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Old 06-02-2017, 09:40 PM
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Texas CCW test.
20@3
20@7
10@15

All I got for now. Mamas first then mine. I should mention, with a std Shield 9mm.

Will Run-with-Rastoff next time out to the range
Nicely done. As I score it that's a perfect score on the Texas CHL test. Here's my rendition of that test:

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OK, boys and girls, I'm back. I tried again and this is the result -- first 20 rounds through the gun today.

I don't think it would be possible to come any closer and still not make it. But, the target doesn't lie.

Not giving up,
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Old 06-24-2017, 11:38 PM
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Looks like my best. Excellent shooting!!!

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Old 06-25-2017, 11:38 AM
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That's close Whisper. I'd have to see that target in person to judge that top right hole. Still, that would have got you a free class had you done it in my CCW class.
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That's close Whisper. I'd have to see that target in person to judge that top right hole.
It touches the line. I had to put on my reading glasses to be sure, but it's not a clean target. I'll get there, though.

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Old 06-25-2017, 12:19 PM
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It touches the line. I had to put on my reading glasses to be sure, but it's not a clean target. I'll get there, though.

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Yeah, by the letter of the law it's not a successful attempt.

Did another class yesterday and no one even came close. So far, out of 131 live students, only two have come close, but no one has succeeded. I would have given you that one.
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Old 06-25-2017, 12:38 PM
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I am now contemplating the smallest gun that I can accomplish this with. I wonder if I could pull it off with a mini revolver. That would be quite a focusing of will.
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Old 06-25-2017, 12:42 PM
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Doing it with any revolver in DA is increasing the difficulty. Using one with a tiny grip is that much more challenging.

Go for it.
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Well Mr. Rastoff, I learned what my limitations are today. I'm a big believer in archer and not the arrow, no matter the size of the arrow. Well this little guy is an absolute pleasure to shoot. I believe that there is a good chance for accuracy despite the tiny sight radius. This was the first time I have fired it in about six months cold with no shooting other than the 20 shots. Bone stock using CCI short CB. 4@3yds 6@5yds 6@7yds 4@10yds. I believe I got them on all on paper, but these are old targets and it was hard to tell with the tearing.

First pic is the three yard group. Second pic is the final grouping.
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Old 08-27-2017, 08:38 AM
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I'm back again, this time with my new FN 509. I shot the challenge with it today -- my first rounds through the new gun.

Neither the trigger nor the sights in the 509 are as good as the Apex and Dawson parts in the M&P that I shoot most often, but this first outing suggests that perhaps the 509 and I might develop a beautiful friendship.

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Old 08-28-2017, 12:56 AM
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Nice shooting Whisper. It does indeed look like you and this pistol will have a long and rewarding relationship.
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What are the dimensions of the orange spot? Can I use a 3x5 notecard or is that too big? 1" stickers work too.
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Old 09-05-2017, 11:58 PM
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What are the dimensions of the orange spot? Can I use a 3x5 notecard or is that too big? 1" stickers work too.
The goal is to put them all inside a 2"x 3".
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I've posted a .pdf of a target you can print, but here it is again. It looks bad in the thumbnail, but it's right.

You can print it once and then measure yourself, but 2"x3" is sufficient to do the challenge.
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My last qualification target.
25 yards:
2 rounds kneeling using barricade for cover and support - strong side (5 secs) standing start from the holster.
2 rounds kneeling using barricade for cover and support - support side (5 secs) low ready
2 rounds kneeling using barricade for cover only - strong side (5 secs) low ready
15 yards:
1 round standing and 1 round kneeling - (6 secs) low ready
7 yards:
4 rounds standing - (4 secs) from the holster
5 yards:
3 rounds to the torso and 1 round to the head standing - (4 secs) from the holster
3 yards:
3 rounds standing and 3 rounds support hand only standing - (2.5 secs) from the holster
1 yard:
3 rounds standing one hand only support hand on collar close quarters position - (2.5 secs) from the holster

Shot with my duty weapon (4 inch S&W Model 686-6) with 125 gr SJHP Remington .357 Magnum duty ammunition.

I'll try your challenge with my off duty guns when I get the chance.


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3 rounds standing and 3 rounds support hand only standing - (2.5 secs) from the holster
During this iteration, do you have to present from the holster with your support hand?
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Nope. You transition from two hands to the support hand only.


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Got a new pistol and took this challenge with the first 20 shots ever. It's a CZ 75 Cold War Edition. Might be a stretch to say it will be a carry or home defense gun, but with 16+1 of 9mm (and 20 rounders available) I could do worse. Aced the challenge with about a 1 5/8" group. Didn't cheat either--I took all the first shots of a string double action.

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Yep. That gun? I believe ya.

Nice piece
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Old 10-12-2017, 11:21 PM
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shakyshoot, you continue to impress.

Please PM me your address. I have something for you.
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Rastoff, he impresses me also. A fellow that can shoot that well and have the gall to have a forum name like "shakyshot." :-)

Have a blessed day,

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Me again.

I've probably shot this challenge 20 times since December. On a good day I would have one or two misses. (On a bad day, well...let's talk about something else.)

I have shot the M&P 9 since 2006, upgrading it along the way with Dawson/Warren sights, an Apex sear, and finally an Apex barrel. I've occasionally used other guns in the challenge, including the Shield and most recently an FN 509. But I kept coming back to the M&P 9 since it's been my most consistent performer and I have many thousands of rounds through it. I know this gun pretty well.

Yesterday I went out and tested my new HK VP9. It's absolutely box stock.

More testing is needed, but there may be a change of allegiance in the works. This heater seems to suit me.

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Oooohhhh, I'm calling that good! Welcome to a very small club.

Yes, H&K makes a fine gun and the VP9 is a good one.
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