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Posted: 8/29/2004 2:18:47 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/29/2004 2:20:20 PM EST by thebomber]
I took my wife and daughter to the range with me today. After getting my daughter set up on the 50 yard range with her bolt action 22, I asked my wife to come down to the 100 yard range and try my SPR:

And she quickly showed me what she was made of:

5 shots...100 yards....that's embarassing....for me

I wasn't going to be outdone so I suggested she try shooting a more manly gun . My Rem 700 chambered for .308:

That didn't work either

Another 100 yard 5 shot group.

That's the last time she goes shooting with me


Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:20:33 PM EST
Nice shootin Mrs. Tex!
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:21:58 PM EST
She can shoot. Don't piss her off.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:23:58 PM EST
Damn! My wife kicked my ass all over the place her very first time shooting!!!
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:26:14 PM EST
Damn, that last group was nice.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:28:33 PM EST

Originally Posted By pieeater:
Damn, that last group was nice.

yea not bad at all!
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:29:47 PM EST
Don't be ashamed. Mrs. thebomber could probably outshoot most of us here.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:31:19 PM EST
I know how you feel. I took my oldest son for the first time years ago. I hand him my 1911 and put the target at 7 yds. He aims, shoots....dead center . Then the smartass looks at me and says "This is too easy. Can we put it out farther"

Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:36:21 PM EST
Dude, I've got only one thing to say to you: don't cheat, cause no matter what, she will find out, and then you can run, but you'll only die tired
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:48:31 PM EST
Sweet she's a keeper.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:48:52 PM EST
Nice to see the scopes are properly zeroed.

+1 on the "Don't think about cheatin' note"
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:51:01 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:53:12 PM EST
Does she have a sister? One that isn't insane, married, bitter, under indictment, irresponsible....
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:57:06 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 3:39:19 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/29/2004 3:39:39 PM EST by GodBlessTexas]
As your lawyer, I advise that you not even consider divorce. She's too good a shot, and she might hurt you. BTW, I know how you feel. My wife is deadly with the AR and her 1911.

Remember the Alamo, and God Bless Texas...
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 3:40:27 PM EST

Originally Posted By CockedandLocked:
Since you wont take her shooting anymore, Id be proud to have her go with me.

Good looking and great shooting, Id brag on her evry time she pulled the trigger.

Thanks....that's basically what I was doing. She got a kick out of my post. What I am surprised about was how she handled the .308 recoil. She's not that big and other than the initial "wow" she seemed unphased. In fact she said it was fun to shoot.....go figure......I probably could of gotten away buying the 700 without selling one of my other ARs.

Link Posted: 8/29/2004 3:42:38 PM EST
Good fun, I like to have family shoots.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 3:46:31 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 3:57:20 PM EST

Originally Posted By ilike9s:
Sweet she's a keeper.

Link Posted: 8/29/2004 4:30:31 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 4:40:02 PM EST
Be proud, I know I would be
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 4:42:12 PM EST
I like your photos.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 4:43:54 PM EST
I can't decide which is the sweetest.
The rifles, the shooter or the groups.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 5:43:24 PM EST
I bet she was using only iron sights as well.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 7:26:42 PM EST
Need pics of the daughter too, she sounds like a sweetie.

Remind me not to get on Mrs. Bomber's bad side!
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 7:31:55 PM EST

Originally Posted By JThompson:
I bet she was using only iron sights as well.

Prefer Iron sights, Easier for me at least.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 7:36:00 PM EST
very cool! sounds like you have a great family!
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 3:24:41 AM EST

Originally Posted By -Duke-Nukem-:
Need pics of the daughter too, she sounds like a sweetie.

Remind me not to get on Mrs. Bomber's bad side!

This is from last fall. Man they grow a lot in a years time. Next time we go out I'll be sure to get more pictures at the range.

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