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skohl

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New Member in the Bay Area
« on: April 07, 2018, 01:22:00 PM »
I got the bug about 3 years ago when the public range shut down at United Sportsman in Concord. I had a couple of break barrels that I shot in my backyard. I went to an open house at the Diablo Rod & Gun club (I was already a member) put on by airgunners and started going to their Wednesday a.m. shoots. Great group of shooters.  Well I was hooked. I presently own 6 PCP's and sold 3 others. As you all know we're always looking. I've been on the other forums and just followed a link to this one while doing some research on the ATN X-sight. Good info from Alan. I'll try to add a few pictures:
« Last Edit: April 07, 2018, 01:24:44 PM by skohl »


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Re: New Member in the Bay Area
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2018, 03:53:52 PM »
Well sir, you'll fit right in here. Air gunning it seems, is rather addictive, as I'm sure our (note plural case) pocketbooks will attest to.

The X-Sight II isn't all that bad, if you use the external battery pack, and don't use the ballistics program. And just remember what I said about the range settings. Overall, for what it costs, the X-Sight II is pretty good, especially the video when displayed on a big screen TV.

By the way, the X-Sight II I owned, I sent out to Steveoh. I'm using an Armalite which cost several times what the X-Sight II did. It doesn't have all of the fancy-fancy features either, but at night (it is a lousy daytime scope), it is nothing short of eerie. Even in the dark of the moon, it is almost like daylight looking through it.
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Re: New Member in the Bay Area
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2018, 06:07:34 PM »
That's a very pretty stable of guns! Nice to see another Bay Area shooter.
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Re: New Member in the Bay Area
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2018, 08:27:17 AM »
Welcome to the party!  Good Group here you will enjoy.
Watch out for the Monkey though!!!

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Re: New Member in the Bay Area
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2018, 08:45:18 AM »
There is a quite large contingent of FIELD TARGET shooters in the bay area & out to sacramento.
We all get together 2 times a month happening at the Diablo facility generally mid month, or alternating months between Ione & Davis ranges at months end.

See: https://sites.google.com/site/sacvalleyairgunclub/
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Re: New Member in the Bay Area
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2018, 01:13:48 PM »
Welcome to the club.  Nice collection.

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Re: New Member in the Bay Area
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2018, 03:25:33 PM »
I guess  we've  got  the  bug around  the same time for these airguns, and I hope to build a collection such as yours, which is a very nice collection...
Keep building your collection, sir!!! 😎
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Re: New Member in the Bay Area
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2018, 09:05:03 PM »
Whereabouts in the bay area are you?  I am north of the bay area close to Ukiah, I have a good airgun friend down in San Ramon.  Hope to see more local airgunners  on here soon, Neil.
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Re: New Member in the Bay Area
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2018, 12:37:11 PM »
Welcome to The Guild. Nice collection.
I'm up in the North Bay, there's a few of us up here.
I was shooting FT in Concord for a while and also over Sac way. Just couldn't stand the traffic getting home in the afternoon.
Buncha BB guns that I don't get to shoot as much as I like. Building duck boats now that I'm "retired".

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Re: New Member in the Bay Area
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2018, 04:49:48 PM »
Welcome aboard!

Sure wish the United Sportsmen range would open back up. That whole thing turned into quite the fiasco.

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Re: New Member in the Bay Area
« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2018, 06:11:02 PM »
Welcome, nice collection
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Re: New Member in the Bay Area
« Reply #11 on: June 20, 2018, 01:34:29 PM »
Welcome...
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Re: New Member in the Bay Area
« Reply #12 on: July 02, 2018, 10:02:19 PM »
Great to see more Bay Area air gunners, wow what a collection, very cool!
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