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I did it! ...2 things

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by DaveXT, May 12, 2011.

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  1. DaveXT

    DaveXT Member

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    Not long ago I posted about my urge for a KX-5. I purchased one of the few remaining new ones out there. On my second day of shooting it, I posted my first ever 25 straight. At shot 23 I had to really work hard to manage my heart rate. My next round started out with a 24 at 16yds followed by a 20 at 22yds. So much for the screen name. I have been shooting for 7 months now.

    Dave


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  2. JACK

    JACK Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    Dave. The "FORCE" is with you. Nice thing about that purchase is the gun will take you as far as your ability allows. Maybe even stretch your natural ability. Shoot singles as often as you can, shoot handicap as the opportunity presents itself. Shoot 300 targets a week and you will be a "class A" shooter in no time at all.

    Don't switch guns. Stick with the KX5 and resist the inclination to alter the gun. Adding contraptions, drilling holes, tweaking the gun will not improve your scores as a rule. But if you are shooting 20s already, likely it fits well enough to continue on as is
     
  3. BIGDON

    BIGDON Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations you are on your way. I enjoyed mine for many years and it took me all the way to the 27.

    Don
     
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    timb99 Well-Known Member

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    Never forget. That new gun didn't shoot that 25-straight. You did.

    But the converse is true too.

    When you miss, it was you, not the gun.

    Good luck, and keep it up.

    Like MIA said, practice. Oh, and take a clinic if one comes your way. They can be very valuable.
     
  5. JACK

    JACK Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    Tim is right on the "clinic". I second that.
     
  6. st8shuter

    st8shuter TS Member

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    get a wall chart, no one ever won the Mr. olympia by working out once or twice a week, you have to tie your eyes to the gun. i went from c sgls to AA in a month or two using the chart.
     
  7. GrandpasArms

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    Speaking of wall chart - which do you prefer?

    Larry
     
  8. Barrelbulge(Fl)

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    Nice going, Congrats, you did good. Looks like a change to KXDave is approproate. Bulge.
     
  9. st8shuter

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    i have the bigun
     
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