First Shots from Original French 1777

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  1. Oct 9, 2019 #61

    Pukka Bundook

    Pukka Bundook

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    Hello Toot, long time no see!

    2 things;
    Hard to test accuracy of an arm with variables like standing on your back legs.
    also;
    Which gophers do you shoot? ...The ones standing up, or those flat down hiding in the grass? :)

    All the best from a Very Snowy Alberta! (crops about flat.....lots to do!)
     
  2. Oct 9, 2019 #62

    springfield art

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    Yeah, but if you're sighting in, you want to see "where it shoots" without the movement and flinching of free-hand holding...just sayin'...
     
  3. Oct 9, 2019 #63

    Britsmoothy

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    Fix the flinching first!
    They were not designed to be shot from a bench. That is why soldiers never carried benches with then to battle.

    If one can't control flinch and/or call a bad shot they seriously need to back to basic training.
     
  4. Oct 10, 2019 #64

    Pukka Bundook

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    Testing ones gun is not the same as testing ones self, Brit.
    We need to know how both perform.
    What are we to do if we have a perfected load, that is really accurate, and never even know it through faulty handling?

    Or beautiful form, yet a lousy load?? :)
     
  5. Oct 10, 2019 #65

    Britsmoothy

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    If you flinch a bench won't help.
    Wrong bench technic or bad positioning will give false results too. It's not a panacea. In fact from where I am, it's a cop out for lazyness, lazy towards training..

    Archers don't use a bench but somehow get it together.
    This of course is simply my opinion.
    It is not necessarily correct or factual.
    Each to their own.....
     
  6. Oct 11, 2019 #66

    Pukka Bundook

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    Can you shoot better groups than Mark and others Brit? .....................If you can't , it must be laziness on your part. :)
    And in my part!

    No harm intended, just fun...and each to his own of course.
     

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