Starting to get the feel

Discussion in 'General Competition' started by DesertAu, Jul 11, 2020.

  1. DesertAu

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    Wow, I suck more than I thought I would, I’m retired from the fire department and early on in my career (30 years ago) I spent a little time driving an armored car on the side and had to qualify so I could carry a firearm at work. Fast forward to today, bought my Glock and finally after around 500 rounds. Two red dots and a bunch of adjustments I finally think I’m starting to dial this in enough I should be OK with my CCW class tomorrow. these were fired at 10+ yards free standing with two hands, biggest challenge I’m having is to keep from anticipating the recoil on the 10mm.
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    9x45 Millennium Member

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    How is this relative to competition?
     
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    waktasz Gamer Scumbag

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    What's the draw of 10mm? The people that own them seem to rave about it but they never seem to shoot it very well.
     
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    At 30’ rapid fire that’s not bad. I have seen a lot worse.
    IMO people buy the 10mm for same reason they still bought V8s when smaller engines developed more hp, torque. Tim the toolman Taylor summed it up. “more POWER”
     
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  5. DesertAu

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    My apologies for posting this here Wrong place I agree. I picked the 10mm because Bear defense and hunting backup were considerations for me whatever the challenges shooting well due to the increased recoil will have to be offset through practice. I’m typically relying on Bear spray and my long handle pick If not for the dangerous animal aspect I’d be packing the 9mm.
     
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    Good shooting.
    To much pad on the trigger and pushing it due anticipating recoil.
     
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    Are you left handed?
     
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    waktasz Gamer Scumbag

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    double post...
     
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  9. DesertAu

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    Yes, I’m shooting left handed.
     
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    I had two G29s for Major Sub in GSSF and had a couple S&W 610s for USPSA Revolver shooting 40s in them. Otherwise I'd be asking same questions as you.
     
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    Black bear is the main reason I got in the 10mm game. Plus I hunt as often as I can, and it’s legal for most big game in North America.

    My 20.4 shoots just like my 21.4 only more recoil.
     
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    Well maybe after 5000 more rds that could turn into good shooting, especially with a dot.
     
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    Don't think it would take you 5000 rds but go for it.
     
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    You could do 5000 more rounds of practice by the end of the week if you were on a true dryfire regimen.
     
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    You dont get really good not shooting. It takes 1000 reps to learn something, 10,000 to perfect it.
    I didnt want to be really critical, but at 10y, 1sec splits, they should all be in the X, its just 10y.