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    First Day on the Range with my Garand this Year

    I took part in the Garand, Springfield, Vintage and Modern Military Rifle (GSMM) Match at Camp Perry this morning. Temps were in the mid-30s, but everyone seemed to have a smile on their face. The guy I was paired up with was shooting a beautiful 1903 Krag. I love events like these. No one is too stressed out about the competition and it's like being part of working history museum where you actually get to shoot.

    I shot a respectable score and didn't have to hang around for the awards ceremony.
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    Camp Perry? That's great.

    I'd like to go one day, take my Garand but also a Swede Mauser.
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    That does sound like a lot of fun with people like you. Glad you shot good and hopefully a lot of stories going around.
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    Sounds like a fine old time as we say around here.
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    I don't know if it's just me but it's more satisfying shooting in the cold, snow, or rain. I might just be crazy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mds19-3 View Post
    I don't know if it's just me but it's more satisfying shooting in the cold, snow, or rain. I might just be crazy.
    I've shot and sweat at Camp Perry in July a number of times. I'll take the cold.
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    Sounds like it was a good time!
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1av8r View Post
    I've shot and sweat at Camp Perry in July a number of times. I'll take the cold.
    You can add layers (hat, gloves, facemask, etc) and beat the cold - unless you bring a battery-operated fan with built-in mister and water tank, then you cannot beat the heat!


 

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