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Stuck on the 21-yard line?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Husky44, May 31, 2011.

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  1. Husky44

    Husky44 Active Member

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    Fun times for sure..
     
  2. Shawn

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    Wow "shooting league, non-registered shoots from the 25-27 yard line I shoot 98-100 consistently"

    You should request a move to the 25 yard line and then get to some of the bigger shoots and start making money.

    Anything over a 95% average from the 27 yard line is exceptional.

    Make sure you get to Sparta this year you would have a real chance at the 100k.

    Shawn
     
  3. Avaldes

    Avaldes Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like you need to concentrate on your 21 yard shooting in practice. While you are developing good skills shooting the different disciplines, if you want to make it further back, you need to practice that event. Perhaps if you only shot 21 yard handicap for a couple weeks? Just a thought.
     
  4. Trapboy1957

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    If true... Its gun hold and gun movement speed.Jr
     
  5. Hivoltfl

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    Shoot them 21 yard targets just like you do 16 yard tagets, very little difference.


    Rick
     
  6. GoldEx

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    I have to agree with ShawnMcNeil. You need to request, no, INSIST to be put on the 25 today! With your 98 average and all, you'll be on the 27 in no time and those pesky 21 yard birds will be a thing of the past.

    JK
     
  7. stokinpls

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    What choke are using? Turkey? XX-Full?
     
  8. Bucko43

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    Husky,

    I was stuck at the 22 1/2 yard line for 2 1/2 years. And it took me 1 1/2 years to get there. I got really close to getting a punch so many times hitting 94's and 95's, but never a 96. I understand your frustration. But don't get discouraged because it doesn't happen when you want it to.

    If you relax and go out and shoot to enjoy shooting, it will happen. I found that when I went out to the line with the idea in mind that I was going to beat these stinkin' targets to death, something would always happen and I would get more frustrated.

    One thing you might try is to focus on something small on the ground in front of you and don't take your eyes off of it until it's your turn to shoot. I find that my mind starts wandering in between shots, and that's when I miss.

    Good luck and don't give up.

    Kevin
     
  9. 1oldtimer

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    You are putting too much pressure on yourself. Try shooting registered playing no money options. One less thing to clutter your mind. It sounds like your known ability on long yardage could possibly earn you yardage. Request it. This should help relieve your pressure. Clyde
     
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    Sounds like you`re ready for the Grand. If you don`t have the required targets for handicap you will be placed on the 25 yard line. Go, shoot well and you will no longer be on the 21 yard line. Problem Solved....


    Sportalluring
     
  12. Barry C. Roach

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    No shame in shooting bad at short yardage and with excellence at the 27. Look in the T&F Average book and you'll see that about .01% or less can average in the "high ninety % from the 27. You're a very rare bird and I'll forward this info to the CHC for you - if you like. OK?
     
  13. Crickets

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    know how you feel. i moved up to A class in the 1st year, but can never get over 95 from the 20yrd line, and when I'm the high score there isn't enough people shooting to move up. Next year I will only shoot caps.
     
  14. grntitan

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    If ...... "from the 25-27 yard line I shoot 98-100 consistently" ....

    I agree with User 1 here. Perhaps you could teach some of the All Americans something.

    Leo Harrison III~~~~~~~95.10% from the 27

    Harlan Campbell Jr~~~~~~~94.31% from the 27

    Ray Stafford~~~~~~~~93.87% from the 27


    Just say'n............................................
     
  15. Tron

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    This makes no_sense_what_so_ever. I'd like to observe this phenomenon for myself.
     
  16. Twinbirds

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    I think you are over exaggerating your success at the 27. Shoot practice at your yardage, don't worry the punches will come. keep your focus on breaking birds, not how many, break them all -they are paid for!
     
  17. GoldEx

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    Maybe he averages 98 out of 200?

    JK
     
  18. showdawg

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    Are you a one eye shooter? are you using 1 oz loads? do you stack the beads or not? where is your hold point on the house? do you use full choke? by the way what Kind of gun do you shoot?? Any of these things could be your problem ........... Not Really, sounds like you need to "bear down" on the 21 and get yourself a punch or two.
     
  19. Barry C. Roach

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    Where'd he go?
     
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    Barry--Would you not hide too? :D
     
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