New guy from Iowa.

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New guy from Iowa.

Post by Gemoose23 » Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:01 pm

I've been looking for something to shoot USPSA Carry Optics next year and Canik for it's value and trigger had me sold.

Reviews, YouTube, and this forum with info, made me a Canik owner.

Mine arrives this week.

Met a very nice Canik owner from MN over the weekend at the Iowa Sectional match, so I watched him compete with his Canik all day.

Now the search for cheap magazines and some base +4's....
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Re: New guy from Iowa.

Post by Janik » Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:28 pm

Welcome to the forum, from the Eastern side of Iowa. I'm not much of a competitor yet, but my SFx makes me look like a much better shooter than I really am. Only mod so far is the Freedomsmith Fat Daddy trigger, which is outstanding. Hoping next year to start competing more. Welcome again.
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Re: New guy from Iowa.

Post by Father of 5 » Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:41 pm

Welcome to the forum. Preppers gun shop has the best price I've seen on the 18 round canik mags. Can't advise you on +4 base plates, however. Hope you enjoy your SFX when it comes!
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Re: New guy from Iowa.

Post by Gemoose23 » Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:27 pm

Janik wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:28 pm
Welcome to the forum, from the Eastern side of Iowa. I'm not much of a competitor yet, but my SFx makes me look like a much better shooter than I really am. Only mod so far is the Freedomsmith Fat Daddy trigger, which is outstanding. Hoping next year to start competing more. Welcome again.
There's a great FB group "USPSA Iowa".

There's an all steel match on your side of the state coming up ... Recommended to bring 850 rounds. 😜🤐. https://www.practiscore.com/search/matc ... wg%20steel
Father of 5 wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:41 pm
Welcome to the forum. Preppers gun shop has the best price I've seen on the 18 round canik mags. Can't advise you on +4 base plates, however. Hope you enjoy your SFX when it comes!
Thanks, I'll check them out for a couple extra mags.
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Re: New guy from Iowa.

Post by DWARREN123 » Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:12 am

Howdy and Welcome to the Canik forum!!!
Hope you have fun and do well.
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Re: New guy from Iowa.

Post by John_ » Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:19 am

Welcome to Club Canik!
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Re: New guy from Iowa.

Post by PTMac2015 » Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:33 am

Welcome to the dark side.
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Re: New guy from Iowa.

Post by 6712 halit » Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:57 am

Weolcome !
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Re: New guy from Iowa.

Post by Badgerboy » Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:18 pm

Too many Iowans and Louisiana-ins...starting to get out of balance and we need more Cheeseheads. Welcome and have some fun.
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Re: New guy from Iowa.

Post by Sorge » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:07 pm

Welcome to the forum
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Re: New guy from Iowa.

Post by Ghostwolf308 » Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:15 am

Welcome! From Eastern Iowa here. You have juse aquired a new addiction lol
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Re: New guy from Iowa.

Post by ImMobyYouDick » Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:43 pm

Gemoose23 wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:01 pm
I've been looking for something to shoot USPSA Carry Optics next year and Canik for it's value and trigger had me sold.

Reviews, YouTube, and this forum with info, made me a Canik owner.

Mine arrives this week.

Met a very nice Canik owner from MN over the weekend at the Iowa Sectional match, so I watched him compete with his Canik all day.

Now the search for cheap magazines and some base +4's....
Hey man, if you were shooting PCC then that was me! I went ahead and dropped in that Freedomsmith trigger we had talked about, and holy hell is it a world of difference. It drops the take up by more than half but also fixes the one major issue i had where if i rode too high on the trigger i wouldnt engage the saftey. Do it for sure!

https://imgur.com/gallery/zrpU85r
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Re: New guy from Iowa.

Post by Gemoose23 » Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:03 am

ImMobyYouDick wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:43 pm

Hey man, if you were shooting PCC then that was me! I went ahead and dropped in that Freedomsmith trigger we had talked about, and holy hell is it a world of difference. It drops the take up by more than half but also fixes the one major issue i had where if i rode too high on the trigger i wouldnt engage the saftey. Do it for sure!

https://imgur.com/gallery/zrpU85r
Ha! I wouldn't call what I did shoot PCC... More like how Do I fix malfunctions on the timer 🤐

Glad that trigger installed easy, I'll have to check it out.
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