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Old 12-30-2008, 07:13 PM
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Take some time and post some pictures of your Competition Firearms. Everything from Benchrest to IPSC to High Power to IDPA to Skeet ect. If it is a game and it involves guns, lets see 'em.

Please include some basics about the gun such as manufacturer/builder and some of the things that make it special to you.
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Old 12-30-2008, 09:20 PM
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This is my first STI Limitedgun. Built by Roscoes Custom guns and Andy Ginn in 1999. The barrel is a Schuemann AET and it has a Brazos (then Krebs) thumbshield. On the outside the slide looks like a Unique Cut, but on the inside it is heavily lightened. It weighs less than a normal cut/profile slide. I sent it off to Doug Jones for Accu-rails and then Virgil Tripp for Hard Chrome.

I have close to 50,000 rounds through it and no complaints.

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Old 01-02-2009, 05:35 PM
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For IDPA I use this, with a Comptac holster and double mag pouch from Fobus I think.


For USPSA I have a Safariland 012 holster, CR Speed pouches and belt, and this 6 incher
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Old 01-02-2009, 07:44 PM
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The good old single stack.



I may retire this gun if my springfield single stack build proves as reliable, but I'm building it so I guess I'll just have to wait and see.
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Old 01-02-2009, 09:22 PM
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Here is my IDPA / TSA / Steel Shoot Gun...XD45 with a Powder River Precision Match Trigger, Henie Slant Pro sights, Miller Custom bbl ramp polish and USMC0802 Custom Ghetto Grips...Not pretty, but I'm a functional kinda guy!

Total Game Gun as I would never carry it. It's too damn blocky and I'd probably pull my shirt off with that grip tape...

Which brings me to this gun...pulls duty as my CCW, IDPA CDP Division and all around fun beater gun...One year and it gets around...11k rds as of today
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Old 01-03-2009, 02:10 AM
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What I'm currently shooting / current roster

ESP / Single Stack Minor:
Springer 1911 Loaded Target 9mm, Dawson front sight, Larry Davidson G10's, S&A magwell

CDP/Single Stack Major (parts go on or off depending on if it's a saturday or sunday):
Dan Wesson PM7 .45 acp, Dawson Front sight, Larry Davidson G10's, S&A Magwell, Extreme Trigger kit set to 2.5lbs by JPL, Ed Brown GS, ED Brown ambi wides, Infinity Trigger/ Benos insert (now sporting a STI short trigger)



New CDP gun/back up gun/CCW

Colt Combat Elite, S&A Alexander Magwell


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Open Division: SVI 9mm Major, C More Serendipity, Brazos Pro Series Trigger Kit, Bedell Comp and Blast Shield, Limcat Magwell, SVI tubes...



Latest gun...

Production division / IDPA SSP / CCW : CZ75B, Competition sites and hammer, trigger job done by Springer Precision, Cocobolo grips...

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Old 01-03-2009, 04:54 AM
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S&W 627- 8 times for ICORE open.



S&W 625 for ICORE Limited and USPSA Revolver.



Para P18-9 LDA for USPSA Production



STI Edge-40 for USPSA Limited.



STI Edge-45 for USPSA Limited 10.



STI Trojan for USPSA SS.

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Old 01-03-2009, 09:52 AM
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ICORE - S&W 686-6. One of the "stocking dealer" 5 inch half lug Hi Viz guns. Had it cut for moons, did the action work and went shooting. The V notch rear and rounded Hi Viz front were very fast indeed on the close stuff, but I felt they were costing me points at any sort of distance. I swapped them out for a square topped SDM front and a standard .160 factory rear blade.


USPSA - S&W 625-8. Drilled the front for a bit of brass rod, swapped the shallow rear blade for a .160, did the action work and went shooting.


USPSA - Kimber Stainless Target II. Added a Dawson .090 front, an Ed Brown well very minor action work and went shooting.

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Old 01-03-2009, 10:37 AM
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USPSA Production: Sig P226 w/ Gray Guns Competition pkg., tungsten GR, Dawson/Warren sights



USPSA Production: S&W M&P Pro



USPSA Single Stack: Wilson CQB



Dawson f.o., magwell and much holster wear added since this early beauty shot...
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Old 01-03-2009, 09:45 PM
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CZ Shadow for 2009, 5#DA, 2#SA, comp hammer.



My old EGW 9X23 open gun. SV frame, caspian slide, EGW barrel and comp. 1.5# trigger, Dawson magwell, etc.



My first hicap open gun. Springfield P9 in 9x21 built by Gary Kimball. This was a true true gunsmith build. Welded triggerguard, weld beavertail, welded magwell, checkered, one off compensator, custom made recoil system, George Huening barrel, 1.25# trigger. This gun got me to Open Master. . Unfortunately it was sold off to pay for more guns and its out there for sale again.

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Old 01-05-2009, 11:51 AM
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My pics seem to have degraded in quality but here they are.

My custom 40x rifle for rimfire benchrest, which was my first comp shooting. Now seems a little sedate for my taste and age.


Other side of the stock. It's paulonia wood, used for weight not looks, but this piece had nice grain.


My CDP/SS gun. Yep I like those finger grips, and yep, I know they are ugly. I've since learned that the extended slide release is not kosher for CDP.


My current .22 Steel gun is a Marvel on top of a CBOB. I'm having a Mr Serva & Co make a Fusion lower for it.


My M40, since retired to a carry/office gun. I now use the MA1 40 and 9 for SSP/Production/L10
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Old 01-07-2009, 01:43 PM
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For USPSA, I have a S-V in stainless. Brazos front sight.
I also have a blued S-V that serves as a backup gun. When not serving in that role, I reconfigure it for IDPA use with a Bar-Sto bushing barrel. This is how it's set up in the photo below.



For IDPA, I use several guns in addition to the S-V above. This is a SA Loaded 9mm, with a S&A magwell, VZ grips and Dawson front sight. Also added some internal parts to increase reliability, such as EGW FP stop, EGW extended firing pin, etc.



The Springfield will soon take a back seat to this one. It's a full custom in 9mm done on a Caspian titanium frame by Marty Cutrell. It's far more accurate than the Springfield. I recently acquired it and posted more details in this thread: http://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=219372



And for CDP, I use one of my CCW guns, a pretty much stock LB TRS. The sole modification was to replace the rear with a Y-B Professional.


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Old 05-03-2012, 05:32 PM
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:38 AM
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My limited/L10 gun, mostly Fusion and EGW parts. With TacSol 2211 conversion. I built this one.





My old Single Stack gun. SA TM with a Kart barrel and new finish.



Smith 41 with Herret grips and Clark STC barrel


625 USPSA revolver



1000yd benchrest rifle .300 wsm, Broughton barrel, Bat daul port action, and nightforce.

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Old 05-06-2012, 11:24 PM
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IDPA 1911 pistol

Here is my S&W 1911 I use for IDPA. Bob Miller of Miller Custom, did the accuracy work on the gun. That one hole group can be covered by a U.S. Nickel and consists of a full magazine of 8 rounds at 25 yards from a Ransom rest. Ammo was Federal 185 gr. Gold Match.
I used the gun in three seperate matches of about 100 rounds each without cleaning the gun to test for reliable function. Not one FTF or FTE in 300 rounds without cleaning.
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:57 AM
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Here's my latest build. I wanted the ultimate IDPA ESP "Gamer" Gun and this is what I came up with...





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Old 05-25-2012, 12:02 PM
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I use this Sig P226 X-5 Competition .40s&w in USPSA Limited.
I've got ten Mecgar 15 round mags for it. It can take standard P226 mags, but you have to shave a little off the bottom plastic guards on the 15 rd capacity mags to get them to fit, but no big deal. Saves a lot of money vs buying the mags specific to the X-5.
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Old 06-23-2012, 06:01 AM
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Gunsmith build Caspian and STI in 38 Super.

It works for me :-)

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Old 06-23-2012, 10:02 AM
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Full custom STI 9mm for IDPA ESP and 3-gun



Modified S&W 625 PC for IDPA ESR



Also use a Glock 17 for IDPA SSP but it looks stock on the outside )
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Old 06-23-2012, 10:30 AM
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A lot will depend on what type of competition. Huge difference between setting up a race gun for USPSA open and IDPA CDP/ESP. For IDPA, biggest change is usually just a magwell/speed chute. Maybe better iron sights, extended thumb safety, etc. Not sure what you would do for a race gun in steel challenge, PPC, bullseye, etc. Here's a pic of a Kimber 1911 I used to use in IDPA.

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Old 06-25-2012, 10:44 PM
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This is my Sig P226 X-5 Competition .40S&W (SA only) 5" barrel I use in USPSA Limited.

This thing is a tack driver. It can out shoot both my Les Baer Custom Concept V and Les Baer Premier II from 25 yards from a rest. And that is not easy for me to say as I love my LB's. But the X-5 is designed for competition and Sig does advertise it as amazingly accurate. The trigger isn't as good as my LB's, but it's still an excellent trigger. It's not a 1911 so there is a very slight amount of creep, very slight. It didn't require any "tuning" at all to any component of the gun, nor any of the mags (other than adding mag extensions). It was ready for competition straight out of the box, unlike a lot of other competition guns and mags that need additional work/tuning before they are competition ready.

I ordered an after market magwell from Danny Woodard, and extended base pads from Roger Sherman for my Mecgar Standard P226 15 rd mags that takes them to 18 to 21 rds of .40s&w depending on which mag base package you order (and the extended mag base pads from Roger Sherman fit perfectly in both the factory magwell and the Danny Woodard aftermarket magwell).

Here is a good article from Handgun Magazine about the X-5. Mine is not the model with the trigger that can be adjusted quickly with a simple tool (the article reviews the model with the easily adjustable trigger and trigger adjustment tool). Mine is the $1600 version, not the $2400 (suggested retail) in the article. I love this gun for Limited div competition. http://www.handgunsmag.com/2010/09/2...gxfive_011306/
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Old 06-26-2012, 03:16 AM
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Singlestack and Limited - both in 9mm minor.




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Old 06-26-2012, 05:14 PM
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Modified S&W 625 PC for IDPA ESR


What grips are those on the 625?
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Old 06-26-2012, 10:45 PM
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What grips are those on the 625?
Hogue Pau Ferro with palm swells, checkering and no finger grooves...special ordered many years ago. They are on their 3rd pistol!
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Top Left, Rock River Arms Bullseye Wadcutter with Ultradot. Top right is an Allen Tillman (ART Enterprises) built custom wadgun with an Ultradot.

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