close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Chatting and General Stuff > General Discussion

General Discussion Must wear red or OD green socks to participate. I can't see your socks, please be honest.

Reply

Grandson's last outing...

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Unread 03-20-2007, 05:15 PM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Texas born and raised
Posts: 752
Grandson\'s last outing...

WEll I have been having a world of fits with my internet stuff over the last couple of weeks. On thing or another and hopefully I have it worked out.

Anyway I had some work to get done at the farm a couple of weeks back. We helped Tim with a few things then headed on up to our place. After getting most of the work done that morning the grandson wanted to head out and burn a little powder. So down the hill we went.

He wanted to set up in the back of the truck as it allows him to get more comfortable behind the rifle. (Working on a shooting bench his size on paper). So after he shot a couple of times he say's "can I ring the gong"? Well who could rufuse that.

So he went three for three at around 180 yds with the reduced load I worked him up. Then we walkd down to see how he had done. I will let you be the judge. Two shots with 125gr BT's and one shot with a 130gr Kodiac Bonded Core.

First the two 125's, yep thats two alright!


Then the 130gr Kodiac, it drops a bit more,


Then the best shot,


I guess I had better dust off the press and get to loading him some more ammo, cause if he gets much more into it we will be out pretty soon. I don't think he will put up with that for too long. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
__________________
Later,
Mike / Tx

My Photo's

"Heck why would I lie, most folks don't believe the truth when I tell them"
Reply With Quote
  •   #2  
    Unread 03-20-2007, 06:09 PM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Jan 2002
    Location: Armagh, PA
    Posts: 290
    Re: Grandson\'s last outing...

    That's awesome!! My little girl (also a redhead...but only 3yr, 4 mo) started shooting a bow before winter set in. Now she shoots about once a week and has a ball! Can't wait till she's big'nuff to try the boomers!!
    __________________
    Dan B.
    Reply With Quote

      #3  
    Unread 03-20-2007, 07:04 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: May 2001
    Location: Sask. Canada
    Posts: 2,410
    Re: Grandson\'s last outing...

    Mike,
    Thanks for sharing your grandson's shooting - you are so blessed to have a youngster like that in your life. He is a gooder!
    Reply With Quote
      #4  
    Unread 03-20-2007, 07:49 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Sep 2005
    Location: Central AZ
    Posts: 1,136
    Re: Grandson\'s last outing...

    Right there is the future of our sport. Congrats to grandpa Mike!
    Reply With Quote
      #5  
    Unread 03-20-2007, 08:10 PM
    SPONSOR
     
    Join Date: Dec 2004
    Location: El Reno, OK
    Posts: 1,922
    Re: Grandson\'s last outing...

    [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

    I know I've said it before but those stories just make me smile. Your lucky to have him and he is very lucky to have a grandpa that will do all that for him as well!!!
    Reply With Quote
      #6  
    Unread 03-20-2007, 08:17 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Oct 2005
    Location: Michigan
    Posts: 2,232
    Re: Grandson\'s last outing...

    Rifle: $xxxx
    Scope: $xxxx

    The smile in that last picture: PRICELESS.

    Nice job!
    __________________
    If some is good and more is better, then too much is just right.


    My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought, cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives
    Reply With Quote
      #7  
    Unread 03-20-2007, 09:08 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Feb 2005
    Location: Nevada
    Posts: 2,782
    Re: Grandson\'s last outing...

    Mike / Tx,
    Grandpa, you've done it!!! The boy is hooked and following grandpa foot steps. Awesome!!! Congratulations to both!
    __________________
    -----------------------------

    -----------------------------
    HEBREWS 13:8
    Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.

    Our Lord Jesus said that as it was in the days of Noah and
    also as it was in the days of Lot so it shall be in the days...
    It's happening again!!! God sent to us His prophet, and His Word
    to this generation and we once more are rejecting it as was prophesied!!!

    ---> As promised, God Sent His Prophet to us!
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes


    Similar Threads for: Grandson's last outing...
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    PSE TAC 15 crossbow - first range outing Len Backus PSE TAC 15/15i Crossbow Hunting Forum 62 11-09-2010 09:27 PM
    Wild R/Finder: First Outing Nodak7mm Long Range Scopes and Other Optics 10 03-24-2002 05:56 PM


    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:45 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC