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Old October 10, 2012, 04:22 PM   #1
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Wheelgun Accuracy

made a believer outta me

my best group ever today

sighting in the Matchdot using Wammart ammo
50 yds from a rest

What a great sport!

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Old October 10, 2012, 04:29 PM   #2
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They're hard to beat when it comes to hitting the target.
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Old October 10, 2012, 05:48 PM   #3
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They're hard to beat for hitting the target when you have a man behind the trigger who understands his fundamentals. In this case I think we have a winner on both counts. Very nice shooting.
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Old October 10, 2012, 05:51 PM   #4
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Thanks, but I'm really not a marksman, yet.

Guys like this are real marksmen!

EDITED: " 5 shots in :10 seconds done 2x, 25 yards, one handed,"
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Old October 11, 2012, 10:13 AM   #5
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Nice group, but that's the oddest looking WHEELGUN I've ever seen!
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Old October 11, 2012, 10:26 AM   #6
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50 yds, rapid fire, one hand
The NRA 50 yard target would have the 8 ring black too. That is a 25 yard target.
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Old October 11, 2012, 11:34 AM   #7
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sighting in the Matchdot using Wammart ammo
50 yds from a rest


It's something about Wammart ammo that makes it really special.
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Old October 11, 2012, 02:15 PM   #8
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50 yds, rapid fire, one hand
And did you see this first hand? Or how did you come by this superhuman 50 yard rapid fire group?
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Old October 11, 2012, 02:58 PM   #9
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edited to correct it: (my mistake, not the original poster)

" 5 shots in :10 seconds done 2x, 25 yards, one handed",
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Old October 11, 2012, 05:42 PM   #10
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May i ask what scope mount your using on my revolver?
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Old October 11, 2012, 05:55 PM   #11
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It's a Weaver #307

They don't make them anymore, but there are a few still on the market.

They're for the non-drilled and tapped S&W's.
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Old October 13, 2012, 05:06 AM   #12
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RE: your target: Winner winner, chicken dinner!
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Old October 13, 2012, 06:58 AM   #13
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Doc540

You can take most any good 1911 gun and spend 2500.00 on it and it'll be a tack driver. Most that you buy in the 700.00 range like the 686 revolver won't come close to the revolver in accuracy without major work.
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Old October 14, 2012, 12:25 PM   #14
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Here's a M41 target from when I was practicing.

Red bullseye is 1.5"

I was spraying it with an inexpensive red dot and cheap ammo.
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Old October 18, 2012, 12:52 PM   #15
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3miss.JPG3 misses at 15ft. All shoots should be in inner box at least. 2 inside, 2 small whole, 1 slip. Working on punching out each inner club, spade, etc.

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Old October 20, 2012, 01:57 AM   #16
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Old October 20, 2012, 06:45 AM   #17
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50 yards? Yikes! That is impressive!



I am still struggling back at 25 yrds!
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Old October 20, 2012, 09:25 AM   #18
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Just bought a couple of Ruger MKII target models, and from a rest both of them at 50 yds great shooters.

Both have the VQ trigger systems, so I'm moving out the M41 to pay for both MKII's.

All I need to be able to do is consistently shoot about a 5" group, standing and using two hands.

They'll both do that if I'm able to hold steady.
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Old October 23, 2012, 06:18 PM   #19
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Maybe not my best ever but at 58 years old this target is getting hung up on the wall in the gun room. I shot about 75 rounds at 25 yards and was doing pretty good tonight. I hung up a fresh target and ran it back out to 25 yards and shot this group offhand with a two hand hold I packed up and went home didn't want to spoil the moment. Felt like I was 25 again.

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Old October 24, 2012, 02:10 PM   #20
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I always like to put the holes in the target before running it out to 25 and 50 yds.
More impressive that-a-way.
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Old October 24, 2012, 04:59 PM   #21
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I have a Smith & Wesson model 625, 45 auto rim that I can shoot the ten ring out of on a twenty-five yard bulls eye target at twent-five yards while standing. I have an NRA master's Classification.


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Old October 24, 2012, 05:41 PM   #22
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Rep1954, know exactly how you feel, a few months ago at the range I was shooting my Dan Wesson 357max at a 50yd target and acouple of guys came over and started shooting AK47 or SKS 762 rifles at the 200yd gong and missing with all shots. When they stopped to reload their mags, I took aim from my position to the gong and rang it with my last 3 rounds, packed up and left. I had a 6" barrel and open sights on it at the time, I usually use a scoped 8" barrel for any over 50yds, but felt I had to try as they weren't having any luck with their rifles.
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Old October 24, 2012, 05:55 PM   #23
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Here is a few shots from my Taurus Raging Bull 454 at 100 yards while setting the scope.
The fourth shot was almost in the same hole as the third.

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Old October 25, 2012, 06:38 AM   #24
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To: Capt Rick: Is the RPM gunshop/range still in business on John's Island? Used to shoot there in the 1970s when in the Navy.
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Old October 25, 2012, 07:10 AM   #25
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RPM...I put a lot of lead into the RPM range in the early 80's, and bought a few guns there too. That was a neat shop.
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