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Old November 15, 2018, 09:59 AM   #426
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Old November 15, 2018, 02:51 PM   #427
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Originally Posted by otasan View Post
Bowling pin shooting - don't forget to blacken your sights.
Not just bowling pins. If you aren't shooting in very low light or against black targets I can't recommend sight black enough.

Since I'm an ole timer I remember(but didn't use) carbide lamps. They're the best as far as sight picture is concerned. Sights practically glow after using carbide. However carbide is the messiest stuff around and doesn't really like all the handling needed in practical shooting. There used to be two brands of the spray on sight black and I liked one of the over the other but ole timer's has made me forget which one I liked the best.
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Old May 14, 2019, 01:17 AM   #428
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I have a Glock 34 with an RMR06 series 2 on it.

I'm about 2,200 rounds into learning how to run a red dot sight on a handgun.

Last weekend I shot an IDPA classifier match with that gun. Wasn't quite as accurate as usual and I could've gone faster on a few strings of fire, but over all I was happy with how it went.

About halfway through the match I realized that I was aiming center-of-mass on the targets and not high in the chest where the A zone is. I'm not sure why that was. I had lots of hits about 6 o'clock low in the center zone with a few rounds over the line.

This was not something I was doing in practice or in the four USPSA matches I have shot with this combination.
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Old February 16, 2020, 02:14 AM   #429
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In the last month I shot a USPSA classifier match, an IDPA classifier match and regular matches in both disciplines with the G34 with the RMR RDS on it.

I'm getting better at tracking the dot through arc of recoil. I still sometimes find myself aiming center-of-mass on the target rather than higher in the chest where most of the A zone is. I find myself doing that when engaging multiple targets, and transitioning between them. Something to be mindful of in the future.

The dot makes it pretty easy to get precision shots at distance IF I don't bash the trigger.
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Old February 16, 2020, 08:06 PM   #430
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Don't clean your gun the night before a match. It was working flawlessly and all of a sudden I had 5 jams today while shooting our Steel Challenge Match.

I also learned I can shoot a lot faster and hit much better. It was the best match I've had since coming back to shooting.
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Old February 16, 2020, 08:09 PM   #431
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When shooting 22 BR 'encourage' the scoring persons to use a 'plug' on all holes not just the ones they think it is needed.

Ive gained 3 or 4 Xs when I asked em to plug some shots. Why the resistance??
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