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Tonymin
07-15-2013, 2:31 PM
Loads of fun at the range today. We shot the 22lr bolt Marlin, the AR15 and the AK47. Finally got the AK scope totally dialed in now and can hit 6" patterns at 100 yards. It takes a little getting used to adjusting the reticle with the Russian system as it is backwards. The dang reticle moves and if you don't watch out you can adjust yourself off the paper in a hurry. Nicely zeroed now...

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/1010824_10201651214910463_870937734_n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/540696_10201651289552329_1693527528_n.jpg

Hoser!!
07-15-2013, 4:19 PM
Funny how I just went to the range with my 11 yr old daughter. We also did 100 yds. She did pretty good on my AR.

Mossy Man
07-15-2013, 4:36 PM
Can't wait to take mine. She's due in september.

Hopefully evverything isn't banned by then.

My son is almost 2......maybe he'll be lucky enough to inherit a single shot pellet gun by then?

CK_32
07-15-2013, 4:46 PM
I don't have a daughter..

Can I take yours.... If she's of age :D

mcisniper
07-15-2013, 4:53 PM
Took mine last weekend. She did not like the SKS or the M1 (too heavy) but she loved the M1 carbine and Type 53. Was not impressed with the AR (M4 style) but she has shot it many times. Fell in love with a friends SR22. She is 14 and maybe 90.

TMcGuff
07-15-2013, 5:04 PM
my girls are 4 months and 2 years. i have to wait......

rromeo
07-15-2013, 5:07 PM
My daughter doesn't really like guns. She does have a compound bow and is getting pretty good with it.

prod39
07-15-2013, 5:07 PM
Mine has gone with me a number of times. She is quite competent.
Even gave her one of my 9MMs, magazines and ammo.

RamonSJC
07-15-2013, 5:14 PM
Mine will eat all my ammo if we got more range time in! He has vowed to actually :|

Fjold
07-15-2013, 5:30 PM
I've been taking mine for the last 30 years, they all own guns.

glock17_1986
07-15-2013, 5:57 PM
I cant wait to take mine to the range with me. She was just born on the 11th. I have a 2 year old son and cant wait till he is old enough to go. Sounds like a good time taking your kids and teaching them about firearms and safety.

Zartan
07-15-2013, 6:04 PM
Right on pops!

Mossy Man
07-15-2013, 6:11 PM
I cant wait to take mine to the range with me. She was just born on the 11th. I have a 2 year old son and cant wait till he is old enough to go. Sounds like a good time taking your kids and teaching them about firearms and safety.

our kids are about the same age

son is 2

daughter due in two months

BigPimping
07-15-2013, 6:37 PM
I don't have a daughter..

Can I take yours.... If she's of age :D

That's bad.......

Tonymin
07-15-2013, 6:49 PM
I don't have a daughter..

Can I take yours.... If she's of age :D

You know I own guns right?

temekuguy
07-15-2013, 7:07 PM
No daughter but got to take my niece and a friend of mine who was afraid of guns. Started on a marlin bolt 22, then AR15-22, then ak-47. I don't think I've ever had a better day shooting. They got to where one would load mags while the other shot, I believe that was so they could shoot up more of my ammo. Seriously, it is a ton of fun if you keep to the rules and don't be a jerk to them.

slydog661
07-15-2013, 7:51 PM
Don't mean to bend the topic but when did all your girls start showing and interest. And when did you start them?

Tonymin
07-15-2013, 7:53 PM
Yup, I didn't get to shoot much myself. I was happy just getting the AK dialed in while she was shooting the 22 at 100 yards. Then she shot the AR, finally she got a hold of the AK.
I love shooting myself but there is nothing better than sharing it with your kids.

Tonymin
07-15-2013, 8:00 PM
Don't mean to bend the topic but when did all your girls start showing and interest. And when did you start them?

I only got back into shooting myself back in March. Been on a gun buying and building spree ever since.

This was only this daughter's second time. She likes it and likes us spending time together. And she is quite good. This morning I told her I was going to the range for a few hours and asked if she wanted to go. I was happy she said yes. Her twin was still in bed and didn't want to go. She has only been once but also enjoyed it. But really wants to get a compound bow instead.

I won't let them do handguns yet.

Boys, mall and parties are top of the list. I am happy to get the time I do to share my hobbies.

Mossy Man
07-15-2013, 8:03 PM
Right on bro

Dont let the culture die

Fritz265
07-15-2013, 8:05 PM
I started my 10 yr old daughter on handguns. Ruger 22 first, which she got bored with after one weekend. Then to 9mm Sig. Then Sig 45. She went back to the 9mm. Then I turned her on to ARs and she's been plinking targets at 100 yards since. Of course, it helps to have a mom who's a damn good shooter too.

Mossy Man
07-15-2013, 8:07 PM
My wife dislikes my AR, ut loves the AK

nicoroshi
07-15-2013, 8:11 PM
My daughter was detail stripping Glocks at age 9.
Why? because she showed interest, and Daddy obliged.
Shooting the .22 at 10, AR at 11, Pistols (9mm, and .45ACP), and AK74s at 13, and now shoots the AKM, and AK-47 at 14.
She's a good shot , and has better trigger finger control than I do.
Keep up the good work Pops. :cheers2:

slydog661
07-15-2013, 8:13 PM
Mine is just 4 1/2 years old but I'm hoping she'll be interested when the time comes. Maybe I'll get her a fishing pole for now. Get my "Daddy" time in that way.

glock17_1986
07-15-2013, 8:35 PM
our kids are about the same age

son is 2

daughter due in two months

Hey congrats on the up coming baby girl. I was freaked out being a father to a girl. I still am lol. I have no idea how im going to handle it.

dok
07-15-2013, 9:09 PM
MY 6 year old loves her red ryder in pink.The boys in her 1st grade class couldn't believe she had a bb gun and she enjoyed the notoriety.She also likes her bow since Disney came out with the brave princess.Her AR will be done by the first of the year in preparation for the new laws.I think she will have to wait until she is 8 to shoot it.

tcchin
07-16-2013, 11:41 AM
My 11yo daughter has been to the range twice - most recently, at the Calguns July event at Field Time. She has a 10/22 all weather with a red dot that she enjoys more than the Mark II, but she shoots both very well. She did not care for the recoil on the Star Super, and was intimidated by the sound pressure levels of the AR in an indoor setting. She has been interested in firearms since she was introduced to them at the age of about four. We practiced handling drills, field stripping and fault clearing for several years before she felt ready to go to the range. Her 7yo sister is big into archery and is begging to go shooting with us the next time we go. According to my daughters, only a handful of their classmates have any interest in, much less experience with, the shooting sports, which I think is kinda sad.

Artema
07-16-2013, 11:55 AM
My 9-year-old daughter shooting our Savage Arms Mark II BTV in .22 LR at the range on Vandenberg AFB.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFwy-HPtyPA

She shoots very tight groups and many bullseyes!

CK_32
07-16-2013, 12:40 PM
You know I own guns right?

What?! I'm calling the cops! Guns are illegal!!


Haha I'm just pullin your leg bud. ;)

Gavelek
07-16-2013, 12:52 PM
My wife shoots sigsauer 22, my daughter ar15, I stay with sks and ak

gun toting monkeyboy
07-16-2013, 3:55 PM
http://i864.photobucket.com/albums/ab208/gun_toting_monkeyboy/Jessieatrange.jpg

I took this a couple of years back. I have been taking her and her sister to the range since they were 5 years old. They each got a crickett rifle when they were 6. My oldest here, started with a .43 Mauser and a Finnish M39 long before moving over to these new-fangled semi-autos.

-Mb

Darthbauer
07-16-2013, 3:56 PM
My oldest daughter was in first grade last year and her teacher told her that guns are bad and evil. I was irate.

Fjold
07-16-2013, 4:12 PM
Don't forget to take the grand daughters also.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/Fjold/Guns/Taylorshooting_zps1c381fd1-1.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/Fjold/media/Guns/Taylorshooting_zps1c381fd1-1.jpg.html)

chozenfew805
07-16-2013, 4:13 PM
:thumbsup:

Mottmcfly
07-16-2013, 8:37 PM
I only got back into shooting myself back in March. Been on a gun buying and building spree ever since.

This was only this daughter's second time. She likes it and likes us spending time together. And she is quite good. This morning I told her I was going to the range for a few hours and asked if she wanted to go. I was happy she said yes. Her twin was still in bed and didn't want to go. She has only been once but also enjoyed it. But really wants to get a compound bow instead.

I won't let them do handguns yet.

Boys, mall and parties are top of the list. I am happy to get the time I do to share my hobbies.

My boy & girl twins are almost 11 months old. I guess I'll have to wait. Glad I don't have to worry about boys/girls, malls just yet.

Calplinker
07-16-2013, 8:57 PM
OP, good for you!!! Girls in particular need to be encouraged and empowered to be self reliant. They, in particular, know the need for self reliance. You have provided the means.

We have lots of photos ofy son shooting his .22 pistol at 4 years old. His sister prefers the rifles and at 5 is a pretty good shot!!!

Son is now 8 and has fired thousands of rounds. His new favorites are the M1 Carbine and AR in .223.

We are proud of you!! Enjoy them while they are this young!!!!

mark501w
07-16-2013, 9:26 PM
Kids throwing clay birds249688

glock17_1986
07-16-2013, 10:36 PM
This should be a sticky with pics of parents and kids shooting.

Fireguy
07-16-2013, 11:14 PM
My grandson has been shooting BB guns for awhile, I'm waiting for their anti parents allow .22's. His six year sister has know interest in shooting anything.
Any suggestions on how spark her interest?

Jason95357
07-16-2013, 11:49 PM
I'm proud of my younger daughter. Right now she's decided guns are not for her, but she's been shooting at the range and shot while camping, and does rather good. She's great with our bows and especially likes our compound bow and is decidedly our best bow shooter.

My oldest daughter is our best shot of all our kids. She's the fastest mag loader next to me, and can field strip and clean our 9mms with no problem. She prefers our Glock 19.

andy75
07-17-2013, 4:44 AM
I start my kids shooting, my boys ages 12 and 8 my girl 10. they love the heritage rough rider 22 single action, ruger sr22, and my colt m4-22.
Oh if anyone interested Manteca Sportsman Club/range has a free class for kids, where they learn safety and shooting the clubs 22 rifles. that is how I got my kids started so they can learn the basic safety stuff.

mark501w
07-17-2013, 6:00 AM
Try taking the anti dad out to shoot 22"s

mark501w
07-17-2013, 6:04 AM
Or maybe a safety class for the kids & have the anti dad come to help supervise.

druddick
07-17-2013, 6:09 AM
I started my daughter out when she was seven for lots of gun safety and only a few shots on a 10/22 and .17HMI. She is nine now and during camping went through 300+ rounds of .22. My wife- "I just dont like guns"- shot for the first time during camping with my 10/22 and a 9mm. All I can say is I better not piss her off when she is holding a firearm.

I am happy that my daughter and now my wife enjoy shooting. I cannot wait until my son gets old enough to start him out as well. He is interested it appears and wants to go to the range when I pull my guns out.

Noonanda
07-17-2013, 4:19 PM
Last Sunday, took my middle and youngest shooting. They love when I put the Ciener .22 LR conversion bolt in their AR.
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/1002783_10201352163633496_219910935_n.jpg

acegunnr
07-17-2013, 4:23 PM
Mm4vIQWiOho

https://www.facebook.com/NationalTakeYourDaughterToTheRangeDay

GoingPro
07-17-2013, 4:32 PM
child endangerment.
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=1ba_1359481175

GoingPro
07-17-2013, 4:38 PM
i forgot to put LOL after my last comment.... its sad to see that people are getting arrested for stupid things like that link i posted.

Drivedabizness
07-17-2013, 9:53 PM
My son (now 26 and now on the SWAT team) always wanted to shoot with me. Started him out when he was little and shot/hunted with him over the years.

My daughter (now 22) never did - to my sorrow. Just lately, she said she'd go to the range with me. I've taught / overseen annual weapons qual for many hundreds. Can't wait to teach my little girl!

UberPatriot
07-17-2013, 10:13 PM
I take my 10 year old daughter shooting on a regular basis.
I already gave her a 10/22 takedown incase they get banned.

Damiiaaannn
07-17-2013, 11:51 PM
I started taking my son when he was 12. He now has a LMT MWS, Springfield Professional, Benelli M4, Glock 20 sf, Glock 22c, MPA 9mm, S&W 627 PC 2 5/8, S&W 627 PC 5", and a Stag Ar15. He is only 17 too.

roushstage2
07-18-2013, 12:42 AM
I already gave her a 10/22 takedown incase they get banned.

Quick off-topic: the only problem is, minors can't have or register assault weapons...and yes, I feel your pain as my daughters would be in the same boat. :) It's stupid.

Back on-topic: My 9 y/o is usually asking me when we're going shooting next, lol. Her favorites are her XT-22YR, my M&P 15-22 and Marlin 60s. Well, who am I kidding? She likes them all! My 2 y/o recently shot a firearm for the first time and she loved it!
http://imageshack.us/a/img692/9942/gwxp.jpg

Next time, she'll get to shoot her new pink (it had to be the pink one; no if's, and's or but's) Crickett!

Dee_Dub
07-18-2013, 2:32 PM
I dont have a daughter but I have a son. I cant wait till I can take him shooting.

Mossy Man
07-18-2013, 2:51 PM
I already purchased my sons first rifle

Savage mkii 22lr bolt gun

It helps that i like it too lol

THEJAPINO
07-18-2013, 7:52 PM
Took my 5-yo son shooting with me for Father's Day last year. He was ok with shooting paper but LOVED shooting plastic bottles with cartoon monster faces drawn on them with a sharpie. Here was his first outing
http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f61/thejapino/5153D016-98CF-4A03-90FC-B4ACFF5BA29C-1708-00000290E37D13B7.jpg

I took him again this year. He liked getting his 'prize' of ice cream for practicing safe firearm handling and shooting a bullseye at the 25yd range. We plinked around at the plastic bottles and cans range again but that was cut short cuz some dumbass kept shooting our targets. He was asked to leave by the range masters. This year I let him pop off a .223 from dad's AR. Ear-to-ear smile!
http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f61/thejapino/7C4A040D-315F-41A2-9059-7B4CF7183318-1708-0000029197B7DEBC.jpg
http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f61/thejapino/3367659E-0DAA-4054-88E4-793E99FD2358-1708-00000291A7071408.jpg

GoingPro
07-18-2013, 7:55 PM
thats awesome...This is why i have several lowers so if i have kids and they are responsible when they turn 21 they can build their own .... the link and posts i made earlier were a joke by the way i guess no one caught on to it about how everyone demonized firearms... had my first bb gun when i was 9 years old...