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    I don't get to shoot nearly as much as I would like to, but I do try to get out at least every couple of months and put out a few hundred rounds each time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vburke View Post
    2 times per week with 100-150 rounds of 9mm, 40s/w or 45acp. Its nice having a in door range close by.
    We have one 15 minutes away if we want to go indoor, I'm glad I have friends who farm, a friend of ours is less than 5 minutes down the road, 11 acres, nice flat spot with a hill to form a natural backstop.

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    NOVA...200 square miles surrounded by reality
    3-5 times a week.

    Combination of EBR, Pistol, IDPA, Skeet, Trap.
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    I shoot about once a month when possible (I am at college w/o even my carry gun ) and shoot about 150 rounds or so each trip of mixed ammo, Last time it was 43 rounds (yes odd number because of a new mag to fill and new carry ammo) of .380, 80 (Mixed 9 GD, 11 UMC and 50 WWB) of .40 and about 25 rounds from 2 different .22 rifles.

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    I try to shoot my carry gun at least one time a week. I shoot from 100 to 200 rounds a trip. In the summer I shoot more than that and I of course shoot my other firearms a lot as well.
    Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not."

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    Usually 2-3 times a month. 3-4 hundred rounds minimum.
    A lot more in warmer weather.

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    Two to three time a week. About 100-150 rounds each time. About one third is in whatever carry gun I'm using at the time.
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    Twice a month, 250 rds a go so roughly 500 rds a month.

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    Not nearly as much as I would like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by limatunes View Post
    Not nearly as much as I would like.
    Best. Answer. Ever.

    I shoot about 1-1.5 times a month. Usually, it'll be 100 .40S&W, 50 .38spl, 6 .357 mag to remind me why I shoot .38spl, and 200+ .22LR.

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    About once a month, twice if I'm lucky. 250 to 300 rounds each time out.

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    I go to the range (fortunately 2 minutes from where I work) 2-4 times a week for an hour or two. It's good to practice a lot, since it's a perishable skill, and besides, I usually feel like blowing off steam after a long day at the office, and what better way than by shooting off a few hundred rounds?!
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    right now, 2-3 times per month. 200-500 rounds, depends, per trip....

    im researching reloading, to cut my costs and raise my round-age...

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    I try to shoot once a week but during tax season, I can't always make it.

    Some people have an easier time getting to the range than others. I remember a couple of years ago, I took a competition speed shooting class from Scott Warren.

    For those who don't know him, he is (or was - he may have retired by now) a senior firearms trainer with the FBI Hostage Rescue Team.

    He said his typical week was at the range every weekday shooting on average around 350 rounds a day.

    He said, and I quote, "I've got the best job in the world".

    Sigh! I can only dream of that kind of work!
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    I shoot an IDPA match every 2nd and 4th Thursday. I also shoot an IPSC match every 4th Saturday. Ammo is cheep at walmart.
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    Those who understand binary, and those that don't.

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