How long before you were this amazing?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ShooterBoy33, Jul 2, 2012.

  1. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    Not really sure what the deal is. Is this you shooting? I mean, while its not too bad to hit the plate at that distance, its not what I would call amazing. But, how about clarifying whether its you or you just thought it was great shooting and wanted us to see it. Thanks.

  2. cpttango30

    cpttango30 Guest

    Man when I was 5 years old I was shooting .5" 300 yard groups off hand with a 44mag with an 8" barrel.
  3. rcairflr

    rcairflr Well-Known Member

    Jul 2, 2011
    Wichita, Ks
    I'm amazed at your mastery of the English language

    "How long before you were this amazing"?

    What does that mean?
  4. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    Yea, OK Tango... I group nice groups at 40 yards with my 1911s quite often. I am not as good as I used to be since I am a bit shakier in my old age, but I can still group at that distance no problem. I used to ring steel targets at 100 yards with pistols too.
  5. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Now that is realistic and is pretty much my story. Anymore I can still hit a target at 100 yards, but my misses are more and my draw back is my sight. I just got new seeing glasses for the first time so we will see how I do. Dang, getting old sucks. Also, the video won't play for me. I guess I won't see anything amazing this morning.
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2012
  6. gvw3

    gvw3 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Oct 16, 2011
    Chicago IL Area
    Good shooting ShooterBoy33. It would be amazing if I did it....
  7. bamajoey

    bamajoey Well-Known Member

    Aug 17, 2009
    The caption under the video says .5 at 37 yds. Explain please.:confused:
  8. Now do it with one hand at 100 yards.

    Then switch hands and do it again.

    Than you can call me amazed. :D
  9. 22WRF

    22WRF Well-Known Member

    May 10, 2004
    I'd call that bad day with my Colt Officers Target :eek:
  10. Appliancedude

    Appliancedude Well-Known Member

    Sorry, not amazed. Actually put it into a .5 group. Then maybe
  11. time2shoot

    time2shoot Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2012
    Brandon SD
    my 7year old can do that. At 20 yards with her 1911-.22
  12. jphipps

    jphipps Former Guest

    Jun 29, 2012
    NW Georgia
    Uh......maybe if I stopped shooting and forgot everything I ever learned?
  13. todd51

    todd51 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Mar 20, 2009
    Central, Ohio
    Hey welcome to the forum ShooterBoy. Seems we have been coming down pretty hard on you. If I understand your video you are a new shooter only one week into shooting. You got 5 out of 10 shots on the plate at 37 yards While that may not rank as amazing I will say it is respectable for a new shooter. Some of the Old Guys I shoot with may not be able to do any better but none of us would rank as good pistol shots. What pistol were you shooting?
  14. ShooterBoy33

    ShooterBoy33 Former Guest

    Jul 2, 2012
    Yeah, whatever haters. That was like my 4th time shooting, and I'm mega proud of those shots. You're not going to rain on this dude's parade; I was happier 'n hell to consistently hit the target every time I backed further up. At 43 feet my grouping is more solid, but if you look at the perspective, the grouping in that video was the size of a side portion on a paper dinner plate.

    Eh, I suppose I did come off a little like a d-bag, but son I was excited about those shots. It's an older FN .40 cal, the type without the outside hammer.
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