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Old July 17, 2014, 07:23 PM   #26
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Range time - and if you hit the target well every time - the target is either too big, or too close -- or both.
Or, you are just shooting TOO SLOW!
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Old August 11, 2014, 08:08 AM   #27
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I usually only punch paper when working on a setup or verifying accuracy. Cutting loose on a stage in a match or just rattling the Christmas forest is far more fun.
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Old August 11, 2014, 11:41 AM   #28
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Since my joints degenerated run&gun has been too slow and the up&down is more down than up. Gravity isn't my friend.
So, shooting has come to plinking and not competing.
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Old August 11, 2014, 01:48 PM   #29
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Yeah with you there P5.
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Old August 12, 2014, 03:21 PM   #30
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it ain't pretty

I am crippled.
I am hard of sight and hearing.
I've had multiple surgeries on both upper extremeties.
I need both knees and my left hip replaced.
I still compete, but I lose.

"all my ammo is mostly retired factory ammo"
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Old August 12, 2014, 05:21 PM   #31
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I don't find shooting at a range fun at all, just standing there and dumping ammo into a piece of paper with a bunch of rules. shooting outdoors and bringing lots of fun targets(waterbottles,watermelons,tannerite,paintcan,etc.) is hard to beat for fun. especially if you have about a thousand yards to play with. the only range time I see is working up loads in the dead of sumer when its too hot to go out and hike a mile. competition, I dunno, but I hope to know soon
My head is bloody, but unbowed
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Old August 12, 2014, 05:48 PM   #32
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Range for me. I shoot clay pigeons, water bottles, fruit, tannerite, and old tvs/computer monitors on occasion. Cant beat that.
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