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Old March 13, 2020, 12:43 PM   #1
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Hmmm, To Shoot Or Not To Shoot?

Well I was going to go to the range and test some loads I made..... Wind is blowing pretty well sustained at 20-30 MPH here right now. I am probably gonna go shoot anyway, but what do you all think? I still have 2 hours before I get off work
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Old March 13, 2020, 01:07 PM   #2
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Go shooting anyway but not to test loads. A 20 MPH wind will play havoc. Depending on where it's blowing.
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Old March 13, 2020, 01:09 PM   #3
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If you pay attention to wind direction and know how hard it's blowing you might improve on your ability to "hold off" allowing for wind at known distances. It's always a good time to learn, but as pointed out above, don't shoot for group testing.
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Old March 13, 2020, 03:10 PM   #4
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I never let the weather dictate when I shoot-except for Lightning storms. I hunt in all kinds of weather,so going out shooting just makes sense to me.
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Old March 13, 2020, 05:01 PM   #5
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At the range right now.

Luckily the wind here is head on from 12 o'clock. So far so good. This Reloder 16 and the. 140 SMK is showing promise.
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Old March 13, 2020, 05:30 PM   #6
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I enjoy going to the range on windy days, but usually limit myself to 22LR and shorter distances. Its a great way to learn to judge wind and practice holding off a target.
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Old March 13, 2020, 05:53 PM   #7
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It went well

Pretty sure I found my new load for this rifle.
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Old March 13, 2020, 08:40 PM   #8
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I enjoy shooting in the wind.
Especially at 300 yards or more. Info goes towards dope cards.
Knowledge gained and all that.
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Old March 14, 2020, 11:46 AM   #9
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Weather doesn't typically effect my shooting. High winds might give me pause if testing for accuracy though.
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