Banbury Calling, Banbury Calling

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Banbury Calling, Banbury Calling

Postby Ox&Bucks » Mon Aug 04, 2014 9:23 pm

Hi All,

I am a new member to the forum and thought it would be a good idea to first come here and introduce myself. I have followed the forums for a number of years and am pleased to say I have finally got around to moving into the ww2 airsoft re-enactment world.

I am based near Banbury Oxfordshie, in my late 20s and my airsoft/ww2 interest is mainly for the objective/role play element to the games. In short - I can go paintball or standard airsoft and go crazy on the trigger every weekend but thats boring and I am looking for something more involved and this looks like the ticket to that experience.

I am fortunatle that I have very little kit and I am in the process of trying to ascertain what is good to get and what is a waste of £. I will book onto some games and no doubt see you all around. Any advice is very welcome!

British will be my outline..... to start.....!

Regards,

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Re: Banbury Calling, Banbury Calling

Postby prideofengland » Mon Aug 04, 2014 9:54 pm

Allo allo Banbury, Nighthawk calling :wink:

Welcome to the Forum, I'm afraid I have little knowledge on British kit but plenty on the forum do, so feel free to ask :good:
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Re: Banbury Calling, Banbury Calling

Postby Steiner » Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:17 pm

Welcome. Have a look at the kit guides. Also, many people will be happy to lend a few bits - get yourself along to an event. :good:
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Re: Banbury Calling, Banbury Calling

Postby Mattywheels » Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:28 pm

Welcome to the forum Ed, don't worry about getting your kit perfect, just get along to an event & borrow anything that you need. Welcome aboard!
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Re: Banbury Calling, Banbury Calling

Postby Allenby » Mon Aug 04, 2014 11:02 pm

Hi mate!

All good advice. Most important thing is to get to games and get involved. Kit is not as critical as a willingness to partake.

WW2 airsoft is, as a community, extremely friendly. People will happily loan kit and even guns to get new players involved.

Come along, have a laugh. You won't regret it.
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Re: Banbury Calling, Banbury Calling

Postby dadio » Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:00 am

Hello and welcome
As said above , get stuck in asap , just borrow what you need ,every game thread has a kit loan section .
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Re: Banbury Calling, Banbury Calling

Postby BootedFeet » Tue Aug 05, 2014 7:07 pm

Welcome to the forum! I'm sure you'll enjoy your stay :good:
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Re: Banbury Calling, Banbury Calling

Postby MartinR » Thu Aug 07, 2014 10:17 am

Hello and welcome,

Plenty of opportunity to play Brit at games in the forthcoming months, so hope to see you at an event soon.

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Re: Banbury Calling, Banbury Calling

Postby Tommy9151 » Thu Aug 07, 2014 12:30 pm

Banbury, this is To-

*Looks at the pieces of his experimental field phone and throws them back in the box.*

Since I've not finished making the stupid thing, I'll just dispense with the pretence.

Hello, sir and welcome. As you've probably heard a few times already, yes, people are willing to loan kit, since I've poured plenty of money into my own equipment I can loan out some stuff too quite happily since British equipment is far superior than everyone else's. :twisted:

Plus, it's nice to see another individual willing to join the British side instead of crossing either the channel or the pond. Hope you'll enjoy yourself and maybe see you at an event in the future, sir.
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Re: Banbury Calling, Banbury Calling

Postby McVickers » Fri Aug 08, 2014 12:32 am

Hello & Welcome!
Where about in Banbury are you?
I used to live on the East side, close to the station, on Causeway!
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Re: Banbury Calling, Banbury Calling

Postby Ox&Bucks » Tue Oct 14, 2014 6:55 pm

So I have had my first game and got my first medal and I am here to stay!
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Re: Banbury Calling, Banbury Calling

Postby cjw957 » Tue Oct 14, 2014 7:55 pm

hello again , was nice to meet you and hope my fellow 34th nutters did not scare you away lol :)

dropping you a pm now about some of the stuff we talked about :)

cheers

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