Posted to Cyprus next year, what is the Bobby with my guns?

Discussion in 'Shooting, Hunting and Fishing' started by flutedbarrel, Nov 18, 2008.

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  1. Currently I have:

    2 x .22lr
    Pump Action 12g
    Semi Auto 12g

    I have been told that I will not be able to take these to Cyprus with me 8O

    Can anyone confirm the rules on the SBA (RAF Akrotiri) on possetion of firearms. I will be there for 2 1/2 years. From what I have heard you are alowed a .177 Air rifle and Shotguns with a max capacity for 2 carts.

    Any advice much appreciated.
  2. Looks like Storage then :cry:
  3. You can always get sorted with replacements behind the Black & White club in Aya Naipa most weekends.
  4. I was over there a few years ago and lads in both infantry regiments I served with in Episkopi had taken their own shotguns and rifles. Check with the clay pigeon club* in Episkopi maybe? I seem to remember there being alot of paperwork to be filled out before going and liason with the armoury/QM too.

    SBA police/RMP may be able to advise too?

    *can't remember its proper title
  5. I'll look after them for you. Have you got ammo for them?
  6. Alsacien

    Alsacien LE Moderator

    With a European Firearms Pass you would be able to bring them as a civvy (check the exact Cypriot firearms laws though for any odd details) - maybe worth checking options with civvy clubs for storage also.
  7. Thanks very much for your reply, I have mailed Epi gun club for info.

    Cheers for that!

  8. Bobby Moore - Score
  9. Bit of a James to work that one out... :roll:
  10. i love people that try to put the boot in :roll: :roll: