From SE Pennsylvania

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by homefront, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. homefront

    homefront Member

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    Hello gang,

    I'm a long time lead shooter / bullet caster / handloader just getting into higher powered rifles.

    This is a great site, full of good information and helpful members. I'm looking forward to interacting here and learning as I go. :)
     
  2. ss7mm

    ss7mm Writers Guild

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    Welcome to LongRangeHunting.
     

  3. nfhjr62

    nfhjr62 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the site, were do you live i'm in Philadelphia and shoot Savage rifles.
     
  4. Gunner5607

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    Welcome! I'm north and west of Philly. Shooting an FN in .308.
     
  5. homefront

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    Thanks for the greetings, fellas.

    I'm right between Philly and Allentown, near a burg called Collegeville.

    I'm shooting a Savage in 7mm-08 and a CZ in .204. Those two seem to cover most of the bases...gun)
     
  6. Ian B

    Ian B Well-Known Member

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    Greeting I am from NW PA always nice to see another guy interested in the LR game from PA.
     
  7. homefront

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    Ian, I'm just getting started with LR stuff.

    Here's my post about upgrading my 7mm-08. Fine accuracy and reduced recoil are what I'm after: http://www.longrangehunting.com/for...coil-reduction-7mm-08-rifle-71317/#post498193

    One of my ranges has a 200 yard backstop; once I finish putting this rifle together and shooting tight (-1") at 200, I'll look for ranges with greater distances available to shoot and maybe beginner competition.

    My son died a few years ago. He was just a teenager. I gave up hunting and many other things. This is my first step into an activity that I feel any motivation to do. It's become something of an obsession, as direly needed distractions can.
     
  8. yobuck

    yobuck Well-Known Member

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    welcome to the site. sorry about your loss. something you wont get over but hopefully adjust to.
    i spent 64 years in s e pa. many of them in the perkasie area.
    had kids who went to ursinus.
     
  9. homefront

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    Thank you, Yobuck.

    We're nearly neighbors.