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    Need Tips on Range Reports...

    Ive been writing on this forum for some time now and I feel I need to get back to the basics when doing range reports. Its not that I think my work is sloppy I just feel like reader's should have more input in what they actually want to know in a range report. I do not read gun magazines or very many reviews so what talking points would you the readers out there like to hear? I have a brand new OSS and I want this to be my best range report yet, so I want to know what you the readers want to hear. Is there a review you like to read over and over again, just because its a great review? Send me the link; anything will help at this point and I am itching to go to the range again with the OSS. Thanks!
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    Graphics count, A range report has to include a live-fire target, with the distance it was fired at. You show me a 7-10-15-25 yard target and then I can relate.
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    For mine, since it was my first, I just said what I experienced, the range to target, ammo types used and such. I'm not an expert but believe in K.I.S.S. Couldn't post any pictures because the camera in my phone didn't work. Got a replacement phone so next time I will do that.
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    The usual stuff.
    Gun, ammo, caliber, range, number of rounds at each distance, stance and grip, pics, pics and more pics.
    Or even a short movie clip posted to youtube. (I did a few)
    Factory or reload ammo.
    If reload, what powder and bullet and charge.
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    KISS is good. My only other advice? Make them often! Always with a new weapon!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rodfair View Post
    KISS is good. My only other advice? Make them often! Always with a new weapon!
    Ahh yes my version of heaven...testing a new gun everyday wouldn't that be nice. What will be today sir? A nice Glock 35 or how about a Calico Carbine?
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    What does kiss mean ? does it mean keep it simple stupid
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    Quote Originally Posted by sandman 11 View Post
    What does kiss mean ? does it mean keep it simple stupid
    You got it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by sandman 11 View Post
    What does kiss mean ?
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    KISS might be 90% Jewish but I got FREE concert tickets for me and my bud's. ALSO...they donated $250,000 big ole check to "Disabled Veterans" and played the National Anthem!
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