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Old August 12, 2014, 07:31 PM   #1
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NRA / CMP Highpower Question

Quick question:

Are there any rules that prohibit the shooter from sitting down between each offhand slow-fire shot ?

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Old August 13, 2014, 07:08 AM   #2
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Nope, you can pretty much do whatever you want as long as you handle your rifle safely.
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Old August 13, 2014, 09:18 AM   #3
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No, but I think you'll shoot better scores if you remain standing. You're allowed 1 minute per shot.
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Old August 13, 2014, 03:25 PM   #4
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Many many years ago sitting between standing shots was an accepted method. Over time it has fallen out of vogue.
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Old August 13, 2014, 08:05 PM   #5
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Old August 14, 2014, 08:14 AM   #6
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As long as the rifle is handled safely, no, there is no ruled prohibiting you from setting between shots in offhand.

How ever your scores are going to suffer big time. Might as well be doing deep knee bends between shots, you'll get the same results.

How about just resting the butt of the rifle on the shooting school (again safely).

A proper well balanced standing position would be less tiring then setting and getting up again after the targets come out of the pits again.

If you're standing position is that tiring, you're doing something wrong.
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Old August 14, 2014, 10:40 PM   #7
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sitting

I saw that practice some years ago when I was shooting and air pistol match. The young man at the point next to mine would take a shot, put the gun down, sit down for half a minute or more, get up, regrasp the gun, etc.
I thought then "what a lot of work."
His coach must have been from the old school.
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