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    Quote Originally Posted by georgeib View Post
    It wasn't nearly that impressive in reality. It was near the end of the day, and we have established our drops and there was no wind. This particular range (Gunsitehills) has steel targets ranging all the way out at known distances, so I had my reticle subtensions down pat at this point. Used my buddy's Magpul D-50 mag and did 10 rounds at each distance. As softly gassed as I've set my gas block, I'm sure it could have been done in under 2 by a better shooter.
    Have they let you come back? Lol. That’s a good range with a lot of steel but they get shitty when you start banging away with a gas gun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jsp10477 View Post
    Have they let you come back? Lol. That’s a good range with a lot of steel but they get shitty when you start banging away with a gas gun.
    Gunny is a great guy, but you're right he doesn't appreciate that sort of shooting one bit. This was a few years ago, and I must have caught him in a good mood. He had been watching us shoot and was comfortable that we knew what we were doing. After the third time we asked him he grudgingly agreed as long as I didn't have any misses. Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by SFree View Post
    markm,
    I cringe to even bring this scenario up, but with your last comments gas guns would completely dominate PRS type competition, yet they’re not even close? And they’re timed events? I do realize the gist of the conversation is about “combat type” situations, I guess I’m really dense, but small frame gas gun can smoke a bolt gun in rapid fire, but I’ve not seen anyone yet outshoot an accomplished bolt gunner in competition.
    Yeah.. I've never shot competitively. My experience is strictly on our range. We have a target at 750 yards with a 6" center flapper. And yeah... if I want a hit on that flapper and not just anywhere on the larger target.... I'm grabbing a bolt gun.

    But getting hits anywhere on the target rapidly before wind changes, in my experience, gives a gasser an edge. I get where points scoring on a target will favor a bolt gun for sure.
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