LT USN (Ret.) wrote: ↑Mon Sep 30, 2019 5:24 pm Notice in the picture the reach of my thumb. While my thumbs are opposed , they are not very long. I'm getting an extended mag release to see if that makes it a little easier.It's one of those things you just have to try. The SFx has three different lengths for the mag release, base extension, and a medium and large piece you add on. I'm using it with no extension added to the base. The extensions were biting into my support hand. You might have to slightly adjust your grip during the release. As you're inserting the new mag, just return to your normal shooting grip. With practice you wouldn't even know you're doing it.
ncjw wrote: ↑Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:37 pm What was the muzzle comment on video 3?
Breaking the "180" leads to a DQ (disqualification). That's why they had it painted on the walls with the no-shoots. LT was fine shooting, but the reload was a little questionable and why the RO said watch your muzzle.
Also, how long was the entire process from registration to match end? Was that the only four minutes that you were shooting?
A five stage match will be 4-5 hours depending how many shooters you have. If you're having a really good day and the stages aren't too complicated, your actual time shooting a stage will easily be under 20 sec...so you don't spend much time shooting! Way more taping targets!!!
(Yes, I know that if I just went to a match to observe, all my questions would be answered...) YUP!!!!
LT USN (Ret.) wrote: ↑Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:49 am Boy-Howdy! Matches have started up again. Went to a 4-stage plus qualifier match Sunday, 31 MAY. Having only shot one match since OCT 2019, it wasn't too bad.NICE JOB!!!!
I'll never get up there with the big boys but I love the shooting and the comradery at the matches. If you are thinking about competition shooting, DO IT! Most fun you can have with your clothes on.
The hired "video crew" hit the wrong button for stage four and missing the qualifier was not a biggie as it was uninspiring. Good help is hard to find during these stressful times.
ncjw wrote: ↑Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:37 pm Also, how long was the entire process from registration to match end? Was that the only four minutes that you were shooting?There were 60 shooters in three squads so it takes quite a while. 09:00-13:30 for that day. My total time for 5 different runs was 111 seconds. There's a lot of pasting holes and painting steel involved. Then there's the breakdown of the stages....
LT USN (Ret.) wrote: ↑Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:56 amI typically triple-tap on swingers/drop turns/out & backs because if I don't, I'm sure to get a "Mike". I've gotten better on motion targets but my instincts tell me to "send another one just in case"
We shot a steel match Sunday and the feels-like was 118 degrees. It took some of the fun out of it. It still beat the hell out of yard work.
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