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Post by tg59ww on 6/25/2017, 10:01 pm

Shot my first 1800 match at the South Texas Marksmanship Training Center in San Antonio yesterday, ended up shooting a 1472-20 which i'm happy with. I shot my ruger mark 3 with volquartsen accurizing kit, which i put in after taking the advice from this forum. My centerfire/45 gun is a springfield range officer worked on by Dave Salyer, which i absolutely love. Both guns were iron sights only, haven't invested in a red dot yet but that may be on the horizon. The guys i shot with were great, really friendly and had a lot of knowledge. Really great experience all together, i'm really excited to pursue this. I've shot IDPA and USPSA casually for a couple years but this is by far the most enjoyable pistol shooting i've ever done. Looking forward to the next one!




25 yard reduced slow fire, all in the black.


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Post by JayhawkNavy02 on 6/25/2017, 10:47 pm

All in the black in your first match is phenomenal.
You'll be distinguished soon!
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Post by Magload on 6/26/2017, 8:03 am

Great shooting I would love to shoot a target that good.  Don
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Post by BE Mike on 6/26/2017, 8:45 am

Very nice for your first match! I have fond memories of shooting bullseye at Ft. Sam and Camp Bullis. I always felt very welcome at the matches and made a lot of friends. Keep at it.
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