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Posted: 4/2/2006 6:12:19 PM EDT
Shot my first USPSA/IPSC match at my local range yesterday. It was one of those things I've always wanted to. My son has been doing it for over a year so it was my turn to give it a go.

I used my trusty old 1911 and some 10rnd Wilson mags. I was shooting limited 10 class. I borrowed a belt and holster from a buddy until I get my own rig.

Since i'm new to the sport I was still kinda slow. Out of four stages I had two that were pretty
good and two that kinda sucked. But it's all good and I'm sure I'll get better.

I strongly recomend you try it. Most of us already have a pistol that could be used to shoot a match. Throw some gear together and give it a go!

For info try www.uspsa.org If that's not right I'm sure someone here will know the right web addr.

Shoot safe,

Flyer
Link Posted: 4/2/2006 6:25:37 PM EDT
I had a much higher opinion of my skills before I started to shoot competitively. It can make you humble. At this point I shoot ICORE and steel. I'll probably get to my first IPSC match this summer. Congrats on taking the plunge!
Link Posted: 4/2/2006 8:20:49 PM EDT
Nothing better to tune up your skills than competition.

Due to the single stack 1911, I'm reloading all the time.

My main goal is to just become a better shooter with my CHL gun and to have fun.

Cheers,

Flyer
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