GUN Range Report --- 3/3/06 *pics*

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  1. michael

    michael FLORIDA > *

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    Shot 200 rds through my subcompact 3" XD 9mm...You guys have seen my last set of targets from 5 days ago.. I improved drastically.. starting doing 2-3 dry fires between mags -- controlled my breathing better, one-eye shooting..both targets at 7.5 yards at my local indoor range.

    This was with WWB :o

    First target..a little scattered at first, then I started to tighten up..
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    Then I got better :big grin:
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    I'm pretty proud of myself.
     
  2. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    why do we need updates on everytime you go to the range?
     
  3. spyder007

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    put an empty shell casing on the slide of gun and dry fire, it'll show you if you're jerking it, or anticipating the shot.
     
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    Looking for feedback.
     
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    michael FLORIDA > *

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    Yeah, that's why I do the dry firing between mags.. :hs: and I practice at home with a dime on the slide
     
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    shell casing > dime
     
  7. michael

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    Yeah
     
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    Wow, that IS a huge improvement over that last target you posted. Keep posting, I think it's interesting.
     
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    7.5 yards, eh? I, for some odd reason, think I could group like that blindfolded. Good job, though, considering previous targets.
     
  11. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    or we could do it with small pebbles, but you know, whatever.
     
  12. Want2race

    Want2race Fearless

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    Whats up with 7.5 yards? I dont know of any ranges that allow you to shoot that close
     
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    min req. is 20ft at my place..seems optimal for a defensive range? I am also new to shooting So i wanna get good at a distance, move it out a couple feet each time I get good at one distance.

    thanks for the encouragement to those who provided it :)
     
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    michael FLORIDA > *

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    also, max at my range is 60ft.
     
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    Want2race Fearless

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    I see the point.. But my personal theory is if you can hit the target @ distance, up close should be easier. Further makes the brain be more precise in its actions and reactions since each movement is magnified
     
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    gotta aim differently though.. i wanna get used to sighting it at each distance so i can consistantly do it at all the distances.. to each their own
     
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    Where is there a range near UCF? Next time im up there ill have to hit it up.
     
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    about 15 min away... between univ + colonial on forsyth
     
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    For me at least, its the same reason I dont walk around or drive with only one eye. Field of view is increased, quicker target acquisition, etc.
     
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    Yeah, i definitely agree..but i'm not really training to be engaged in gun fights..i like to punch out nice holes at the range..

    but i'd also like to do it with both eyes open.. i have a hard time lining up the sights though..lots of double vision and stuff..
     
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    and go run an obstacle course, or sprint for a few minutes..
     
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    because its a gun forum and we have nothing better to talk about than glock>xd or vice versa
     
  25. Artyboy

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    Isn't it better to practice one eyed when you're first starting out? That way you start to get that muscle memory and you just naturally line the gun up with the target properly. That's why some people can get a good grouping at 7.5 yards with their eyes closed. Once you get good at shooting with one eye then start doing it with both.
     

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