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Well, I've had a big ol' box of .45 rounds waiting to be used, decided today was a good day to go set 100 of 'em free! It's my second proper outing with my TLE, so I'm still getting the hang of it... Like last time, I shot three mags at each target, two of which were CMC 8-rounders, and one stock Kimber 7-rounder. All were at 25 feet.

It has been a while since I've been shooting, first one was a lil hectic:


Got that out of the way, and tried shooting a bit calmer, focusing on the front sight:


Getting better, focusing on the front dot seems to be helping a lot!


Last run of shots, I could tell my arms were getting a bit tired, had a few low stragglers:


And, since I had a nice even 8 rounds left out of the 100, I brought the target in to 15 feet and did some rapid double-taps to see how quickly I could come back on target:
 

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Any day at the range is a good day .

A day with a 1911 .45 is a better day !

A guy w tightening groups is icing on the cake !

Good job !



BTW , following a tip I found somewhere , I started putting my strong hand thumb on top of the safety . It def made for better followup shots for me .
 

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You did good! Beter than the day I had at work today.
 

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Any day at the range is a good day .

A day with a 1911 .45 is a better day !

A guy w tightening groups is icing on the cake !

Good job !



BTW , following a tip I found somewhere , I started putting my strong hand thumb on top of the safety . It def made for better followup shots for me .
Thank ya sir!
On the thumb issue, I've been trying to do that placement more often. I think my problem is I grew up with a lower-style grip, thumb parallel to the mag release with my support hand wrapped around the strong. It feels more natural to me, and I suppose it is just due to how I shot in my formative years. At the moment, I shoot better with that grip than with the high-hold thumbs-forward grip.
Maybe I'll have to go shoot more to further acclimate myself to a new style!
 

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You did good! Better than the day I had at work today.
Ah, this was following a bear of a day at work myself. The guy who runs the Shooter's Club knows I had a bad day when I don't even change, just stroll in with a suit on and a range bag in tow!

...Plus, I always feel quite suave while shooting in dapper dress!
 
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