Last day shooting this year (?)

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Last day shooting this year (?)

Postby ruger22 » Mon Nov 04, 2013 12:18 pm

Probably, unless the weather fools me. Went to my Forest Service range Saturday.

Took a Bearcat and LCR-22. They were forecasting some wind, so I thought short range guns would be better. Wind was an understatement. This range is on a mountain, and was blowing 10-15 mph with some stiff gusts. I was aiming an inch off at 50 feet to hit my Champion rubber prairie dogs at all. At best I was only getting them on 60% of shots.

Did the LCR at 30 feet and actually shot better, maybe 80%. For the LCR, that's better than I often do on a calm day. By the width of the prairie dogs, that's a 2.5 inch group.

About 55 degrees, with wind chill of maybe 45, plus shooting Thunderbolts. Not the best day, but I'll take what I get this time of year. The guy next to me was trying to sight a new scope, and he did a suitable amount of cursing....... :cry:
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Postby bgreenea3 » Mon Nov 04, 2013 3:07 pm

45 and a slight breeze, that sounds fairly pleasant....
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Postby blue68f100 » Mon Nov 04, 2013 6:26 pm

A day of shooting is better than a day in the office....... :wink:

At least you got out and put some lead down range.
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