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Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by mudslinging79, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. mudslinging79

    mudslinging79 oregn Member

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    well weather is getting bad, anyone making it out to go shooting? kinda snowed in here, and wife is worried if i go out. snowballs and potato gun arent the same...
     
  2. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    Nerf baby.... tactical room clearing!
     
  3. finch6013

    finch6013 Oregon City Active Member

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    I've been itching to go out. I got a gsg 5 about two weeks ago and I've only shot it once. but I think the regular shooting spots are probably not too easy to get to. guess we gotta wait
     
  4. wichaka

    wichaka Wa State Well-Known Member

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    I out all times of the year. Great training, as crime knows no season.
     
  5. wakejoe

    wakejoe Beaverton, OR Well-Known Member

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    Agree.

    We go shooting in all weather, including at night.
     
  6. Anoobie Knewberton 47

    Anoobie Knewberton 47 Oregon Member

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    I've been up in the air about hitting up the range all week. It's close enough to my house, but up in the hills, and the roads don't get much love from any snow plows. One thing I do know is I'd be a lot happier shooting than searching the interweb for my next optics purchases.
     
  7. CharlesAFerg

    CharlesAFerg Beaverton Active Member

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    Rain, ice, snow, severe winds, freezing temperatures.
    I encountered all of them to a severe degree up on the coast range at least twice in the past two weeks on such outings. Was great practice in severe weather, and I plan on going again this week.

    Regardless of the weather, the weapons I have available should and do know no difference. It's one of my main points I consider when reviewing a potential purchase.

    If anybody will brave the weather, I'm all for a trip out.
     
  8. OFADAN

    OFADAN Brownsville, OR Well-Known Member

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    "We ain't training unless it's raining!" In the last 12 years OFA has never canceled a class and only once did we not train and that was because of 45+ MPH winds made it too dangerous. Head'n out right now at 0518 to work with a privat e group and then if there is still enough light to do some blasting 'me self'.
     
  9. mudslinging79

    mudslinging79 oregn Member

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    wekll, just measured and... 7 inches so far and no stopping. i dont think the lil lasdy will let me go to memaloose tommorow... thank got im stocked up on jagermeister
     
  10. finch6013

    finch6013 Oregon City Active Member

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    I think the weather might have a chance of clearing up a little next week end. If it does and all goes well I will probably try and go to memaloose next saturday.
     
  11. fingolfen

    fingolfen Oregon Member

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    I've been out in bad weather - .223 goes clear through snowmen... :D
     
  12. BillM

    BillM Amity OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Went to CVSC range at Dundee this morning for the monthly members meeting.
    Ran a box+ through the wifes new 9mm 1911 Single Stack gun. Maybe 6 inches
    on the ground.
     
  13. OFADAN

    OFADAN Brownsville, OR Well-Known Member

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    We hosted a private group up at OFA all day...Rick, who was the Rangemaster today, decided to give the group a little surprize and switched over to his Santa Rangemaster attire....and we didn't think SWAT Snipers have a sensitive side :D

    santa.jpg

    As you can see behind him is the classroom and "No Name City" the Simulator village...all the snow melted by the time this photo was taken. But it was a soaking wet day - all day.
     
  14. Logical1

    Logical1 southeast portland, OR Member

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    Ya here in portland, bad weather=clackamas sheriffs range. easy dry and warm. otherwise Id be heading up to estacada
     
  15. finch6013

    finch6013 Oregon City Active Member

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    How is the ammo prices at that place? I was considering going there but I wasn't very excited about buying their ammo. I would probably just shoot .22's
     
  16. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    Weather usually does not stop me unless it is bitterly cold - autos don't function well below freezing but I enjoy shooting black powder in the winter - great hang time for the smoke on a calm day. We have about 12" here in LaPine and I was on my quad most of the day getting my property cleaned up but some friends was to go out later today, start a fire, ride quads in the snow and tow kids around and I will probably bring a couple of guns and pop off a few rounds.
     
  17. Logical1

    Logical1 southeast portland, OR Member

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    the ammo prices are as good as any bimart at regualr cost. I thought they may be slightly inflated so I called them and priced out what I shoot over the phone with one of the guys there, and I was shocked. they are accross the board with .45 ,9mm 22LR and 40sw. you really arent paying for anything other than range use outside of what it cost you to anywhere in the woods. And whats nice is they really keep the unsafe people out of there.
     
  18. CharlesAFerg

    CharlesAFerg Beaverton Active Member

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    Where in Estacada? I had an old place up the hills off at the marina, but somebody filled in every offroading spot and the rock pit with massive boulders.
     
  19. probasco

    probasco abeaversboro Member

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    stopped by the surplus place on tv hwy saturday and saw a carload of guys with rifles heading out....in 4 inches of snow
     
  20. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    Just cleaning everything this weekend, we have ice, with snow on top, then frozen rain, and today snow on top of all that.

    A good time to do maintenance.