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Old 12-18-2011, 05:36 PM
jeffrey.bohrer jeffrey.bohrer is offline
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25 yards.
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Old 12-21-2011, 07:04 AM
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10 Shots fired from 50 METERS (YES 50 Meters approx. 165 feet), STANDING, ONE hand UN-Supported.

Gun: TOZ-35M .22LR Olympic Free Pistol -- Purchased from late Don Nygord of Nygord Precision (rest his soul) in '93-'94.*

Ammo: Aguila SuperExtra .22LR Std. Velocity (Cheapest practice ammo available, surprisingly accurate but dirty)

6 shots clustered (measured approx. less than 1/2 inch c-to-c, about nickle-size) at the bottom portion of the 10-ring, 3 shots group (about 3/4 inch wide) about an inch higher, still inside the 10-ring. I aimed a smirch high for the following 3 shots to compensate for the previous 6 that was a tad low - didn't want to fiddle with my sight.

ALL 10 shots ended up exactly where I "called" them +/- 3mm. I tried my darned best to ignore the last shot way down there @ 7 o'clock. My heart rate shot up after 9 near-perfect shots and "chicken fingers" kicked in.... lol

zanardi 50, Toz 35 Free Pistol 50 meters target fired during training match.

The 8 inch wide black bull you see above as it appears from 50 meters out. Note the fuzzy little black "dot" above the front sight....

My wobble zone, as I recalled, was smaller than 1 inch x-ring at 50 meters out - less than 2 m.o.a., right up to the moment the shot broke. The entire 10-ring was about 2 inches wide. I was in the zone....above the clouds....in another plane of existence....for the brief moments that it took to fire the first 9 shots. I finally experienced zen, and it was "beautiful" for lack of a better word to describe it.

For comparison, here are targets of 2 Olympic and World Record Holders well-known in the Olympic circle. You only need to put most or all of the 60 shots into a 4 inch circle (size of 9-ring) at 50 meters to set World or Olympic records...

One really have to train like an Olympic Athlete to consistently shoot at this level, if only I didn't have to work 100+ hr./week for a living.

Got to find time to shoot again....Esp. my 1911's. Got some that are run-of-the-mill near bone stock and some one-offs, like my Bianchi Open Class gun with bell and whistles.

Will post more targets when I do....

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Old 12-25-2011, 02:20 AM
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Bought a new Colt Commander. Took it out of the case and fired 50 rounds (230 gr. .45 ACP FMJ), point shooting 25 at 15 ft. and 25 at 25 ft. about 1 round every second at 15 ft. and 1 every 2 seconds at 25 ft.

Trigger was pretty stiff but pistol pointed very naturally. My wife will be using this pistol to qualify when she attends her CHL class this month.
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Old 12-25-2011, 12:39 PM
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Les Baer PII 1.5

5 shots 25 yards .590 200Gr Lswc over 4.0 Bullseye
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Old 12-28-2011, 08:49 PM
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Here's 3 of my guns (GLock 19 9mm , Kimber Pro Carry 9mm , Kimber Target II .45acp) all fired from 25 feet at an indoor range at 6 inch dirty bird targets. The .45acp 1911 is the cat's ass to me.

targetsglock9mm by paulsecondino, on Flickr

targetskim9mm by paulsecondino, on Flickr

targetskim.45 by paulsecondino, on Flickr
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Old 01-02-2012, 06:44 PM
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Well let me start with-
"excuses are tools of the incompetent which build monuments of nothingness and those who specialize in their uses are seldom capable of anything else... Sir"

Now here's my excuse... The nice weather in NJ is a thing of the past and it was a very cold qual today which lead to back problems... So this is all I was able to pull off.

This was my 60 round day qual with my Kimber Ultra Raptor. Timed course ranging from 25 yard barricaded all the way to 1 yard retention and everything in between including kneeling and movement.

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This was my 40 round night qual timed and ranged from 20 yards to 1 yard with different movements and required reloads.

Used 230g American Eagle because it was 100rds for $36 and it worked fine for me. I also shot 20 rounds my carry ammo (hornady critical defense) and an additional 150 rounds of American Eagle 230g after my qual so my gun is officially broken in at 540 rounds.

For info on the gun see my original post starting this thread. Thanks again guys for keeping this going. I have had a good time seeing how some of us shoot and use this thread as motivation to NOT MISS! Ha.
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Old 01-15-2012, 03:44 PM
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You guys rock!!! Heres mine,8rds from 15yds,off hand, factory wwb ammo 230gr fmj.[IMG][/IMG]

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Old 01-17-2012, 03:14 PM
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So I picked up a Rock Island 9mm tactical one friday took it out friday eve.

24rds @ 7 yards

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Old 01-20-2012, 07:40 PM
Sigep1967 Sigep1967 is offline
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Not a group but I liked it! This was done at 15yrds offhand.
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Old 01-20-2012, 07:43 PM
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1991 - with a little customization. 15yards 4x8 rounds +1 = 33 rounds total (two separate shooters / same pistol)
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Old 01-24-2012, 04:58 PM
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Sig 1911 about 25 yards standing. The gun makes it easy
Sight Alignment, Sight Picture, Trigger Control!

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Old 01-25-2012, 09:19 PM
wv109323 wv109323 is offline
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One Hand 25 yds
Timed Fire
Colt 70 Series with Kart Barrel
200 SWC 4.15 gn. Bullseye
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Old 01-25-2012, 11:41 PM
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I just came to the conclusion that I am the worst shot on this thread, and I don't even have to put up a target to proove it. Some of these groups at the stated distance are unbelievable. Keep up the good work. Brobs, your target is a very similar to my shooting, and on some days I don't shoot that good.
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Old 01-26-2012, 06:11 AM
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I wonder if some people embelish their stories a bit?
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Old 01-26-2012, 07:04 PM
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Originally Posted by BROBS View Post
I wonder if some people embelish their stories a bit?
Some probaby do. For bullseye shooters, most of our posted targets are from registered matches. No lying about scores...although there have been reported stories where shooters who were good enough to shoot 3 shots in a big hole in the 10ring will only shoot 9 shots out of the required 10, and then claim the 10th shot went through the hole.
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Old 01-26-2012, 07:14 PM
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I was reloading this morning before going down to the property to shoot and ran across a few targets from last fall. They are a good representation of my ability at 21 feet, measured. (we had a concealed carry class shoot later that day) It is not my best or worse, and always rapid fire, at least one shot every two- 3 seconds. First target was the 40 cal. I hate it. I gave it to my wife. No safety, bang every time. 10 left handed 10 right handed. Target 2. 45 Kimber Classic Target. 25 rounds left handed. 3rd target S&W 2.5" barrel 15 left handed 15 right handed. I still think I am the worst shooter on this thread.
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Old 02-18-2012, 11:18 PM
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S&w 945

OK - it's not a 1911 - but did pretty well with it.
Firearm: S&W 945
Caliber: .45ACP
Date: Jan. 31, 2012
Ditance: 21 feet
Grouping: 1 inch
Number of Shots: 5
Ammo: Speer Lawman 230 Gr. TMJ
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Old 02-20-2012, 07:24 PM
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New RIA 1911 Match .45

Last evening; indoor range; Winchester SXZ, 230 gr.; 16-rounds at 10-yards.

This gun is shooting as right out of the box—nothing more than original cleaning of grease—400 rounds fired before these two mags—first two of the evening. Whuta gun!
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Old 02-26-2012, 06:00 PM
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10 yards, 230gr Tula amo, off hand 6 shot string, Les Baer Concept I
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:24 PM
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Purchased a 1911 built on a Les Baer frame this weekend at a gun show and this is my best effort from this morning. I think the gun is a Concept VI and it's an older model from Hillsdale, Il. Target shot off hand from 50 feet. 200 grain LSWC with 4.2 grains of Clays. Sorry for the poor quality camera phone photo.[IMG][/IMG]

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Old 02-27-2012, 02:00 PM
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~50 ft. Offhand. 7 rounds. Second time shooting my 1911. 5 on, 1 clipped the outside and 1 flier.

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Old 03-12-2012, 05:22 PM
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Here's my inaugural 1911Forum post. Picked up a NIB SA Loaded/parked govt. model 1911 at a gun show here in VA a few weeks ago, and this is the best I've done with it yet. Have about 150 rounds downrange so far.

This is about 25 rounds of Federal Champion 230grn. FMJ shot while standing, isosceles stance at about 10 yards against an 8.5"x11" "Shoot-n-see" style target. Nothing like some of you other folks on here, but it's certainly improvement for a (relative) novice like me...practice certainly makes, well, better

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Old 03-15-2012, 05:35 PM
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I'm a self-defense shooter that usually practices full "move-draw-shoot" moves outdoors. At the range, I'll test my consistency by shooting a set of fifty rounds at ten yards without a flyer.

Shot with a 1911 in .45 ACP

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Old 03-18-2012, 01:19 PM
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S&W 625-3 45 ACP at 15 yards.

Kimber 22 conversion at 15 yards.
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Old 03-18-2012, 06:14 PM
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I posted this on a couple of forums just because it is such an absolute fluke. The group started out to be a five shot group at 7 yards, but I just couldn't bring myself to shoot the fifth shot. I saved the group and just took a pic (low quality) with a scoring overlay to give a comparison.

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