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Old September 23, 1999, 07:42 PM   #1
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Hi folks,
Well i've got my 1911,its a used 70's series,already built(trigger,hammer&sear,slide,&safty)and want to get into pin shooting.
I've been practicing shooting five pins off a table,trying to get smoother and faster.and read several web sites,can anybody give me advice,or tips?Keep in mind,I've shot rifles for a while,but this is my first handgun.
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Old September 25, 1999, 09:39 AM   #2
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Old September 26, 1999, 06:56 AM   #3
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Matt, we recently discussed this on my board & I think a nice intermediate bullet is the way to go.
All the USA magazine articles seem to lean toward the biggest fastest bullet you can load but IMHO the muzzle flip & recoil ain't worth it !
Try getting a 175 - 185gr LSWC going 750 - 850fps & see how your times go.
Works for me.
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