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View Poll Results: How often do you use your gun in a year?
0 to 10 days 60 5.44%
11 to 20 days 137 12.43%
21 to 50 days 283 25.68%
51 to 100 days 247 22.41%
Over 100 days 375 34.03%
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How often do you use your gun in a year?

 
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Old 04-23-2011, 09:35 PM
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Re: How often do you use your gun in a year?

Just about everyday I shoot at something, a rock in the field,dirt lump,always trying to see how far I can shoot. I live in the country so Iam really lucky that way.
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Old 04-24-2011, 05:35 AM
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Re: How often do you use your gun in a year?

I take at least one shot every day...

"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays my firearms from the swift completion of their appointed rounds."

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Old 05-01-2011, 05:47 PM
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Re: How often do you use your gun in a year?

I use some type of firearm every day.
I fire approximately 1-2 hundred rounds on average per week.
If I go a day without touching a firearm............well, I'm too sick
to get out of bed and can't reach the nightstand!!!!!

Jakes
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Old 05-02-2011, 09:13 AM
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Re: How often do you use your gun in a year?

First, long range hunting for me means 100 yards or so. I only hunt on my
own land and there is nowhere I can shoot for longer distances.

I fire on my hundred yard range two or three times a month, using different
Military rifles from WW1 and WW2. I also have a couple of up to date rifles
that are tack drivers.

I fire on my 25 yard pistol range three or four times a month, where I use
a .22 conversion kit on my 1911 to practice drawing and firing from a shoulder
holster. (Can't wear a belt holster due to back problems.)

My CCW is the 1911A1 in.45 cal.

Lately I derive more enjoyment from trying to shoot the tightest group I can
at a hundred yards than I do from hunting deer. (You don't have to
field clean a target). But I still hunt deer.

By the way, I'm new if you haven't guessed it, so if I have broken any
protocols here, be patient with me. God isn't quite finished building me
yet. He's trying to do a good job, but I keep getting in His way.
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Old 05-02-2011, 09:21 AM
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Re: How often do you use your gun in a year?

Some get neglected for up to two weeks; I've even lost track of time and let a rifle go a month without touching one off. Most of the time my rifles see weekly action, with 1-50 rounds sent. My comp handguns fired at least twice a week. The round counts can vary a lot, but 8,000-10,000 a year for primary (my S&W 627) 4,000-5,000 for others. Unfortunately my firearms are in suspended animation currently, will I'm in Iraq. When I get back I've got a few purchases to make, including a 625 for USPSA, and a few long overdue rifle builds. Then shall begin a new era of shooting for me. I vow to shoot no less than 25,000 rounds a year; 20K for handguns, 5K for the rifles.
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Old 05-02-2011, 02:17 PM
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Re: How often do you use your gun in a year?

I enjoy target shooting, hunting and also general carry!
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Old 05-03-2011, 07:32 AM
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Re: How often do you use your gun in a year?

I shoot either rifles or shotguns for hunting or target shooting between 50 and 100 times a year.

Don't care for pistols. "Said I don't care for them, didn't say I couldn't use them." - Quigley

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