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G-Solutions 03-25-2012 9:25 PM

Range Day with the Junior Staff
 
I spent the better part of the day today on the range with kids two families, in particular with their kids who range from 7 to 13.

We had a variety of .22's from a single-shot Crickett all the way to a converted AR-15, plus my combat levergun in .357.

I am truly impressed with them - they made all the safety rules their own and picked up on marksmanship basics very quickly.

http://www.gebhardsolutions.com/imag..._range_day.JPG

One thing that might be interesting for parents is the Blackhawk Axiom stock for the 10/22. It's a drop-in upgrade that does not break the bank, but does allow quick LOP adjustment via the AR-15 style shoulder stock. I got this one to see how it works for this application and it is definitely a keeper.

A real treat for the kids were the Newbold plastic targets (The range is in a national forest and their administration does not allow steel). Those plastic discs took a lot of hits and are still usable.

The curse of me running this event is that I do not get much of a chance to take pictures. Hopefully I can get some of the other parents in the next couple of days to post them here.

It was a great day on the range and I'm happy to see all those kids turn in accurate and safety-oriented marksmen.

ZombieTactics 03-26-2012 1:40 PM

Tremendous stuff ... glad to see the youngins' brought up right!

t0kie 04-04-2012 6:22 PM

Great time, I can't wait to bring my son with me someday.

G-Solutions 04-04-2012 7:54 PM

It's a very rewarding experience...

BTW - Savage just came out with a new children's rifle, the Rascal. Accutrigger, cock on bolt-open, good sights. I'm tempted to get one to round out the armory for the junior staff!


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