Boise . . . LRH Guys

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by lckytylr, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. lckytylr

    lckytylr Well-Known Member

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    Looking for anyone in the Boise area that's a member of the LRH crowd. Experienced LR Master or newbie.

    I'm just getting my feet wet with knowledge . . . not even making the gear jump yet. I'm hoping to gain knowledge of rifle platforms, modifications, accessories and shooting technique. If you are a newbie like me, we might as well tackle this sport together. As I gain more knowledge I'm planning on upgrading piece by piece until I get a LR shooter.
     
  2. KRP

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    You know the joke about getting to Kuna.... :D

    We do a bit of shooting around here, and BS/bench racing/theorizing. Been shooting 600(soon to be 1000) yard BR in Vale too with lots of great folks.
     

  3. royinidaho

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    If you're ever over Blackfoot way gimme a holler. We'll getcha some actual field experience.
     
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    I am in the Magic Valley all the time. I live in the Idaho Falls area.
     
  5. lckytylr

    lckytylr Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Guys. KRP, how often do you guys shoot?

    I went from hourly to salary recently so the boss' are taking full advantage of my weekends now. I seem to be getting every other weekend off and am working today.
     
  6. longrangefreek

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    First off welcome to the forum.

    What is a weekend? Lately I know how that works. Work seems to be ruining my shooting time lately.

    There are a lot of different ways to go about a build. you can spend a lot of money. My buddies and I shoot extremely accurate rifles for a lot less than most. if you are interested PM me. My buddy and I have a few long range guns but we really enjoy shooting our 338 Edges at extreme long range. you will definately enjoy the sport. I work to pay for my hobby of long range hunting and shooting.

    What caliber have you been looking at if any yet?
     
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    I have alwayswanted to check out the vale range. I was just talking about that the other day. Would be fun to shoot in some competiotions there and get to know some more people in the sport. I might have to go check it out sometime this year. I have heard some good things about that range in the past.
     
  9. lckytylr

    lckytylr Well-Known Member

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    What kind of "competitions" do you guys compete in?

    what do they entail for rounds fired, distances and timing?
     
  10. KRP

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    They shoot from the bench once a month in Vale(third Saturday of the month), 600 for now but working on benches for 1000. 4 record targets, 5 shots each, 6 minutes per target, and 2 minutes for sighters between targets.

    I just started going over late last summer but it's a great bunch of guys, informal and laid back, definately worth the $10 to shoot. It's pretty much "run what you brung" too so you'll see everything from stock factory rifles to custom hunting rifles to full on BR rigs lined up together.

    They shoot F-class over there a few times a year also but I haven't made it over yet. It's 600,800,900,1000 yards.
     
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    That sounds like a lot of fun. Definitely going to have to go check it out. Looks like a cheap way to have some fun.
     
  12. Zep

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    Great thread as I am hoping to visit the Boise area this spring. Possible relocation from the east coast, time for a change.

    Can you give me the name of the Vale range as I would like to visit it?
     
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    Many thanks. I am really hoping the Northwest is in my future.