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Old 01-28-2008, 01:45 PM
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Default first range session in over a month

well got out, about 50 degrees here. learned 3 major things.

first don't do 100 yrds when you have not shot in over a month and don't do it if you have not done it much anyway [&:]. still 19 out of 20 hit the targets (the one was fully my fuilt).

second powerbelts can shot well out of a knight. (tied with a bullet I was hoping that would do while).

my gun don't like 110gr of pyrodex p.

shot today:
5 230 gr surefire at 50yrds to check the scope (85gr of pyrodex p)
3 225 gr saboted boattailed hollowpoint (110gr of pyrodex p)
all with 85 gr pyrodex p
5 .430 240 xtp/green mmp sabot
5 cheap shots
5 250 shockwave
5 245 powerbelt

the best 2 that grouped for me at 100 yrds TODAY where the cheap shots and the powerbelt.

I got some pics up later
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Old 01-28-2008, 01:50 PM
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It's always nice to get out and shoot... no matter what happens.
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Old 01-28-2008, 01:56 PM
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I was planning on going to the range tomorrow until I remembered that Tues is police day. I guess it will have to wait until next week. Rough being retired and still having to schedule your days. But I will take the boat out and go deep for some Crappies.
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Old 01-28-2008, 01:58 PM
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oldwun can I go with ya
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Old 01-28-2008, 02:04 PM
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If you were close enough you sure could. The wife does not like me going by myself but she has learned to live with it. I do have to wear an inflatable PFD since I promised I would. No problem though.
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Old 01-28-2008, 03:55 PM
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I don't know how this are going to look, but I am going to give it a try
I put them in backwords. so 11-15 are 245 powerbelts and 16-20 are 250 shockwaves



1-4 .430 240xtp w/mmp green sabots and 6-10 240 cheapshot. 5 I loaded backwards and only went 25 yrds. I found the bullet

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Old 01-28-2008, 04:19 PM
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Hey, what'd you do, Put the bullets in a sling shot and shoot the target?[8D]
11,12,13 are good. 14 and 15 seems odd, but it has been a while since you last shot so, practice makes perfect. Swab between shots or no?
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Old 01-28-2008, 04:27 PM
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yeah, but there was one thing missing from what I normaly do. I did not take a smoke break. I am allowed to have a bad day. hell my 50 yrd scope check was right on the money.

this was also the first range session after quitting smoking.
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Old 01-28-2008, 04:33 PM
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Next time out with the powerbelts, Dont swab. Take 3 shots and check the target. And you didnt stop smoking, You're shooting a black powder muzzle loader!
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