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#180833 - 05/11/17 11:36 PM Iron sight revolver kill on a pd
Ernie
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I shot Chris Rhodes 44 magnum with iron sights, that Ken Kelly worked on today for the first time. Standing, offhand, with no artificial support, I killed that little prairie dog at 125 yards today.
It was a quick goal achieved...Some days things go your way.

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#180834 - 05/11/17 11:50 PM Re: Iron sight revolver kill on a pd [Re: Ernie]
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Awesome! I wish I had a good place for Pd's around here.

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#180836 - 05/12/17 03:27 AM Re: Iron sight revolver kill on a pd [Re: trlcavscout]
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Dang Ernie....That is some shooting skill there. Bet the critter looked like a dot at that distance....You don't have some kind of special secret squirrel eye glasses on do you ???
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#180838 - 05/12/17 04:01 AM Re: Iron sight revolver kill on a pd [Re: AK hgunner1]
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Wow! Some shot!
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#180839 - 05/12/17 06:22 AM Re: Iron sight revolver kill on a pd [Re: REDHAWK1954]
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Those small targets really make you concentrate. Good shooting!

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#180846 - 05/12/17 08:46 AM Re: Iron sight revolver kill on a pd [Re: AK hgunner1]
Ernie
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 Originally Posted By: AK hgunner1
Dang Ernie....That is some shooting skill there. Bet the critter looked like a dot at that distance....You don't have some kind of special secret squirrel eye glasses on do you ???


I don't shot iron sighted handgun off-hand without support very often...But when I do, I sometimes get lucky!

Being near-sighted and wearing my glasses, presents problems for me shooting irons. I'm just past mid-50, and my eyes will not focus through the magnification for things up close, like front sights or reading. I take my glasses off for reading and computer work. If I would have shot with safety glasses on, I would have been able to focus on the front sight just fine, but I wouldn't be able to see the pd good enough or at all (he was a little one).
If I can see it clearly, dot sight or scope, I can hit it. I don't do that much off-hand practice, but shooting is shooting.
Chris's revolver was easy to shoot.
No Super Secret Squirrel here...
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#180847 - 05/12/17 08:49 AM Re: Iron sight revolver kill on a pd [Re: Ernie]
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That's a cute little one, bet he did some nice acrobatics! Very impressive!

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#180850 - 05/12/17 09:49 AM Re: Iron sight revolver kill on a pd [Re: karl]
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Amazing shot!
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#180851 - 05/12/17 09:53 AM Re: Iron sight revolver kill on a pd [Re: Ernie]
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Good shootin' Ernie. I wouldn't even have been able to see it at that distance with the maked eye.
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#180853 - 05/12/17 10:19 AM Re: Iron sight revolver kill on a pd [Re: s4s4u]
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Fantastic shoot'n, Ernie!
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