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On Saturday morning, the forecast was for 42 degrees and cloudy on Sunday so Curt & I, along with our friend Tim who was visiting for the weekend decided we would go shoot Sunday afternoon. By the time Sunday rolled around the forecast was modified to a high of 35 for the day. It may have hit that, and as long as it's above 30 we are willingly to hit the range. Here is our range setup for the day
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We had quite the variety of guns to shoot. Curt brought his XD Mod2 subcompact 45 and M28. I brought my 686, 617 and M15, and Tim had his LC9, Glock 22 and Heritage 22
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Had not shot my 686 in quite a while and wanted to see how the grips felt while shooting since I had recently modified them. They felt great even with full power 158gr ammo and put my trigger finger in just the right position for a smooth straight pull. This was shot at 30 feet, offhand
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Here is a shot of me with the 686
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To be continued......
 

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Fire them fast enough and then you can use the barrels to keep your hands warm...................no offense, but I am SO glad I no longer live where it gets that cold and that damn white stuff is all over the place.
Glad you guys had a good time!
 

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We spent about 2 hours plinking steel and punching holes in paper.
Here is Tim ringing some steel with my 686
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Comparing this picture to the next one down. In the lower picture the left hand yellow plate is swinging forward and the right hand orange plate has just been hit and is flying back and up.
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We had a real good time. I had also not had my 617 out in a while. We ran 120-130 rounds through it and it made us all look like good shooters. We were dressed warm so weather conditions weren't an issue and we will continue shooting through the winter on days that are 30 degrees or better, unless snow gets too deep to access the shale pit. It was great to get to shoot the large variety of guns and calibers represented. We shot .22, 9mm, 38 Specials, 357 magnum and .40 caliber
 

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That's not snow as such its a dusting. In PA snow fall is up to your rear-end and Penn-DOT is not to be seen for a couple days on the rural roads. What your picture shows would be a major snow fall in this part of NC. I believe the Weather-Talker's BS for this area forecasting total snow fall for the winter between 10-15 inches total.
 

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That's not snow as such its a dusting. In PA snow fall is up to your rear-end and Penn-DOT is not to be seen for a couple days on the rural roads. What your picture shows would be a major snow fall in this part of NC. I believe the Weather-Talker's BS for this area forecasting total snow fall for the winter between 10-15 inches total.
We got 4 inches on Thursday, but the high 30's on Friday melted off some of it. That's the most snow we have had so far this year, but the first day of winter is still 12 days away
 

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Well, I do agree that if I had a shale pit close I would be out there too but as it is I go every other Saturday with Grandsons. Glad you had a great time with some great guns. Looks like everyone shot good.
 
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