Since I had Friday off, and since it was relatively nice out (for November 25th anyway), and since I hadn’t been shooting for quite a long time, I thought it would be fun to run out to Bil’s farm and sling some lead.
So we did.
Liz and I had a nice couple of hours shooting my RIA 1911 and my replica Remington 1858 smokewagon. First we setup some targets, broke out the 1911 and slung about 35 rounds each of .45 ACP at them.
Tim shooting the 1911
Liz shooting the 1911
We both need to work on stance, as you can see from the photos.
Next we setup some bottles full of water. This is why I like to shoot at Bil’s farm instead of at a real range – we can shoot reactive targets. 🙂
So we broke out the smokewagon. It’s more fun and I seem to be more accurate with it. Liz is pretty good with it too.
Liz loading up some black powder and lead.
It was a pretty fun day. I would have liked to shoot some more, but we ran out of time. It was starting to get colder too, so we packed it in.
Hopefully we can do it again soon. Thanks to Bil for letting us come out and shoot.