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Ede Was Right About Speed!

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by DannyR, Jun 26, 2012.

  1. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    Thanks, Ede. I can shoot as fast as you, Grady, Bryan, Butch and Mike G35. My string averages last full match practice were:

    5TG--5 seconds per string

    Glock M--4.5 seconds per string

    Plates--2.5 seconds per string

    I really feels good to shoot so fast. Now that I have my speed down pat, I need to work on accuracy, as I am averaging 10 penalty points per string of fire.:upeyes:
     
  2. ede

    ede Bama's Friend

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    10 seconds in penalty points isn't bad. Work on picking up your pace about 3seconds per string and you'll break even.

    I'm not sure I believe you about shooting as fast as MikeG35. I can about Grady, Butch, Bryan, and even BamaTrooper but not Mike g35.
     
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  3. Roadkill_751

    Roadkill_751 5 or 6 rounds?

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    Now wait Danny... a quick calculation shows that you've achieved an average total score of 137.50. I have to agree with Ed (who has never steered a shooter wrong), you just need to pick up your pace a little bit to make up for all those penalties.
     
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    ron59 Bustin Caps

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    ede was right?

    Yep, that's reason enough to start a thread !!!

    :rofl::rofl::rofl:

    C'mon Mike, pile on !
     
  6. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    I knew Ed would have a doable answer: just shave 3 seconds off each string. Bingo! Accuracy be darned, full speed ahead.
     
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    ede Bama's Friend

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    Bryan told me after I shot my first clean match in Orlando that he's never had a clean match. Said he's too fast to shoot clean; that's all the proof I need to know that shooting faster is shooting better.
     
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    ron59 Bustin Caps

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    I agree to an extent. But I bet he's typically only down 3 or 4 for a STAGE, not 10,20, or more for *ONE STRING*.

    You have to find the fine line of speed with acceptable accuracy. More speed but not getting hits won't get it done.
     
  9. MajorD

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    agree with ron a 10 second clean string is better than a 5 second string with 6 penalty points. coming from the bullseye shooting side of things while others have different opinions, I beleive you should never try to shoot faster than you can and get a clean. Hitting the target in the right spot is what any shooting competition is supposed to be about right? I have never liked the idea of someone being able to make up for marginal hits (which is indicative of poor trigger control sight alignment or both) by simply being blazing fast.
    With GSSF being a sort of introductory type of competition with a lot of beginners in attendance, I would not want to discourage them by changing the current format. I WOULD like to see the scoring different for masters- if you are not in the A/B zone, 5 second penalty for c's and ten for d's and twenty for misses.
     
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    I WOULD like to see the scoring different for masters- if you are not in the A/B zone, 5 second penalty for c's and ten for d's and twenty for misses.

    Why, Masters do not compete with Amateurs and that would discourage all the new Masters tring to make the jump to the deep end. Plus a scoring nightmare for the RO's.
     
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    Thanks for saying those 2 exact things that were on my mind!
     
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    ede Bama's Friend

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    QUOTE=triggerjerker;19136686]I WOULD like to see the scoring different for masters- if you are not in the A/B zone, 5 second penalty for c's and ten for d's and twenty for misses. QUOTE]
    Triggerjerker didn't say that though Ed - MajorD did. But Triggerjerker is struggling with the Quote function. So are you, I see. :rofl:
     
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    Maybe they are shooting too fast? :whistling:

    :rofl:

    Scott
     
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    ede Bama's Friend

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    no not at all Kitty, his confussion confussed me
     
  16. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    Careful, boys, you are dealing with the "What If" Goddess of GSSF.:rofl:
     
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    Alexd29 Go Bucks!

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    As a general rule of thumb, I try and keep all of my string times below 4 seconds....................:rofl:
     
  18. ede

    ede Bama's Friend

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    I shot a Ruger Rimfire match near Huntsville a few weeks ago, combination of rifle and pistol. 5 stages and 4 strings per stage with each gun. never had a string over 3 seconds, so I think it's safe for me to say I like keeping my strings under 3 seconds and some under 2.. No making up misses ,2 second penalty for a miss and a 30 second penalty for missing the stop plate. I finished 9th in mens Open.
     
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    I may be wrong on this one, but I just tried to hit the A zone and move on to the next target as quickly as I could. It worked Pretty well. BTW, IM BAAAACK :wavey:
     
  20. BamaTrooper

    BamaTrooper Retired

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    You'll pick up speed if you aim for the B:tongueout:
     
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