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Post by Tim:H11 Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:30 am

Not Bullseye related but does anyone here shoot PPC and if so where can I find a list of matches/tournaments near me? Thanks
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Post by james r chapman Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:06 am

Closest I could find 
https://lecompetitions.nra.org/police-pistol-combat/find-an-event/
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Post by rkittine Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:46 am

What is PPC? I shoot 100/200 Yard Benchrest with a 6PPC rifle.

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Post by Jon Eulette Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:07 am

Police Pistol Combat. Many courses of fire, but typically 7-50 yds with both revolver and pistol. Drawn from holster with reload. Typically police ONLY match. Civilian matches are nearly impossible to find. They’re snooty and don’t like outsiders, even to the point of making it hard for Army Military Police to compete.
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Post by zanemoseley Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:17 am

Can I show up with a tub of popcorn the first time Jason shoots to see the cops reaction when he destroys them lol.

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Post by james r chapman Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:01 am

What Jon said.
But, some states like Michigan have opened up to civilian included matches.
NRA hasn’t seen the light yet.
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Post by rkittine Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:03 am

Isn't there a range in Las Vegas that offers this?

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Post by john bickar Sat Jun 13, 2020 3:33 pm

Many years ago, Canton McKinley used to hold a large PPC Regional. I would guess the last time was 35+ years ago. I don't know what happened to that match.
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Post by Tim:H11 Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:46 pm

Thanks all, I got in touch with someone that operates a small league here and still holds matches. It’s a small league, maybe 12 people still practicing this sport, but it’s a place to start and gives me something to play with.
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Post by bpettet Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:45 pm

Jon Eulette wrote:They’re snooty and don’t like outsiders, even to the point of making it hard for Army Military Police to compete.
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I've never understood that way of thinking.  There are too many shooting disciplines like that.

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Post by james r chapman Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:20 am

john bickar wrote:Many years ago, Canton McKinley used to hold a large PPC Regional. I would guess the last time was 35+ years ago. I don't know what happened to that match.

And creative trophy’s too!


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Post by Tim:H11 Sun Jun 14, 2020 4:37 pm

Met the president of the local league today. He let me shoot his ammunition since I didn't have any PPC type ammo loaded. I shot my gun... Yes I bought a PPC Revolver. Yikes! I don't have my own rig yet so I shot using his belt and such. It was a great introduction and he was a super nice guy. I didn't do half bad. I'm looking forward to toying with the new hobby.
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Post by john bickar Sun Jun 14, 2020 4:57 pm

james r chapman wrote:
john bickar wrote:Many years ago, Canton McKinley used to hold a large PPC Regional. I would guess the last time was 35+ years ago. I don't know what happened to that match.

And creative trophies too!

They had those for bullseye too BITD. Those were before my time, and I'm not sure if I kept any of my dad's, but we sure had an "us wall" in the basement in the 1980s and 1990s that was chock full of similar-looking plaques. He acquired more than a few, and my mom did too.
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Post by Lefty Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:12 pm

Given what little I have observed from the cops that practice in our club, the rules might specify something like "you must empty your magazine" and "if one shot hits the target you get a point."

Boy, am I asking for trouble...

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Post by 9146gt Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:03 pm

PPC is now an approved course of fire in NRA Action Pistol (Bianchi Cup) so civilians  can shoot it.

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Post by james r chapman Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:59 pm

9146gt wrote:PPC is now an approved course of fire in NRA Action Pistol (Bianchi Cup) so civilians  can shoot it.

Tom
Yes, it is the civilian 1500, under action pistol.
NRA PPC is still LEO only

https://competitions.nra.org/documents/pdf/compete/rules/rul_action_pistol_12.pdf
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Post by Jeff Porter Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:57 am

I used to shoot a lot of PPC in central Illinois. Loved it with a Kilhoffer tuned 686 and Star 148 HBWC and 2.2 of WST.  If it wasn't an X - it was you...   Gilman had monthly matches.  ISP at Pontiac would do a charity shoot for Special Olympics  and quite a few clubs would run them without turning targets.  Sadly, I don't hear much about them anymore.

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Post by tray999 Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:14 am

I shot PPC for 12 years and attained master ranking.   Had a great time shooting against all the other teams and shot in the World Police games a couple of times.   I kick myself for selling my PPC gun......
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Post by Dcforman Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:27 pm

Whoa. 2.2 WST? How accurate was that at 50 yards? Just curious.

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Post by james r chapman Sat Jun 20, 2020 7:04 pm

Dcforman wrote:Whoa. 2.2 WST? How accurate was that at 50 yards? Just curious.

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guys use that indoors in Michigan. We score it as a miss if it doesn't punch thru the paper.  lol!
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Post by Jeff Porter Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:27 pm

Dcforman wrote:Whoa. 2.2 WST? How accurate was that at 50 yards? Just curious.

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I would bump it up to 2.7 for the 50 yard line.  High X cleans are standard from the prone with it.

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Post by 9146gt Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:21 pm

james r chapman wrote:
Dcforman wrote:Whoa. 2.2 WST? How accurate was that at 50 yards? Just curious.

Dave
guys use that indoors in Michigan. We score it as a miss if it doesn't punch thru the paper.  lol!
You must have shot with Bruce Burton tongue Projectile must pass thru the target and backer.

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Post by james r chapman Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:35 pm

9146gt wrote:
james r chapman wrote:
Dcforman wrote:Whoa. 2.2 WST? How accurate was that at 50 yards? Just curious.

Dave
guys use that indoors in Michigan. We score it as a miss if it doesn't punch thru the paper.  lol!
You must have shot with Bruce Burton tongue Projectile must pass thru the target and backer.

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