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 Post subject: Shooting On Black Friday
PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:20 pm 
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I've found just going out and shooting on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving) to be about the best time to shoot all year as all the crowds are avoided and you are having a load of fun getting away from it all. Anybody else agree or do this?

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:33 pm 
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Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
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I'll be taking a train ride... no wait; the bastages are going to make me drive! :-( SW

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 2:31 pm 
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ill most likely be at the range , probably working the counter/check-in


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 4:27 pm 
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I'm going to try it agin this year. Went to my favorite range last year and ended up behind the used gun counter helping out because they were short handed. Did find a real nice S&W mod. 60, didn't get to shoot but got a new toy.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:19 pm 
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I've been doing it for a few years and some how going to the range on that day makes it more fun. After I went to a Staples office supply store one Black Friday and seeing several lines all the way to the back of the store that day, I decided shopping on Black Friday was pure madness. One day, my shooting buddies got to together since we had the day off and thoroughly enjoyed having the range to ourselves due to the shopping crowd and weather. I tell you, there are few things better and its the best time at the range ever.

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Mark

Ummh, shopping for guns…….. I can wait till the crowds go away.


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:05 am 
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I get to go to New Elm MN (about 2 hours from here). I hear they're having a craft sale and "we" sure as heck do not want to miss that. :kap:


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:56 am 
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Let us bow our heads and spend a moment of silence for this poor man. I'll fire up my Polish M-44 with "Elvis" carved into it in your honor. Oh the horror of a craft store, next best thing to looking at women's clothing at the mall with the Mrs and daughter. I'm leaving before they wake up lest I be Shanghai'd.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 29, 2013 12:29 am 
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he is pullin your leg , he will be at a gun range or in his gun/reloading room ,


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 29, 2013 3:24 pm 
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Well, I did fire my M-44, then again, then let my buddies shoot "Elvis" and startled the guy dialing in his 44 magnum pistol for dear hunting season, they shot it some more. "Elvis" proved entirely accurate and hit paper repeatedly, even with the bayonet deployed. The hair trigger was sweet once we got used to it.

Ah, if I can only be motivated to reload more. Damn you Elvis for doing just fine with surplus ammo. (Cheap stuff too).

Well the weather was cold, but no wind at all and the sun was out. Quite possibly a perfect day. Mrs. and daughter went out on Thanksgiving to shop and didn't get back till 2AM on Friday. I did enjoy making noise and turning on the lights when I got up at 6:00AM. All and all, a great day so far.

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ark…. Our governor has forbade us fro. using the letter..well, that begins with that state up north. Go Bucks.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 29, 2013 6:32 pm 
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Went shooting my fn model 1910 today with my new supposedly correct magazine. Every shot stovepiped upon ejection. Thats the third mag to do that. One mag works about half the time. Maybe its the ejector. Shootin was fun though. Also shot Nagant revolver!!


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 29, 2013 7:28 pm 
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I lovingly referred to my old Nagant revolver as the "Purge-O-Matic". It just looked like it dispatched political prisoners for a living.

Hope you get that ejector problem solved.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 1:31 am 
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It is usually a very heavy day at my range. Most people have Thanksgiving and Friday off, and hunting season approaches. Thus those that have the day off, go to the range.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 1:41 am 
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SWIHARTMARK wrote:
ark…. Our governor has forbade us fro. using the letter..well, that begins with that state up north. Go Bucks.





....AS DESPISED and worthless as the state up north is,THE GOVERNMENT HAS NO CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO TELL US WHAT LETTERS to use......that should be a no brainer for us......should just come naturaly instinctive.....like wipin yer butt...

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 5:34 am 
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On ca-pus the dread letter is virtually wiped out. I never knew this. I'm still surprised "fans" use the state up north's actual na-e. Woody would not approve. When in doubt, ask, "What would Woody Do?".

I'm pretty sure Kasich will be hanging out at the "Varsity Club" next to the Horseshoe. Last time they play out of state, 30 state trooper motorcycle cops and a black SUV were "stationed" there. He did graduate there.

BTW, several of -y daughter's friends took the plunge into -irror lake before the -ame for good luck. This is all so -onty Python-esque. "You can't go through life without saying 'it'. Oh, I said 'it' again. arrrrgh."

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Mark


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 11:09 am 
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I had plans on going shooting yesterday but sat down on the couch and the afternoon nap took over.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 3:55 pm 
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Ummh, attacked by the nap monster when I got back. I think it roves around looking for victims. Mostly old men.

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Mark


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 05, 2013 11:19 pm 
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Citizen Swihart,

The Black Friday shoots you have organized over the years have been theaputic. No more going to the mall. This year was especially nice. Yes Elvis did impress the nice man next to us. All in all a must do for next year.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 06, 2013 9:07 pm 
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:welcome: to our little group. Just pull up chair, the coffee is on the pot bellied stove and it is hot.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:59 pm 
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welcome david , nice to see another enfield fan , im feeling very alone these days ,

i was at the range today , had one person show up , told yesterday there was one all day , hardly worth being open , they wont remain so for long at this rate , last year we were busy through christmas , but it was not below zero either , i work tomorrow we shall see what we get , predicting closed on sunday , there goes my part-time job ......


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:55 am 
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, but it was not below zero either ,......

Holy crap, it was 85 degrees here and I was sitting shirtless in the sun with a 9% black beer in hand.


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