Range report

Discussion in 'Ruger Revolver Forums' started by Tommycourt, Nov 8, 2015.

  1. Tommycourt

    Tommycourt Tommycourt

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    I didn't get a chance to go to the range last week as the flu bug bit me hard.
    Today I went and tried a different target, one that I could see easier. I shot a hundred rounds at the man silhouette and then I used the .22 targets they had. Some guy had shot 4 of the 6 circles so I thought I would try it to see how I would do at 25'. I only had 10 rounds left so I decided to give it a try. I managed to shot all 10 rounds within a 2" circle which is darn good for me. Prior to this I had to put some white out on my front sight of my SR1911 LW as the dot was getting hard to see. I placed the sight just at the top of the little red circle which only measures 1/2", 9 ring is 1" and the 8 ring is 2". I kept all 10 rounds in the 10 and 9 ring except for 2 which barely grazed the outside of the 8 ring. I can say I am really happy with these results but I don't think that I can do it again. It's just one of those days when you are on, you're on. Today was my lucky day! I was using 230grn. Berry RN with Titegroup powder and COAL was 1.255. Wish I could shoot like that all the time.

    Tommy
     
  2. VThillman

    VThillman Active Member

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    Glad you are back in action.
     

  3. phideaux

    phideaux Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Good shootin Tommy,

    We all wish we could do that everytime we go out.



    Jim
     
  4. buster40c

    buster40c Well-Known Member

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    Nice shooting for sure and it seems your reports are improving. An improved trigger action makes a good improvement by what your results have shown.
    I just had a 24 hour bug myself luckily I was able to sweat the fever out after taking a few ibuprofen and staying in bed practically full 24 hours.
     
  5. MagBlackhawk

    MagBlackhawk Patriot

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    Glad you're back in the saddle Tommy.
    Was wondering what happened to the range report last week.
    Sounds like you're making some good hits. Way to go.

    So is there a .45 ACP revolver range report coming up in the near future ......... ;)
     
  6. jstanfield103

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    That is excellent shooting and a great day on the range. Steady hands and trigger control. Congratulations.