Cowboy Blob's Saloon and Shootin Gallery

I'm not a real Cowboy, but I play one in the movies.

Monday, May 14, 2007

A Range with GRASS!

Must be nice to leave the kneepads at home and play Gunner on a luxurious lawn like that.

Of course, when they're ankle-deep in ice water in the winter, I'll not be so envious!

He's lucky he didn't get shot by some zombie-phobe!



  • At 9:46 PM, Blogger Daisycat said…

    The one thing I noticed was her stock is adjusted very close to the rest of the gun. Mine is further out away from the gun. Is there a way of measuring the correct distance? When I adjusted mine I went with the shotgun rule: put in crux of elbow and very tip of pointer finger touches trigger.

  • At 10:08 PM, Blogger Cowboy Blob said…

    I've only got one rifle with an adjustable stock (so I'm no expert). Go with what's comfortable!

  • At 8:18 AM, Blogger Cowboy Blob said…

    Actually, I'd suggest you shorten the stock some and practice some "air-gunning" in an elbows-down stance. I noticed that sometimes you cock your elbow out almost 90 degrees perpendicular. Jon taught me a cool tucked-in stance that the pros use to facilitate movement/shooting. Aim both elbows down while supporting the receiver just ahead of the magazine with your off-hand instead of gripping way forward on the handguard. Maybe I can get him to model some pics for ya.

  • At 10:57 AM, Blogger Cowboy Blob said…

    Oh, yeah...if you're air-gunning at home, make sure the drapes are closed. :)

  • At 4:43 PM, Blogger Daisycat said…

    That holding position I learned from Mike, the Navy marksman, who was at the range when I first shot the AR. I was holding it like a shotgun and he told me that was incorrect.
    Anyway, I've been thinking alot about that, and before we do the next match I want to get a vertical grip and cheek piece.

    If you could get pictures of Jon in the position you recommended that would be great! I'm a visual learner, so seeing what you mean would help me alot.


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