Six gunning around

Six gunning around

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    Six gunning around

    My last day off, my girlfriend and I went out and did some casual plinking with out Ruger single six pistols. Lots of fun to just shoot and not worry about score, training or tactics for a while.
    We both own single sixs. Mine is a new model and hers the old model. some nice leather to fit em ,old plastic bottles and empty shotgun hulls and we had a heck of a fun time. Did a little quick draw and some long range plinking.
    sorry no pics, she forgot the digital camera she owns.
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    Single sixes are hard to beat! When my son moved to Oregon, guess what gun he wanted to take with him? I miss the old girl...

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    I like mine a lot - and it is sometimes a toss-up with a ''.22 session'' whether to use that, a Smith K-22 or go semi with 22/45.

    Something tho about the SA fella - very traditional and nice to shoot. Only downside for me is loading and unloading - just a tad tedious sometimes!
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    plinking is fun. my family will go and plink with the 22's. sometimes you got to leave the duty weapon in the holster and have fun shooting.

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    The only thing that I enjoy shooting more than .22 pistols is a BB gun.
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    Rimfire Plinking. I love it.
    My S&W Model 41 is my preferred plinker ~ flawless, accurate performance & (of course...10 Extra Mags really add to the fun)

    My favorite .22 six gun was a Harrington & Richardson.
    Oh why did I ever trade it back? Great FUN wheelie.
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    I love to fire .22's. All I had was a Browning Buckmark but then one day at work I thought "I NEED to get a .22 revolver".

    I went to my local (and the one I always go to) gun shop to look for .22 revolvers. They didn't have any single sixs in stock but he pulled a Heritage Arms .22 from behind the counter. It was nickled and was in the box with the mag cylinder and a neat belt buckle.

    $120 later (okay, 10 minutes) I was "out the door" with my new (used) Heritage.

    I use it in the back yard all the time. Fun as heck pistol to fire. Reminds me of the old timey cap guns that I had as a kid (with the nickle plating).

    With the .22's there is no real serious training but mostly just plinking. Anything that looks like it would make a good target becomes a target (and yes, I am aware of what is beyond).

    I want to find a "cap gun" type belt like I had as a kid (and that would fit me) that the pistol will fit into and the silly "texas ranger" type hats that came with the cap gun rigs just so I can be 10 again


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    I love shooting wheelies be it a 22 or a 38 or the big boomers i shoot 38 the most in a wheelie pure fun

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