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Range visit 4-16-2016

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by Hedrin, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. Hedrin

    Hedrin Portland area Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Took my Beretta U22 Neos, vintage Whitney Wolverine, and Glock 21 to town today and had me a little range time.

    The Wolverine was a complete bust. Out of a 10 round mag, one failure to feed and 4 light strikes. My conclusion on the strikes is that the 1950's springs are crapped out and I need to replace them with new ones from Olympia Arms. Anyone disagree with this before I make and order?

    The Neos I had replaced the stock length barrel with a six inch barrel. It turned a good shooter into a great shooter. Here is my best target from 30 feet, two magazines. The rest I shot were similar.

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    Then it was time to finally try out my new-to-me Glock 21. Only the second Glock I've ever shot, and only the third 45. Again from 30 feet.

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    This was 11 shots, and I hope I punched the paper in several places twice as the alternative was I had to that never made the paper, and I was shooting better than that previously.
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    This was me picking up the gun from the table and firing the entire mag as fast as I could. 8 out of 13 shots hit. I think if this was a bad guy, I would have spoiled his day.

    ...and heart...

    ...and liver...
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  2. Pandaz3

    Pandaz3 Cornelius, Oregon NRA Lifetime Member Platinum Supporter Gold Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Pretty good, practice make better if not perfect
     
  3. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Whitney Wolverine? That's something you don't see every day, pretty cool!
    Did you seek it out or did it find you?
     
  4. Hedrin

    Hedrin Portland area Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Thank you. I wasn't unhappy with the first box out of the Glock. I flinched a little more than I was happy with. Dry firing, I'm rock steady. Put real bullets into the gun, that becomes a different story.

    I sought it out. Probably paid a little too much for it (no, I don't want to say :p), but they allowed me to make slow payments, so I now have one. I think I just need to give it a little more love. I'm going to write Olympia Arms (who make a pretty decent repro) and see if they have any ideas.
     
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