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Desert Shooting or Range

Discussion in 'Grand Canyon Glockers' started by jr240sx, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. jr240sx

    jr240sx

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    Hello everyone from AZ!!! My question is do you like to shoot at the range(indoor or out) or is the desert/great out doors?

    I love shooting outside, talking to friends or family(I never go shooting alone), and relaxing and having fun, and trying out different shooting drills...

    What about everyone else...
     
  2. intenseneal

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    It depends on what I am doing. If I am sighting in a gun or wanting to shoot for groups, accuracy or long range I go to the range. I perfer Rio Salado outdoor rang its a great range and has steel out to 300 all you need is a gun, ammo, eye and hearing protection everything is there for you. I have a membership and plan to expand on the perks offered to members. For fun, holster drills, moved and shoot and just plinking I go to the desert. I will also do some clay shooting in the desert. I mostly go out to Sycamore Creek or 4 Peaks. However as I qualify for membership range privileges my holster and mo e and shoot will move out if the desert and to the range.
     

  3. VIR SPECUS

    VIR SPECUS

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    As stated it depends, for long range the desert as the 338 LM likes to run far. Do go to PRGG at south mountain but mostly after work to check my loads out. For running and gunning I also go out to the desert. So depending on the flavor of the day it is great to have a choice.
     
  4. Taco Junkie

    Taco Junkie Female bicycle seat thief

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    Long drive to the desert from here.
     
  5. ChuteTheMall

    ChuteTheMall Wallbuilder and Weapon Bearer

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    Yeah, 2150, but it's worth it and I'm overdue for a return.
     
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    Outdoor range.
     
  7. DADoser

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    I've just gotten back into shooting over the last year. Typically I would shoot in the dessert - however a trip to the dessert was about more than shooting. A friend of mine and I would go out for a half day and just get away - relaxing outdoors away from job and other stresses. Shooting was a big part of it - but mostly just hung out, catch up, and shoot.

    Recently, I joined a shooting club that was a great deal and included range time at C2. Now my perspective is that if the sole purpose is shooting - I'm heading to C2 for an hour. If its to shoot, socialize, and get away from the city - I'm dessert bound.

    Take care -
     
  8. Horn

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    I shoot only in the desert because there's too many restrictions at organized ranges. I understand the concern for safety. However I'm retired LE (long time retired) and practice from different positions (Not allowed at ranges) like after getting knocked on my butt. You need a large piece of cardboard from a large appliance for this. I most practice SD shooting so usually within twenty feet and usually more like twelve feet__ at "mass". Also, I prefer no witnesses or a record of when and how often I practice.
    I noticed some poster asked about carrying a "throw away". Not wise to even discuss this! Unwise! Think.
    Stay safe
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  9. Artful2

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    In the heat of the summer, it's indoor air conditioned range for me and the wife - once the temps drop below 90 then ok to shoot outdoors again. Only change to this is if I drive up to the rim to get into cooler clim, then I'll shoot outdoor in summer because up there it's 10-20 degree cooler.
     
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