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Discussion in 'The 10 Ring' started by wabash, Jan 10, 2001.

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    Well, I can't go out & blast 200 rds. of .44 Mag anymore, but at least I can still rattle off 50 or 60 of 10MM at a range session, which is enough for practice with the G29.
    With the .22's, it hurts more to load the magazines than anything else, along with dropping the stupid little shells ! On a good hand day, it's not bad, but days like today, when my fingers feel like fat sausages, it's far more annoyance than I care to tolerate for a day !
    That's why my 10MM's are nice, I can load the mags without too much problem, except for the last 2 or 3, I do cheat & use a mag loader. Strength, or lack of in the hands is my biggest complaint. So I keep squeezing the rubber balls & work them as much as I can.
    (typing is just SOOOOOOOO much fun, fat fingers hit wrong keys T's & Y's a real treat)
     
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    Well, at least you can say that you found something that you can't fix with duct tape.

    I only load the magazines with five rounds at a time. It helps me to concentrate. Take five shots. Pop out the magazine. Pick up the brass (because bending over to pick it up, now counts as exercise). Load another magazine (five rounds). Shoot again (and focus grasshopper).
     

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    I like the idea of counting picking up brass as exercise ! But as much as I don't like to exercise, shooting .22's or revolvers with moon clips is even a better idea.....bench rest shooting with a single shot rifle is even better, as I'm sitting down :)

    Duct tape MIGHT work, if I taped the gun to my hand (?)
     
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    You know I have a pellet gun trap for my garage. That thing is pretty fun to shoot at with my Crossman 2300S. My airforce Talon kind of splattered pellets all over the garage the couple of shots I put into it. But, if dexterity is an issue, then maybe a .22 is better, and probably more fun.
     
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    The Talon IS rather a bit of over-kill for target shooting................isn't it ?
    At least at less than 35 yds.
     
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    The accuracy at twenty five yards is better than my 10/22. And that's with its cheap little fiber optic sight vs the 10/22s scope. I can't fire the Talon into a trap. The shrapnel comes shooting back out of it like a shotgun blast.
     
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    With the Talon you probably need a trap rated for .357 Magnum.
     
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    My trap is rated for .22 Long rifle. I am a firm believer in over engineering.
     
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    The trap I built for pellet rifles got tested in the backyard of our 1st house. With a 158 gr. .357 mag full throttle load. It did 2 complete backflips, but contained the slug without losing it !
    No dent in the back wall either.
     
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    Imagine the trajectory that bullet followed as the trap bounced around.
     
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    Not exactly a parabolic curve.....:juggle:
     
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    More like what happens in the neural pathways in Jim Carey's brain.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Excellent analogy !
     
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    It's got to be a maze in there. And, there's no map.
     
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    Like a color-blind person working under the dashboard of a FIAT without a wiring diagram ?
     
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    Cut ALL the red wires.......
     
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    Make sure you're wearing rubber soled shoes.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Then hand him a green one....
     
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