A bad day at the range beats a good day at work

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    A bad day at the range beats a good day at work

    And this one was a great day at the range!
    My better half trying her Rossi 4602. I finally convinced her that she needed a gun and some training so we headed for the range. She found a stance she is confortable with and realized the gun was not gonna come back and hit her. It was fun having her around and see her make holes in paper. The gun is a .357 but we shot 38 spcl.





    Due to range regulations we could not get the target closer than 15 yards, a distance that IMHO is BS for a 2" snubbie. And if I had any doubts about the accuracy of the Rossi from other forums, they were dispelled when I was finally allowed to play with it. I had to take my time and be very steady but I was making under 3 inch groups with it at the 15 yards.

    Then it was my turn to adjust the Red Dot sight on the Mossberg 835. One of the range officers asked if I was going to go hunting and I said it was for home defense to which he responded: "Ah! A Hurricane Sweeper!" I like that !

    Yes, that is sweat... It was 90+ degrees and the Everglades is on the other side of the berm.


    I did not know she was taking pictures!


    And I found out that Southern Ladies do not sweat but gleam with very slight perspiration.
    You have to make the shot when fire is smoking, people are screaming, dogs are barking, kids are crying and sirens are coming.
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    Looks like fun Miggy. Always nice to get out and shoot.
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    Great Miggy - glad you have Mrs Miggy on the way now.

    Heck man - your t-short looks like mine sometimes, and that's all this way north of you! "Hyperidrosis'' - ergo - "persirationis absurdus vulgaris". I cannot shoot in that heat for long - mostly due to sweat in eyes, even with a sweat band.

    Of course - ladies do not sweat - they perspire ( a bit) LOL.
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    Sounds like a very good day.
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    Two good range days this weekend for me.
    Had about three hours on Friday and a couple more today.
    No sweat though as it's indoor with A/C.

    Friday I went with five guns and came home with only four, traded my snubbie in on a new addition, hopefully shipped in on Tuesday, thread on that to follow.

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    Never heard of a bad day at the range, except maybe those folk that were held hostage. Even then, it may have been better than work!

    Heres to the good times.
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    I've had 3 good range days this month, all of them were better than work and my brass collection has doubled

    Now I just need a press and the related materials...

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    Oh yes, the brass...

    Looks like people leave it on the floor at Miggy's range.

    I would need a bucket or two leaving that place.

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    We southern ladies "Glow", we do not sweat!

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    Great pics Miggy.
    Glad that you (obviously) had a great time of it.
    I would even take a bad day shooting in the pouring rain right about now.
    I'm itching to get out.
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    Ahhh look at them peoples drooling at the brass! The brass you see there is so bad, bent, rusted and messed up it is not worth it. Literally is used as gravel in that area. There are 2 public ranges that cover the whole Broward/Miami-dade area (and that is a lot of shooters) so lots of brass ends up on the ground. When I remember to get brass, I usually end up with 3 times the amount I initially shot.
    You have to make the shot when fire is smoking, people are screaming, dogs are barking, kids are crying and sirens are coming.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miggy View Post
    Ahhh look at them peoples drooling at the brass! The brass you see there is so bad, bent, rusted and messed up it is not worth it. Literally is used as gravel in that area. There are 2 public ranges that cover the whole Broward/Miami-dade area (and that is a lot of shooters) so lots of brass ends up on the ground. When I remember to get brass, I usually end up with 3 times the amount I initially shot.
    I spend too much time picking up brass, I do find it relaxing though.....
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