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6 years 32 weeks ago, 8:56 PM

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just got another one

Well i just got a Springfield XD .40. sLIGHTLY USED WITH ALL THE BELLS AND WHISTLES...weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeehoooooooooooooooo..well i just purchased it. Probably in my hands in about 10 days.

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 8:58 PM

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Nice, what color? did you get od and stainless??

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 9:00 PM

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all black

at Buds Gunshop. 399.00 delivered....i had two auctions fall thru and could'nt pass up this deal.Im very happy

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 9:02 PM

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Nice, Congrats, awesome price! Do you have a restiction on how many rounds like Kali does? Show us a pic if it was an auction dammit

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 10:28 PM

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Good Buy ebear

You know I love MY Glocks, but you just bought a great gun! I Had one but it never really fit my hand well, so after a year and a half and 1200 rounds I traded it for a brand new Remington 1187. Post some pics of your first target! Oh yeah, one thing I had to learn with the XD is covering what you're aiming at with the front site.

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 10:31 PM

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thanks shak

you're saying aim high?

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 10:36 PM

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Not really high.....

lets say you're shooting a standard target for a "Bullseye" You would want to cover the ten ring with your front site, not put it on top of the site.

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 10:38 PM

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okee doke

thanks shak, i'll remember that..

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 10:44 PM

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Aiming center mass means putting the top of the sight post in the middle of the target. So on a bullseye, you'd basically cut the circle in half, with the very top of your front sight sitting in the middle. But as the title says, range and ammo make the difference. With the 180 gr bullets poking along at normal velocities, you'll be fine by holding center mass out until about 30 yds or so, then you'll notice some drop. With the lighter loads, like the 165, 155, and the 135s, you're going to have a flatter trajectory, and be able to hold center mass further out. It's the same principle as rifle ballistics, just amplified due to the weight and lack of powder in the handgun rounds.

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 10:47 PM

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now

thats how i usually aim.But ifind that the light thr caliber i tend to drift left...Iknow its probably my hand placement, but im pretty comfortable and stubborn i guess.

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 11:19 PM

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Are you left handed? And when you say lighter calibers, do you mean all guns, or just one? Hand placement doesn't mean much if the sights are lined up.

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 11:36 PM

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im right handed, my usaul calibers that i shoot at the range are 9mm and .45.when i shoot the .22 and .380its seems that i feel my sites are lined up but i tend to start drifting left. i;ll catch myself doing it and stiffen up my left srm snd im back on track.

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 11:38 PM

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do you have on the trigger. Sounds like you're using too much finger

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 11:42 PM

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you know what

i agree...im using just below the first bend from the top.

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 11:46 PM

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Yeah, too much

Use as little as possible. I use a bit more on pistols than I do rifles, because the trigger pull is different, but I still have most of the finger out of the guard so my trigger finger can operate independently of the rest of my hand. A good rule of thumb (no pun intended. Okay, maybe some), is that the centerline of the trigger shouldn't be further back than the back side of your fingernail. This is different with some, but it works for most.

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 11:50 PM

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ok

i'll give it a try....but what does it mean by tightening of the fingers?

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 11:55 PM

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trigger pull

That's why I like my Colt Gold Cup Match 45
It's easy to adjust the trigger pull to
suit you. I have mine set at 3 lbs

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 12:00 AM

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Hell, I don't know

Never dealt with it. I really wish I could explain it. I'd love to give the same fundamentals class I give to my soldiers. I go through the "Universal Shooting Platform" from the ground up. You can use the same stance and body position for any individual weapon system out there. Maybe I'll try to film it this coming week and post it for you guys. I'm sure it'll help someone.

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6 years 32 weeks ago, 12:17 AM

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Runaway

I think that would be appreciated, and would be beneficial.

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