need more practice...

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  1. gipper

    gipper New Member

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    shot the new ruger p89 today, damn do I suck! :) If I really sat there and slowly shot i could get a good grouping of 3 or 4 out of 5, but man I was all over the rest of the time.
    shootin at 15 yds, guess it takes time and practice.. and did i mention practice. used to shooting my friends beretta 92 at like 7-10 yds. I'll keep at it though, at first I was thinkin like some others I've read that shot the p89, but when I concentrated and sat there for a minite, it was dead on.
    I had fun anyway...
  2. Remington597

    Remington597 Former Guest

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    The great thing is that you had fun. You should come down to Clearwater. See my thread below about my day at the range. The P89 is a great gun, I used to have one, traded it in for a P95, almost the same gun, just a higher model number.
    Try 10 yds first, then graduate to 15, and subsequently to 25.
    Did you do it standing or did you use a sandbag ; sitting down.
    Try doing it sitting first and then go to standing. It works great for me.
  3. gipper

    gipper New Member

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    ya, for sure, might head down there sometime this summer after classes are over. The range I went to today has target stands 15 yards and out, so I'll have to go to a pistol range and start at 7,then 10, 15 like you said. I shot standing, once I got a nice little grouping I realized it wasn't the gun that was messing up :)
  4. armedandsafe

    armedandsafe Guest

    It seldom is the gun, unfortunately (there goes another excuse. :D ) The trigger on the Ps is usually a little rough, but not so bad you can't achieve good results with it, with practice. Dry firing will help with that, a lot. Mine has smoothed out over the last 50K rounds or so, but I should have stoned it a little to begin with. I got where I could shoot as well with it as with the 32-20 revolver. Not target accuracy, but well enough to give a perp second thoughts about continuing to stand up.

    Pops
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