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View Poll Results: What shooting sports do you enjoy and participate in?
3-Gun 5 10.20%
Cowboy Action Shooting 2 4.08%
IDPA 20 40.82%
Rimfire 6 12.24%
Skeet & Clay 4 8.16%
Steel Challege 8 16.33%
IPSC & USPSA 16 32.65%
Other 20 40.82%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 49. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-21-2014, 04:43 PM   #21
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Are there a lot of revolver shooters in USPSA at all, let alone serious ones? ...

I rarely see people shoot revolver in USPSA, a couple of people in IL that I shot with did it, and now that I'm in Texas, I see barely any. Production was the hot item in Illinois, but here in Texas, I think I've seen almost as many Limited competitors as I do Production. More open here as well.

I'm looking at 3-Gun as well, and just bought an AR, but still need to get a shotgun, and I'm not in a huge rush. From a cost point of view, it's definitely one of the more daunting gun games. Good shooters will always do well I realize, but I got more into USPSA (and got better) when I invested into some purpose built guns. For 3-Gun, I'm not looking to break the bank, but I am looking, and willing to invest a little more for things I like, and can improve down the road, but still let me have fun to start.
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Old 01-26-2015, 11:06 AM   #22
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I voted in this poll but apparently never posted a reply. I have been shooting IDPA for about a year. Haven't tried any others, but I think Bullseye would be a good complement.

IDPA is great fun. Besides fun, it is good training to put yourself in situations where someone can judge your movements and catch un-safe practices you may have picked up. It is tempting to get gear to win matches instead of your normal carry gear. I now have a CZ 75BD with plain black rear and fiber optic front sights. You can't beat those for outdoor shooting. I try to use my true carry gun as well.
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Old 02-13-2015, 12:38 PM   #23
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I've been shooting Pins for the last couple of years, friendly competition at a local range, about 6-10 folks, once a week. New range in my home town a couple of times a week. I mix up .22 pistol and rifle, handgun action target, and a bit bullseye thrown in. I picked up a PPX last fall (got the promo package too). I'm liking it a bit better for these outings but haven't forgot my Sig P-220 and S&W Service Revolver. I use them too. I reload to keep costs reasonable.
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