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Old 04-09-2011, 05:11 AM   #1
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I took my wife to the range today and had her shoot my Bersa Thunder 380 (aka HER Bersa Thunder 380) and my Witness 45 ACP. She is a first time shooter and I haven't shot a pistol in 15 years, and only the Bersa at that. She loved the 380 and even hit the bullseye 3 times from 7 yards. I was impressed. She now goes by Dirty Karen. I found myself pulling the 45 and was (more or less) consistently hitting low left. But with the 380 I grouped surprisingly well after all these years.

We both can't wait to go back, if only it were closer to us than 45 minutes.

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Old 04-09-2011, 05:33 AM   #2
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Sounds like great fun!! A little over a year ago, I was totally clueless about guns. Now I want to shoot anything I can get my hands on.

I'm glad you and your wife had such fun together. Keep on shooting!!

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It's really great when family can enjoy the shooting sport together

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"...Sounds like great fun!! A little over a year ago, I was totally clueless about guns. Now I want to shoot anything I can get my hands on...."

Exactly where I am right now. Which makes it even harder that I don't have a range nearby. Yesterday, for crying out loud, I set up a target in my back yard so I could hang my head out the window of our FROG with my BB rifle. Of course, I can't even see if I hit the silly thing unless I then sight through my 10-22 scope.

I got it bad.


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"...Sounds like great fun!! A little over a year ago, I was totally clueless about guns. Now I want to shoot anything I can get my hands on...."

Exactly where I am right now. Which makes it even harder that I don't have a range nearby. Yesterday, for crying out loud, I set up a target in my back yard so I could hang my head out the window of our FROG with my BB rifle. Of course, I can't even see if I hit the silly thing unless I then sight through my 10-22 scope.

I got it bad.


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ROFL!! I'm hearin' you, brother. I got it bad, too. I don't have a range nearby, per se, but not too far. It's the cost that keeps me from shooting as much as I'd like. I really need to get me a .22 so I could buy some cheap ammo and shoot to my heart's content.

What the heck is a FROG?
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FROG - Finished Room Over Garage. Maybe it's a southern thing?

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ROFL. Yes, it must be. Too funny!
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Cool beans. It's always great to introduce someone to the shooting sports. Especially since she will probably be much more positive about buying more guns.

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If only I had taught her how to play guitar!
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If only I had taught her how to play guitar!
Yeah, but how many guitars can you play at once? . . . . . . . . Oh, wait, nevermind.

Glad to hear she likes it, there are too many out there that don't.

WOC, I'd never heard of FROG either. Maybe it just hasn't made it this FAR south
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