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25yrd report (bottomfeeders)

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by Berto, May 25, 2012.

  1. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    I went back to the local outdoor bullseye range today, hoping to see if I could pull off some decent shooting at 25yrds.

    I still had some ammo for my Tok and Glock 20, so they came. I had to buy some .45acp for the Kimber...but Kimbo is a good gun for this shooting, so it was coming too.

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    Ammo was Black Hills 200gr SWC in the .45acp Kimber, typically chronos about 850fps in the 5" 1911.
    The Glock used Blazer (alum) 180gr FMJFP 10mm ammo, a .40SW level wuss load that chrono's just over 1000fps in these guns. (American Eagle equiv. pictured)
    The Yugoslav Zastava used Win 7.62x25 Tok 85gr FMJ, a mid 1500fps load....will shoot through a Skoda, front to back.

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    Shooting was 25yrds, standing offhand. I use an Isos stance, if that kind of stuff matters to anyone.

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  2. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    I shot 25 rounds through the Glock and Kimber, only had 10 for the Yugo Tokarev (thought I had more, dammit).

    I loaded only three at a time, a trick I use to force me to set the gun down and rest my arms. I know, it's stupid.
    The Kimber was the tightest, as I figured, having the best trigger and a load it likes.
    This ammo has shot well and feeds/ejects fine in this gun, it doesn't always lock back the slide though, being a little light-loaded.

    4.25 inches, a little high. I held center thinking it would be dead-on, it wasn't quite.

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    The G20 was right in there with the Kimber, 4.5" group.

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    The Zastava Tok required two sighters to get on black, I held 'sub six' and a hair right to put the remaining eight into 3.75". It's skinny compared to the other pistols, and a challenge not to push the stiffer trigger a little, so the one flyer smoked an otherwise nice effort.
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    For non-revolvers, they did good.:whistling:
     
  3. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    :noevil:
     
  4. Nestor

    Nestor Lean & Mean

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    That is truly impressive Berto.
    Excellent shooting.
    I would need to focus really hard to print such group at 10 yards :rofl:
     
  5. Berto, you gonna force me to shoot 25 at 25 yards?

    Man, that's gonna leave a mark. I can hope for 5 in 4", but 25? Never tried. Ok guess it is time to. This weekend is as good as any :)
     
  6. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    I dunno, thought I saw some pretty righteous shooting in a few of those threads you forgot.:supergrin:

    ETA: The 2206 thread and another you did in G. Glocking.
     
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  7. We'll see :)

    Always wanted to shhot that red star out as a kid at the fair. Had the strategy of going in a circle around the star, too. Just never got the chance. Dad didn't have a whole lot of extra money back then for trying such stuff. Although I did get to try the water gun race a couple times :)
     
  8. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    Nice shooting as always, Berto.

    I've been blasting the bottom feeders too much lately. It's time to break out the wheelguns for Memorial Day weekend blasting. I plan on bringing out the SW 686P and Ruger Blackhawk Convertible 9mm/.38spl/.357Mag. For the .45ACP contingent, I'll be bringing the SW 625 and the other Convertible. I might get funky and bring out the Russian Mak.
     
  9. cheapshot

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    Just a reminder to me that i need much more practice! Fine shooting Sir!
     
  10. ronin.45

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    Good shootin' Berto! The autos need love sometimes too I guess.
     
  11. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    The pistols did pretty well, right there with my Colt OM and Smith 14.

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  12. HAMMERHEAD

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    Very nice. I'm especially impressed with the Tokarev.

    Now I understand why you haven't boughten a reloading press yet.