Competition style training where to start?

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TacoTyrant wrote: Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:00 am I was pricing some shot timers on amazon but the reviews are kinda all over the place. Do you have any recommendations to get a good one that doesn’t cost much?
They're not cheap...here's what I use...
https://www.amazon.com/Competition-Elec ... B00LAF7GSI

Worth the money in the long run.

Here's a review of some shot timer phone apps...
https://www.guns.com/news/review/gear-r ... timer-apps
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GlennSFX wrote: Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:10 pm
TacoTyrant wrote: Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:00 am I was pricing some shot timers on amazon but the reviews are kinda all over the place. Do you have any recommendations to get a good one that doesn’t cost much?
They're not cheap...here's what I use...
https://www.amazon.com/Competition-Elec ... B00LAF7GSI

Worth the money in the long run.

Here's a review of some shot timer phone apps...
https://www.guns.com/news/review/gear-r ... timer-apps
Good stuff! I downloaded RangeTech app (free app) since split isn’t available on the apple App Store. I’ll try it out and report back after I test it out.

Eventually I’ll most likely buy a fancy one after a while.

Thanks again for all the great info!!
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Oh, and when you go to the range to practice and run a dozen mags of ammo through your SF and Elite, remember that when you switch to your target Kimber 1911 with the zero takeup and light trigger that there isn't any long Canik takeup anymore.

The first .45ACP round was still safely on paper, but it was a bit of a surprise...
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Maybe check out hickok45 on YouTube. He has a pretty sweet home made range maybe you can get some ideas on how to change yours up some.
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Jjandcs wrote: Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:09 pm Maybe check out hickok45 on YouTube. He has a pretty sweet home made range maybe you can get some ideas on how to change yours up some.
...and no heavy equipment required. When I first saw it I was in awe of the brilliance. Who says ranges have to be bulldozed flat with berms surrounding them? Clear some brush and just shoot across a small ravine where the opposing hill is higher than your shooting position. It also doesn't appear that he is bored with shooting at the close up targets although they are all slightly downhill from him. Pretty cool.
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