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Old 12-13-2012, 01:51 PM   #21
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If only Texas let you use a laser to qualify.
I live in south Texas and just took my CHL class on November 3rd. LOTS of people used a laser in their qualifying and there is no rule against it.

Also, I used a full size Spingfield 1911 in 9mm, but will carry the P938 (which shoots just as good IMHO). My wife and I took the class on the same day, so the day before we went to the range. I bought the same target style and then printed the shooting test guidelines and we followed them at the range. It was a big help, giving us a good idea of how much time we had to shoot each peice and no suprises on class day.
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:04 PM   #22
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I did much better today. I was more relaxed for whatever reason. And slowed down.

This is my best 10 rounds at 7 yards.

Even my 15 yard hits, although more widely scattered, were all on paper this time so that's also improving. I'll shoot a few more tomorrow as a final warm up for Saturday.

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I live in south Texas and just took my CHL class on November 3rd. LOTS of people used a laser in their qualifying and there is no rule against it.
Also, I used a full size Spingfield 1911 in 9mm, but will carry the P938 (which shoots just as good IMHO). My wife and I took the class on the same day, so the day before we went to the range. I bought the same target style and then printed the shooting test guidelines and we followed them at the range. It was a big help, giving us a good idea of how much time we had to shoot each peice and no suprises on class day.
There are varying opinions about this subject floating around. Some say no way no how under any circumstances; others say it's up to each instructor.

I can't seem to find a consensus.
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well i see the german sig website, converted into english, using google chrome.
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well i see the german sig website, converted into english, using google chrome.
there is actually an English version of the website you can choose with language button in the right top corner. I was just kidding.
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I'll shoot a few more tomorrow as a final warm up for Saturday.

You probably won't get thru till 5:30. Let us know how it went.
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with which browser?
I use Firefox. There are 2 flags [american/great britain and german] in the top right hand corner of the website itself. Mine opens in german by default and I have to switch it to english.
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i see those flags but never needed them, switched automatically to english as mentioned above.
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I got home about an hour ago. Almost a 12 hour day all told but not too bad. I learned some things I didn't know.

I scored a 249/250. I might have aced it but I had one FTF that I was unable to clear before the targets rotated. I was surprised I did as well as I did. It didn't feel like I was very relaxed but I guess I was after all.

Thanks for all the encouragement, advice, and tips.

ETA: While I'm waiting for my license to arrive I guess I need to figure out what kind of holster(s) to buy.

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I got home about an hour ago. Almost a 12 hour day all told but not too bad. I learned some things I didn't know.

I scored a 249/250. I might have aced it but I had one FTF that I was unable to clear before the targets rotated. I was surprised I did as well as I did. It didn't feel like I was very relaxed but I guess I was after all.

Thanks for all the encouragement, advice, and tips.

ETA: While I'm waiting for my license to arrive I guess I need to figure out what kind of holster(s) to buy.
Congrats.
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Thanks for the congrats but I'm still concerned about that FTF. Today's qual was exactly 650 rounds put through this weapon.

I'm still not 100% ready to have it protect me or my family.
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I did much better today. I was more relaxed for whatever reason. And slowed down.

This is my best 10 rounds at 7 yards.

Even my 15 yard hits, although more widely scattered, were all on paper this time so that's also improving. I'll shoot a few more tomorrow as a final warm up for Saturday.


VERY NICE!!!
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Hell, that'll be one of very few if you only had one in 650 rounds. Put another thousand through it and see if anything crops up. Could have been an ammunition related issue or something, who knows? Was it a failure to feed or a failure to fire?
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Hell, that'll be one of very few if you only had one in 650 rounds. Put another thousand through it and see if anything crops up. Could have been an ammunition related issue or something, who knows? Was it a failure to feed or a failure to fire?


Sorry I guess FTF can be interpreted both ways. It was failure to feed. And there have been about a dozen of them spread out through those 650 rounds.

That's using about four different brands of ammo. I'll keep shooting it and see if the problem persists.

As an aside it does seem like the weapon is getting more accurate. I assume that's due to:

1. The shooter getting his head out of his you know what and
2. The weapon "settling in" as I believe some call it.
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Many people recommend 124-gr ammo for the first few hundred rounds of breaking the 938 in. Some people stick with that weight afterwards, but if your pistol isn't reliable, send it in to SIG
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I got home about an hour ago. Almost a 12 hour day all told but not too bad. I learned some things I didn't know.

I scored a 249/250. I might have aced it but I had one FTF that I was unable to clear before the targets rotated. I was surprised I did as well as I did. It didn't feel like I was very relaxed but I guess I was after all.

Thanks for all the encouragement, advice, and tips.

ETA: While I'm waiting for my license to arrive I guess I need to figure out what kind of holster(s) to buy.
249/250, huh? Next time, take it serious and you might score better. really good for an old dude. Congrats, man. Welcome to the club.
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