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Old 02-16-2020, 10:46 AM
esmith1721 esmith1721 is online now
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Colt Gold Cup National Match

Picked up a new GCNM 9mm. Its one of those guns I've always wanted and never got around to, always got something else. I've had a 9mm Range Officer and a Loaded Target Springfield, I always thought they should have grouped better than they did. I have hopes this Colt will do just a tad better than the Springfields.

I was not disappointed with the performance of the new GCNM. Out of the box the sights were off for me shooting about an inch to the right at 10 yards, elevation was spot on, grouping was good and better than I expected. I shot several 10 shot groups at 10 yards with 9 rounds going through one ragged hole and the other almost touching. There is almost always one in every crowd. Pictured is the last target getting 10 out 10. I think that was a first for me and open sights and at 77 years young I'll take it!

Shooting was rested off top of range bag, ammo Blazer 115gr.
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Old 02-16-2020, 11:11 AM
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Looks pretty good to me!!
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Old 02-16-2020, 12:52 PM
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I would say it is a keeper!
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Old 03-14-2020, 02:11 PM
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Nice shooting and pistol.
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Old 03-14-2020, 02:31 PM
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Nice pick up and great shooting.
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Old 03-14-2020, 04:20 PM
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Damn right! That pistol is a keeper for sure and you are still a great pistol shooter!
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Old 03-14-2020, 04:38 PM
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Good Shooting... Congrats on picking up your Gold Cup. I just added the same one last year to join my other 9s A BHP and DWPM9. The Colts a nice looker and a great shooter. I better get back to the range after looking at your score. Enjoy!!...


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Old 05-05-2020, 07:50 PM
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Nice
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Old 05-07-2020, 07:28 PM
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Wow, you are an excellent shooter. That pistol is good too.
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Old 05-07-2020, 10:29 PM
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Exceptional shooting.

You, sir, may have a wonderful new Gold Cup.....but it's being welded by skillful hands.

You would take any of my guns and make me look like I just need to stick to shotguns.

Thats a nice target to hang onto, there.
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Old 05-12-2020, 04:06 PM
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I am 72 and that sir is really mighty fine shooting...
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