Gotta brag


June 22, 2013, 12:53 PM
7 years old, .22 LR (Henry Minibolt), open sights, 25 yds, first shot of the day. Not sure who was more excited or proud: her or me.

Thanks for your indulgence.

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Resist Evil
June 22, 2013, 12:56 PM
Well done!

June 22, 2013, 12:57 PM
young eyes, steady hold, good job!

June 22, 2013, 01:12 PM
You braggin' about her shot or the fact you actually found .22 ammo?

Just kiddin'.....looks like she is well on her way to findin' a favorite hobby.

June 22, 2013, 01:17 PM
Great age! Great shot! Great smile!

June 22, 2013, 01:44 PM

June 22, 2013, 02:16 PM
If she makes a habit of that, you'll just have to buy her a repeater. Or at least stop wasting the big targets!

Henry Repeating Arms makes a great youth levergun (H001Y) and of course the Mare's Leg (H001ML) is as small as they come.

June 22, 2013, 02:17 PM

When I go to the range and do that with my first shot, I usually quit while I'm ahead and load up for home.

June 22, 2013, 02:19 PM
nice work. shoots better than her old man

Al Thompson
June 22, 2013, 02:23 PM
Outstanding! :D

June 22, 2013, 03:07 PM
I never get tired of seeing posts like this. Every smile like that one is one more small sign that the hand basket hasn't reached the sulfur yet. Excellent work.

June 22, 2013, 04:22 PM
That smile, makes me smile! Nothing more fun than seeing your children enjoying and being successful in your hobby!

June 22, 2013, 05:17 PM
Great picture...makes me smile just looking at it.

June 22, 2013, 05:29 PM
Great picture! Million dollar smile! Started my afternoon off right ! !

June 22, 2013, 05:32 PM
Good for her. My mom outshot me the first time she ever picked up a gun. Needless to say...some trash-talking ensued. Some people are just naturals!

June 22, 2013, 06:35 PM
Looks like future boyfriends should be more afraid of her than you!

Man I can't wait till my daughter is old enough to come out shooting with me.

June 22, 2013, 06:40 PM
Thanks for sharing. Give her a hug for me. :t

June 22, 2013, 06:46 PM
Took mine out yesterday, boys age 7, 9, and 11, and let them shoot the M-4 .22 at ice chunks molded from dixie cups. They were all thriller to make them disintegrate. :)

One of the mods recently suggested using the ice targets, they work great. :)

June 22, 2013, 06:49 PM
I'd be bragging too. God bless.

June 22, 2013, 06:55 PM
Absolutely a Kodak moment and certainly nothing wrong with bragging (or beaming with pride) when there is something to brag about or be proud of. I would say both hold true. :)


June 22, 2013, 07:23 PM

June 22, 2013, 09:02 PM
Great job!

Hoppes Love Potion
June 22, 2013, 10:16 PM
First time my grandson shot a handgun....dead center bullseye...but I kinda stacked the deck by handing him a K-22 Smith. Even Gramps can hit with that thing.

June 23, 2013, 07:27 PM
Awesome. Don't post that to Farcebook. Some busy-body will report you to child services! :D

But seriously, that is awesome. Super shooting, super smile. Life is good.

June 23, 2013, 07:30 PM
The big smile says it all! What a great way to start a range trip.

June 23, 2013, 08:09 PM
Warms my heart.:D Also shows that there is hope for the future generations and their 2A support.:cool: Priceless smile BTW.

June 24, 2013, 08:52 AM
Re: Post #24,

It's stupid but true. I set up a facebook account for one of the above-pictured boys today, and he wanted to use a shooting picture for his profile. I had to remind him that he can't talk about shooting or show pictures of guns. It's stupid, politically correct, and over-cautious, but that's what we are working with today.

Then he didn't believe it when I told him that when I was in high school, not only did we take guns to school as shop projects, our principal insisted we bring the finished ones to his office for inspection.

June 24, 2013, 08:55 AM
Pretty little girl and a good shot. Be proud daddy.

June 24, 2013, 09:12 AM
That's great! Keep up the good work. And maybe starting getting her friends into shooting too. :D

June 24, 2013, 11:54 AM
Picture of a little girl and her first shot bullseye...Priceless!

Thanks for sharing.

June 24, 2013, 12:39 PM
A) That girl is absolutely adorable beyond words.
B) Great shot! That's one to go in the time capsule!!! (or get framed!)

June 24, 2013, 01:25 PM
Just last week I purchased a gently used "Crickett - My First Rifle",,,
Just so I have something appropriate for my little friends.

No kids of my own but lots of friends who do have plenty,,,
Now I finally have a rifle short enough for them.

Next week I'm taking a friend and his 8-year old son to the range,,,
Hopefully we'll make some picture worth smiles as well.



June 25, 2013, 12:12 AM
That picture warmed my old tattered, black heart very well.

Yo Mama
June 25, 2013, 01:49 PM
You know, I bet you she will remember that day for the rest of her life.

June 25, 2013, 01:50 PM
Awesome shot. Be very proud.

June 25, 2013, 02:11 PM
Youth is so wasted on the young...

She should be proud, and so should you!

June 25, 2013, 04:14 PM
Awesome picture! My son is not up to lead shooting guns yet but he sure knows his way around NERF type guns lol and he is 2.

I'm sure he'll do fine when I finally let him shoot for the first time.

You were right to brag! great shooting.

June 25, 2013, 08:18 PM
Awesome pic. Some of my fondest memories with my daughter are shooting sessions.

You have every right to brag and be proud. Thanks for sharing with us.

June 26, 2013, 07:30 PM
awesome shot
cant wait till my girls are old enough to teach them to shoot

June 26, 2013, 09:12 PM
+1 you raised her right!! Both my daughters are better shots than I am, but both refuse to hunt :o

June 27, 2013, 01:58 AM
Gotta love it!

June 27, 2013, 04:20 PM
That is great. I need to take my five year old daughter out for the first time.

June 27, 2013, 06:55 PM
She's beautiful. She's a great shot. You're blessed.:)

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