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Gun Mounts?

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by deadeyedukewannabe, May 31, 2008.

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  1. deadeyedukewannabe

    deadeyedukewannabe TS Member

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    Are gun mounts a mandatory, necessary, or recommended habit by most trap shooters?
     
  2. KEYBEAR

    KEYBEAR Active Member

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    I would think it would help . I use a 5# weight year around and can tell a big difference if I don,t .
     
  3. maclellan1911

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    ? do you mean on the line?
     
  4. deadeyedukewannabe

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    I mean, like a daily practice. Some people I know will do 75-100 gun mounts a day. Not on the line, but at home in spare time and such.
     
  5. maclellan1911

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    absolutely, If you go to the gym. Use the cable set up on the floor. with long straight bar works great, hold bar like gun and do some mounts/reps. Also do both sides. Home I do practice mounting my gun, not so much for muscle conditioning, just to get a consistant mount. any work out routine will help. I have found yoga to be one of the best.
     
  6. deadeyedukewannabe

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    Wow, never heard of yoga, but I lift weights all the time. Haven't quite got into the habit of doing gun mounts though...
     
  7. maclellan1911

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    yeah, I was a bit hessitant at 1st. I will tell ya, you think you are strong by lifting weights, yoga especially more advanced work outs will test your overall condition.
     
  8. Old Cowboy

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    I usually mount my gun just before I shoot, seems I can hit 'em better that way than if I just shoot from the hip..........

    John C. Saubak
     
  9. Andy44

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    I do at least 100 a day using a Terry Jordan wall chart. Definitely helps create a smooth swing! AndyH
     
  10. Rollin Oswald

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    Correct shooting form includes correct and consistent gun mounts. A correct form promotes smooth, accurate swings and keeps the head in place on the stock for more accurate shooting.

    To mount your gun consistently requires practice. Even small variations will affect your shooting from one shot to the next.

    Rollin
     
  11. deadeyedukewannabe

    deadeyedukewannabe TS Member

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    Thanks you guys, those posts have been helpful.

    ~deadeyedukewannabe
     
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