The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Hide > The Hunt

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old June 17, 2006, 08:44 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: November 18, 2005
Location: On the Santa Fe Trail
Posts: 7,082
Had A Good Day!

I had a very good day today, there was little wind so I was able to zero my rifles today. I have a Savage 93 and a Marlin 25MN in .22 WMR. I restocked the Savage and just purchased the Marlin so I boresighted them in and then I zeroed at 83yds. I was lazy when I walked my target out wanted 100yds but when I put the rangefinder on it I was 17yds short. I was getting sub MOA so I figured that was good enough.

I decided to head out to the Prairie Dog town on my Dad's ranch with my remaining ammo 64 rounds. Couldn't have asked for better conditions the dogs were out in force. I had shots from about 5yds to 200yds, I was using what ever I could improvise for a rest. I used the hood, bed, and mirrors of the old ranch truck. I was able to hit 30 dogs with 64 rounds which is a very good day for me.

I shot everything from pups to the grand daddy of dogs today. I guess I got both my rifles shooting sub MOP-Dog which is always fun. I probably could have done better but like I said I was being lazy and left my bench at the house. I wish every Saturday could be this good!
taylorce1 is online now  
Old June 19, 2006, 12:22 AM   #2
Junior member
Join Date: May 31, 2004
Location: The Toll Road State, U.S.A.
Posts: 12,451
Oooh, nice! Gotta love no wind days - most people think of golf - I think of the range!
FirstFreedom is offline  

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:28 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2018 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent:
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.05155 seconds with 8 queries