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Beginners guide to shooting comps

Discussion in 'Competitive Shooting' started by Outdoorxj, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. Outdoorxj

    Outdoorxj Wilsonville Active Member

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    Under the beginner's guide, it shows varies shooting comps and gives an idea of what they are. Thought it might help someone else out!
    Ruger Videos
     
  2. tacticalgunner

    tacticalgunner Wilsonville The Man, The Myth, The Legend Bronze Supporter

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    Do,you shoot comps?
     
  3. Outdoorxj

    Outdoorxj Wilsonville Active Member

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    Not sure who your talking to but I am just starting out/ learning.
     
  4. tacticalgunner

    tacticalgunner Wilsonville The Man, The Myth, The Legend Bronze Supporter

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    Since your the only one thats in this thread besides me, yes, I am talking to you, lol, just razing you. Where do you shoot, and where are you located in wilsonville
     
  5. Outdoorxj

    Outdoorxj Wilsonville Active Member

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    I'll drive up to either goat mountain or up River in Molalla. I like Browns camp too. So I guess everywhere, I'm thinking of joining douglas ridge gun Club. Well I know I am, its just more convenient.
    I live by the high school. How about you
     
  6. tacticalgunner

    tacticalgunner Wilsonville The Man, The Myth, The Legend Bronze Supporter

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    Currently in Villebois, but we are selling our house in a couple months, so we are looking at meadows and some other places.
     
  7. Outdoorxj

    Outdoorxj Wilsonville Active Member

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    Thats a nice area, my family lives over there.
    Where do you like to shoot?
     
  8. tacticalgunner

    tacticalgunner Wilsonville The Man, The Myth, The Legend Bronze Supporter

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    I am a tri county member, i been there since i moved here in 2008.
     
  9. Outdoorxj

    Outdoorxj Wilsonville Active Member

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    How is that club. I heard they have a long wait?
     
  10. tacticalgunner

    tacticalgunner Wilsonville The Man, The Myth, The Legend Bronze Supporter

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    they do, it boomed in 2012 after sandy hook when all the folks bought guns in the panic
     
  11. DK47

    DK47 Beaverton, OR Member

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    I thought they stopped holding matches there because of the berm rule?
     
  12. RicInOR

    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    @DK47 - if you mean are there action matches at Tri County - the answer is yes.

    One specific sport is no longer there, due to "local range rules"

    But, there are other, similar disciplines.
     
  13. FAST ED

    FAST ED Milwaukie OR. Member

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    DRRC is a good choice. I have been a member 2+ years and wont shoot in the sticks again. Its a lot more fun when everyone is on the same safety page. Good folks. No waiting, Indoor range you can shoot .22 to .50ae at 5yds to 50ft. I have gone out on a week day and had a range all to my self too many times to count. You can bring your own steel too. There is a dynamic/tactical range for your pistol/shotgun/carbine practice. 1000yrd range for you long range guys/gals. Park like setting.
     
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  14. Outdoorxj

    Outdoorxj Wilsonville Active Member

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    yeah its awesome there and safe and people are friendly and willing to give advice n help!!
     
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    joe k SE Portland Member

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    One correction. The DRRC indoor range does not allow certain large calibers, like .50AE and .454 Casull, due to the design of the baffles. Otherwise, agree with what you said.
     
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  16. FAST ED

    FAST ED Milwaukie OR. Member

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    I stand corrected. I have not looked at the gun list for the indoor range for some time. I should know since I am an RSO:huh: f/n 5.7 is another not allowed. I think penetration of the steel behind the curtins is the reason for the caliber restrictions.
     
  17. Smitty79

    Smitty79 Tigard Member

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    I started action shooting last spring. I've shot steel challenge, USPSA and a couple flavors of 3 gun. I have never been surprised by a rule on match day. These guys do great videos. If you are thinking of starting action shooting, here are some videos that I recommend for getting started. If you can take a class, do so. My day at the TCGC action range class ranks as one of the better days I have spent shooting or doing any other sport.

    Here are some videos worth watching for action shooting. I've watched 90% of the 160+ videos these guys have done, many of them several times. I don't usually watch the clay sports stuff. I would love to try it, but I don't have the time to shoot all of the guns I do have as well as I would like to.

    Go to PowerFactor Show.

    I would start with Episodes: 1, 2, 5, 7, 11, 13, 16, 17 (IDPA specific, but worth the time), 37. These will go through things you definitely want to know before you go to some kind of action range class. It will let you get more from the class and come up to speed faster.

    Others to watch if you have time: 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 19, 20, 21. They are good background, but not necessary.

    Revolver specific, but interesting 14.
     
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    cookie THE SOCIALIST STATE OF KALI - FORNIA Well-Known Member

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    I hope I understand,, you are learning to or new to the shooting sports? If so I have found that the people at matches are more than helpful in making sure you understand what is going on as well as any other help you will need. It is fun no matter what type of shooting you get into.
     
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    Nickb Moxee Active Member

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    Thanks for the link. I'm wanted to get into some action shooting this year.
     
  20. fxdc

    fxdc Da Valley USPSA, SPEED STEEL, IDPA, 3 GUN

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    Drrc is a good place and good peeps... Shot idpa when brent cunningham started it.
    Check out parts and accessories classifieds... I have some idpa/uspsa gear for sale!