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"Big Dogs" and Release Triggers

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by JGS, May 6, 2013.

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  1. JGS

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    A local shooters says all the "Big Dogs" use release triggers. I found that surprising. Does anyone know what type triggers the best known shooters use? Thanks.
     
  2. southjblue

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    Krieghoff and Allem's---Can't go wrong----SJB
     
  3. JGS

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    I'm sorry I wasn't clear with my question. I am just curious if they use pull or release triggers. I'm not interested in who made their triggers.
     
  4. Two Dogs

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    Not all the big dogs use release triggers...
     
  5. Oregunner

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    Daro Handy shoots a release in his 1100. He has also shot probably a million targets and told me he would have stopped shooting years ago without going to the release. Mark
     
  6. JGS

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    I mean guys like Leo, Phil Kiner, Ray Stafford, Nora, Harlan, Kay, etc. In other words, the best of the best. Thanks.
     
  7. Avaldes

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    Bonillas = pull trigger. Pretty sure Leo = pull trigger also.

    Kim Rhode = pull trigger :)
     
  8. Charlie Becknell

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    Randy and Nora Ross are pull trigger shooters. I believe Mitchell Loveless shoots a pull.

    I am just a puppy that can't shoot, I use a release.
     
  9. Hap MecTweaks

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    Bob Munson uses a pull, Jimmy Heller too.

    I spoke with Jimmy after he'd changed P models from his old stand-by, MX-3 to another MX gun. He told me he could never get the pulls right on those triggers and went back to his MX-3.

    Hap
     
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    Leo shoots pull but has a McCarthy stock...
     
  11. bigben

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    ""Pat Mcarthy also uses pull triggers, there are many many "big dogs" that shoot pulls, your local shooters don't really know the truth, if they did, they would never make such a statement! incinerate em!
     
  12. W.P.T.

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    Take your frustrations out on the gun, that must of been the cause for the missed target ... Sometimes people forget that this is a game, I guess when your shooting for all of the marbles, the game is over and serious begins putting ones gun at risk ... WPT ... (YAC) ...
     
  13. southjblue

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    Kay shoots release---He told me once---What's left???SJB
     
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    Frank Little once told me he wouldn't advise a release to anyone unless they developed a flinch so bad that they absolutely had to. ed nichols
     
  15. Dr.Longshot

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    Roger Smith was a shooter us old farts remember shot a Model 12 incenerated targets he did not just break them.

    He also did some cleanups at Camp Troy during the Grand.

    Nice to see you on here Roger.

    I think he means Thoroughobreds, did not spell that right.

    Gary Bryant
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  16. wolfram

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    The 'big dogs' use what works for them. If they need a relaese trigger that is what they use.
     
  17. BigM-Perazzi

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    Roger Smith doesn't know DR. Longshot! !!

    OH, MY!
     
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    Let's see now; Kim Rhode, Low gun int'l skeet gold medalist, very fast targets
    That could be very exciting with a release trigger!!! Probably not allowed
     
  19. chuckoa

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    This was in the 70's in case someone wants to see Roger Smith and the boss with Forrest Woods ATA president.

    Chuck Delaney
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    Roger is a tall rascal, 7' tall? That sure is a large trophy she won. Scott
     
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