On a warm Saturday afternoon, I decided to take a .22 rifle and some steel reset targets for some target practice. Nothing I enjoy more than a day in the range of one of my favorite weapons shot. Who am I kidding, I can never reach the range with just 1 gun, so I grabbed a .22 pistol gun to add a touch on the journey.
I got to the range and pulled out my guns and targets, the weather was perfect and I was ready to have fun and relax. I decided to set targets at 25, 50 and 100 yards so I could shoot the gun at 25 and 50 yards and rifle at 50 and 100 yards. I use my rangefinder to make sure the target is at the right distance. Now is the time to take out my old friend, the Ruger 10/22 semi-automatic rifle, with a 4×12 power scope. I have shot tens of thousands of revolutions through this gun in the 20+ years that I have had, their weapons are very good and very accurate. Time to load it and start having fun! I decided to start on a 50 page target with coverage on 4x and its death rate, 1 shot-1 targeted down until everything goes down, shoot the reset target and do it again. I like it!!! No more targets that change, no more holes, no more targets sitting back, shoot the reset target and start firing again!
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Now to step out to 100 yards, a crosswind has been lifted so it will make it a little harder. First shot, I miss, second shot, missed again. I know the gun is capable, I am the problem, I have to concentrate and do the shot. The third shot target went down, I had to aim right for the wind. I do not think the wind is strong. Go back to knocking down the target and firing the reset target, I can do this all day. I have shot the rifle until the barrel gets very hot, it’s time to play with the gun for a while. Re target steel On a warm Saturday afternoon, I decided
I took the SR22 Ruger gun and the Charter Arms .22 pistol for the trip, both of which were big pistols. I inserted a gun and tried it at 25 yards, no hits. I filled it again, shot again, no hits. Ok, something is not right so I am loading a semi-auto SR22, shoot it, no hits. I filled it again, shot him again, I hit him. I shot very well at 25 yards with both pistols so I got a long range range and moved the steel reset target back to 15 yards to see if it increased my score. I loaded the SR22 again and I shot better, that’s what I expected. Now for the revolver, 1 hit-1 hit. I have been watching for my shooting practice a long time, they are reduced without training and it comes up today. I have to find more time to reach the mileage to make my skills sharper and more fun.