Category Archive: Shooting Range Recap

The ArmsVault Shooting Range Recap section is an informal collection of posts about our time at the shooting range.

Aug 10

Aguila 223 Remington 55gr FMJ Ammo Glamour Shot

Today we began testing Aguila 223 Remington 55gr FMJ ammo. The shooting range recap will be coming up, but first I thought a pre-range glamour shot was in order. Stay tuned for the range recap… Aguila .223 Remington 55gr FMJ (Full Metal Jacket): No: 1E223110 Bullet Weight: 55gr Velocity: Muzzle ft/sec: 3,216 100 yds ft/sec: 2,473 Energy: Muzzle …

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Jun 17

Windham SRC – Training with Iron Sights & Red Dot

Admittedly, I don’t spend enough time practicing with iron sights and red dots. During a recent range trip, this became painfully obvious when I wasn’t able to consistently produce anything less than 6 inch groups (at 50 yards) while using iron sights. My performance with a red dot sight wasn’t much better. My first reaction was to …

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Jun 10

Smith & Wesson M&P15T Tactical First Range Trip

For the last month, a back injury has kept yours truly from spending any time at the shooting range. Adding to the physical pain, was the emotional pain of knowing that I was too sore to begin testing the newly received Smith & Wesson M&P15T (Tactical) rifle. But I am now happy to report that the back pain has subsided, …

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Jun 09

Spotter in Training with Meopta MeoPro HD 80 Spotting Scope

Thanks to my son for helping me out at the shooting range today. He did a great job spotting for me with the Meopta MeoPro HD 80 Spotting Scope. Of course, he is also practicing good range safety with the Gargoyle glasses and Walker’s hearing protection! Meopta MeoPro 80 HD Spotting Scope: Specs: Objective Lens (mm): …

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Apr 24

Windham SRC & Lehigh Defense 223 Rem Controlled Chaos

It was a beautiful weekend, and the perfect time for some more accuracy testing of the Windham SRC with Burris AR Riflescope. This time, the ammo of choice was Lehigh Defense .223 Rem 55gr Controlled Chaos. I’ve actually put some of this Lehigh Defense ammo through another AR-15 and was very impressed with the accuracy. So, what did the …

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