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Strange days

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Kimber Custom, May 19, 2013.

  1. Kimber Custom

    Kimber Custom Vancouver, WA Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    I asked my daughter if she would like to go to the range today. Can I shoot my .22? No, I can't replace the ammo - you're going to have to shoot .223 today.

    She did well. First real experience with center fire.

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  2. Father of four

    Father of four Portland, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Good for you and her. :thumbup:
     
  3. Father of four

    Father of four Portland, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Having to shoot the .223 instead of the .22 must have been a real bummer for her. :bluelaugh:
     
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  4. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Range trips are gonna cost you a lot more from now on! Nice that your range has prone shooting BTW.
     
  5. Father of four

    Father of four Portland, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Douglas Ridge?
     
  6. Kimber Custom

    Kimber Custom Vancouver, WA Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    She was a little hesitant at first but now that she's had that first experience I suspect my .223 supply is going to suffer. She wasn't quite willing to give the .308 a run but it will come :)
     
  7. Kimber Custom

    Kimber Custom Vancouver, WA Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    Yes, Douglas Ridge. That's our home range. 45 min drive but great facility.
     
  8. Father of four

    Father of four Portland, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Hey, I got a 12 yo girl myself. She hasn't graduated to the .223 yet. Did yours drop the .223 from the recoil? :wow:
     
  9. Kimber Custom

    Kimber Custom Vancouver, WA Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    No, but prone and slinged in helps ensure the finish of the rifle :thumbup:

    She asked me if it had any recoil. No, it's a .22. I thought you said it didn't have any recoil? :bluelaugh: It doesn't
     
  10. Kevinkris

    Kevinkris Aloha Well-Known Member

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    now im ashamed of myself, i cant get a group like that with my sks.:noway: i shamelessly give credit to the optics.
     
  11. JV100

    JV100 portland/wilsonville Active Member

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    Great job man.. Maybe hook up the bipod on that. I put one on my fiance's ar, she seemed to like it a little more. Tell the daughter awesome groups tho! Kinda jealous I didn't get to shoot this weekend :(
     
  12. Ironbar

    Ironbar Tigard, OR Well-Known Member

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    Ahhh, but the mission of Appleseed is to teach people how to shoot great without the use of a bi-pod. Just a sling, and good shooting techniques are all that's required.
     
  13. 3MTA3

    3MTA3 DMZ between Liberty and Tyranny Behind Enemy Lines Bronze Supporter

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    I'd save those nice groups to show them to her first boyfriend. You won't even have to give him the talk while cleaning you most businesslike gun
     
  14. salmonriverjohn

    salmonriverjohn N.W Oregon coast, Gods country Well-Known Member

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    Excellent form. Someones taught her well. Nice job!
     
  15. Kimber Custom

    Kimber Custom Vancouver, WA Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    Thank you. She's been to a few Appleseed's with me. I got to give her a Rifleman patch earlier this year.

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    Proud pappa
     
  16. nilknarf

    nilknarf Beaverton Active Member

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    You're doing it right- great job dad!
     
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  17. Mathmattx

    Mathmattx Ellensburg Active Member

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    Nice!! Awesome work.
     
  18. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Nice groups, nice form, nice mat and gear, super nice relationship with your daughter!!! Great job!
     
  19. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist Oregon AK's all day.

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    Absolutely awesome.
    My favorite part?
    "Can I shoot my .22?, no I cant replace the ammo. You're going to have to shoot .223 today."
    Very cool.
    Thank you for getting her into the sport and teaching her!