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Old 11-25-2012, 11:46 PM   #41
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Don't have any pics, but I mainly shoot with my Marlin Glenfield model 10 single shot. I love shooting the single shot, cause I can shoot those Aguila supermaximums, the super colibris, cb caps, and every other .22lr cartridge. Even rat shot. It is extremely accurate and only weighs a pound and a half at most.

I also have a marlin 60 I shoot with and my FIE E22 handgun. I use them all, but I know I'm most accurate with the marlin 10, so that's the one I use to shoot squirrels, snakes, etc.
As for targets, I have a homemade plinking target with 5 steel targets that rotate when hit. It's just as good as a store bought one. I also found that ice is a great plinking target. It shatters when hit, its practically free, and there's no mess to clean up. Cans and spray paint cans, of course make great targets as well. Something I have done before, is use old, clogged up cans of spray paint or spray foam insulation for targets. They do leave a lot of paint/foam, so it's best to shoot em in an open, unused area.

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Don't have any pics, but I mainly shoot with my Marlin Glenfield model 10 single shot. I love shooting the single shot, cause I can shoot those Aguila supermaximums, the super colibris, cb caps, and every other .22lr cartridge. Even rat shot. It is extremely accurate and only weighs a pound and a half at most.

I also have a marlin 60 I shoot with and my FIE E22 handgun. I use them all, but I know I'm most accurate with the marlin 10, so that's the one I use to shoot squirrels, snakes, etc.
As for targets, I have a homemade plinking target with 5 steel targets that rotate when hit. It's just as good as a store bought one. I also found that ice is a great plinking target. It shatters when hit, its practically free, and there's no mess to clean up. Cans and spray paint cans, of course make great targets as well. Something I have done before, is use old, clogged up cans of spray paint or spray foam insulation for targets. They do leave a lot of paint/foam, so it's best to shoot em in an open, unused area.
Cool set up. You ever try those super quiet Aguila rounds?
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Cool set up. You ever try those super quiet Aguila rounds?
Have I? I love using them! There's just something about them that makes them fun plinking rounds. I have even used them to hunt squirrels. They can't hear them, so of you miss, you can still get another shot.
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Have I? I love using them! There's just something about them that makes them fun plinking rounds. I have even used them to hunt squirrels. They can't hear them, so of you miss, you can still get another shot.
That's awesome! I'm probably goin to try those out soon.
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That's awesome! I'm probably goin to try those out soon.
Just be forewarned, they ricochet a lot. It's best to shoot them at soft targets. I have even been hit by one when it ricocheted off a log. Thankfully, the low velocity bullet was easily stopped by jeans. They are great, though. They use no powder, so they have about the same power as a pellet gun.
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That's scary, but I will probably use a good backstop. Thanks for the warning.

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I don't have pics but a couple weeks ago I did a little plinking with my .22. It's a savage model 62 semi-auto mag fed with synthetic stock and Simmons 3-9x30 scope.

I shot some old spray paint cans, some cans of most likely skanky Budweiser, and a can or two of great stuff foam.

The foam is fun to shoot cause it spins in the air and sprays foam all over the place. My 3 yr old son thought it was hilarious.

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Sound like a good time. You ever shoot silly string cans? I'm sure your son would like those, they're a pretty fun target.

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Its also fun to fill bottles with something flammable (Coleman fluid, lighter fluid, gas, etc.), light a fire near it and shoot it. Also great with butane lighters, just be careful, cause its highly flammable liquids and hot glass shards, of course.

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Its also fun to fill bottles with something flammable (Coleman fluid, lighter fluid, gas, etc.), light a fire near it and shoot it. Also great with butane lighters, just be careful, cause its highly flammable liquids and hot glass shards, of course.
That sounds dangerous and awesome. I think I'm gonna try it!
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