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  1. Dyjital

    ARPC Speed Steel

    Discussion thread: https://www.northwestfirearms.com/threads/speed-steel-at-arpc-feb-23d-2020.318042/ ARPC Link to event: https://arpc.info/cgi/calendar.pl?view=Event&event_id=3404 Please watch the calendar and ARPC's website for any road closures and updated information.
  2. RVTECH

    Fun Day Shooting!

    Got out yesterday with a friend I had not been shooting with for a while. Not anything real 'formal' but a lot of just offhand pistol shooting and a little rifle. I did manage to get my 26" Winchester 100 year Commemorative dialed in with the globe sight I installed on it a while while back. I...
  3. CountryGent

    Your favorite 80s films?

    So, last night I was watching Better Off Dead (1985) and I got to thinking today about how many truly amazing films were release in that decade. Be it action, horror, comedy, romantic, surreal, war film, science fiction, and all the rest. So, just tossing it out there: what are your favorite...
  4. Wombat of Doom

    So I was at an indoor range with a fun switch equipped STEN.

    right after I mag dumped it and some guy asked me if I was the guy going full semi-auto. I just didn't know what to say. So I said something to the effect of "nothing semi about it, this is a full auto machine gun." But I could not believe somebody was saying that and not in jest.
  5. GWS

    Other State  More California Fun

    So now the state of California wants to charge $63 to run their background check on gun buyers. It never ends. So glad I left.
  6. Greenbug

    Poking fun at the generation gap

    In the tradition of "You might be a redneck..." If you bought your new Glock so you can "mod" it, you might be a millenial... If you refer to you favorite firearm as a "platform" you might be a millenial... If you describe a revolver as "old school" you might be a millenial... If you describe...
  7. 284guy

    Fun AR for kids

    I have an 11 year old who loves shooting. He’s not super careful so plastic is his friend. He found a comic themed AR and wants to do something similar. The donor rifle is a S&W sport ll with a Sig Romeo red dot. Thinking about changing the upper to something a little cooler, different hand...
  8. thorborg

    just for fun

    Firing a 2 inch Gun at 12,500fps - The Slow Mo Guys
  9. fredball

    FUN TO WATCH THANK A VETERAN

    Mount a Vulcan Cannon to a Prius in 15 Easy Steps
  10. CountryGent

    Cartridge you wish you got into much earlier?

    The .44 Magnum has inspired this thought. I got into said earlier in the year and wondered why I had not earlier. I can, and have, run everything from delightfully light .44 Specials to hot loaded, wrist-cracking heavy .44 Magnum loads. I've found the factory-loaded 240-grain loads seem like...
  11. kmk1012

    110 Rounds of 22lr, Just for Fun!

    So I just ordered one of these GSG Manufacturing Ruger 10/22 .22 LR Drum Magazine, 110 Rounds, Polymer, Black for my 10/22’s and I don’t know why! Maybe just because I think there may be restriction coming, maybe just for fun. I couldn’t believe how cheap it was for a German made item. I’ll post...
  12. SIG34

    Remington 700 30-06 Sps for close Range Fun

    I’m about to start building a Remington 700 sps threaded 30-06 for fun Be used for 15yards to 100yards. This rifle will be purely Fun shoot pumpkins & targets I’ve got large stock of 30-06 ammo already just waiting to have fun! Also I just put in my Taxstamp for a YHM 30cal can so that’ll...
  13. DeanMk

    This looks like fun....

    Ruger LCRx 5435...Granted for something in the $400-$500 range it BETTER work, but still, this could be a lot of fun and I just loves me a .22 wheelie that holds more than 6 rounds... ...yeah, I might have to give this one some consideration...
  14. Kruel J

    A little 4th, er...6th of July FA MP5 fun!

    Had an opportunity to shoot a buddy's select fire H&K MP5 today. That thing is really easy to keep on target in FA! I want one now, but I don't have an extra $35k laying around to play in that world. :( Regardless......it was good times!
  15. drewp

    fun 80% day

    had some good times this Sunday. I've done several on a drill press, a few on a harbour freight mill and 1 on a grizzly mill...so this blew that all put of the park
  16. RVTECH

    Fun afternoon shooting.

    Well after helping a couple of older fellas I know this morning cutting wood I went out to test my new loads. The red dots are with 8 grains of Unique and 125 grain JHP Hornady bullets and the green dots are the same load with 125 gr. Plated Flat Point lead bullets, both at 50 yards offhand...
  17. Ironbar

    Need assistance with fund raising ideas!

    Hello NWFA! I'm in dire need of the collective brain trust here for ideas regarding fund raising. I currently volunteer with the Tigard High School band program. Most of my efforts center around the marching band aspect of the program. The Tigard High School marching band is a Class 1A...
  18. fredball

    Fun to watch

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