IDPA: 4th place with Steyr, darnit

Discussion in 'Competition Shooting' started by ThaiBoxer, Dec 4, 2007.

  1. ThaiBoxer

    ThaiBoxer Active Member

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    14 shooters, I did mostly OK, until I popped around a corner and put three nice, tight shots in the head of the ....no shoot/hostage, and didn't touch the hostile. Didn't even notice until the SO pointed it out, was feeling pretty sassy up until then. Oops. FTN, HtNT, and -15. I think that adds up to 27.5 seconds added. Bye-bye, baby.

    Then my dad, who came out to see me and try his first IDPA, got the dreaded "stop" for breaking the 180* during a mag change. Oops.

    Still had fun, and can't wait until the next one.

    Ben
     
  2. ChillyWilly

    ChillyWilly New Member

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    That doesnt sound too bad....I mean I am glad I am not the hostage but if you had not hit the hostage and rather hit the baddy how would have you placed?

    Thanks

    Jerry
     

  3. Netfotoj

    Netfotoj Premium Member

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    You can't be a winner if you don't get in the game. Keep on keeping on and win one for the Steyroids next time. :mrgreen:
     
  4. pilotbenjamin

    pilotbenjamin New Member

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    "breaking the 180* during a mag cahnge", could you please explain what this means.


    THanks.
     
  5. ThaiBoxer

    ThaiBoxer Active Member

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    When the muzzle sweeps back across a line parallel to the range. This means that he was not being careful with his muzzle as he was changing a magazine, and as result he was DQ'd. It is supposedly something that happens to everyone, sooner or later.

    Jerry, I just saw your post. If I had done that stage correctly it would have been a definite second place finish for me, and maybe better.
     
  6. bigtaco

    bigtaco Active Member

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    at least you shot the hostage clean... hahahaha. no suffering.

    the next time that happens, just tell the SO, "i never liked that guy anyway."

    i can't wait for competition season to start up here.
     
  7. ThaiBoxer

    ThaiBoxer Active Member

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    I told the SO "She was a collaborator", but....didn't help. :hand: