I spent a most enjoyable morning at the range, in the company of MDL, G-Tex (of Civ-Div holsters fame), the Coach, „Sgt Hufnagle,“ and EK’03. It was a such a good session it went beyond „enjoyable“ and achieved I-need-a-cigarette / Was-it-good-for-you-too? status.
- Re-zeroed the M4 at 36 yards, using both the Aimpoint *and* irons; that is a great feeling
- Let everyone blast away with Vlad the Impaler, i.e. the outstanding Romanian WASR-10 featuring a Primary Arms red-dot
- Test-fired the 1941 Winchester M1 carbine bought earlier in 2016 from a BR; I dropped a Winchester bolt into it (came to me without one) and fed it with reliable-but-dirty Aguila ammo by way of two (2) original Winchester 15-round magazines; RAN WITHOUT A HICCUP even though it hadn’t been fired in at least 40 years and it’s 75 years old
- Shot the Robinson XCR for the first time in a couple years after I Loctite-d and torqued the bolt nut to specs and tried the new ASC 20-round magazine; the big problem with that gun– which is otherwise one of the most pleasurable and handy rifles I have ever shot– has been the magazines, the 10-rounders are reliable but don’t have enough capacity and the 30-rounders were awful; it looks like ASC has hit the X-ring with the 20-rounder
When was the last you zeroed or checked zero? Test-fired your weapons? It had been a while for me, admittedly. Commit to taking some time in March to do just that. Who knows when those capabilities will be needed…