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View Poll Results: Are you a bullseye shooter?
bullseye only 10 33.33%
20% bullseye 4 13.33%
50% bullseye 8 26.67%
never bullseye 8 26.67%
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Old July 17, 2022, 04:24 PM   #26
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On the Marine Corps annual pistol qual if three or more holes are touching and there are 'missing' shots the scorer has to assume that the missing shots went through the existing mess of holes. Its not common, but not unusual to see people start to miss the whole target on purpose on the 7 yard line after firing their second pair. (much less common on the 15 and 25).
That’s pretty much what Chuck did, assuming everything “missing” was in the hole..he just didn’t like it. He would say, “more holes, more bleeding.”
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Old July 18, 2022, 09:58 PM   #27
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As a young ish shooter, 35, i would be interested in shooting bullseye. But i dont know much about it or where to get started. I have not actively looked for it, but i have never seen it advertised either.
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Old July 19, 2022, 10:11 AM   #28
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Bullseye shooters only?

Look for the Encyclopedia of Bullseye shooting on the web. It will take you many months if not years to get through all the sources and instructions on that site.
one of these days I will figure out how to do the link thingy
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Old October 9, 2022, 12:15 PM   #29
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You are spot on, Eindecker, BE is a sport that pits you against yourself, rather than a lot of action, you need to be very mindful, a trait that is rare in the
video game world
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Old October 9, 2022, 01:32 PM   #30
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I have played my fair share of video games. I hold myself to a fairly strict accuracy standard, frankly stricter than a number of the people I see show up at my range (some of whom are in fact older). I'm not sure video game playing inherently means a person wants to blast away and can't hit the broad side of a barn, but let's roll out those sterotypes regardless. That tendency to immediately judge younger shooters and write them off surely isn't correlated to the reduced participation in bullseye shooting sports.
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Old October 9, 2022, 01:41 PM   #31
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bullseye is about relaxation and detail. thats me.
todays generation is spray and pray, shootum' up bang bang.
makes one wonder where they get all that money and leads for ammo!
heck 50 rounds lasts me a long time on a Thursday night league shoot!
kids today? 10 seconds.

and fyi, im not being judgemental. I base my observations on fact. I own and run a range.
a different mindset exists. mindsets are the result of inputs. and where do most inputs today come from?

heck, ask a kid to get some stone and smoke his sights and he just looks at you.
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Old October 9, 2022, 02:47 PM   #32
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mindsets are the result of inputs. and where do most inputs today come from?

I’m not sure, where do they come from?


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Old October 9, 2022, 05:54 PM   #33
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their peers and the net.
where it use to be parents and a solid social foundation.
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Old October 9, 2022, 07:04 PM   #34
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their peers and the net.
where it use to be parents and a solid social foundation.

I hear you. Going to the net to interact with people of similar ages and interests is problematic. I can’t imagine people doing that and finding it productive.


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Old October 11, 2022, 05:55 PM   #35
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It appears as if we have just hit the point in this discussion where the lack of new entrants into bullseye is due to bad parenting.

Yet again the bullseye crowd isn't doing itself any favors. There are other disciplines of shooting and they are every bit as challenging.
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