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Posted: 3/17/2001 4:41:12 PM EDT
A couple of questions:

1.  Does anyone know when Ottawa (the Buffalo Pit) opens?
2.  Anyone up for a shoot there or elsewhere near Chicago?

I stocked up on ammo over the winter, have a few new toys that need breaking in, and have a real itch to smell some burned powder.  


PS--I also have multiple exams coming up in April (the latter half), and would like to blow off some steam before hand.
Link Posted: 3/17/2001 6:01:12 PM EDT
Buffalo range opens 'sometime' in April according to the recording of the range phone.  I have a new SAR1 that I want ot break in.  The only place I like to shoot now is there, I like the lack of rules.

Link Posted: 3/17/2001 7:21:06 PM EDT
I am looking forward to our next Buffalo get-together, I hope we can have a cookout again. I'm feeling the need to shoot some of Grin & Barrett's toys!! [:D] [heavy]



"I won't be wronged, I won't be insulted
and I won't be laid a hand on. I don't do
these things to other people and I require
the same from them."
Link Posted: 3/17/2001 8:16:57 PM EDT
I missed the cookout, but made it for one of the shoots at the pit.

Based on G & B's toys, I got a State Arms Knob Creek 2000 (and I put a deposit on a used Barrett M82--but that won't be paid for until summer).  I also bought an HK 94 that will go away at the end of the summer for a conversion (and my poor Brother will have to have it registered to him until I move and can get it transfered back to me).

A couple of the new toys--Yugo and Chinese AK-47's (pre-ban), Dragunov TIGR, Benelli M3, DSA Standard rifle, and the FNC that is on the way to my dealer now (traded my HK 91 for that one)--and since this is the AR board, I finally got an upper (M-4) for my Lightweight Sporter lower--need to see what all the fuss is about for the M-4's.

Link Posted: 3/17/2001 9:04:08 PM EDT
i will be up for a shoot. we/i need to find out when the place opens, then set up a date and hope i doesn't rain.
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