughly 50 shots per charge. I am selling it with its scope a MTC...
  17. 16 weeks and counting

    I submitted my application for SGC and FAC to police Scotland 16 weeks ago. I have done my medical report and had my interview all checked out. The FEO advised me that he finished the enquiry on the 30th of November so... I called the Edinburgh firearms team today where my application is being...
  18. First time FAC application

    Hi all, am a fairly new member and recently started shooting - at Bisley and have done a couple of days stalking in the South West going after Reds and Roe, just taken Roe so far, greatly enjoying it! Plan to get up to the highlands in August, and shoot some driven boar in Europe in the Autumn...
  19. FAC Issue wait time

    Hi all, curious as to maybe I have misunderstood TVP quality target for FAC grants, their target is currently listed as 60 working days and to date I have been waiting 125 working days, excluding one or two for bank holidays (receipt of delivery was given as the 7th of May). This seems highly...
  20. Hi New here, and Hi again......and Cheers....oH and Hello......im no good at this!!

    Hi all, bit-time foxer having a good year, most done in thermal (NO its not Cheating!!) also some deer but not into the work once its dead so don't do much of that.
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