Good shooting timer - SIG Talk
SIG Talk Gun Forum

Good shooting timer

This is a discussion on Good shooting timer within the Competition Shooting forums, part of the Gun Forum category; Hello you high speed shooting machines, i have just started dabbling in shooting with a timer/shot counters on my iphone and they suck bad. I ...


Go Back   SIG Talk > Gun Forum > Competition Shooting


Competition Shooting Competition Shooting Forum - Topics and discussions about competition shooting

Like Tree2Likes
  • 1 Post By SteveAikens
  • 1 Post By SteveAikens
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-02-2017, 08:47 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: NC
Posts: 6
Good shooting timer

Hello you high speed shooting machines, i have just started dabbling in shooting with a timer/shot counters on my iphone and they suck bad. I shoot mostly indoors lately and haven't found one that is very good with lots of shooting going on. My buddy and i were shooting and got to thinking "Hey we should buy a real timer!" so I ask you, what is a good timer to buy. Assume I would like to shoot competitively at some point, so i don't want to upgrade again a year from now. Is there a established go to brand/model that most people use?


V
variable007 is offline  
Register

Welcome to the SIG Talk Forum dedicated to SIG Sauer Pistols and SIG Sauer Rifles.

We welcome everyone and the community is free to join so register today and become part of the SIG Talk Forum!

Old 01-02-2017, 12:00 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Flash LB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Gilbert Arizona
Posts: 7,157
If you want to use it indoors around a bunch of other guys shooting, I don't think there's a timer out there that will work any better than the apps.

I've used a couple and they were the same indoors as my app, so I stuck with the iPhone app.
Flash LB is offline  
Old 01-19-2017, 05:46 AM   #3
Supporting Member
Supporting Member
 
SteveAikens's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Clovis, NM
Posts: 6,363
I have both models of the Pact timers. Not cheap but IMO, a huge step away from apps - primarily due to volume.

I can easily recommend the Pact Club Timer. The MKIV - not so much unless you develop a need for its extended functions or you need even more volume.
Edsel likes this.
SteveAikens is online now  
 
Old 01-25-2017, 09:06 AM   #4
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Illinois
Posts: 27
I have the Pact Club timer and I love it but wish I'd bought the MKIV.
LABMAN is offline  
Old 01-27-2017, 05:17 AM   #5
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: VA
Posts: 10
I use a pocket pro II, it's pretty good for what I use it for, I shoot outside 90% of the time however.

Leaves some things to be desired.. the reviews on it are pretty accurate. But for a more budget timer, it's wayyyy better than the phone apps.

Timer uses go way beyond the range. Dry fire is a huge plus; par times to gauge your performance on actions such as one I use a lot "draw, fire, immediate action to an empty lock backed chamber, reload, fire" and try to get it within a certain time frame, and slowly bump it down as you get faster and smoother.

You can make up as much or more time in having fast smooth reloads than split times. Dry fire and a timer have a random start and par time feature to gauge performance is probably IMO the single most useful feature I've had with my timer.
dkamps is offline  
Old 01-27-2017, 05:55 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
Edsel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Outer Heaven
Posts: 6,789
Quote:
Originally Posted by SteveAikens View Post
I have both models of the Pact timers.


You did pique my interest in their timers...

This one part detailing the more expensive model was hilarious.

"For some reason, many shooters are a little hard of hearing."



Gee! I wonder why!

At least they had the integrity to not blame the gun grabbers!
Attached Images
File Type: png PACT.PNG (143.7 KB, 54 views)

Last edited by Edsel; 01-27-2017 at 05:58 AM.
Edsel is offline  
Old 01-27-2017, 06:01 AM   #7
Supporting Member
Supporting Member
 
SteveAikens's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Clovis, NM
Posts: 6,363
Quote:
Originally Posted by Edsel View Post
You did pique my interest in their timers...

This one part detailing the more expensive model was hilarious.

"For some reason, many shooters are a little hard of hearing."

Gee! I wonder why!

At least they had the integrity to not blame the gun grabbers!
Actually, that's a little misleading.

I'm not hard of hearing. I just keep my incoming volume turned down to protect my hearing...
Edsel likes this.
SteveAikens is online now  
Old 03-02-2017, 08:33 AM   #8
Member
 
waltersvest's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Fort Collins, CO
Posts: 51
I have a Pact Club Timer III and it works great does everything I need. I shoot mostly at outdoor ranges and don't feel like it picks up other shooters. I like being able to dry fire train with it and set different par times. I tried some of the apps for awhile but for me this is better.
waltersvest is offline  
Reply

  SIG Talk > Gun Forum > Competition Shooting

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar SIG Talk Discussions
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ammo Shelf Life: How Long Are Bullets Good For? BigfootGunBelts Bigfoot Gun Belts 2 09-13-2016 08:21 AM
Range day, the good and the bad. Stingray3 Guns 2 06-24-2016 07:01 AM


Top Gun Sites Top Sites List

Powered by vBulletin 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
Copyright © 2010 - 2017 SIG Talk. All rights reserved.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.SIG Talk is a SIG Sauer Firearms enthusiast's forum, but it is in no way affiliated with, nor does it represent SIG Sauer, Inc. of Exeter, NH.