High Desert Ghost Town 22-Rimfire Day of shooting

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by flyingtiger85, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. flyingtiger85

    flyingtiger85 Well-Known Member

    Aug 24, 2010
    Nevada
    I can't get over how central Nevada looks like Afganistan.My brother and his two kids and my son went snooping around Del-Mar ghost town shooting our 22 rifles and pistols.I'm standing next to what's left of this building with my H&R 929 4 inch and my Nef.R92-six inch pistol.We also brought out the ruger 10-22 with 5x25 round butler creek metal lip mags.I was a great day.I hope I didn't bore anybody.I just thought I share a couple of pictures.
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  2. 22shot

    22shot New Member

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    Oct 30, 2010
    U.S.of A.
    You got ear muffs on to shoot a .22 in the wide open spaces???...Boy; things sure have changed!

    Otherwise; looks like a good time!
     

  3. TheGunClinger

    TheGunClinger Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Holy cripes! I sure wish I had a place where I could go shoot anything I want.:( Here in Florida we live on 80' by 120' lots. I gotta drive 30 miles to shoot.
     
  4. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    Awesome pictures and great scenery....looks like some good shooting went on! Nice.
     
  5. armedandsafe

    armedandsafe Guest

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  6. Danny

    Danny Member

    601
    Oct 8, 2005
    West Va
    Did ya see any snakes, and where are the metal detectors? Love to have been there with you guys. We have some old mining camps here in West Va, but no big open plains, though I can shoot in a creek off my back porch. Thanks for the nice pics.
    Danny:)
     
  7. flyingtiger85

    flyingtiger85 Well-Known Member

    Aug 24, 2010
    Nevada
    Armedandsafe,nice link, it really shows the entire ghost/town.My family and friends teach all our kids firearm safety and familiarity at a young age.22's seem to be best.And we didn't see any snakes this time.Usually you hear them first.I have seen someone with a metal detector once years ago.Though you can't tell from the rocky terrain we cut a truck full of cedar wood 20 miles away near Caliente before we went shooting.
     
  8. bamajoey

    bamajoey Well-Known Member

    Aug 17, 2009
    Pensacola
    My Mom and Dad lived in Boulder City back in the 30's when Dad was working on the dam. I heard many stories over the years how beautiful the country is. They loved it but work moved them back to the southeast.
     
  9. Mesquito Whitey

    Mesquito Whitey New Member

    18
    Apr 17, 2010
    Why on earth would you say that? First of all, it's the right thing to do.
    Secondly, if there were children there, he was teaching them the correct, safe way.
    C'mon man!!!
     
  10. 22shot

    22shot New Member

    376
    Oct 30, 2010
    U.S.of A.
    Mesquito Whitey-flyingtiger85

    Sorry about the earmuff thing; I fogot about the the kids when I was looking at the pics.
     
  11. todd51

    todd51 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Mar 20, 2009
    Central, Ohio
    Looks like a great family outing in a beautiful place. Thanks for sharing.

    Todd
     
  12. dont let it bother you about the ear muffs,i wish i had enough sence years ago to do the same thing.you need to wear hearing protection any time you shoot.i know that once you lose your hearing your not likly to get it back. old semperfi
     
  13. 22shot

    22shot New Member

    376
    Oct 30, 2010
    U.S.of A.
    Side note to all:

    I wear them at the pistol and rifle ranges and at skeet shoots.

    Leave them at home when I"m in the feild; it's just my thing.
     
  14. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

    Jul 10, 2009
    naugatuck,Ct.
    beautiful pictures wish i was there, i live in a condo and have to travel 1/2 hour to a gun club
     
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