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Old August 14, 2012, 05:22 AM   #26
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i probably havent shot 19,000 rounds in my life.
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Old August 14, 2012, 05:29 AM   #27
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You mean that I was supposed to be keeping count?
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Old October 3, 2012, 02:45 PM   #28
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You mean you weren't?
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Old October 3, 2012, 03:04 PM   #29
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Todd Jarrett ..."“I had a gun in my hand for two hours every day for 10 years to develop my skill level. Now it’s not so much practice, but more of a maintenance thing. I wasted the first million rounds just learning how to shoot.”

In 2001 he estimated 1.7 million rounds in practice..so at this point he must be on his way to 3 million rounds.
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Old October 3, 2012, 03:40 PM   #30
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I am in my late 30's so I will bump this thread back up in 40 or so years and let you know
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Old October 3, 2012, 03:41 PM   #31
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Lately I'm lucky to get out to the range at all.
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Old October 3, 2012, 04:41 PM   #32
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If you count rounds fired in Video Games I am way passed 1,000,000 rounds.

In real life I am probably at about 5,000-6,000 rounds fired, maybe more.
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Old October 3, 2012, 07:33 PM   #33
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Not even a little bit close in about 55 years of shooting.
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Old October 4, 2012, 08:07 PM   #34
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Handheld weapons? Probably not. Been shooting since around 1960 in earnest, but lots of that was off a tripod or bipod. But as others said, now I have a goal to "shoot for". Uh..... Sorry about that.
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Old October 6, 2012, 06:10 AM   #35
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Have you reached 1,000,000 rounds?
No - but - I really don't want to think about how many cigarettes I've gone through in the last 45 years....
or beer for that matter..
or $20 bills I've stuffed into slot machines...
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Old October 6, 2012, 04:21 PM   #36
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No - but - I really don't want to think about how many cigarettes I've gone through in the last 45 years....
or beer for that matter..
or $20 bills I've stuffed into slot machines...
Giving up smoking drinking and gambling and concentrating on shooting is why it was comparatively easy for me to pass the million mark a few times. I can buy a lot of ammo for what I used to drop in a night at the local burp and slurp and I cringe to think how much I dropped on cigars, pipe tobacco and pipes before I quit.
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Old October 6, 2012, 04:24 PM   #37
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Wow -- now that is a goal !!
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Old October 6, 2012, 04:31 PM   #38
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That's a really big number. I'm 55 years old, and started shooting under my dad's supervision when I was 5.

I would have had to shoot 20,000 rounds a year since then to reach a million at this point, year in and year out.

Not many people do that level of shooting, that consistently. I'm realistically at 60-75k, since there were a few years where I put my guns down.
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Old October 6, 2012, 06:02 PM   #39
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I have fired several thousand rounds, but I got bored even at that.
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