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Shot in the 90's for the first time....

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by Colonel Reb, Nov 2, 2008.

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  1. Colonel Reb

    Colonel Reb TS Member

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    2007 target year average was high 70's, 2008 was in the 80's, and yesterday I shot a 91 for my first 2009 match. First round I shot a 23, and the stock Remington 870 trap felt too long as usual. I'd been thinking of shortening the stock. But on the second, third, and fourth rounds the gun just flew into position no problem. It felt like a different gun. I actually thought someone had traded my gun for one that had been shortened when I wasn't looking.

    I'm getting closer to my goal of shooting 100 straight and winning an ATA match with a Remington 870 Classic Trap.
     
  2. The Rock

    The Rock Active Member

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    It is not the gun. Congratulations. YOU got there not the gun.

    Rock

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  3. recurvyarcher

    recurvyarcher Well-Known Member

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    Woohoo, Reb!!!!! Isn't it exciting?!!! Congratulations.
     
  4. Shooting Coach

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    What The Rock said. It is the Indian, not the arrow.

    Watch the Target, Boil the Target!
     
  5. halfmile

    halfmile Well-Known Member

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    It's why we persevere. The day you hit or tie for high handicap lives in your memory.

    This forum is not just for people who break 100 at 27.

    Congratulations on your achievement.

    Been there. Done that. And now I know it will happen again.

    HM
     
  6. ShawnaTX

    ShawnaTX TS Member

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    Congrats!
     
  7. Barrelbulge(Fl)

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    That's all it took. Mentally threatening that gun with a cut down and it started doing the job. Bulge
     
  8. Pull & Mark

    Pull & Mark Well-Known Member

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    Colonel, Congratulations on your first over 90 score. May they find you many more times before the year is out. Break-em all. Jeff
     
  9. BIGDON

    BIGDON Well-Known Member

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    Now just remember and repeat what you did on those targets and you will do it again and again. Good job.

    Don
     
  10. phirel

    phirel TS Member

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    Good job. It is much better to shoot in the 90's for the first time than to shoot in the 90's for the last time.

    Pat Ireland
     
  11. matttrapn

    matttrapn Active Member

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    Colonel, Congrats!!! and many more to ya'.

    Like yourself, this last year was quite a ride for me and my shooting. I work hard to become better. Taking clinics, watching training video's, eye exercises, gun fit, dry-wall chart work, you name it, I might have given it a try. One thing that stays consistant in advice,,, no one is 100% consistant in giving advice with anyone else!!!

    Find the people that you trust the most and abuse them to keep giving you info. I think one thing that makes sense is what Dan Orlich told Phil Kiner in his T&F interview. Everyone is different, find what works for you and build from it.

    Congrats again,

    Matt
     
  12. wireguy

    wireguy TS Member

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    In the 90's? Is the price of shot never going to quit going up?
     
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