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Unread 04-08-2010, 09:14 PM
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new to long range

Hello from central Oregon, new to long range shooting.
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    Unread 04-08-2010, 09:51 PM
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    Re: new to long range

    Welcome to LongRangeHunting. You found the right site for your new addiction.
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    Unread 04-08-2010, 10:03 PM
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    Re: new to long range

    I am afraid to see where this goes now. Have a habit of over doing things. It's only money right?
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    Unread 04-08-2010, 10:07 PM
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    Re: new to long range

    Oh, I can tell you're in big trouble already with an attitude like that. You'd better lock up your billfold and checkbook while you still have a chance.

    Nah, that wouldn't be any fun cause half the fun is planning and spending the bucks to get what you want.
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    Unread 04-08-2010, 10:19 PM
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    Will trade wife for guns and ammo, need 7mm parts. Maybe a long range varmint gun. One way of paying for them right??? That was a joke!! Been a reader for awhile, now a poster. I am a learner and doer, (when funds allow).

    Thoughts on up coming builds or buys.
    losing my mini 14 for a 600 yrd .223 tack driver
    7mm is the choice over the .308, since i have dies and cases, along with the performance.
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    Unread 04-08-2010, 11:44 PM
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    Re: new to long range

    Hey welcome to the site. A fast twist .223 is good fun and a great practice gun!

    And I agree, 7mm is a great caliber, if you have a .223 to practice with. I have a 308 win and use it for practice. If you only want one gun for now, 308 win is a great do-it-all caliber. And will get you more accustomed to some recoil than a .223. Piece of advice, don't skimp on optics!
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    Unread 04-09-2010, 04:50 AM
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    Re: new to long range

    Welcome, glad to have you here. lots of good folks and lots of good info. +1 on the 308, good starter and inexpensive. Enjoy.
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