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    AGB Advice for returning to shooting 13/5/20

    This is a virus, passed on by droplets of water from people's lungs. Its not a Russian nerve agent! I think too many people are getting overly obsessive about this. I'm hearing about clubs that are absolutely bending over backwards to produce a surgically scrub clean environment where you could...
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    AGB Advice for returning to shooting 13/5/20

    AGB's instruction is for each archer to have their own target face so that once the target face is on the boss, you dont come into contact with anything that anyone else has touched.
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    AGB Advice for returning to shooting 13/5/20

    Just wash/sanitise your hands after touching the boss/stand! Put the boss up, sanitise your hands, put the face on. Putting the face on doesnt require you to touch the boss. Pulling your arrows out of the target only requires you to touch the target face. I think all this ultra anti virus...
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    AGB Advice for returning to shooting 13/5/20

    I'm just thinking about how expensive alcohol sanitiser is and how much you would have to spray on a boss
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    AGB Advice for returning to shooting 13/5/20

    Why did you need to disinfect your bosses? Has someone been using them in the last few weeks? Surely the virus can only survive on surfaces for at most a few days, so they couldnt be disease laden could they? Surely the only time the bosses needed sanitising was after someone had touched them...
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    AGB Advice for returning to shooting 13/5/20

    "It is preferred that targets can be left out and not moved where possible. Clubs that are unable to leave targets out, must carefully manage the movement of targets in between sessions and minimise the number of times they are handled" So, to me, this refers to the setting up and taking down of...
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    AGB Advice for returning to shooting 13/5/20

    Perhaps hand sanitiser should be made so that it coats the hands with a black dye so if you touch your face.........
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    AGB Advice for returning to shooting 13/5/20

    I had new target faces delivered to me. I've been completely isolated for months due to an underlying medical condition. With my hands washed before and after, I've batched a roll of 50 target faces into individual rolls. My members will come to my house and collect THEIR target face from my...
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    AGB Advice for returning to shooting 13/5/20

    Thats only an example risk assessment. You're supposed to write your own. Whoever wrote that obviously has shares in JVD. Whatever sort of pins you use or can get, write that into your risk assessment
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    AGB Advice for returning to shooting 13/5/20

    A lot of our kit was locked up in the school too. I rang the caretaker (guardian or whatever they're called these days) and they arranged access for me. Nice people
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    AGB Advice for returning to shooting 13/5/20

    Hi Geoff, you obviously know your archery peers better than you'd like too :) Personally, I'm enjoying the organising of the return (because I'm a bit of a dictator) but I'm on the shielded persons list so I wont be going shooting myself. Each to their own eh I'm just glad to not be teaching...
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    AGB Advice for returning to shooting 13/5/20

    We're lucky to have a field that we can use virtually 24/7 so we've decided that members can book on to the range any time they like. We're issuing keys to all our members. However we can't leave bosses out due to vandalism. This means each member is responsible for putting their own boss up...
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    AGB Advice for returning to shooting 13/5/20

    My club had our virtual meeting tonight. Good to see so many of the old crowd still alive and keen to get back to shooting. We are lucky to have 24/7 access to the field we use although up to now we've always maintained specific shooting times to keep that club feeling. Tonights meeting we...
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    Scottish Government Lockdown Ideas Page

    2m? I've stood 20 yards down wind of someone vaping. I know how far water droplets can carry. If only 332 of the 30,000 deaths have been people under the age of 30 then yes, we should allow young people out, so that they can catch the virus and increase the death toll in the under 30s to even...
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    Scottish Government Lockdown Ideas Page

    How would wearing gloves make any difference, unless you're going to have a new pair of disposable gloves for each target?
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