Category Archives: IDPA
I built this STI Spartan for the Utah State USPSA Championship raffle. It drew the majority of the tickets, and brought a fair bit of profit to the club (I can’t remember how many we sold). I set this gun … Continue reading
The first stage started with the gun loaded with all mags in a shopping bag on a table, the shooter sitting in a chair. 5 targets faced you with two non-threat targets partially obscuring three of them.
…You start by throwing a frisbee at a very close target (a 3 second penalty is assessed if the frisbee doesn’t hit the target), then draw from concealment, engage all 5 targets with 3 rounds each in “tactical sequence” from near to far.
Today Dad and I focused more on the cool guns at the SHOT show. We started out at the STI booth again, because there’s just so much neat stuff there. I took a closer look at the GI model as … Continue reading
If you have an iPhone, iTouch, or an iPad, you can now enjoy gazing at your favorite pistols as you gad about, or from the comfort of your couch. Explore STI’s entire product line, learn, ogle, and even set wallpapers. … Continue reading
Here’s a novel idea: Take 60 junior shooters between the ages of 10 and 18, give them ammo and instruction from five of the world’s best shooters. That’s exactly what happened on October 29th, 30th and 31st, at the USAMU/MGM … Continue reading
This means that some 1911 parts will not fit Para Ordnance high capacity pistols, specifically triggers, magazine catches, and Safeties The traditional 1911 has two safeties, a grip safety and a thumb safety (on the Para this safety is ambidextrous).
…A normal full-length guide rod requires a bent paper clip be inserted into a hole in the rod to disassemble. Top: One-piece Tungsten guide rod and plug held together by a paper clip Bottom:DP tool-less guide rod After a bit of shooting, the factory sear wore out and had to be replaced with an EGW sear and a Koenig Low-mass hammer.
Ok, I’m kinda angry at Gaston Glock right now. Why? I just loaded 400 rounds of .40. And out of that 400 rounds, 250(!!) failed the case gauge! This is from a batch of brass we got pre-polished from a … Continue reading
I found this awesome video on YouTube. Kudos to whoever made it, It looks like it was hard.
I shot my first match with the GP6-C on Saturday. Nothing fancy, just a local IDPA match down in Las Vegas. The gun ran great, no problems. I’m still getting used to the first DA trigger pull, which slowed me … Continue reading
If you are a serious USPSA/IDPA shooter, you’ve doubtlessly heard of the company STI international, manufacturers of the finest competition 1911 pistols in the world. In fact, you might even have one of their 2011 double stack 1911s that you … Continue reading
Here are a few shots my Dad took of me shooting in the Las Vegas IDPA match in January.