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Air Rifle ammo limit

  • 05-08-2020 6:37pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 4,850 ✭✭✭ Mech1
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    Hi,
    Got a .22 pcp air rifle licenced a few weeks ago.
    Problem is only 500 pellets allowed on licence.
    Obviously I have informed my FO that won't work, as pellets are generally sold in 500 count tins.

    He advised. Me to send him a letter addressed to my super explaining the,problems involved.

    Any advice on good points to mention in the letter?

    Also rifle needs to be fed pellets until it/me find the pellet make, weight and head size that suits it.

    I also need to have different types of pellet that will each be better suitable for the use. As in, different pests, rats, rabbits, squirrel, pigeons, rats etc.

    Thanks in advance.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 6,712 ✭✭✭ Rows Grower
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    I had my first air rifle licence issued with a limit of 100 pellets.

    In my letter besides including they could not be bought in quantities of 100 and providing links to this, I mentioned that they were not a dangerous item in their own right and were basically the same as BB fishing weights which can be bought in any quantity by anyone.

    I also mentioned the distance to my nearest RFD and how it was just basically more economical and practical to be allowed buy them in larger quantities.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 511 ✭✭✭ solarwinds
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    "I also need to have different types of pellet that will each be better suitable for the use. As in, different pests, rats, rabbits, squirrel, pigeons, rats etc."

    As good a reason as any right there.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,005 ✭✭✭ Zxthinger
    Registered User


    Really ye want 5000 as the limit on an air rifle. This is only few boxes


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,698 ✭✭✭ German pointer
    Registered User


    As above, you need different pellets for different quarry and targets. I also mentioned that they are basically inert pieces of led with no powder etc


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