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How many rounds per year do you shoot?

Joe Link

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I have tried to get an Appleseed down here, but it was a losing battle, and with my work schedule, impossible to attend one anywhere else. Oh well. I had Appleseed organizers screaming at me to come to a meet with my old vz-58 rifle - never made it. I do like using the targets!

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Wow I'm shocked they don't have any down that way. That's really too bad as it's a fantastic organization. When was it that you tried to get them to put something together?
 
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Yes I did, was coordinating with Appleseed to try to reserve our range, discovered the method for doing that was a huge pain in the rear, and I didn't have enough people interested to make it worthwhile. Too far to travel anywhere else, so I'm stuck. Oh well.
 

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Yes I did, was coordinating with Appleseed to try to reserve our range, discovered the method for doing that was a huge pain in the rear, and I didn't have enough people interested to make it worthwhile. Too far to travel anywhere else, so I'm stuck. Oh well.
Well maybe we can change that once we get more people here :)
 
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I need to get my poop in a group and get out and shoot more. Last time I had a day off, I was like "hmm... go shooting, or sleep in" I chose sleep in.

Anyways, I shoot a fair amount, but I don't shoot a lot. That is, I go shooting frequently, but I don't shoot a lot of rounds. Cooking off 20-40 rounds of .308, and doing all the leg work with the DOPE book really slows down the pace, and with the way I've been doing things lets me get more out of shooting. I feel like it's time better spent.

A lot of my targets and stuff are still back in LA, I should probably just get out and fab up some new stands.

Generally my stuff is long range shooting. I do some up close stuff with the pistol and occasionally some run n gun, but for me the real enjoyment is in being outside in nature, and being able to split the difference between going for a hike, and going to the range. The last big outdoor shoot I did, I think I was walking 5-10 miles per day, and I shot less than 100 rounds of rifle ammo.

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Well, Usually, I shoot daily, at least 100 10mm auto ( full pop, not cheap stuff) and at least 100 rounds of 5.56 DAILY
.7.62X51 can vary greatly, but it's usually 40 to 60 rounds per day, and .30/06 is around 40 rounds per day!
.300 Win mag is 40 to 60 rounds per week, and .338 L.M. is between 40 and 80 rounds per week!
Nice having my own range with just beyond 2 miles to shoot!

All that changed when I relocated back to the PNW and with family duties and such, shooting has really slowed, last time out with the boys was 30 rounds of 7.62X51 TOTAL! :eek:

Need to get back in the saddle, the ammo keeps piling up and with out the bullet hose running daily, i'm going to be swamped in ammo!
 
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Well, Usually, I shoot daily, at least 100 10mm auto ( full pop, not cheap stuff) and at least 100 rounds of 5.56 DAILY
.7.62X51 can vary greatly, but it's usually 40 to 60 rounds per day, and .30/06 is around 40 rounds per day!
.300 Win mag is 40 to 60 rounds per week, and .338 L.M. is between 40 and 80 rounds per week!
Nice having my own range with just beyond 2 miles to shoot!

All that changed when I relocated back to the PNW and with family duties and such, shooting has really slowed, last time out with the boys was 30 rounds of 7.62X51 TOTAL! :eek:

Need to get back in the saddle, the ammo keeps piling up and with out the bullet hose running daily, i'm going to be swamped in ammo!
How much of this was fired in anger?
 
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Wow! I guess that's Nevada, somewhere north of Las Vegas. More than likely BLM land? Open land like this is why I moved to the Reno & Sparks area from Northern Virginia. Just look at that! Some guy in New Jersey with an AR secreted in his house is looking at that and wanting to die. We live so close to it, we rarely ever think about going out there and blasting-off several hundred rounds...
 
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Wow! I guess that's Nevada, somewhere north of Las Vegas. More than likely BLM land? Open land like this is why I moved to the Reno & Sparks area from Northern Virginia. Just look at that!
The below is less than ten miles from my home. BLM land. No hassles from anyone to get out on it and let the lead fly. That's my F250 with a custom top on it, built just for shooting. Cost me $2250 on sale, and I'm so proud of it. Great shade from a scorching sun. Has a lefthanded bench inside, along with many accoutrements for shootin' in the desert...

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Wow! I guess that's Nevada, somewhere north of Las Vegas. More than likely BLM land? Open land like this is why I moved to the Reno & Sparks area from Northern Virginia. Just look at that! Some guy in New Jersey with an AR secreted in his house is looking at that and wanting to die. We live so close to it, we rarely ever think about going out there and blasting-off several hundred rounds...
Oddly enough, that's my secret little shooting hole in CA, it's not too far from NV though. A few years ago we went from shooting a modified three-gun style match over to a 2-gun pistol/PRS match because of the new insanity with CA AW laws. I still wanted to take my friends out to shoot, but I would have never forgiven myself if someone got pulled over and popped with a felony on the way to or from one of my shoots, so I changed the style of what we shot.

I am very big on practical marksmanship skills, hasty shooting positions, and building the understanding of how to use topology to ones advantage. In a lot of ways, it combines hunting skills with cardio, and puts on enough pressure and offers the expectation of guaranteeing a chance to shoot something, even if it is a steel target. And there is a reward at the end.
 
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The below is less than ten miles from my home. BLM land. No hassles from anyone to get out on it and let the lead fly. That's my F250 with a custom top on it, built just for shooting. Cost me $2250 on sale, and I'm so proud of it. Great shade from a scorching sun. Has a lefthanded bench inside, along with many accoutrements for shootin' in the desert...

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My name is Neil I own the Trading Post in Stagecoach NV. if you can call Please 775-629-9444 Nev Revised Statutes 503.165 loaded firearm in vehicle prohibited standing or driving on public lands or roads
 
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So you're telling me I cannot shoot from my stationary truck (engine off & vehicle stabilized on scissor jacks) on BLM land? Sounds like such an asinine law was written to keep poachers from shooting game animals out-of-season and then just leaving behind the carcass. My "game animals" are paper targets. I doubt there is much value in shooting one and then trying to sell the hide...

I'm not saying you're wrong in what you've posted-up, here. I'm saying some dingbat in Carson City doesn't know dogsqueeze about target shooting in the desert...
 

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