Sunset on The Rifle Range

Unlike most people in the Shooting community I always make sure to shoot all year round.

 

And truth be told, when it starts getting cold; I really enjoy the quiet time. The ranges tend to be empty. The bugs are gone. And the air is crisp. What a great time to check / confirm your cold weather dope!

Yes really. If your confirmed load data was tested in 75 degree weather, you could be in for a surprise when you shoot at 32 or even minus 10 degrees. Yup. I do that too!

Blaser Tactical 2 / R93. 5.56 barrel. S&B PM-II Scope.

You don’t have to test long strings. Check your cold bore zero and some dope out to say 600 yards.

You’ll get a lot out of it. And like I said, the range will be quiet. It’s my favorite time of year to train.

 

 

Marky
John1911.com
“Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

 

Marky Mark

Marky Mark

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Areas of focus: Defense and National Security, Modern Light Weapons, Analysis of the Geo-political / Military Relationship in the Context of Strategic Goals.
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  • I enjoy shooting in the winter. I like the quiet. I get enveloped by the solitude. Testing not only my rifle and dope, but cold weather gear.

    And perhaps showing a little too much of my individual psychology: I’m putting in work and getting better while most of my peers are at home, making excuses, getting left behind.

    True story.

    Marky
    John1911.com
    “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

    • MickeyG

      Marky, I too like shooting in the winter. I live up in the Colorado Rockies @ 8500 feet and shoot at a range about a 1000 feet lower year round. Gets a mite cold sometimes ! 🙂

  • Mikial

    I enjoyed that. Not a whole lot of sunset in the viddie, but a great gun and good advice. I do envy you that you have someplace like that to go to whenever you want. I grew up on a farm, but it and my parents are long gone and now I live on the edge of the country but only have an acre of my own.

    God bless and enjoy!

  • MickeyG

    Nice !!