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My time to bitch

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Unread 01-29-2013, 01:25 AM
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My time to bitch

I am sick and tired of some kid who parks his butt next to me shooting an AK47 with a banana clip. I shoot for accuracy and it takes time to catch my breath and there he goes bang his clip aganst the table top and blowing shells over and over There are times when I could blow my top.
shooting 200 yards has no place for this.
this guy never came close to his taget he just blows ammo.
If you think I am wrong, I an sorry but I shoot very often.
I dont think of shooting as a game, its a sport.
Keith Sage.
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Unread 01-29-2013, 01:49 AM
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Re: My time to bitch

I run into similar things now and again, usually just asking and explaining why your asking and they'll move, not always but usually.
Keep in mind the animals we shoot for food and display are not bullet proof. Contrary to popular belief, they bleed and die just like they did a hundred years ago. Being competent with a given rifle is far more important than impressive ballistics and poor shootability. High velocity misses never put a steak in the freezer.

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Unread 01-29-2013, 02:40 AM
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Re: My time to bitch

My 7-08 AI XP100 w/Vais brake was very good for creating a 1 bench buffer or more on each side of me.
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Unread 01-29-2013, 11:36 AM
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Re: My time to bitch

I have had the same problem more than once, and the cure I found was to shoot a few rounds thru my T/C chambered in .445 Supermag that has a 14" barrel with a brake. The blast in unreal and I usually end up with nobody within twenty feet of me.

I learned to hate AK47's over forty years ago, and still don't think much of one to this very day. But the guy with an AR blowing hot cases on me dosn't impress me very much as well. They don't seem to have enough common sense to go over to the extreme right side of the range.
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Unread 01-29-2013, 01:42 PM
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Re: My time to bitch

My 338 Edge always rides to the range with me for just such an occasion......usually seems that those brass spraying guys only have the little foam ear plugs, too.

I always warn anyone nearby (especially those with poor hearing protection) before I touch it off. Usually I get shrugged off until the first shot is fired.

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Unread 01-29-2013, 03:51 PM
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Re: My time to bitch

Freedom comes with a lot of prices=You like to shoot small groups with minimal interuption and he just wants a little aggretion theropy.
Try being polite first,patient second and informative third=Then bring out the cannons and let the precution blowem off their bench
Its great when people just add a little courtasy to the moment. We had just set our targets out to shoot to 750 yards @ the local State land public spot.When we turned around there was a guy parked @ 500 yards=right in the dang way! When we got to his truck he was just getting done setting up 150 yard targets in a different canyon 90 degrees to where we planned to shoot=No problem, I borrowed him my rangefinder so he could set his bench up 100 yards from his targets and we set up with his truck between our muzzles and his bench. Then after makeing sure he had ear protection on we proceeded to shoot to 500 yards instead of 750. He warned us he was going to be shooting his 340 and we laughed as we put the 338Edge on the hood=He got done what he was looking to do and we practiced at 500 for a few rounds then went to 1250 on some rocks.
The biggest bitch I have with some of the blasters is they have a bad habit of bringing a TV,washer,dryer or whatever out=shooting the heck out of it and leaving it for me to take to the dump!
"Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler." -Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
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Unread 01-29-2013, 05:21 PM
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Re: My time to bitch

Some people just shoot for fun. Some people should try it.
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