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Old September 19, 2012, 02:24 PM   #1
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How many rounds a month do you shoot

Hello, i think i may be in the minority here but here it goes, i shoot at least 4 cylinders a range sesson, i go to the range at least 4 days a week sometimes 5, so doing the math that equals to 384 rounds a month progaby a little more, at around 21 cents a round that comes to $80.64 a month, i got to either slow down shooting or start casting my own bullets, get a tap a cap, make my own black powder, the only one of the three things i can probaly do is the tap a cap, pghrich
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Old September 19, 2012, 02:26 PM   #2
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I think you are talking about the old "Tap a Cap". They haven't been made in a while. If you can find some let me know. I'd love to have one.
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Old September 19, 2012, 02:29 PM   #3
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thanks i fixed it, pghrich
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Old September 19, 2012, 06:32 PM   #4
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Not that many, probably in the range of between 80 and 100 per month.
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Old September 19, 2012, 06:54 PM   #5
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Not that many. Three monthly matches & an annual each month from Mar to Oct. 250 pistol and 250 rifle and 150 or so shotgun a month
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Old September 27, 2012, 06:28 AM   #6
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None right now, when I get back to texas probably something to the tune of $50-100 worth a month. Got a lot of guns that need love though, most are black powder but a couple are fancy smokeless shooters.
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Old September 28, 2012, 09:07 AM   #7
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not enough
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Old September 28, 2012, 09:28 AM   #8
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Both wife and I Shoot Cowboy Action and Western 3 Gun twice a month, that's 200 rounds of .38 right there. Shoot the 25 yard bullseye range weekly for another 100+ rounds of .45, .38, and/or 9mm.

About 300+ rounds a month.
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Old September 28, 2012, 09:37 AM   #9
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the most I shoot anymore is 4 shoots a month,so about 240 each of sixgun and carbine,and a few boxes of shotshells.
we have a Wed. night practice session at an indoor range where i'll shoot another 400 rounds a month.

dang good thing I reload,them 45's can get spendy real fast if not.
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Old September 29, 2012, 08:37 AM   #10
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How many rounds a month do you shoot. Let me count the ways.

I have a membership to a club range located 30 minuets from my home. Being retired. I've set aside one day a week to enjoy one of my favorite hobby's. And while there are allowed to reload ammo in a facility built to accommodate us members who choose too. Having that privilege not only allows me to fine tune my weapons accuracy. It also increase's the amount of time I spend there. Thus I shoot more. I also rotate my weapons I take along on my range visits. One visit its Center fire Rifle time: 35-40 rds. Next visit it's: 3 or 4 rounds of Trap. Then on another visit I may feel the need to spark-up that Ol' Traditional Smoke Pole of mine. Black powder: I'll will burn thru 1/4 to 1/3 lb of Gorex 2FF pretty easy on a single trip. How many Balls I fire down range? Maybe around>20. Not much interest do I have anymore in handgun shooting. But in saying that. Doesn't suggest in any way I don't know how to use one._
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Old September 29, 2012, 08:58 AM   #11
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About 100 rounds per SD gun per monthly range range trip. I don't reload and ammo has gotten too costly to do more than one range trip per month.
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Old September 29, 2012, 09:51 AM   #12
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How many rounds a month?

Not as many as I'd like to, that's for sure.

I bet I'm putting 500 rounds down range a month, give or take.

When I take the AR out for a range trip it sure chews through ammo in a hurry. Those thirty round magazines combined with semi-auto are real money hogs.

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Old September 29, 2012, 10:31 AM   #13
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Due to medical procedures and surgery I haven't dropped a hammer on a live round since last Nov.
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Old September 29, 2012, 10:44 AM   #14
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Old September 29, 2012, 10:51 AM   #15
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I'm better. I'm back at work and am getting stronger. I'm sure I could shoot a pistol now, I just haven't. The mere thought of firing a rifle right now makes me hurt tho. I've got to get on the ball with it soon tho cuz deer season is coming.
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Old September 30, 2012, 10:58 AM   #16
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A yearly average probably comes out to about 500-600 a month.
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Old September 30, 2012, 11:04 AM   #17
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WOW, now thats what i'm talking about, someone that shoots more than me, now i don't feel so bad, rich
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Old September 30, 2012, 01:02 PM   #18
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I went out yesterday and shot the 51 Navy. I had just gotten three chambers loaded when it started to rain. I went ahead and loaded the other three and shot my target. It was for a contest on another forum, best group at 25 yards offhand. I had a nice 1 5/8 group going but I guess my last two chambers got wet cuz those weren't as strong and went way high on the target
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Old September 30, 2012, 10:37 PM   #19
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when i got into reloading. i put about 8000+ rounds down range in about 6 months. this was last year in the summer and this years summer. my range member ship expired and havent been blasting away lately.
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Old September 30, 2012, 11:21 PM   #20
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I don't think that I could say that I shoot my .45 colt monthly. When I do eventually go shooting though I do shoot quite a few rounds. I guess I could shoot weekly if I rationed out my ammo better.
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Old October 1, 2012, 12:05 AM   #21
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When I take the AR out for a range trip it sure chews through ammo in a hurry. Those thirty round magazines combined with semi-auto are real money hogs.

Ain't that the truth. I just got my first 5.56 rifle and burned through $80 in ammo in no time. I normally shoot around 500 per month but most of that is normally bulk .22

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Old October 1, 2012, 04:59 AM   #22
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Hello all, now when i count my 22lr, my 44mag, my 45colt, and last but not least my ar, i up there pretty high, of course i am into my cap and ball phase right now so thats what gets most of my attention, kinda like not having to reload all the time, rich
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Old October 1, 2012, 07:30 PM   #23
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Average of three CAS and one Wild Bunch match each month comes to 300 pistol, 240 rifle and 125 shotgun. Add three big matches at 300 pistol, 300 rifle and 125 shotgun. Rounded off that's about 8000 total rounds per year.
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