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Videos from last weekends USPSA pistol match.

Discussion in 'General Competition' started by Alaskapopo, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. Alaskapopo

    Alaskapopo NRA ENDOWMENT

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70WKreXrcZU

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_Lx_76M-ck

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTPRDFAoO0Y

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3agjXzJt2E

    Me shooting an extra classifer with my revolver and totally screwing it up. (missed first round and needed to fire 6 rounds reload and shoot 6 rounds) Enjoy and laugh.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXIIoxkKetw

    I got 6th place again. Same 5 people beat me pretty much all the time. But then again most of them are A class.
    Pat
     
  2. 9x45

    9x45 Millennium Member

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  3. DeltaEliteMan

    DeltaEliteMan Leave the gas.

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    Seems like they make you do a lot of one handed shooting.

    That is one clean indoor range! Looks like they polish the floors. I wish our indoor range was that nice.

    Good shooting!
     
  4. Boxerglocker

    Boxerglocker Jacks #1 Fan

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    What is the ruling on this? I would think with the gun pointed downrange and finger out of the trigger it wouldn't be a problem? Especially just prior to holstering.
     
  5. Alaskapopo

    Alaskapopo NRA ENDOWMENT

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    Your allowed to do anything you want after the make ready command without breaking the 180. You can point at targets etc. It is all part of making ready. You can't do it in IDPA. I always scan before I re-holster. Training. If you can find in the rule book where I am mistaken please cite it. I have been wrong before lol.


    Pat
     
  6. 9x45

    9x45 Millennium Member

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    8.7 Sight Pictures and Range Inspection
    8.7.1 A competitor is permitted to take a sight picture prior to the start signal.
    Such sight picture is only permitted from the “Make Ready” location.

    8.3 Range Communication
    The approved range commands and their sequence are as follows:
    8.3.1 “Make Ready” – This command signifies the start of “the Course of
    Fire”.
    Under the direct supervision of the Range Officer the competitor
    must face down range, or in a safe direction as specified by the Range
    Officer, fit eye and ear protection, and prepare the handgun in accordance
    with the written stage briefing. The competitor must then assume
    the required start position. At this point, the Range Officer will proceed.

    The key is prior to the start signal.....
     
  7. Alaskapopo

    Alaskapopo NRA ENDOWMENT

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    Yes that is what I was doing. I scanned after the make ready and prior to the start signal.
    pat
     
  8. HK Dan

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    I just hosted a USPSA RO class and this topic came up. According to the NROI staffer who taught the class, Yes, Virginia, you CAN take a sight picture with a loaded firearm.

    Make Ready signifies the start of the stage, but the "start signal" is the beep of the timer (in most cases).

    To clarify--after "Make Ready", you can't do anything you want. You can't move from the make ready location.
     
  9. 9x45

    9x45 Millennium Member

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    You guys are right. I emailed John Amidon and got this response.

    Loaded sight picture
    Wednesday, January 6, 2010 6:40 AM
    From:
    "John Amidon" <JohnAmidon@verizon.net>
    Add sender to Contacts
    To:
    glockscott45@yahoo.com

    There is nothing in the rules that prevents a loaded sight picture, it can be considered as the make ready command.

    John
     
  10. HK Dan

    HK Dan

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    I know, John. I was surprised too. It's a change since my first RO class, but right in front of God and everybody, Jay flat said it was okay.
     
  11. skanless

    skanless IPA ISLAND

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    End of 4th video. someone says "Take a little longer". :rofl:Just busting your balls.:nutcheck: Good shooting.
     
  12. Alaskapopo

    Alaskapopo NRA ENDOWMENT

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    No worries I shot that a bit slow but I did not hit the no shoot like a lot of people. I ended up with 4th place on that stage. I was slower but did not screw it up.
    Pat
     
  13. ecmills

    ecmills I shoot guns.

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    ugh. Missing the final steel on the left side of that classifier and not calling it really sucks, doesn't it?

    You aren't moving all that fast on the draw - just working on your hand speed down to the gun, and out to the target, could shave a few tenths. Just something I noticed. Especially the first vid and the classifer. The seated stage looked speedier.

    Other than that, solid shooting, and great indoor stages.
     
  14. Alaskapopo

    Alaskapopo NRA ENDOWMENT

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    Thanks for the tip. I do need to work on speeding up the draw.
    Pat