Can I sell an air rifle privately?
Air weapons and ammunition must not be sold to anybody under 18. This is illegal. Those using air rifles should take careful note of boundaries. If an air pellet is fired that goes beyond the boundaries of any premises then an offence has been committed.
Does an air rifle need to be locked away?
Airguns should be stored away from casual access at all times when not in use. While there is no legal requirement for them to be locked in a steel cabinet, necessary steps must be made to ensure that someone without a licence to possess an airgun cannot gain access to one.
Is it illegal to kill grey squirrels in the UK?
Grey squirrels have limited legal protection and can be controlled all year round by a variety of methods including shooting and trapping. It is an offence under section 14 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981) to introduce and release grey squirrels into the wild.
Is it safe to buy an air rifle?
The makeup of the air rifles makes them more accurate compared to firearms. If you need to improve your target shooting skills, then the air rifle could be the right choice for you. Most air guns for sale are unregulated and inexpensive compared to purchasing firearms, enabling everyone to practice shooting in a safe environment.
What should I do if my air rifle is not working?
Replacement parts are easy to find and if the gun is disassembled then the seal should be inspected and changed if required. The internals can then be cleaned before the airgun is put back together. There are however several reasons why an Air Rifle may have problems though so see the below for this information. 1 What could possibly go wrong?
What is the law regarding selling air rifles?
If it’s second hand or has been modded it would be prudent to get it checked for power. when you present the rifle to the gun shop/club show it is unloaded and not cocked. If you carry it anywhere in public it has to be in a gun bag. You don’t want armed police asking you to ‘lower the weapon, sir’
Where can I buy a second hand air rifle?
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