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Old August 5, 2010, 09:37 AM   #1
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killing misconceptions

Many think USPSA is all about uber-expensive guns, and 'race guns', about being competitive requires such gear, and how it isn't worth going without such stuff.....

So I have a suggestion: Take your not-racy gear and ammo to any USPSA match, and offer to trade your set-up with someone wearing their all-so-racy gear for the day.
See how good you become with that fancy stuff; see how fer-crap the trader becomes with your insufficient gear.

Dave Sevigny used to beat over 100 of us at local matches with a 9mm Glock and ten-rd mags. All of us......
"all my ammo is mostly retired factory ammo"
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Old August 5, 2010, 10:43 AM   #2
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I'm with WESHOOT2 on this one.

You can't gimic your way to good scores. Its my opinion the gimic money would be better spent on ammo down range.
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Old August 5, 2010, 11:27 AM   #3
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I shot fairly stock Colts in Limited and L10 for many years, then switched to a very trick ventilated longslide, with magwell funnel, fiber-optic front sight, frontstrap checkering, beavertail, etc., and my classification went up 10% almost immediately. There's no reason to be handicapped by your gear, but there's no reason to think you're going to win because you have the latest widget, either.
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