What is everyones favorite gun to target shoot??? :)
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August 15, 2008, 09:45 PM
Man, that's a tough one. I guess it's a toss up between the DW Pointman and the S&W M19.
August 15, 2008, 09:47 PM
Personally, I find that target shooting Lorcins is very satisfying as they rather dramatically explode when hit with a round of .40 S&W.
August 15, 2008, 09:53 PM
Anything aimed at a reactionary target--e.g. steel poppers, spinners, silhouettes, clay targets etc.. :) I love to hear and see immediate feedback. It would be hard for me to choose one gun, since there are many options for reactionary targets.
August 15, 2008, 09:54 PM
August 15, 2008, 10:04 PM
Usually whatever is the cheapest I can find that suites the purpose. I have used those fluorescent price stickers you buy in bulk stuck on a pc of copy paper.
Once I bought a deer archery target and cut it out and traced it onto sheets of cardboard, works really well in that it is life sized.
I do like the shoot n see targets though, easier to see at 100yds with the 223.
August 15, 2008, 10:09 PM
Just for clarity you did ask what is the favorite gun to shoot not he favorite target to shoot at????
Mine is my model 10, S&W 4 inch. Smooth as glass and accurate.
But target shooting is really all I use it for anymore although 25 years ago it was my first leo duty weapon.
August 15, 2008, 10:18 PM
Since I started IDPA and USPSA (almost a year) all I shoot is my production Glock 17.
August 15, 2008, 11:00 PM
Remington 512 Sportsmaster
August 15, 2008, 11:02 PM
Trolls at 200-300 meters!:evil:
Livin in Texas
August 16, 2008, 12:30 AM
1879 Remington Rolling Block in 43 Spanish #1, #2, custom Model 94 Winchester in 38-55.
August 16, 2008, 12:35 AM
Doesn't look as ready as the Grizzly, but I like it more.
August 16, 2008, 12:43 AM
I really don't have a favorite. I like to target shoot with all my guns.
I probably shoot S&W J Frames about as much as anything.
Recently I've been shooting the pistols from 50 yards at a 24 inch square steel plate. Saves having to change paper targets.:)
August 16, 2008, 12:57 AM
The last "gun" I shot, was a plastic water pistol in the hand of a "scarecrow" criminal.
It was the only "good" target presentation I had, for this set up.
Fun: New deal is trying to shoot through a Lifesaver candy with a .22 handgun.
It used to be jelly beans set out "umpteen bazillion yards" by the kids.
Now...I make a complete fool of myself missing Lifesavers. *fun though*
Shotguns and fun:
Clays of course, plus folks hitting a golf ball with a 7 iron and shooting these...
I still like shooting tin cans off a "fence" with a handgun or rifle...
August 16, 2008, 12:58 AM
M2 Browning Heavy Machine Gun, from the TC hatch of my old M113.
Or my current love, a Browning BLR in .243, that's nice, too.
August 16, 2008, 12:59 AM
My single-shot Remington 514 .22 that my oldest brother gave me when I was 10 or so. Of all my guns, that one gives me the most grins.
August 16, 2008, 01:28 AM
S&w 14-3 6"
August 16, 2008, 10:20 AM
Whichever gun I have with me is my favorite that day. :D
Ruger Mk77. There's something a lot of fun about long range shooting.
Marlin .444 Lever gun. Pretty much makes everyone at the indoor range stop and look.
I'm working on buying a BOHICA upper for one of my AR lowers. I strongly suspect that will become my favorite when completed.
August 16, 2008, 01:19 PM
Hey The_Sheriff, which one of your Dad's guns is your favorite to shoot?
If you're going to ask a question you might as well give your own answer first...
My favorite to shoot is my Jennings J22. I even hold it sideways. It sometimes doesn't jam!
August 16, 2008, 02:37 PM
The bigger the bang the better but in honesty most of my shooting is the 22. It keeps me sharp for all the boomers when I do shoot them and its affordable. If I had to choose just one gun it would be the S&W M41 22 pistol.
August 16, 2008, 03:05 PM
Gotta be my Ruger SBH .44 Mag 10.5 bbl stoked with powderpuff .44 spec handloads. Everybody gets a big ol' grin when they shoot it. :D
August 16, 2008, 03:25 PM
I actually shoot bullseye competition:
High Standard .22lr Citation
Giles Colt .38 Special M1911
Colt .45acp Series 70 M1911 wadcutter gun.
All are equipped with 1" UltraDots.
For club sponsored D/A revolver matches:
S&W .38 Special Model 14
S&W .45acp Model 25-2
August 16, 2008, 03:27 PM
I love shooting 6" .357's and autoloaders in about any caliber exept .22
August 16, 2008, 06:19 PM
It changes. I get bored with one, and go to another, get bored with it and......
Then I get the first one out and go WOW, no wonder I liked shooting this one. :D
August 16, 2008, 07:05 PM
Ruger Vac .357mag
August 16, 2008, 07:11 PM
Ruger Mark III Target .22 It's just plain fun. :)
August 16, 2008, 07:40 PM
I think every shooter owes it to themselves to try out a really, really accurate .22 rifle with all the bells and whistles and a great trigger pull to boot.