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5 years 28 weeks ago, 11:11 AM

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Ryo was so proud this morning helping carry rifles and equipment out to car. Ryo carried his own rifle in the case out to car along with own equipment and ammunition.
We drove to the range, which is a good half hour drive from where we live in the city. When we arrived, for the first time in life ryo got to stand in line with my pops and little brother to sign in as shooter and receive my first Ok to Shoot, card. Our pops have to cosign for self and little brother as responsible adult. Even so it was very special moment for self in life.
Ryo has responsibilities at the gun range as self work as Junior Range Master there and so could not shoot right away and so went about regular duties until the Senior Chief Range Master discover that Ryo have and Ok to Shoot card, and he is long time most very excellent friend. He was amazed that Ryo had not ask for time to go shoot. But ryo like duties at range and knew there would be plenty of time later. My friend the Senior Range Master told me to come with him and we went to find my pops and little brother. When we caught up with them at the 1200 meter range, he and my pops stood off to the side and talked for a couple of minute.
Then my pops turn to ryo and say to get rifle and equipment and to come with him and my friend. We walked over to the .22 caliber range for the under 18 age group and was told to find a good place and set up.
Pops and the Range Master helped me set up and then when the Range Safety Officer walked by, self proudly handed him my card. He looked at my pops who nodded ok and then he sign card, and then ryo signed the Shooter on line sheet for first time in life. The Range Safety Officer handed my card back. Ryo will keep this card as a little treasure for the rest of life.
This was the first time ever to shoot. Pops demonstrate basic different position and ryo start with standing position. Targets were set at 175 feet and ryo hit target with all 4 rounds in magazine, very first time. As morning went on and self continue to shoot, tried different size magazines and different scope and different position. Surprise that best grouping of day was from kneeling position and put 9 of 10 round in 3 inch square from this position.
Had the time of my life! Shooting for sport is most very excellent thing.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 11:30 AM

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poor lil dragon

you are now officially as sick as the rest of us!!!!Congradulations you are now a Shooter!!!

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 11:35 AM

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hug e bear!

arigato goziemasu! <---- this mean thank you very much in nihongo (japanese). it's the most fun ryo have in very long time. words seem strange to say. Ryo is a shooter now. Am very grateful for your friendship and for all the other friend ryo have made here.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 11:42 AM

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lol lil dragon

Just always shoot safe, and respect the freedom you will now practice evertime you whip that shooters card out.You lost your Cherry!!!!!weeeeeeeehoooooooooo!!!!

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 12:06 PM

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am in special class that will be finished in september. this is my 4th class to take on range safety. ryo is already Junior Range Safety Officer and work with kids under age 18, but after complete class, and then take final field test ryo will become a full Range Safety Officer. position is one that pay too at our gun club and range! safety on the range and safety with gun anywhere is never to be take for granted. one little mistake and somebody get hurt or worse. must follow step by step and cannot slack off even once. have heard people here talk about accident over this or that and in every case it was experience gun owner being forgetful or take something for granted and somebody get hurt. ryo well aware that any gun is not a toy. any gun can maime or kill. every gun must be treat with respect, each and every time gun is handled. each and every time is rule never to be broken. following safety rules means that weapon will be safe and fun to shoot in appropriate circumstance and conditions.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 12:20 PM

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LittleDragon,
Congatulations!! I'm glad you had such fun. It sounds like you are a pretty good shooter too. It gets addicting, that's all you will want to do from now on is go shooting. Take care, Brad.

5 years 28 weeks ago, 12:28 PM

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arigato goziemasu! words mean thank you very much in nihongo (japanese) my pops and little brother are addicted and think ryo will follow with same affliction! ryo make solemn promise to alway be safe and alway follow rules. ryo is Junior Range Master at gun club and Junior Range Safety Officer too. our club is very nice because younger people are actively sought to join. they have family bargain package and the like for membership there. it was such wonderful experience this morning. ryo have best time! my pops and little brother say ryo did very well for first time out. ryo have very good eyesight. it run in family. only pops wear glasses but little brother and self do not and neither did our mother. thank you so much for such kind words.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 12:54 PM

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Many more to come i hope. Glad to see you have adapted to family shooting, great fun and great to teach responsibility. Your post gives me a great idea for a new thread.. I think I will call it "Range Report" where people can post pics of the targets they shoot as well as info on weapon, round, distance,range conditions or whatever other info the op may find useful. Thanks for the idea, and hope you will post your future range pics in my new Thread!!

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 1:02 PM

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Eturnit3 dear friend

thank you so much for such kind word. ryo like your idea of Range Report thread. have discuss idea of doing thread for Range Masters too with greasypaws. our thread will cover different thing than what you describe so am looking forward to your new thread. ryo think it wonderful idea. is yourself also a Range Master? ryo is Junior Range Master and Junior Range Safety Officer at gun club where family go to shoot. today was such proud day for self. will never forget look on Range Safety Officer face when ryo hand him my Ok to Shoot card. he look at my pops to make sure it not joke! this man know ryo very well and was just concern, but he stay and watch as Ryo shoot first few mags of ammunition and do not so bad at all. at least hit paper every shot. later as got hang of things and from kneeling position did best target of day when hit 3 inch square black on white target with 9 of 10 at range of 175 feet with new little bullpup carbine, and little brother spot for ryo for first time. ryo is good spotter and have been spotting for little brother for many year now. but was so very excite the first time little brother tap my head and whisper, send it! and ryo squeeze off first round in whole life.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 1:16 PM

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wait

once you get used to your gun, you will want more power and more accesories!!!your collection will grow as will your skill.gotta love it!!!!!

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 1:24 PM

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hug e bear

ryo have been spotter for many sai now. sai mean years in nihongo. ryo have lot accessories for this including very own Kestrel 1000 and ABC. ryo have admire little brother's big Burris electronic scope for long time, but to go with Walther G22 Black A3 bullpup carbine, my grandpa got me a little Burris scope that fit perfect with new little carbine. it little Burris, but it mine and ryo very proud of it. was surprise that weapon come with 6 magazines too. 2, 4 round, 2, 10 round and 2, 20 round mags came with rifle and kit also include two cleaning kit and Walther scope and laser range finder too. ryo is just so proud to live in America where young 16 sai old boy have right under 2nd amendment to constitution to own rifle. will alway practice most careful safety proceedure. ryo would never want hurt anyone or self either.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 1:26 PM

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hey lil dragon

post a picture of you and your rifle

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 1:32 PM

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hug e bear, when get

when get permission from my pops will do so. pops little bit skittish about post picture of self, but think if bug him in right way should not be problem. is special exception and think pops will understand. ryo want show off new carbine. it maybe not most wonderful rifle in world, but since it is ryo very own first rifle, little Walther bullpup carbine is very special and would like very much to show picture.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 1:35 PM

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lil dragon

read you went shooting with your bd present..kool good for you hope that went well and you enjoyed yourself..taking my .410 for a spin tomorrow..still waiting for my glock to show up

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 1:44 PM

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thank you very much for your kind word. shooting with family is most wonderful experience. will never forget little brother spotting for ryo, cause in past was more normal for ryo to spot for little brother. will never forget first time he tap me on head and whisper in ear, send it! and ryo then take breath and as breathe out, squeeze off round gently and bang! smack target with first shot!

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 1:54 PM

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I hope this week, but the bad thing is that by the time it gets here i already want to get another pistol...just by reading all the post i want the XDM...lol..you must understand..I think that you will grow to be a most wonderful-skilled marksmen

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 2:08 PM

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people often think of texas as part of deep south but is not true. texas is the beginning of the wild west neh. ryo not ever hope to be as good marksman as my pops or my little brother, but only hope to be competant shooter. main hope is to alway be safe and to alway follow safety rules. hope to get better as time go by and gain experience. but am just grateful to God that ryo is able to shoot at all. medicine for tremor in hands is working well. doctor and pops agree that because medicine work that it ok for ryo to shoot. ryo is very humble and at same time very proud to be gun owner and the little Walther G22 .22 caliber mark Black A3 bullpup carbine that receive for birthday last thursday is perfect weapon for ryo. ryo is very small person for age group. am only five feet tall and weigh about 112 pound. little carbine is just right size and just perfect for little ryo neh? (word neh, mean are you with me so far in nihongo). ryo is so very proud to have this weapon and fully understand responsibility that go with owning such weapon. understand that this is not toy and not plaything and so will treat with respect and safety in every way. thank you for your most kind words.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 1:37 PM

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your father is a very good man, and he knows best.im very happy for you.Don't ever get married so you can shoot whenever you like!!!lololol

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 4:47 PM

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ebear is most wise

not a truer set of words have been typed...
I fell out of my chair after reading this!!!

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 1:52 PM

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dear friend hug e bear, you are one of ryo best friend on site with fordvg chan, reaper chan, mark3030 chan, samdD san, clint chan, catfish88 san and uglymech san, and ryo have huge respect for you. but it true, ryo want to get marry one day and raise family. ryo think women are very special creature that God create and so man must honor neh. but when get marry will marry woman who also like to shoot neh.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 1:45 PM

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yeah

sometimes my wife wants to shoot bear.....ebear!!!!lololol

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 2:13 PM

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Good shooting dude. may all your shots be on target. Just make sure ryu not get jealous and give you bad spotter intel. Just Kidding. I knew you would enjoy it and I will make you my General in charge of Range Operations. You are the HMFIC (Head Mother F'er in Charge) LOL

5 years 28 weeks ago, 2:20 PM

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position should go to greasypaws who is most outstanding Range Master on site here. but appreciate kind word no end. samD, ryo have such good time shooting this morning. was most very excellent experience. did samD notice new ryo signature ka ryo have remove statement, weapons lover who cannot shoot! ryo now is real shooter and is very proud to exercise right under 2nd amendment to constitution. pops say ryo is natural shooter and have good trigger feel too. this very high praise comming from my pops neh. but ryo will alway remember safety come first before anything else. gun safety is something must never be forgotten. even one mistake could mean tragic thing. so is just proper and normal gun ownership duty to alway follow safety rules and never even once be forgettful about same. thank you so much for most kind words.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 2:22 PM

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Ryo you are a General

and when you are at the Range you are my eyes and ears... Stay alert for Safety!!!

5 years 28 weeks ago, 2:27 PM

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will do so always sir! ryo is proud to be brigadier general at Gunslot and will alway promote site in best light. ryo will be your eye and ear. ryo will never forget to take safety first as first rule with weaponry.

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PS ryo hope that contribution to Gunslot is satisfactory.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 2:28 PM

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I hope that still means #1.
Did you see pic I posted for you?

5 years 28 weeks ago, 2:33 PM

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samD hai hai

did see pic and make post to also. you are correct. ichiban mean number one. ryo is content to be soldier and is not necessary to be number one soldier. just want fight for rights of all american citizen to keep and honor and respect 2nd amendment to constitution. ryo would gladly follow samD into combat anytime am call to duty.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 2:35 PM

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Ryo, samD is old man

You would have to carry me or push my wheelchair into battle. samD is going to be long range sniper next time around...lol

5 years 28 weeks ago, 2:37 PM

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sam used to have a real dragon as a pet

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 2:39 PM

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Ryo did you see the chameleons changing color?

5 years 28 weeks ago, 2:39 PM

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samD the sniper

sniper is very important position. ryo would alway feel safe in combat with samD at sniper position in rear to watch back. feel sorry for any fool in crosshair of samD long range rifle. samD is ichiban president and ryo not want him to retire yet.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 2:41 PM

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samD is working on a

braile scope for his .50 BMG

5 years 28 weeks ago, 2:45 PM

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hug e bear and samD

ryo is also real dragon. have sharp eye and long ear and spikey tail with Walther G22 Black A3 bullpup carbine in hand and ready to defend against buriedmeat and any comer who want invade our site. can't wait to try .22 magnum in new carbine. can shoot much farther then. up to 200 meter maybe. have discover that this Walther is match rifle and suitable for competition! ryo did not know this before. is nice to learn new thing neh.

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yup

you are hooked!!!lololol

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Great job at the range shooting for your first time, my friend. See I told you that you would do just fine shooting. Would have loved to been there to watch Ryu tell you to send it for the first time in your life. I know your pops is so proud of you. Steph and I are very proud of you.:-) Keep it safe and shoot straight. I know you will, being a RO at your gun club.

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thank you for these kind word. ryo wish very much you could have been there too. we will get chance to shoot together. ryo know this for certain. ryo will alway remember to be safe. would not make very good Range Safety Officer if not know how follow range safety and home safety rules about weaponry neh.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 11:59 AM

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Congratulations on your first shots fired. I'm sure there will be many thousands more. You have now discovered the most powerful addiction in the world, that of turning loaded ammo into hot brass. There are many who want to treat that as a crime and I fear your generation will have more of a fight to keep it than mine. But for now, have fun returning all that lead to the earth.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 2:38 PM

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thank you so much for these kind words. you don't have to worry about ryo generation. as long as there are fathers out their like my pops and you and others who will do a good job of raising good kids we will be just fine. if you want to know how ryo feel about the future, the please read what have posted under subject The Chronicles of Narnia.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 4:51 PM

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has anyone noticed

there is change in ryo's signature statement.

d:-)

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 4:52 PM

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Congrats LittleDragon

I know it has been a while, but I would like to wish you a belated birthday. I am glad for you that you were able to shoot. As the others have typed, it is an addiction that will not go away. It sounds like you learned how to shoot following the ancient Samurai process of observation. It is amazing what someone can learn when they let go of their ego and open their mind.

Great job, I hope to read more postings of your family's outings.

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5 years 28 weeks ago, 5:36 PM

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sorry it take so long get back to clint chan. but had go eat dinner. little brother is sick and so took soup and cracker and seven up up to his room. not to worry. it just bug he will be fine in couple day or so.

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