1. Springer rifles are difficult at best to game, and expensive as all hell to actually make useful.
2. Your "friends" yard, is not a proper field. But Im sure he owns like 2 million acres surrounded by a 10 foot wall with barbed wire right? Wrong, I can't stop you from playing there, but I can suggest that you consider the ramifications if your field is inappropriate.
3. Good things come to those who wait.