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Nov 10, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Top half of Melifluous
Reviving an old thread.

Started getting into shooting USPSA lately. I used to shoot IDPA in the CDP division (1911), and started shooting USPSA single stack with a buddy. Bought a gun set up for limited class and haven't looked back. It's a freaking blast.

Anyone else shoot competitively at any level?

Anyone reload?
Sam Stephens
Joined Jan 20, 2010
999 points
Nov 10, 2016
Sam Stephens wrote:
Reviving an old thread. Started getting into shooting USPSA lately. I used to shoot IDPA in the CDP division (1911), and started shooting USPSA single stack with a buddy. Bought a gun set up for limited class and haven't looked back. It's a freaking blast. Anyone else shoot competitively at any level? Anyone reload?



Avid 3-Gun shooter, collector and reloader here.

I load mostly 300BO for volume and 308 for precision. Everything else is relatively cheap to buy factory loads for.

Favorite rifle these days is a 10.5" 300BO SBR w/AAC 762-SD can.
Tim Lau
From Hendersonville, NC
Joined Jul 21, 2016
21 points
Nov 10, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Out of the blue.  Photo by Mike W.
Wait! What! Climbers with guns??? Someone from Boulder said all climbers are liberals. And all liberals are anti gun. Whoa. Greg D
From Here
Joined Apr 5, 2006
999 points
Nov 10, 2016
Sam Stephens wrote:
Reviving an old thread. Started getting into shooting USPSA lately. I used to shoot IDPA in the CDP division (1911), and started shooting USPSA single stack with a buddy. Bought a gun set up for limited class and haven't looked back. It's a freaking blast. Anyone else shoot competitively at any level? Anyone reload?


I've been shooting USPSA for about 2.5 years now. Currently M in production. Reloading 9mm on a Dillon 650. What did you pick up for limited? 2011 in .40?
Boyer
Joined Sep 29, 2016
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Nov 11, 2016
Peter Pitocchi wrote:
careful revealing gun ownership on internet big brother is watching


Very very true.
Todd Graham
Joined Sep 25, 2015
397 points
Nov 11, 2016
Yeah its good to realize that not all climbers or liberals are against firearms. As for what I shoot, well anything I can get my hands on and put ammo in. Don't worry but big brother for a while. Don't believe trump will be placing any restrictions on the 2a. BigCountry
Joined May 20, 2012
27 points
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Nov 11, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Enter the Colossus
BigCountry wrote:
Don't worry but big brother for a while.


That notion is such a joke.... last 8 years we had to listen to conservative kooks decry that President Obama was gonna take all their guns away! Turns out to be nothing more than a bunch of conspiracy BS to keep repubs people in line and fear the black president. Seemed to work pretty well though seeing as the gun mfgs enjoyed record gun sales and profits for every year he was in office.
Morgan Patterson
Joined Oct 13, 2009
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Nov 11, 2016
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I'm really surprised to see everyone making lists of their firearms in an online forum. Where I grew up, these types of conversations are kept private with people you trust.

That being said, it's all about 12ga slugs around here right now. 1 week til Bambi season!
Seth Jones
Joined Feb 17, 2015
39 points
Nov 11, 2016
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Sounds like a great place to grow up ^^^^^^^^ (not)

They probably fear the Gays and the notion of legal mary jane too.
BigNobody
From all over, mostly Utah
Joined Nov 27, 2013
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Nov 11, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: yukon
Evan1984 wrote:
Here is a quote from my last hunting outing (for squirrels which are everywhere until you pick up a gun): "Hunting should really be called Hiking with an extra 8 pounds." Evan


If hunting were easy, we'd just call it killing ;)
Seth Jones
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Nov 11, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Enter the Colossus
Seth Jones wrote:
I'm really surprised to see everyone making lists of their firearms in an online forum.


Just goes to show how long and deep the 'their going to take your guns away' brainwashing has been.
Morgan Patterson
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Nov 11, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Before the whip (photo by Jay Knower)
BigNobody wrote:
Sounds like a great place to grow up ^^^^^^^^ (not) They probably fear the Gays and the notion of legal mary jane too.


Morgan Patterson wrote:
Just goes to show how long and deep the 'their going to take your guns away' brainwashing has been.


I guess you two didn't learn much this week about the value of marginalizing people, their backgrounds, their intelligence, and calling them bigots when they've done nothing to indicate that they're the "dumb, hateful, rednecks" you consider them to be. Does it seem like it's a very effective political strategy? That's your guy headed for the white house, right?
James M Schroeder
From Sauk County, WI
Joined May 7, 2002
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Nov 11, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: yukon
Morgan Patterson wrote:
Just goes to show how long and deep the 'their going to take your guns away' brainwashing has been.


I don't think it has anything to do with firearms specifically. It's no different than advertising how much cash or precious metals and stones you have in the safe in your house. People with common sense try not to advertise lists if their belongings that are highly sought after by thieves.
Seth Jones
Joined Feb 17, 2015
39 points
Nov 11, 2016
My competition rifle (PRS, tactical, and sometimes F-Class). Haven't taken it out farther than 1,000 yards. But it shoots great and can probably get me out to 1,700 yards if the Density Altitude is high enough.







FourT6and2
From San Francisco, CA
Joined Mar 31, 2015
72 points
Nov 11, 2016
Seth Jones wrote:
I'm really surprised to see everyone making lists of their firearms in an online forum.


You've never been to a gun forum before? Lots of 'em.
FourT6and2
From San Francisco, CA
Joined Mar 31, 2015
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Nov 11, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: yukon
FourT6and2 wrote:
You've never been to a gun forum before? Lots of 'em.


I've been on a few and know there are lots of them. There are lots of stupid people on the internet. Now that you point it out, I shouldn't really be surprised by this thread. I should have just said I don't understand the thought process behind it.
Seth Jones
Joined Feb 17, 2015
39 points
Nov 11, 2016
I'm a gun nut. I collect engraved o/u shotguns!
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djh860
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Nov 11, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Myself pulling out of the hueco on Supafly.
James M Schroeder wrote:
I guess you two didn't learn much this week about the value of marginalizing people, their backgrounds, their intelligence, and calling them bigots when they've done nothing to indicate that they're the "dumb, hateful, rednecks" you consider them to be. Does it seem like it's a very effective political strategy? That's your guy headed for the white house, right?


+1
Dylan Pike
From Murray
Joined Sep 23, 2013
32 points
Nov 11, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: On top of Hitchcock Pinnacle.
FourT6and2 wrote:
My competition rifle (PRS, tactical, and sometimes F-Class). Haven't taken it out farther than 1,000 yards. But it shoots great and can probably get me out to 1,700 yards if the Density Altitude is high enough.



That's a damn good shot group. Congrats, looks great. I miss my Army days when ammo was paid for, but now, 30 minutes of shooting beer cans or new cams.... priorities.
Steven Groetken
From Durango, CO
Joined Sep 30, 2012
394 points
Nov 11, 2016
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moderately left to slightly right compassionate rock-licker here. What label does that make me?

Glock 17 is my sole firearm....very sad arsenal but a nice little firearm.
Mike Brady
From Van Diesel, OR
Joined Jul 14, 2014
692 points
Nov 12, 2016
I shot the South Carolina State Championship 3 Gun match today in Clinton, SC. Came in....nowhere near the top place! But had a great time! Shotgun reload times just killed me today. Tim Lau
From Hendersonville, NC
Joined Jul 21, 2016
21 points
Nov 12, 2016
Nice Tim! It's like climbing. As long as you're having a good time. 46&2 not only is that pretty but looks like you're driving nails with it BigCountry
Joined May 20, 2012
27 points
Nov 12, 2016
If I had time to go shoot more often, some of those competitions sound like a lot of fun. We have a couple nice guns in the safe; but the one I keep taking out in the field is my grandpa's old 30-06 pump. So far I've taken 5 deer and 3 elk with it, and will be going again next month. Been rusted, reblued, dropped, fallen-on, and is probably half shot-out. Still, it likes the 180 boattail with H4831.

You guys with the long range stuff make me a little jealous. I have a $39 Tasco on this thing, and generally limit my shots to within 300yds, though if I can find time I might push it out to 400 this year. I guess it's all relative.

Nice to see not everyone is anti-gun.
johnnyrig
Joined Dec 11, 2011
109 points
Nov 13, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Old Lady H
Registered Independent here, vote all over the place, so probably considered pretty liberal.

Nonetheless, learned to shoot before I learned to read. Lots of target shooting, back in the days when hearing protection was pretty rare, and have one not so great ear now.

Don't have anything now, but my plinking gun was a little Bearcat, with grips carved by my dad. Shot in an indoor league for awhile (various handguns, Rugers mostly), but we quit that when it got too smoky.

Also enjoyed a few outings with guys who had marginally illegal stuff that was awesome. There's something about flames shooting out the barrel that just grabs your attention, ya know?

Best, semi deaf Old Lady H
Old lady H
From Boise, Idaho
Joined Aug 24, 2015
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Nov 13, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Coffee after freezing our asses off near James Pea...
Alicia Sokolowski wrote:
Trooper Mark III, just once in a while at the range to make sure I don't lose my skills.


I totally missed this one. Very cool, Alicia. You bad!
Stich
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