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Lazamataz and GingisK HIT IT AT LAST!
The Gun Range | 3/19/2011 | Laz

Posted on 03/19/2011 8:21:56 PM PDT by Lazamataz

Well, at long last, GingisK and Lazamataz hit it!

Um, at the gun range.

Weather was clear and windless, the variety of firearms was truly something to behold, and the company was wonderful.

GingisK picked me up, and after picking up his illustrious and charming boys, and meeting his lovely and gracious wife (where we all supped on Pizza, one of them affectionally named 'Sam'), we then proceeded to a delightful range slightly east of Lanier Lake in Georgia.

I finally got a chance to break in my Glock 22, and discovered that after an initial period of reacquaintence with shooting (in other words, I was all over the paper), I finally started shooting more consistently with the Glock. I also showed Gingis and his sons the Ball and Dummy drill, in which you -- unbeknownst to the shooter -- either give them a pistol with a round chambered, or no round chambered. On the times when you attempt to fire on an empty battery, you end up seeing what sort of flinch or motion you would have done if there was a live round. For most people, they see they would have shot low. People tend to anticipate recoil by pushing down.

We also had a chance to fire a very poorly-sighted-in 9mm (make unknown, looked wonderful but shot like crap), an extremely easy to use .22 pistol with almost know felt recoild, a very nice 8mm Mauser rifle (boy did that shoot true), a Springfield 03 rifle, a Ruger Ranch rifle that seemed to be sighted extremely high, a M1A (what a dream machine that was), and one I felt an immediate connection to - an L1A1 that I seemed to fire so well that Gingis started remarking, "Looks like Laz is hittin' it.". LOL

GingisK brought his boys, who shot very expertly. Safety was maintained, much lead was cast downrange, political opinions were traded (and in most cases merely reinforced), and all-in-all, truly a wonderful day. It is something I would like to repeat. :)


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1 posted on 03/19/2011 8:21:59 PM PDT by Lazamataz
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To: GingisK

After Action Report. Had a lot of fun and thank you for inviting me!


2 posted on 03/19/2011 8:22:33 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The Democrat Party is Communist. The Republican Party is Socialist. The Tea Party is Capitalist.)
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To: Lazamataz
I've been really looking and liking the PMR-30 22 magnum from KelTec Weapons. Holds 30 in the magazine. Anyone have any experience with it? I believe it is illegal here in Hawaii as we can't have any thing that holds more than 10 bullets in the clip.
3 posted on 03/19/2011 8:27:45 PM PDT by fish hawk (R. Emmett Tyrrell: Liberalism is dead. What we see now is "soft Nazis-ism".)
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To: Lazamataz

Gotta love an FAL.

And yes, I would hit it!


4 posted on 03/19/2011 8:27:47 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: Lazamataz

Laz~! Hittin’ it with lead!


5 posted on 03/19/2011 8:28:10 PM PDT by Mr. K (Job #1 DEFUND THE LEFT then Palin/Bachman 2012 -Unbeatable Ticket~!)
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To: Lazamataz

So, you hit a target. Is that something new?


6 posted on 03/19/2011 8:31:04 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Lazamataz
Bang List Bump!
(I read your post and was relieved to see no mention of Helen Thomas. That would've been too much....)
7 posted on 03/19/2011 8:31:52 PM PDT by 50cal Smokepole (Effective gun control involves effective recoil management)
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To: fish hawk

been looking at those myself...also have no experience whatsoever with them.


8 posted on 03/19/2011 8:32:19 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: Lazamataz

Self promotion is so great. I have often spoken of myself in the third person.


9 posted on 03/19/2011 8:32:56 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: Lazamataz

Laz... there was a thread about somebody who shot his thumb off... was that you???

;-)


10 posted on 03/19/2011 8:35:27 PM PDT by djf (Dems and liberals: Let's redefine "marriage". We already redefined "natural born citizen".)
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To: Lazamataz

Lemme see if I understand...

You poked a target with your gun. Over and over. At first you had trouble finding the target and couldn’t remember how to do it, but then it came back to you.


11 posted on 03/19/2011 8:36:16 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: Lazamataz

One of my favorite weekend pass times. I love to put on my tactical belt with a Blade-Tec dropped off-set holster and walk around with Herr Glock by my side. Or Herr Sig.

We’re teaching a shooting class for the women of our church next weekend. The men had a shooting outing a couple of months ago. That’s one thing we really like about our cowboy church. Ain’t no political correctness ‘round here!


12 posted on 03/19/2011 8:36:26 PM PDT by stansblugrassgrl (PRAISE THE LORD AND PASS THE AMMUNITION!!! YEEEEEHAW!)
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To: Sawdring
Self promotion is so great. I have often spoken of myself in the third person.

"Lazamataz hates people who quote themselves in the third person" -- Lazamataz, 2005.

13 posted on 03/19/2011 8:38:15 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The Democrat Party is Communist. The Republican Party is Socialist. The Tea Party is Capitalist.)
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To: Lazamataz; GingisK

Hopefully, neither of you went off half cocked.


14 posted on 03/19/2011 8:38:33 PM PDT by llevrok (SEIU? STFU.)
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To: mamelukesabre
Lemme see if I understand... You poked a target with your gun. Over and over. At first you had trouble finding the target and couldn’t remember how to do it, but then it came back to you.

Close.

I found an inviting, you might even say SEXY, target. Then I whipped out my gun. I tore holes in that target, but I noticed I wasn't quite centered, so I banged away, again and again, until the target had a few new holes in the center and everyone walked away smiling.

15 posted on 03/19/2011 8:41:52 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The Democrat Party is Communist. The Republican Party is Socialist. The Tea Party is Capitalist.)
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To: fish hawk

I’ve had three of them on order since November, for me and two buddies. If they ever show up, I’ll let you know. I would love to let you know. Please show up. Soon.


16 posted on 03/19/2011 8:42:57 PM PDT by eartrumpet
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To: Lazamataz

Sawdring agrees.


17 posted on 03/19/2011 8:43:34 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: Lazamataz

TTIWWOP of the gun or the target, even the poor shots/


18 posted on 03/19/2011 8:43:37 PM PDT by occamrzr06
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To: mylife
You know, something strange happened when I mated my shoulder to that weapon -- it was as if we became one machine. I started really scoring black ring hits with that baby. I really need to get one.

I've always loved the Garand and the FAL.

19 posted on 03/19/2011 8:44:10 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The Democrat Party is Communist. The Republican Party is Socialist. The Tea Party is Capitalist.)
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To: occamrzr06

The only thing we forgot to shoot is pictures! LOL


20 posted on 03/19/2011 8:45:15 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The Democrat Party is Communist. The Republican Party is Socialist. The Tea Party is Capitalist.)
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To: Lazamataz

The FAL is one hell of a rifle.


21 posted on 03/19/2011 8:48:13 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: Lazamataz

“with almost know felt recoild”

You stuck that in there just to see if anybody was actually paying attention, didn’t you?


22 posted on 03/19/2011 8:48:35 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Sharia? No, thanks.)
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To: Lazamataz

Sounds like you boys had fun! Good for you.


23 posted on 03/19/2011 8:49:05 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: Tribune7

ping


24 posted on 03/19/2011 8:49:54 PM PDT by Temple Owl (Excelsior! Onward and upward.)
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To: Lazamataz

M1A = sweetness. Sounds like fun :)


25 posted on 03/19/2011 8:50:32 PM PDT by andyk (Wealth != Income)
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To: mylife

The FAL shoots better than the shooter. LOL


26 posted on 03/19/2011 8:50:54 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The Democrat Party is Communist. The Republican Party is Socialist. The Tea Party is Capitalist.)
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To: Lazamataz

So does mine LoL


27 posted on 03/19/2011 8:51:59 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: andyk

The M1A is a Cadillac, no doubt, but I (re)fell in love with the sporty Ferrari feel of the FAL.


28 posted on 03/19/2011 8:51:59 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The Democrat Party is Communist. The Republican Party is Socialist. The Tea Party is Capitalist.)
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To: Lazamataz

At least you can hit *something*!


29 posted on 03/19/2011 8:52:45 PM PDT by sauropod (The truth shall make you free but first it will make you miserable.)
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To: Lazamataz

the ultimate FAL:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ModernparaFAL.JPG


30 posted on 03/19/2011 9:13:42 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: Lazamataz

You affectionately named one of your pizzas ‘Sam’? I know you’d hit most anything, but I didn’t know you named your pizzas. Avanti! Bravo!


31 posted on 03/19/2011 9:21:34 PM PDT by DeFault User
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To: 50cal Smokepole

lol.......


32 posted on 03/19/2011 9:22:11 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: Lazamataz

nO Pictures?

Well that just ain’t right!


33 posted on 03/19/2011 9:25:19 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: fish hawk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwIsEudPd_Q


34 posted on 03/19/2011 9:28:41 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: Lazamataz

I love my ‘03 but I can actually shoot my 03A3 and hit the bull. The 03 ladder sight is not meant for ancient eyes.

The best shooter in my collection is my Swede M96 with
competition sights.

My fav pistol is still the HK45.


35 posted on 03/19/2011 9:45:50 PM PDT by rahbert
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To: Lazamataz; JRios1968; Old Sarge; Slings and Arrows

LAZ HIT IT

36 posted on 03/19/2011 10:03:42 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Lazamataz
This is not lazmataz.

don't be fooled by counterfeits, FReepers!

37 posted on 03/19/2011 10:06:04 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (You is what you am.)
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To: Lazamataz

Next stop. Appleseed. See my tag line.


38 posted on 03/19/2011 10:34:32 PM PDT by ebshumidors ( Marksmanship and YOUR heritage http://www.appleseedinfo.org)
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To: Lazamataz

It’s totally your business whether and what you name your pizzas, but why did you name your pizza “Sam”?


39 posted on 03/19/2011 10:50:34 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: Lazamataz

No pics? What the **** kind of Freeper are you?


40 posted on 03/19/2011 10:55:47 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Lazamataz

Hope you both wore protection....

(For your ears, of course)


41 posted on 03/19/2011 10:57:58 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: the invisib1e hand

HUH??


42 posted on 03/19/2011 11:13:50 PM PDT by Orange1998
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To: smokingfrog

Wow, that was great. Thank you very much. I sent that on to a few friends that are also interested. Aloha


43 posted on 03/20/2011 2:18:11 AM PDT by fish hawk (R. Emmett Tyrrell: Liberalism is dead. What we see now is "soft Nazis-ism".)
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To: fish hawk

I gunsmith for a living and have heard nothing but bad about it. The .22 mag is a very long case for it diameter and that tends to make it difficult to feed in a semi-auto. I’ve heard tales of woe about the PMR in that regards. Someone else may have some first hand info.


44 posted on 03/20/2011 6:14:47 AM PDT by ExpatGator (I hate Illinois Nazis!)
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To: Lazamataz

Breakin' in the Mosins


45 posted on 03/20/2011 6:58:37 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: JoeProBono

Mosins got muzzle flash, that’s for sure. I know that from being up close and personal with my Mosins :-)


46 posted on 03/20/2011 7:14:11 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Any politician who holds that the state accords rights is an oathbreaker and an "enemy... domestic.")
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47 posted on 03/20/2011 7:27:16 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: JoeProBono

Looks pretty tricked-out. The only thing missing is the e-ring pull on the safety. I don’t know what I would do if I ever needed to engage the safety on my Mosin. That sucker is awfully hard to pull!


48 posted on 03/20/2011 8:26:07 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-Free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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49 posted on 03/20/2011 8:42:57 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: JoeProBono

Friend has a PSL (Romanian semi auto 7.62X54R).

There are two flashes on that. One from the muzzle, and one from the spark of the steel case hitting the ground.

He loves that gun, I hate it. But then he thinks my .454 Casull is “to much” and I think it makes a great rabbit gun.


50 posted on 03/20/2011 8:53:22 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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