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  1. Toby Christensen is offline

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    My new gun

    I will soon be working on a farm clearing it of snakes (we boast the most venomous in the world!) and shooting the odd kangaroo,

    I grew up around guns; a .303 a 1940's .22 for fragging hares and snakes and some sort of gun with a telescopic sight (I was allowed to look but not touch)

    I know it will be .303 calibre and the stock will rest so my manly upper body absorbs the kickback, with a modified safety.

    Any advice for somebody who is T3H Suxxorz at marksmanship?
    What am I?:

    I am ignorant, thieving, lying, hypocrital, violent and thoroughly self obssessed. I steal from others to make myself look better, only to make the item or information worse.

    I go on and on and ON about how brave and strong and brilliant and wealthy I am, but in the end I'm all mouth and no trousers.

    That's right children, I'm your average AMERICUNT! and I exemplify AMERICA!:911flag:

    :occasion1

    JohnnyCache's "retort" proving how much he knows about medicine and geography and First World countries:
    http://www.bullshido.net/forums/show...=78188&page=22

    Yes, through persistent lack of work and the cultivation of ignorance, he is a true American.
  2. saturnjunkie is offline
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    4/02/2007 1:18pm


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    Depends. What's your shooting style?...


    ie. - standing, prone, kneeling. How do you hold your feet, how do you hold your upper body. What type of sight picture do you use? etc.
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    Standing. Not sure about sights. Only time I would go prone would be if some religious door to door people came (KIDDING!)
    What am I?:

    I am ignorant, thieving, lying, hypocrital, violent and thoroughly self obssessed. I steal from others to make myself look better, only to make the item or information worse.

    I go on and on and ON about how brave and strong and brilliant and wealthy I am, but in the end I'm all mouth and no trousers.

    That's right children, I'm your average AMERICUNT! and I exemplify AMERICA!:911flag:

    :occasion1

    JohnnyCache's "retort" proving how much he knows about medicine and geography and First World countries:
    http://www.bullshido.net/forums/show...=78188&page=22

    Yes, through persistent lack of work and the cultivation of ignorance, he is a true American.
  4. saturnjunkie is offline
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    Posted On:
    4/02/2007 1:43pm


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    I would start with this:
    http://www.backwoodshome.com/articles2/ayoob040111.html

    Honestly, I only really shoot open sights so I can't give you any pointers on that since I just saw you are gonna be using a scope. My only advice is don't ever adjust your sighting in the field. Adjust your point of aim instead.

    Get a good solid stance, take a half breath out, hold it and gently squeeze the trigger. Do not jerk the trigger. I imagine I'm squeezing a sponge though some instructors recommend just pulling the one finger. A friend of mine who is a 60 something former marine corps primary marksmanship instructor used to take recruits who jerked the trigger and do very unpleasant things to their finger to make it very sensitive to pain.

    These things included (but probably weren't limited to):
    Rubbing a finger on concrete until it had a nasty brush burn
    holding a 5.56 round in his hand, placing the finger on the tip of the bullet and then pushing down with his thumb and working the fingertip on the bullet. He did that until an incident involving a broken finger and some blood occurred. Anyways, he's one of my musket teams top shooters so I take his advice for the most part. I also don't let him near my trigger finger. The mere thought of that was enough for me to stop jerking the trigger.

    Get an idea of where the gun shoots on paper both from the bench and from standing. That's very important.

    Use consistent ammo so you know where you stand.

    That's about it. Get lots of range time.
  5. CannibalCrowley is offline
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    Quote Originally Posted by saturnjunkie
    My only advice is don't ever adjust your sighting in the field. Adjust your point of aim instead.
    Please do not take this bit of advice if you'll be shooting any further than 100 meters. Scopes and sights have windage and elevation adjustments for a reason.
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    Guess that's what I get for only shooting ironsights ;)
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    You're using a 303 to shoot snakes?

    I don't understand if this is a question on what you should buy or on how to improve your marksmanship?
  8. Olorin is offline
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    Quote Originally Posted by GuiltySpark
    You're using a 303 to shoot snakes?
    He better be one hell of a shot.

    Angry, why not use a shotgun to kills snakes?
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    Or use a club:
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    or a .357 revolver loaded with shot loads. The beauty of this is you can turn it on the flank of the occasional recalcitrant bull or tresspasser.

    On a sidenote, is there like, a hoteline you can call in OZ to report an unstable person with a gun?
    There's no choice but to confront you, to engage you, to erase you. I've gone to great lengths to expand my threshold of pain. I will use my mistakes against you. There's no other choice.
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