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Old 04-07-2021, 11:10 PM
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I was given the opportunity to go shooting this morning, and I decided to go rain or shine. There were supposed to be showers throughout the day, and that's never stopped me before. But, just in case, I took two of my most durable, along with a blued RBH in .45 Colt, and it did sprinkle a little bit. So, it was a big-bore Wednesday, and here are the two of mine that I consider most impervious to rain:
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a day at the range beats working, even in the rain.
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Iím pretty low key on the damp days. Youíll probably find me dragging out a Glock and an AR.
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On those days I usually I just take my speargun.
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The trick is to keep them hot enough to keep the water boiling off. Shoot faster.
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Ohio has 6 or more state ranges with 25/50/100 yard ranges with covered covered shooting benches and covered areas for prone shooting, a few of those ranges have 200 yards also. I have shot in the pouring rain without getting rain on my guns.

Some of the shooting benches are wood and some are concrete tops on a "U" shaped pedestal! In cold weather I put a "MY Little Buddy" propane heater inside the "U". It keeps you very comfortable a 5 to 10 degrees F! Days like that you have the range pretty much to yourself!

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Good-looking revolvers! I have one of those 4.2" .44Mag Redhawks on my to-buy list.

The only other good thing about going to the range when it's raining is that there are usually fewer people to run their mouths.
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Good-looking revolvers! I have one of those 4.2" .44Mag Redhawks on my to-buy list.

The only other good thing about going to the range when it's raining is that there are usually fewer people to run their mouths.
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These are the places I shoot- the first is for pistol and short-range rifle, the second is 100 yards, and I shoot rifle and handgun there. They are both about a half-hour away, only in opposite directions. I've never had to share either with anyone. And to anyone who wonders- yes, there's a hill just inside the treeline behind that first one!
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Nice range pics for a rainy day.
Get it over with quick ... dip them both in a a bucket of water.
If they fire after that ... your ammo is as good s your guns !
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At the Trap range it started to rain. No lightning and I was the only shooter. Just kept shooting.
Cleaned the BT99 and was surprised that no water got under the butt stock.
We fish in the rain.
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We are having a rainy day today and I am torn with going trouting (they are biting like mad) or going to shoot the new CZ, I might flip a coin or do both if I can get away with it.
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Reminds me of Dad, (RIP). If he had a day off work and the range was open, he'd go, regardless of weather.
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I like going to the range if its raining ( unless a downpour). No one else there.
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