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Slingshot practice in one's own back garden

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by spader, 7 Oct 2018.

  1. spader

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    I found this slingshot in the draw, forgotten about it for years.
    I cut some tree twigs into ammo shape, and made a few shot into trees in our back garden.
    It worked very well - flying about 30 meters onto the hedges and trees.

    I am having good fun practicing the slingshot with tree twigs ammo.

    But I am aware that there are also laws on using slingshots in UK.
    What are they? What are there to be aware of with use of slingshots?
     
  2. EddieM

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    probably similar to air rifle rules.
     
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    Don't Air Rifles require license to own?
     
  4. JohnD

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    Scotland and England have different laws.
     
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    Depends on the power (in england) below a certain threshold (sorry CBA to look it up) no, above, yes require a firearms licence.
     
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