Category Archives: Shooting Practice

USPSA: In Black

Shot a local USPSA match yesterday, signed up for Single Stack in Minor, since real black can’t deliver the power factor needed for major.  Maybe, just maybe, SWISS 3f can squeak by…..and what about Triple Seven?  Triple Seven is noted … Continue reading

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1860 McCollough Colt

In 1861, after Texas seceded from the union, and all the federal troops left the Texas frontier forts, Ben McCullough cut a deal with Sam Colt to ship 1,000 of the new Colt 1860 Army revolvers to Texas for frontier … Continue reading

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Out of Battery KaBOOM

Even with leever gunz you can get a kaboom that will ruin your day.  Not sure what happened here, but ultimately it was a slam fired out of batter discharge.  Sometimes you get a round that just won’t go into … Continue reading

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In Just a Few Weeks

….it will be cap and ball season.  Indoor ranges are discriminatory, and don’t allow use of ‘black’ powder.  On top that issue, this newly fangled ‘cartridge’ ammo for revolvers, well, I just can’t wrap my head around. What will they … Continue reading

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Colt Government 1911: In Black

  Finally broke in my Colt Government 1911.  Ran 50 rounds of real black without a single hiccup, ate it up like nobody’s business. Two Thumbs Up for Colt!!

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Welcome to Suck City

Suckiest match that ever sucked. ‘grumble’

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Blew My Load

Well that certainly anti climatic. I thought releasing my balls via a 1847 Walker would’ve been a big deal….. …..not really. Not much of a boom.  Not much smoke.  Not much recoil.  Not much, not much. Turns out it’s a … Continue reading

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