Range Time... It's About Time!!!

Range Time... It's About Time!!!

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    Range Time... It's About Time!!!

    I couldn't stand at first because of my ankle injury on January 19th, and before it healed enough to go to the range I became ill. The illness has made me very weak and I get tired easily now. I have been out of work for several weeks now and should have stopped working about three weeks before that. I have just started to work a few hours, and doing very light work at that.

    I have been biting at the bit to go to the range. Well today I finally had the energy and opportunity to go. So, with hubby in tow I went with my S & W 642 Ladysmith. Hubby took his Astra 9mm, Glock 23 and Glock 27 and off we went.

    I shot mine and all three of his. For it being the first time in almost 6 months I did very well. My best round was a grouping of the size of about a silver dollar, only a tad low and left. My other groupings were not quite that good. I was tired at the range, I had to climb a flight of stairs to get to the range and that took my breath away. Standing for any length of time wears me out too. So considering all, I am very content with my results.

    YEAH!!! I Got to go to the range!!!!
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    Great job glad your feeling better rest up
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    Anything that can make you smile has a healing effect.
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    Great to hear. And that is some mighty fine shooting. So when you are healthy can we expect your groupings to be covered with a dime?

    Hey, maybe we can convince the Government that safe shooting is therapeutic and aids healing. This would save Government money so they should actually endorse concealed carry and lawful practice. Anybody think they would buy it? Didn't think so.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LuvMyPX4 View Post
    Great to hear. And that is some mighty fine shooting. So when you are healthy can we expect your groupings to be covered with a dime?

    Hey, maybe we can convince the Government that safe shooting is therapeutic and aids healing. This would save Government money so they should actually endorse concealed carry and lawful practice. Anybody think they would buy it? Didn't think so.
    Hey LuvMYPX4...that's not a bad idea.... Start a petition and I'll sign....
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    That's great! Keep getting better. :)
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    Wonderful! Terrific! Great news! Excellent progress!

    And good shooting, too!

    At my best I can't shoot any more rounds that you did today at your "part way healed" state!
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    Glad to read you had a good time. Get much better, soon.
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    That's great, DW! I've been following your situation and am glad that you finally got to go to the range. You are a real inspiration. Especially shooting that 642 in your condition! All I do is whine about how mine hurts my hand. You go girl!
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    Yep happy to hear your back with us !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Firearm.Fan.Girl View Post
    That's great, DW! I've been following your situation and am glad that you finally got to go to the range. You are a real inspiration. Especially shooting that 642 in your condition! All I do is whine about how mine hurts my hand. You go girl!

    Thanks Firearm.Fan.Girl...I am pretty stoked about finally having the opportunity to go and then doing as well as I did. I am still weak and tire easily so this really was a pretty big accomplishment for me. I'm not able to do most of the things I could a few short months ago, and am just now beginning to be able to cook a simple meal and do a small load of dishes.

    The 642 certainly has a kick, but that's part of the fun. I strive on a good challenge and keeping her from bucking too much is one that I thoroughly enjoy. I had to learn to pull the double action trigger with a smooth steady action, but once that hurdle was crossed, I tightened up my groupings quite a bit. Getting her on center target is my next goal with her. I am shooting very slightly to the left and low. Practice makes perfect and looks like hubby and I will be going to the range more often now that I am beginning to feel some better.
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    Glad you were able to get out and mingle with your guns . I know i need to get to the range as well .
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