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Old September 20, 2017, 11:21 PM   #1
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I have been shooting since 1970, IN 1975 I was league champ with a 292 average bullseye.
That was 42 years ago.
Now I have a torn, fixed torn rotator cuff in my right arm.

Been shooting combat style and not doing too bad.

But Bullseye is real tough I am shooting like 220-240
I have a model 41 which weighs in just over 3lbs.
I tried my P226 with a .22 conversion kit, weighs about 1.8
Ordered a new volquartsen scorpion, but will not have it until after the matches for .22 are over.

I can't seem to make my arm stronger since that muscle is not here.
Really sucks for me.

Anyone else out there have a similar problem??
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Old September 21, 2017, 09:23 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Jeryray
Learn to shoot bullseye with your left arm? We really shoot with our minds, after all, so you might be surprised at how quickly you adapt, especially with some committed quality dry fire.
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Old October 13, 2017, 01:24 PM   #3
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I am a 61-year-old 1911 shooter who still wins bowling pin matches.
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Old October 13, 2017, 11:31 PM   #4
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Supposedly 40% of your skill from one hand transfers automatically to the other hand. From there it's just practice.
Do you know about the TEXAS State Rifle Association?
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Old October 14, 2017, 11:36 AM   #5
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A torn, fixed torn rotator cuff takes time to heal. Like around 2 years to get back to normalish.
"...that muscle is not here..." Yes it is, but it needs something called exercise.
And in 1975 I could do things I can't anymore too.
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Old October 20, 2017, 12:10 AM   #6
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Unfortunately, it tore again and is not repairable anymore.
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