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Do you really need a PCC for any match?

Discussion in 'Competitive Shooting' started by drlove, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. drlove

    drlove Hillsboro Member

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    so except for TCGC 3-gun where they only required you to use a PCC, can anyone of you think of another reason one would have a PCC? I've been thinking of this and kind of confused. Why have a rifle that is not really a rifle, not long range capabilities, just a pistol with a long bbl?

    what do you think folks?
     
  2. RicInOR

    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    PCC = Pistol Caliber Carbine ???
     
  3. BillM

    BillM Amity OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  4. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    No need, sell that POS to me.

    One reason would be that at TCGC specifically they only allow PCCs on the (non rifle) Action Range + pistols, shotguns.

    They do allow 5.7 ARs and .30 carbines, 9mm of course.

    With the ammo situation a .22lr AR type rifle makes more sense than ever - just imo.
     
  5. nwhpfan

    nwhpfan Hopville Active Member

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    Because you can reload 9mm for 6.5 cents a shot. Make more ammo..do more shooting.
     
  6. drlove

    drlove Hillsboro Member

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    Haha, don't worry man, that's why I'm asking. If I don't think I'll need the one I'm getting I'll sell it to you:)
     
  7. tacticalgunner

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

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    I want and need a pistol caliber rifle so bad, no one has one in 9MM. Keiths has a .45 Highpoint, but i just dont know about that cheap of a weapon
     
  8. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    Because it is really hard to do this with dis-simmilar calibers/magazines,

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    Outside of that because they are fun. Because they can be cool. Because they can extend the range/accuracy of the round. Because they can be cheeper to shoot. Because people like them (proven by all the companies that sell them). Just because. Are there any other reasons needed.
     
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  9. Mezzovex

    Mezzovex Sherwood Active Member

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    Gun store in tualatin has that new AR style gun that uses glock mags. It's in 45ACP though.
     
  10. tacticalgunner

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

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    Yeah, I went in there, like 1600 for that rifle, that dude is a rippppp offffff, Keiths has the same one for 1200, so I will drive the 30 miles for 400 dollars, everything in his case is over priced, Keiths , Curts and NW Armory are my 3 stores, everyone else has driven their prices tooooooo much. Plus, the staff there is not too knowledgable about there products IMO
     
  11. Ben B.

    Ben B. Eugene Member

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    I thought that the TCGC 3 gun run by Adam & Craig has always been .223 only. The Tactical matches are PCC. I looked at building a PCC AR, but it was too damned expensive for me, so I made a .300 Blackout instead. Doesn't help much for the TCGC matches tho. I use an M1 Carbine in the tactical matches.
     
  12. jasonabernathy75

    jasonabernathy75 Wilsonville Oregon Member

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    The 3 gun tactical matches have to be pcc and larger than .22lr
     
  13. iGun

    iGun Pacific NW Active Member

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    The 3 Gun match at TCGC allows full caliber ARs, but requires permission from the match director. The Tactical match at TCGC is pistol calibers only.
     
  14. PMB

    PMB Vancouver, Washington Active Member

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    Hm, I bought a Calico Liberty II in 9mm on a lark a few months ago.

    Was it a good purchase? I mean, $ aside, is it a PCC in the sense yous are talking?

    Are they a worthy rifle to keep in the collection? I put it up for trade a bit ago, and none of the offers really tickled me where they needed to.

    It's still new and unfired, 100 round magazine. I just wanted one before all the high cap mags and such disappeared. Yep, It was an impulse buy after the bad day out east. Along with a Ruger mini-30, and an AK.