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Old February 9, 2014, 05:55 PM   #1
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Bragging Rights

My 15 year old daughter shoots the 4-H rimfire match every Sunday (14 matches), standing, off-hand shooting at 50 feet. There are 6 or 7 kids that shoot every week, 3 young ladies, 4 young men. I bought her a CZ model 455 last year and outfitted it with a Weaver rimfire scope.

Today she shot her highest score for the season, 281 out of 300 and is leading the group in high score and high average.

This was her best target this year, 97 out of 100. The center top target is the warm up then they shoot for score, two shots at each of five remaining targets, 100 possible points per round.

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Old February 9, 2014, 06:03 PM   #2
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That is awesome, wish I could shoot that good!
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Old February 9, 2014, 06:06 PM   #3
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Nice shooting by the young lady. Congratulations. It's great to have an activity you can share with your kids regardless of age or sex.
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Old February 9, 2014, 06:06 PM   #4
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Keep her at it!!! There is scholarship money for college if she gets good enough!! I.e., West Virginia University for one....
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Old February 10, 2014, 11:55 AM   #5
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Congrats to that young lady.

Hope she keeps it up, she's gonna go places.
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Old February 10, 2014, 02:20 PM   #6
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I've one of those daughter's that keeps me bragging as well. Especially when it comes to shooting. Tell the young lady to keep it up, and good job!
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Old February 10, 2014, 02:28 PM   #7
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Congratulations to your daughter. That is absolutely some shooting worth bragging about!
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Old February 10, 2014, 03:35 PM   #8
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Outstanding. Well worth bragging about. Make sure you supply lots of ammo. This young lady has places to go.
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Old February 10, 2014, 03:45 PM   #9
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Great job - good for her!
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Old February 10, 2014, 06:23 PM   #10
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It's great to have an activity you can share with your kids regardless of age or sex.

I remember getting my clock polished by a 12 year old girl at what us Aussies call hunter benchrest (.22 LR). And I should point out that twelve is the youngest age you are legally permitted to have a firearms licence or to shoot in Australia (I say this not to start a debate about the laws but solely to point out how inexperienced she must have been at actual, official competition).

Roughly 12 months later, I got my clock polished again, by another 12 year old-ish girl who looked remarkably familiar. When I asked her if she was the same girl, she replied, "No, that was my big sister."
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Old February 10, 2014, 06:40 PM   #11
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lol

Be on the lookout for anyone with a strong family resemblance.
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Old February 11, 2014, 07:47 PM   #12
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You go girl!!
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Old February 11, 2014, 08:56 PM   #13
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I wish i could shoot that good offhand. Congrats and take notes Flashole....
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Old February 11, 2014, 09:02 PM   #14
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Congratulation to her but especially to you for teaching her so well. You obviously know how to teach and keep her interest and that can be tough with a teenager.
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Old February 13, 2014, 05:43 PM   #15
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I would be bragging her up also, if she were mine!
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Old February 16, 2014, 01:36 PM   #16
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That is just friggin outstanding - amazing she came out so well, considering she was raised by such a flashhole!
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Old February 16, 2014, 05:02 PM   #17
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wow i wish i could shoot that well off hand. thats incredible. Congrats.
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Old February 16, 2014, 05:13 PM   #18
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Wow, just WOW! Don't push her and don't let her get tired of it and she will go places.
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Old February 16, 2014, 06:28 PM   #19
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Just keep encouraging her. In another lifetime I used to shoot competitively, never was that good, now I shake too much. That is some great shooting! GW
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Old February 16, 2014, 10:28 PM   #20
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Little Annie Oakley!!!

Congrats, Dad, you must be beaming!

You should show her this thread.


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Old February 17, 2014, 12:53 AM   #21
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Awesome! My niece is 15 but she is 4,600 miles away. I wan't to get her into shooting some day.
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