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Old May 28, 2013, 08:18 PM   #1
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Shooting steel with my Remington 1858 revolver. Back yard CBA

I’ve been shooting black powder revolvers for about a year and a half now and I’m just getting more and more into the sport. I take my Remington out just about every time I go to the range now. To save time and money I practice with my H&R .22lr revolver and then shoot with my Remington. I’ve gotten to the point where most days I can hit an 8” steel gong shooting one handed from 20 yards away about 5 out of 6 shots. I put up a video showing what I’m doing and how I’m training.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bXON...584AtZ_61kuFIo

I plan on getting a London colt navy 1851 probably next month. My last colt navy did not shoot very well but I loved how it looked and felt.
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Old May 28, 2013, 08:32 PM   #2
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Looks like you was havin' fun! That's the most important part when I shoot.
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Old May 29, 2013, 08:29 AM   #3
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Nice back yard for shooting. My thoughts are the same as yours on Rem ver Colts.
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Old May 29, 2013, 09:10 AM   #4
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Spitpatch plus one...

I have to drive nearly 30 minutes to get to my shooting spot.

I envy you.
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Old May 30, 2013, 09:18 AM   #5
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Ya need more one-handed shooting.

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Old May 30, 2013, 10:20 PM   #6
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Sounds silly but shooting one handed is a lot of fun. Makes it more challenging. Using my normal shooting stance I rarely miss and I'm getting to that point with shooting with one hand. I still can't hit jack shooting off hand though. Working on that.
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