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 Post subject: Re: 953 paper punching
PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:57 pm 
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Wad a beautiful day here today 3 degrees. Took an hr to do some target in the back yard. Scope set for 10m and was shooting at 20m. It did better than I thought. Took about 20 shots to figure out the distance and then shot these 5 shot groops. ImageImage

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 Post subject: Re: 953 paper punching
PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:39 pm 
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cool man, fine shooting... what level of resting support were you using?

This makes me want to get out into the woods and get to some fun 15-25m plinking but my options of getting out have dried up... I have time and I'm willing but no where to go...

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Wad a beautiful day here today 3 degrees. Took an hr to do some target in the back yard. Scope set for 10m and was shooting at 20m. It did better than I thought. Took about 20 shots to figure out the distance and then shot these 5 shot groops. ImageImage

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 Post subject: Re: 953 paper punching
PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:06 pm 
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No fun with no place to go. I was sitting on a short stool with the forstock rested on the railing of the deck.

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No pictures to share but I have similar experiences shooting at 15m rested. I'm very impressed with the accuracy. My favorite shooter by far right now.

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 Post subject: Re: 953 paper punching
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I to am enjoying it. What are you using for pellets. I was using rws sport line wad cutter 7 gr. I am using a 4 x 15 scope I think this will have to be the next upgrade

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 Post subject: Re: 953 paper punching
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spor4477 wrote:
I to am enjoying it. What are you using for pellets. I was using rws sport line wad cutter 7 gr. I am using a 4 x 15 scope I think this will have to be the next upgrade

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I'm using crosman premier hollow points which impresses me further about the 953. I just haven't had time to get all my shooting gear sorted after a recent move. I'll have some RWS's and jsb's sitting in a cart just waiting for me to press the order button.

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 Post subject: Re: 953 paper punching
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FINALLY got out with a friend and did some plinking in the woods at about 15m. We were both standing, shooting unsupported at various targets including un-opened tonic water pop cans, soup tin cans, and spinner metal targets.

My female friend was shooting her Stoeger .177 break barrel (900-1100 fps) and me using my modded 953

We were pretty evenly matched, she seems like a natural so I was pleased to keep up with her.

I was happy with my 953's accuracy which was sited for 8m, so it did quite reasonable at 15m I thought. We were a good team when I did my part :-)

My next project will be choosing a dry day to again go to the woods but this time site my scope for 12-15m for that little bit more accuracy fine tuning.

Sure felt good getting that session in after 3 or 4 months of indoor 8m shooting... :P

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Plink-Panther wrote:
FINALLY got out with a friend and did some plinking in the woods at about 15m. We were both standing, shooting unsupported at various targets including un-opened tonic water pop cans, soup tin cans, and spinner metal targets.

My female friend was shooting her Stoeger .177 break barrel (900-1100 fps) and me using my modded 953

We were pretty evenly matched, she seems like a natural so I was pleased to keep up with her.

I was happy with my 953's accuracy which was sited for 8m, so it did quite reasonable at 15m I thought. We were a good team when I did my part :-)

My next project will be choosing a dry day to again go to the woods but this time site my scope for 12-15m for that little bit more accuracy fine tuning.

Sure felt good getting that session in after 3 or 4 months of indoor 8m shooting... :P


Happy for you my friend. I'm not allowed to drive yet, but close i think. Maybe another month or 6 weeks. Everything I own that can be shot indoors is now sighted in for 9 yards LoL LoL. Have to fix that just like you.

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Happy for you my friend. I'm not allowed to drive yet, but close i think. Maybe another month or 6 weeks. Everything I own that can be shot indoors is now sighted in for 9 yards LoL LoL. Have to fix that just like you.


You must be just itching to get out and drive - hope it is sooner than later ~

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Always nice to get out in the woods and do some shooting. Sure was a nice day for it.

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 Post subject: Re: 953 paper punching
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Plink-Panther wrote:
ITGUY wrote:
Happy for you my friend. I'm not allowed to drive yet, but close i think. Maybe another month or 6 weeks. Everything I own that can be shot indoors is now sighted in for 9 yards LoL LoL. Have to fix that just like you.


You must be just itching to get out and drive - hope it is sooner than later ~


Oh you have no idea!!!!! It really is a bit early though for both my medical issues and my tires. They are Summer performance tires and restricted to a minimum of 50 degree's F. Anything below that and they can shed chunks of rubber. At best it feels like driving on hockey pucks.

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 Post subject: Re: 953 paper punching
PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 1:33 pm 
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Got out to the range today with my shooting friend - sighted in her springer's scope, shot an older .22 rifle and shot about 20 pellets through my 953 - all at 25 yards which is 5 yards too long for this rifle but it was fun regardless. Was shooting RWS Super H Points, 10-shot groups (I count 7 holes in one group but there were 10 with no flyers).

953 was rested on my palm on a rifle-rest. I thought the groups were reasonable considering wind gusts easily interfered at 25 yards

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