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Old 10-30-2013, 03:30 AM   #1
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Don't forget this is the time of year to buy up the extra pumkins for the long distance shoot out with your buddies. Pretty cool watching what that 30-06 does to those things

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Me and a buddy are doing that this weekend. 30-06 and .308!

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I never shot a pumpkin but I did shoot a watermelon. It was pretty awesome.

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Shot pumpkins for the first time! We were shooting 12Ga slugs and #00 Buckshot at 10 & 25 yards. This year we might go Long Range and do 30 cals at 200Yds....

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Fill them with water for more effect

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This is our pumpkin shoot from last year. A saiga 12 and glock 21 caused that. I can't wait for this years.

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You can't fill those kind with water

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We shot pumpkins last year with our mosin nagants. Those puppies exploded like there was a bomb inside them. Already have a few for this years pumpkin slaughter.

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My wife works for the city and they put out a lot of pumpkins in displays. They let employees take them home after Halloween so I get a many as I have room for. Halloween has become one of my favorite holidays.

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Our range gave us one(gave one to each "paid up" membership) last Friday,...we're gonna draw on it tonight for tomorrow,..then shoot it up over the weekend! we also have a few smaller ones for "distance".....

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