There were about 8-10 of us with one member a certified range instructor. Two tables; one for ammunition and one for weapons. We set up the 25 foot range that included a spinner target, paper targets, cans, milk jugs filled with water, etc. were set up in front of a high dirt backstop.
Safety first so rules included:
- Ear and eye protection for everyone
- Only three shooters on the line
- All shooters remain at the line until all shooting is done
- When finished shooting, call out "clear"
- All clips must be dropped and displayed
- Check that breach is open and clear
- Replace cleared weapon on the table
- Take spent clip to ammunition table and reload
After breaking for lunch, we went to the top of the property and took the AR-15's, spotting scope, shotguns and clay skeet targets. We spent the rest of the afternoon target shooting the spinner and paper targets using the spotting scope to view accuracy. Last, we did some skeet shooting and I found out I sucked at it. Couldn't hit a single clay while second shooter was nailing them every time.
We had a blast and I was able to shoot guns that I had not experienced before. I have to say, the AK-47 was a heck of a lot of fun to shoot.
Next up: Barrel picking at BT and Touring Willett