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Post by Guest on Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:27 am

Will/are they allowed in competition?

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Post by dronning on Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:41 am

No
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Post by mspingeld on Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:27 am

Awww...Why not?! That's not fair! Crying or Very sad

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Post by Tim:H11 on Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:55 am

I kinda feel that this would take a lot out the idea of improving your marksmanship skills/abilities. Kind of a cheater or short cut. Mostly a crutch and would hinder the learning process of it all.
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Post by Aprilian on Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:15 am

If they were allowed, what would come next, allowing use of Ransom rests?
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Post by james r chapman on Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:17 am

Tripod gun rest to steady your aim,.
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Post by dronning on Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:30 am

I prefer high tech...
2 axis gyros, this would still keep the gun from being rested against a solid object and still in your control but should help you hold the x-ring.....then we could move to laser emitters and eTargets eliminating bullets completley.   No hearing loss, no reloading issues, no need for a spotting scope or brass net, no risk of lead poisoning, don't need to deal with recoil, don't have to score and absolutely not challenging or fun.  Twisted Evil
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Post by Magload on Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:44 am

I mounted a bipod on my M&P 40 once.  I do think they should have a two hand shooting division for us old guys with the shakes.  The local club said it was ok and they have had people shoot that way I guess you would never win or get classified.  So I am just struggling along and getting better.  Don
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Post by Aprilian on Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:47 am

Wesley, I should have welcomed you first, sorry for not doing so.   

I asked similar questions when I started last year and our humor should not be misread as rudeness or condescension.  One question last year was about whether I could shoot "2-handed"  as there was a section of the rules around that.  I had a similar concern to yours about holding the pistol still.  I was advised to just learn the way everyone shot and I'm glad I took the advice.    

As this sport is a competition against oneself, you will see quick improvements (regardless of whether you feel your hold is not stable enough to shoot one-handed).   Best of luck, there are some amazing shooters here who also know how to coach us long-distance.
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Post by willnewton on Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:58 am

Buncha jokers on this forum, don't let them mislead you.  You don't need to modify the gun, just adjust the target!
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Post by jglenn21 on Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:14 am

Now that a Real short course
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Post by Magload on Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:54 am

Bet you have to score the targets fast before they burn up.  Don
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Post by rich.tullo on Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:20 pm

While technically that seems allowed under the arm brace rules its and artificial weight and attachment to the wrist. 

Take it to Perry and see what the Range officer says I am sure he will be cool about it.....
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