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Hi folks, Anyone know of a good rifle range in NY or northern PA with a 500 yard plus range? Looking for a spot to shoot this summer out to 1000yds. To much development around my farm to shoot that far anymore. Thanks Sean

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Pa1000yard.com .....a friend with a 50 cal makes the drive a few times a year and claims it's worth it.

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What kind of gun (and scope) are you planning to shoot to that distance with?  Just curious, i've always wanted to experiment out to that distance with my 30-06, but i don't have a powerful enough scope on it to even see a target at that distance right now lol.

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What kind of gun (and scope) are you planning to shoot to that distance with? Just curious, i've always wanted to experiment out to that distance with my 30-06, but i don't have a powerful enough scope on it to even see a target at that distance right now lol.

Thanks for info guys. I am having a 300 mag built right now. Any good glass, with adjustable turrets will get you out a hell of a long ways. I'm using a huskemaw but leupold, night force and others all fit the bill. Great ammo and a gun that shoots sub moa at 200 yds is a great start. Then lots of practice I'm lucky to have a lot of shooting time under my belt. Its just hard in our area to find spots to shoot long range.

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http://www.longguntraining.com/ Curt taught at my advanced firearms instructor school. Give him a shout. He might be able to help you out. Hes a USMC scout sniper ret. Good guy.

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If your planning on a western hunt practicing for long range shooting (200-500yds) is difficult in western NY,  If you don't find a spot here plan on going out early.  There are plenty of open spaces and ranges out there.  when I was younger and able to climb those mountians we practiced out to 500 yds. it was such a confidence builder seeing where your bullet hits instead of using ballistic charts. Your're definitely going to get those shots out there. But don't shoot beyond what you are comfortable with.

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Sean,

Our lease in Owego has 1000+ yard shooting. Id be happy to meet up with you and shoot this summer. I usually only shoot to about 800 as Im using a 25wssm which is a bit light to shoot beyond that unless its very calm. My favorite is to use 12-24 inch balloons scattered around at different ranges. I havent shot much last couple years because we are up at the lake, but I was planning on making some time during the week this year.

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Sean,

Our lease in Owego has 1000+ yard shooting. Id be happy to meet up with you and shoot this summer. I usually only shoot to about 800 as Im using a 25wssm which is a bit light to shoot beyond that unless its very calm. My favorite is to use 12-24 inch balloons scattered around at different ranges. I havent shot much last couple years because we are up at the lake, but I was planning on making some time during the week this year.

Thanks for that I will have to take you up on that offer! I have a couple steel targets rated for up to 50 cal that I could set up for you. Sean

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One of the guys in my lease just picked up a Barrett 50 bmg and has a Sako in 338. He lives in Tennessee, but comes up to visit at least once during the summer. It would be a ball to get together and do some serious shooting. I have room to shoot the Barrett about a mile!

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