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how much needed for competitive shooting to start off with ?

Post by sid04 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 3:50 pm

Hi guys,

I plan to join a shooting club in kolkata next week.. few members here have sugested me North calcutta shooting club, which I will join. I am not strong financially but shooting has always attracted me. I am 25 yrs old and self employed (am a web designer and willing to do some other job if required). I want to take it up as a career and want to win medals for my country and earn respect. what i want to know is how much am i looking to spend when I join a club and start my the sport as a newcomer/learner. I know i would either go for 10 m air rifle OR 50 meter rifle prone. Please friends help me to evaluate the amount i have to spend.
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Post by hamiclar01 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 5:02 pm

I can't give you a ball park figure, only that price wise, 10m air rifle will be cheaper.

More than the money is the time investment. To reach the top, you have to spend time practising, competing. Many high ranking shooters I know are full time. You have to decide what your ceiling is. Particularly as you are not a government employee on a sports quota appointment.
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Post by sid04 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:00 pm

Thanks hamiclar01.
I have no issue with time..am a self employed person..I can easily get ampl amount of time for practice and also space for that. i am mainly concerned about the money part....I think I had already assumed that 10 mtr rifle would be cheaper ..but I just needed confirmation which I got from your post. Thanks for the reply man.
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Post by Vikram » Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:23 pm

Even 10 metre air rifle will cost a good bit of money.Of course, what is expensive is relative.

Top of the game (I think)

http://www.schiesssport-baur.de/?gclid= ... 3wodWycAjg

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About half of what the above AR costs

http://www.pyramydair.com/s/m/Feinwerkb ... Rifle/1849

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Similarly, you can look at Hammerli, Walther and Anschutz too.

Personally, I would look at something like this.

Used and not abused and relatively less taxing on the wallet. If you are resourceful and perseverant, you can get one at a decent price or get one from abroad.

http://www.guntrader.co.uk/Guns-For-Sal ... 7180605205

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Post by sid04 » Mon Jul 30, 2012 1:43 am

^^^ thanks vikram. This is the kind of infor I was needing. BTW isntthere any Indian one or something which is less epensive than these...I know the last one is te cheapest , but isnt there any cheaper option to start off with ?
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Post by to_saptarshi » Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:17 am

Just an Estimate

Joining Fees in NCRC 15K
Annual Fees 600
Jacket Shoes 20-25K
Rifle - Depending on your Budget (minimum 60-80K 2nd Hand)
Pellets - 600 a Tin
Rifle Stand - 1500
Rifle Case 4500
Misc - 5000

.22 (50 Meter)
Joining Fees in NCRC 15K
Annual Fees 600
Jacket + Shoes 20-25K (if you are doing 3p otherwise only Jacket will suffice)
Cartridge Rs 15 Each ( Monthly 600 ) (10 X 15 X 4)
Rifle ( Take one from club initially )
Rifle Stand - 1500 (if needed)
Scope 6-8K minimum
Misc 5K

Hope this helps .. This again varry a lot based on your choice and requirement and should not be considered as actuals.
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Post by sid04 » Tue Jul 31, 2012 6:39 am

to_saptarshi wrote:Just an Estimate

Joining Fees in NCRC 15K
Annual Fees 600
Jacket Shoes 20-25K
Rifle - Depending on your Budget (minimum 60-80K 2nd Hand)
Pellets - 600 a Tin
Rifle Stand - 1500
Rifle Case 4500
Misc - 5000

.22 (50 Meter)
Joining Fees in NCRC 15K
Annual Fees 600
Jacket + Shoes 20-25K (if you are doing 3p otherwise only Jacket will suffice)
Cartridge Rs 15 Each ( Monthly 600 ) (10 X 15 X 4)
Rifle ( Take one from club initially )
Rifle Stand - 1500 (if needed)
Scope 6-8K minimum
Misc 5K

Hope this helps .. This again varry a lot based on your choice and requirement and should not be considered as actuals.
thanks saptarshi..that was really veryhelpful..tells me almost every detail. BTW are you in NCRC ?? if yes can you tel me what papers/document required and the procedure and timing for joining it ?
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Post by to_saptarshi » Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:30 am

Come Any sunday between 10 to 12 in the morning with Address Proof,Photo Identification and chequebook and few copies of PP size photo Thats all you need.
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Post by luckycute » Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:07 pm

@to_saptarshi

Well learn ur advices in this post.
Actually I am from Assam and within a week I will join ARSA, Assam .
Will you please suggest some tips on budgeting and various other neccesary element,as

1. Cheaper Guns
2. Dresses
3. Accessories.
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Post by to_saptarshi » Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:54 pm

Your discipline Sir ??? Air Rifle / Air Pistol / 25m 50m pistol/ 50m rifle prone 3P Standing etc ?
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Post by sid04 » Tue Jul 31, 2012 2:25 pm

to_saptarshi wrote:Come Any sunday between 10 to 12 in the morning with Address Proof,Photo Identification and chequebook and few copies of PP size photo Thats all you need.
Meet U there buddy. This very Sunday. and I really apreciate your help.
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Post by luckycute » Wed Aug 01, 2012 4:51 pm

@to_saptarshi

my discpline is likely to be Air Rifle shooting.
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