shooting in Maine

Discussion in 'Shooting Ranges - Places To Shoot' started by william clunie, May 24, 2007.

  1. william clunie

    william clunie Member

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    Anyone shoot long range in Maine? I'm new to long range shooting and looking for a place to shoot. The most I've seen here is 200 yards at Augusta's Capitol City range.

    William Clunie
     
  2. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    William,
    Welcome to LR Hunting, hopefully the guys here will be able to suggest a place to shoot and to learn more about our sport. There may be some tactical training or LR courses out there, Dave King knows about all there is to know about that stuff on the east side of the continent.
     

  3. william clunie

    william clunie Member

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    Hello Ian,
    Thanks for the welcome over here. How can I contact Dave King? I've spoken with Idaho Lad from the Kifaru site and I'm going to sell my CAS gear and get started on LR shooting. Thanks for the help. Hope to see you at one of the Kifaru rendezvous at some point.

    William Clunie
     
  4. Dave King

    Dave King Well-Known Member

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    That Dave King fella is around every once in a while! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Welcome to LRH Mr. Clunie, I have been thinking about who I knew up that way that I could hook you up with for some local info.

    Give me a day or two.
     
  5. william clunie

    william clunie Member

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    Thank you Mr. King.
     
  6. william clunie

    william clunie Member

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    Bump. Any news Mr. King?
     
  7. Dave King

    Dave King Well-Known Member

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    I haven't had any luck, closest I can find folks I know is CT.

    I did look around up your way, there's a big gas or power line right-of-way just south of town... any chance of shooting on that thing?? It looks pretty steep in most places but steep often means a good backstop too.
     
  8. shortshooter

    shortshooter Well-Known Member

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    William,

    I don't think there is anyone in CT. I looked on a map and I think if a guy let one go in CT you'd shoot clean across the state.

    If you go to CT you best have a backstop on the Maine border.
     
  9. william clunie

    william clunie Member

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    Dave and SS,
    Thanks for checking. I've got several locations where I can shoot. I was looking for someone in this area that is already shooting LR, that could help me learn a little faster than doing it by myself. I may just have to go solo on this one?

    Thanks again,
    William Clunie
     
  10. Dave King

    Dave King Well-Known Member

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    William

    From your first post I thought you were looking for a location more than a partner.

    If you need a little coaching and such it's possible I could come up that way for a few days, I may be able to offer a little help.
     
  11. william clunie

    william clunie Member

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    Dave,
    Very kind of you. Let me fill you in on what's taking place here. I'm selling a few Cowboy Action Shooting guns and setting myself up with a LR system.
    When I'm ready to purchase, I'll check with you and a few others to make sure I do it right. Then if you can make it up here, EXCELLENT! Thanks for the kind offer.
    I'll keep you updated.

    Thanks again,

    William Clunie
     
  12. 264junkie

    264junkie Well-Known Member

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    200m @ Orrington Rod & Gun, Orrington, ME
    600m @ Hampden Rod & Gun, Hampden, ME
     
  13. andrews1958

    andrews1958 Well-Known Member

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    Scarbough has a 600 yard range. I do not know of any where there is alonger range available