Long Range Shooting on Versus

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by phillietimothy, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. phillietimothy

    phillietimothy Well-Known Member

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    Good morning all. There will be an episode titled "Long Range Rifle" on the Versus network(formerly Outdoor Life Network) on Sunday June 5, 8:30AM EST. The show is called Gun Talk. I have not seen the program, the program information states - Tips on Long Range Rifle shooting. Enjoy.

    Tim
     
  2. rscott5028

    rscott5028 Well-Known Member

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    It was a great episode with plenty of tidbits to wet your appetite.

    But like most 30 minute TV shows produced for the masses, it was all hype and no useful info.

    -- richard
     

  3. WyoElk2Hunt

    WyoElk2Hunt Well-Known Member

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    I get more from this site than the show I watched.
     
  4. phillietimothy

    phillietimothy Well-Known Member

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    Gentleman, thank you for your replies. I am relatively new to the shooting sports and have received an incredible amount of help and support from this site and it's members. I was trying to reciprocate in some small way. I don't have the expertise to give complex advice or suggestions, so I chip in where I can. Many people who visit this site (myself included) are learning about long distance shooting/hunting. I thought the show might encourage their interest and maybe make them want to learn more. New shooters/hunters are the future of shooting/hunting. I want to be an advocate for the shooting sports even as a beginner. I look forward to learning as much as I can from a variety of sources.

    Tim
     
  5. rscott5028

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    Tim,

    It was a great contribution. I'm glad that you posted and that I watched it.

    It's too bad they didn't mention this website on the show.

    -- richard
     
  6. phillietimothy

    phillietimothy Well-Known Member

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    Richard,

    Thank you for your kind words. I am glad you watched and appreciated the contribution. This hobby is addictive, I am currently a 22LR shooter. I recently found a club within an hour that goes out to 600 yards and has any rifle/any sight matches. I will be purchasing my first centerfire soon, finances have not allowed it as of yet. It will be a Savage 11 in .223 w/Nikon Buckmaster 4.5-14x40. I am looking forward to developing my drop chart out to 600 yards. No, I don't plan on shooting anything breathing with a .223 at 600 yards, just target shooting. May try hunting with a .308 in the future, thanks again,

    Tim