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It’s Not the Gun, It’s the Shooter

When talking to people about getting into competitive shooting, a common thing I hear it’s that they need to go buy a new gun before they get started. In a vast majority of cases though, they currently have a gun and gear that’s more than good enough to start. Case in point: The Wake County Action Pistol Matches Last Monday we shot the exact same stages that we shot on Wednesday. I shot Monday with …

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WCFETC Action Matches Cancelled

I’m a sad panda this morning. Last night those of us who shoot the WCFETC Action matches received word that the matches are cancelled going forward. I’m sorry to hear it, as these Monday night shooting matches were some of my favorite shooting matches around. I want to publicly thank Joel Pendergraft for running the matches over the past few years. I know he put in a lot of work and did it because he …

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Shooting is NOT Like Riding a Bike

I don’t care what anybody says, if you don’t shoot for an extended period of time, you get sloppy. Shooting is NOT like riding a bike. If you don’t practice, your skills will degrade. This became apparent on Monday when I shot the monthly Action Rifle match at the WCFETC. It was the first time I’d shot a rifle in 3 months, and even longer since I’d shot this particular lower receiver/trigger. On the first …

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Wake Co. PPC Match Video

Ben sent me this link of him shooting the Wake Co. PPC match last week. Nice camera work with two cameras. Should give you a good idea what PPC is all about!

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Wake Co. Action Pistol 5-21-12

Great match last night with a lot of new shooters, and a lot of very good shooters as well. These matches are a really good time, and there is a big group of us that usually finish near the top that always show up, trash talk with each other, and have a fun night. I ended up in second place, with the spread of scores between 2nd, 3ed and 4th being very, very close: 17.69, …

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