Well, longer range for ME! I usually shoot at 100 yards or so, but I wanted to see how far I could stretch 7.62x39mm out of an 18 inch barrel, especially with these new Berry's 125 grain plated bullets! So... It was a beautiful day, that last gasp of Spring before Summer slams her red hot iron hand down on the sands, the last of the cool mornings edging up into the shimmers of summer mirages. It was a good day....to shoot. On the way in, a pair of coyotes walked right in front of my car, staring and daring. I waved and smiled, knowing I had plenty of coyote medicine with me. The rear adjustable iron sight had been folded down on my wonderful CZ 527M carbine in 7.62x39mm, and the Bushnell 4-12 scope remounted. Just look at how much clearance I have between the bell and that folded sight! Yes, there really is about 1-3 millimeters of clearance. Now you know why a folding sight was best! I also threw the vz-58 in it's travel bag in the car, seen here in the bag with the Phantom posing alongside. You can now clearly see the Neit Extended Ambi Mag release and Neit Extended Bolt Release. Those are incredible. I arrived at the range, still cool, and Larry was waiting. See, I had lucked into a great deal on clean wheel weight lead, but a combination of bad days off and distance meant I couldn't get up there to pick it up when the gentleman was there. In stepped Larry, who lived close and said he would do it. Twist my arm and don't say it twice, SOLD! So he met me down at the local range today, and we swapped some stuff the other person needed more, including this nice 50 pounds of lead! Yummy, make NICE boolits out this stuff! But, back to the range! I needed to get the scope re-sighted in, and chose the Berry's bullet load to do it with. I sighted at 50 yards, for grins and giggles, and got some incredible groups - at 50 yards I'd BETTER! So no pictures, too close. Also, I remembered everything, targets, stool, water, guns, ammo, goodies, EVERYTHING! Everything except a charged camera battery. DOH! Well, it did have a bit of juice left in it, so I got a few photos. Oh well. I went straight to 200 from 50 - big black ant hill right on the 100 yard line on my LOF. Gah. Besides, I really wanted to stretch the legs of this little carbine and this plated bullet load. These Berrys' 125 grain plated atop 28 grains of H4895 were just impressing the snot outa me. Here I am, target at 200, and I felt like adding in some range markers, just for clarity. That little white line to the left of the "200 yards"? That's my target stand with three targets on it.