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Old 01-21-2018, 04:37 AM   #1
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Skeet update

It's been bitter cold for last month think I went to club 3 times for practice. My average is down a bird so far winter skeet league. This weekend warmed up spent yesterday at club shooting not sure what's going on yet dropped about 3 to 4 birds per round. Going to go back today and figure out what I am doing wrong.
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Old 01-21-2018, 02:11 PM   #2
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You wearing more clothes than usual?

THAT can have a major impact on gun fit....
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Old 01-21-2018, 03:45 PM   #3
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yep between wherein more clothes and not being able to move in the cold this has been a tough winter league season, when I come down and shoot at volusia county I shoot very well. Today I was much better stretched and took a motrin before I went over , of coarse we had a beautiful day here to shoot it was above 40 here. ya hoo, I will back down for race week to warm up and do a little shooting in florida sun.
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FL skeet season is going strong this time of year.................and then there are all of the sporting clays shoots in February
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Old 01-15-2020, 02:28 PM   #5
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Winter shooting in the northern states is tough. Clothing differences make a difference in gun fit and flexibility, both having an impact on scores. Those things, along with simply being less comfortable while shooting will have an impact on final scores. Still, it's a lot more fun than saddling up the rocking chair. You will probably find that will fewer clothes and warmer weather, you'll scores will come back to what you expect.
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Old 01-16-2020, 06:41 AM   #6
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I went SC shooting Tuesday, temp was around 39 with high winds so the chill factor was way down.

I missed around 7 or 8 which is bad for me. Could barely feel my fingers at times.
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Old 01-16-2020, 04:02 PM   #7
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You must be up by Flagstaff to have temps that cold.Phoenix and Tucson are more like Florida this time of year - 70s+ and nice
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Nope. I was at Rio Salado which is around Mesa. It was 39 at 7AM which is when I started on the course. By 11 it was around 70 or so. It's been doing that lately.

Typical morning is high 30s at 5AM, then around 70 by noon. Kind of bizarre. This morning I used the car heater on the way to the Indoor range and was blowing outside air in on the way back.
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I remember living in Northern NV; we would normally have a 30-40 temp swing between lo and high - didn't realize Mesa was that bad as well............
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Sometimes it is, sometimes not. Part of it is probably the elevation, 2,100 ft or so plus you go up another 150 or 200 feet going from station 1 to 12.

Were you around Gardnerville and Minden?
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