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Gojubrian 10-08-2010 09:49 PM

Goju's Range day
Up until the eye incident I was having a good time. Matt and I were blasting our improvised targets we brought along to warm up.

Here's the aftermath.

Pumpkins taste bad anyway.

Gojubrian 10-08-2010 09:50 PM

We also set up a 1911 comp. My Kimber vs. His Rock Island Officer. This is my PVC target stand, works great.

Here are the results of that.



Gojubrian 10-08-2010 09:51 PM

In Matt's and his RIA's defese, he had too much coffee and was pretty tired from 3rd shift work. The RIA shoos great and is very accurate.

I also did some wet newspaper ballistic testing.

Once again,all performed well. I'm especially fond of the ranger's and the Gold dots come in 2nd. I need to get some for the .40

Thanks all.

Dillinger 10-08-2010 10:24 PM

Great report Goju and really good shooting. It would appear that 1911 is becoming an extension of your own arm. :p

Those Rangers look nasty. I think more than half the problem with those would be if you had to try and take one out, especially in a battlefield situation. Those edges would just make a slaughterhouse of anything fleshy they came in contact with while moving.

Nasty indeed. :eek:

CA357 10-09-2010 12:28 AM

Thanks for the report. :cool:

Gordo323 10-09-2010 12:46 AM

Great shooting, good report, those Rangers do look particularly nasty!
What was "The eye incident" ?

Gordo323 10-09-2010 01:04 AM


Originally Posted by Gordo323 (Post 365338)
Great shooting, good report, those Rangers do look particularly nasty!
What was "The eye incident" ?

Never mind I just read the post in handguns section.
Bummer, hope all heals O.K.:)

lukeisme 10-09-2010 01:18 AM

I am shocked to see the spread on those winchester ranger rnds... Thats enough for me to go buy two boxes!! Nasty and thats what ya want in a bad situation!!!

dunerunner 10-09-2010 01:52 AM

Thanks Goju!! Some great info on ballistics, too! Looks like you guys had fun.

spittinfire 10-09-2010 02:08 AM

Great report Goju! Those Rangers look good but I'm still sticking with my HSTs for the time being. I'm hoping to get a little range time in this weekend myself but we'll see.

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