1. Foxing tips

    Evening all, With lambing now in full swing in most parts of the country, I’m sure most are keen to knock over a Charlie or two… or three, or four! Do any more experienced shooters have any tips they can share? From the down right obvious to the scenting trick passed down to them or even the...
  2. For Sale: Hawke Sidewinder 3-12-50 half mill dot SF

    Hiya I’ve got a original hawke sidewinder for sale in original case, had it for years been Brilliant for foxing with NV add ons and also shot plenty of roe with it aswell, only reason for sale is got the new Hik 4k which is going on my 243 £180posted Message me if want anymore details
  3. Good morning

    Hi all and hello from Norwich. I’ve been shooting for almost fifty years, mainly vermin, game, clays, pistols when they were legal, and I have done a very limited amount of stalking to help a friend a few years ago. I have been reloading since the pistol days of the 80’s and currently my main...
  4. Lamping Foxes

    Hi all First proper post here, I am looking for some advice on regards to lamping foxes have a few stupid questions so here goes, Bit of background had a nasty encounter with a youngish fox taking 3 of my 6 chickens during broad day light he even had the cheek to come back again during the day...
  5. Sold: Tikka T3 .223 Barrelled action - Good condition overall £295 ready for drop-in

    A Tikka T3 barrelled action in .223Rem. 16" barrel 1 in 12 twist Perfect crown and 14 x 1 thread Lots of life in the barrel, no issues there. Full bluing Clean Original black bolt shroud not one in photo. Two bolt handles Trigger kit fitted 1.5 - 2lbs adjustable No issues, functional...
  6. Sold: Mars lt thermal scope. £500

    Atn mars lt thermal scope, 4-8x. Great scope but I bought it to see if thermal was for me or not, now time to upgrade. Bought Jan/Feb of this year, comes with picatinny QD mounts. I've killed out to 250m with it but really it's best suited for out to 150m. Looking for £700 posted, but open...
  7. Sold: Pulsar Thermion XP50 thermal scope.

    640 17um scope 2 - 16 x mag 1800 meter detection Can mount in 30mm rings Comes with: 4 x APS2 batteries, APS charger, original box and booklet and warranty. Could even throw in a Yukon one-piece mount for a picatinny/weaver rail. Good condition and fully working. £2700 posted (Cost was £4k...
  8. NV IR Torch Recommendations

    I have an Infiray TD50L NV scope, the IR torch with it is obviously rubbish. What torches to people recommend? I gather there is a difference with scope needed either LED or laser, I'm not sure of the difference. It is for foxing so needs to stretch out to 300m.
  9. Disposal of fox carcasses

    Just a bit of a general one here but what do you do to dispose of carcasses after a nights foxing? I know some people just chuck them in a bush, some leave them for the farmer to dispose of and I know of others that have dug a pit in a secluded corner of the farm. What do you do?
  10. Reloading

    Hi, I'm a lapsed member and just re-registered via a new PW. I'm retired so can shoot a lot - foxing, deer stalking, vermin control, driven boar (occasionally), driven game, clays (various disciplines) and re-load my 22-250 and the next stage will be re-loading my 30-06. I live in SE Essex but...
  11. Foxing on land unsuitable for centrefire?

    Be gentle as I'm an newbie to FAC, so forgive any ignorance. I'm just trying to learn like you all did once. I have a permission which has stables and poultry where I was ratting with my air rifle but they started getting fox problems, which I was invited to address. The land is on the edge of...
  12. Sold: Element Helix 6-24 x 50 scope

    Element Helix 6-24 x 50 30mm tube APR 1 C reticle MRAD SFP Side parallax, minimum 10yards. Ballistic turrets with zero stop. Fully functional, boxed, clean, excellent. Lifetime warranty that goes with the scope. £287.50 posted
  13. Sold: Harrington and Richardson 10Bore Shotgun

    Personal sale 10Bore Harrington and Richardson Nitro proof 3.5inch chamber Single shot Hammergun 36'' barrel 14 " Lengh of Pull Good condition and good metalwork and colour hardening. Spotless bore and thick wall. £225 plus RFD
  14. Sold: Pulsar Quantum Lite XQ30V Thermal Spotter S/H £900 ovno

    As above, nice small unit but very handy and useful in the field for foxes and deer or even rabbits 2.5 - 10 x magnification, 50hz refresh rate, 900 meter range. Well-known and reliable units. Looked after...
  15. Sold: Ruger M77 .22-250Rem Rifle

    second-hand Ruger M77 Mk2 in 22-250 Rem Wood stock, seen some use and wear but its solid and still fit for plenty of hard work Sling swivels and QD studs Blued barrel threaded 1/2 UNF, good crown. Rifle only A crazy £160 inc RFD to RFD postage (No mod or rings included.)
  16. Sold: Tourbon cheek riser

    As above. Velco straps around any stock, comes with 3/4'' (i think) very firm but comfortable raiser insert. Useful for proper cheek welds on high mounted scopes like night vision and thermal can be. I use one on another rifle, this one is spare. About £30 new £20 posted.
  17. Fox caller recommendations

    I've never owned or played with one them speaker fox caller thing. I'm interested in getting one but too many option with function I am not sure about. Could you guys please advise me on what functions is a must have and recomend me one. (Preferably a budget one unless if it is really worth...
  18. Left handed Varmint recommendations

    I've always shot RH rifles but as a lefty I want my next one to be a LH. It'll be a foxing rifle in .223. Varmint. Remington 700 is an option. I've heard mixed reviews on them. I'm used to shooting a Howa 1500 varmint so I'm used to a budget rifle and had no complaints with it. I'm on a bit of a...
  19. .223 varmint recommendations

    Looking to purchase a .223 varmint for my foxing. I do a lot with my .243 Howa Varmint 1500 but want a backup rifle and move my .243 over to deer rifle. I shoot archer attached to Vortex. Thinking another Howa but maybe stainless. Remington 783. CZ or maybe push budget to Tikka T3. All varmint...
  20. Sold: Howa 1500 Bell and Carlson stock custom bolt 243

    Howa 1500 .243 (Comission sale) -Bell and Carlson stock -Custom bolt knob/handle -picatinny rail -floor plate magazine -threaded 1/2 UNF -new crown -blued barrel/action -beartoothcomb riser £325 sent to your local dealer