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View Poll Results: What impresses the most?
A guy accurately shooting a handgun he did himself. 6 21.43%
A guy shooting "so-so" accurately with a custom purchased handgun. 0 0%
A girl maybe hitting the target with a stock handgun. 4 14.29%
A cold beer after the shooting is over and guns put away. 18 64.29%
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Old 01-02-2013, 05:07 PM   #31
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What "impresses" me is a person (any gender) who is safe and accepts (no embraces) good advise from an experienced shooter, yet can see through the BS of a mall ninija trying to coach them.
Ahh yes...the Mall Ninja

Be honest Robo...few things are more entertaining than the 22 year old in black BDU's sporting a drop thigh holster and shooting a 14" group at 7 yards AFTER he's spent his first thirty minutes making sure EVERYONE knew he WAS an expert!

These fellows DO eventually "come around" and witnessing there humility makes the 10 hr RSO shift worth every minute.

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Ahh yes...the Mall Ninja

Be honest Robo...few things are more entertaining than the 22 year old in black BDU's sporting a drop thigh holster and shooting a 14" group at 7 yards AFTER he's spent his first thirty minutes making sure EVERYONE knew he WAS an expert!

These fellows DO eventually "come around" and witnessing there humility makes the 10 hr RSO shift worth every minute.

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I've never personally seen a mall ninja at the range. However I really want to, I've seen them in my lgs before, that alone is comedy.
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This may sound weird, but I admire the new people who are obviously making a real effort to learn to shoot (safely and responsibly), like the small older lady who was there by herself with one of the staff teaching her for the first time. If I was in her shoes I know I would have been nervous.

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I like to see rows of empty shooting stalls. Then I have the whole range to shoot on.

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I like to see rows of empty shooting stalls. Then I have the whole range to shoot on.
Oh yeah. Big thumbs up on that one!
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Beer, always beer, but someone else shooting well no matter the gun is always something I admire as well.

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What do I admire on the range? I admire people that are skilled with whatever firearm they are using, I admire first timers that are keen to learn proper firearm usage, I admire people that spend time on the range properly teaching their children how to use a firearm, there are others that I admire but I won't bore everyone.

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What I admire at the range is a shooter that knows how to properly handle a weapon. Gun safety is very important to me, and shows a lot about someone's professionalism. Usually the safe, smart shooters are also best on paper. The yahoos you see at unsupervised ranges do none of us any favors. A public, unsupervised, range that I used to attend became like Dodge City on a Saturday night after the late sleepers got there. Totally uncool.

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What do I admire on the range? I admire people that are skilled with whatever firearm they are using, I admire first timers that are keen to learn proper firearm usage, I admire people that spend time on the range properly teaching their children how to use a firearm, there are others that I admire but I won't bore everyone.
I work part time at my local range, and i am seeing this more these days. 10/11 yr olds on a lane with their dad. And whole families taking our "first shots" gun safety classes.
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