Tag Archives: USPSA
Got back from Vegas from Nationals on Sunday. Short summary: Fun but hard stages with lots of tight shots, Our squadmates were great guys and great shooters, and the RO’s were friendly. Long: Stages were thick with No-shoots, hard cover … Continue reading
The Cedar City USPSA club put on an all classifier match today. With Nationals coming up I thought it’d be a good warmup for Dad and I. I feel warmed up now… I shot two MASTER classifiers and 3 of … 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.
On October 8th Dad and I will drive down to Las Vegas (only 2 hours south of St. George) for the 2010 Smith and Wesson USPSA Back-to-Back Handgun Nationals. ”Back-to-Back” means that this year’s Nationals is actually two matches in … Continue reading
Arrived in the mail today. I saved up and bought my Dad an airsoft replica of his STI 2011 Limited gun for his birthday. He’ll be doing his airsoft training in the backyard of our rental home or his office … Continue reading
In part two of a series of blog posts I’m doing about the guns of USPSA, IDPA, and Multi-Gun (USPSA with rifle, pistol, and shotgun) competition, I’ll show you more of the “limited” class raceguns of USPSA. In the next … Continue reading
This is the first of a series of posts I’ll do to look more at the guns of the practical shooting sports. In this post I’ll focus on the structure of USPSA and then write about the guns in the … Continue reading
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.
The splint finally came off yesterday, after being incarcerated for 3 weeks. So earlier today I shot a match up in Cedar City. Results haven’t been posted yet, but I’m sure I took second, the winner being Jeff Bailey. I … Continue reading
In June Dad and I are going to the USPSA Area 1 championship. We’re both shooting Limited and will be camping at the range. We’re going to show up early to attend the NROI Range Officer seminar the week before, … Continue reading
Just got back from Colorado and the Rocky Mountain 300, probably the BEST USPSA style match I’ve ever shot. The match has a normal round count of about 300 rounds. What’s unique about this match is the stages. There are … Continue reading
Today I installed some Arredondo basepads onto Lou’s Glock. These basepads add 5 rounds to the 15 round .40 factory Glock magazine. That’s 21 (20+1 in the chamber) rounds of .40 S&W firepower! The longer baseplate also makes the mag … Continue reading
Lou Miles, a new USPSA shooter, dropped off a new Glock 35 for me to do some work on. Lou hasn’t been out to any of the matches yet, but he’s decided to jump into the sport headfirst by having … 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
Yesterday I traded with one of the shooters in the SUpistol club, Deputy Sheriff Jeff Bailey, for a “Production Ready” XD tactical in 9mm. After shooting it in a practice session all I can say is “wow”. Before I jump … Continue reading
Here are some videos from the 2010 Double Tap Championship, as well as one from my last mach in Vegas. “Stone Bowling” at the Double Tap. See that white stuff on the berm? That’s snow. In Texas. Another stage from … Continue reading
Last week, after the Double Tap Championship, my dad, grandpa and I went on a tour of the STI International Factory, where the awesome pistols they make go from being bricks of steel into, well, THIS: STI TruBor GrandMaster I … Continue reading
Well, sorry about the slow posting, but I have been on the road through the Southwest making tracks to and from the 2010 Double Tap Championship in Wichita Falls, Texas. The smoke has cleared and I would like to report … Continue reading
If you own one of these….. You need this!!! How many shooters that read this blog own a Glock pistol? How many of you actually know how to completely disassemble it? Until earlier today I didn’t. Today I … Continue reading