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7 years 37 weeks ago, 11:23 AM

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At the range yesterday, shooting my M4, I tries something I saw on one of the guns shows on one of the outdoor channels. The show portrayed a member of the US Army Marksmanship Unit doing it with a pistol, but I wanted to try it with a rifle. What a wake-up call. The drill consists of nothing more than moving in a square while firing. For my purposes, I fired five rounds on each leg of the square. That made five rounds moving forward, backward, and laterally left and right. The closest leg to the target was only about ten meters away, and the rear leg was probably about 15-20 meters. The distance from the target is based on your most likely scenarios, and my rifle is used for home defense. All rounds hit the IDPA-style target, but the dispersion was definitely not in accordance with "cool-guy operator standards". I will be posting more training ideas for the betterment of all. Hopefully some of you will use them and become more proficient. I know I need more work after yesterday.

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7 years 37 weeks ago, 11:24 AM

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to bring attention to a new topic. Did it work?

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7 years 37 weeks ago, 11:29 AM

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it cocked my head a little to the right. lol
sounds like a good drill

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7 years 37 weeks ago, 11:29 AM

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got my attention

runaway-

you couldn't get two to the chest one to the head while hoping laterally with one hand while blind folded? you suck! just give it up.

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7 years 37 weeks ago, 11:51 AM

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Pics or gtfo?

Lets see some range pics or gtfo?

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7 years 37 weeks ago, 3:57 PM

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Gtfo?

I don't know what that means.

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7 years 37 weeks ago, 4:00 PM

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gtfo

get the F out?

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7 years 37 weeks ago, 4:01 PM

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But not much on here does

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7 years 37 weeks ago, 4:03 PM

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lol

how about."got two fucking otters"

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7 years 37 weeks ago, 4:15 PM

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runawaygun762,
I like your ideas for training. I will try this "box shoot" out.

thanks for sharing

clint

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7 years 37 weeks ago, 4:24 PM

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GTFO

Get Two Freaky Oarsmen?

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7 years 37 weeks ago, 5:52 PM

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I just wanted to see the range results.... you know you take a photographing device... after your training session you take pictures of the individual targets you shot at.

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7 years 37 weeks ago, 6:13 PM

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Try shooting double taps at 3"x5" index cards with a pistol or rifle to help your training.

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