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Old 03-12-2012, 12:01 AM   #1
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Default Range Report: PSA & Plum Crazy

So I finally got my PSA Plum Crazy hybrid to the range today. Shot about 150 through it. I was shooting iron sights (MBUS) at 25, 50, 100, and 180 yards. Below are the results from 100 and 180, 18" targets. I can certainly hit the broad side of the barn, but I'll need to look at a decent optic before too long.

The gun cycled fine with Remington brass and Herters steel.



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Cool, how did it feel. Did it balance well?



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Good to hear of another new build working well! PSA does seem to be the real thing. I will be interested to hear how the lower holds up over time.

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I was shooting of a bench with a bipod. Can't tell much on the balance. Besides, my left arm is maybe at 70% from last years accident, so I'm not going to be the best judge of being too nose-heavy.

I was expecting more recoil considering the composite lower. But there wasn't much to speak of.
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I was shooting of a bench with a bipod. Can't tell much on the balance. Besides, my left arm is maybe at 70% from last years accident, so I'm not going to be the best judge of being too nose-heavy.

I was expecting more recoil considering the composite lower. But there wasn't much to speak of.
Sorry to hear about the injury. Does it seem to be healing correctly?

Throw a good comp on it and it'll really stay flat.
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Sorry to hear about the injury. Does it seem to be healing correctly?

Throw a good comp on it and it'll really stay flat.
I lost about 12 degrees of extension. I'm primarily concerned with strengthening at this point.

Good idea. I'll have to throw an Ace or something in the shooting bag. I assume you were referring to a compression sleeve.
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I lost about 12 degrees of extension. I'm primarily concerned with strengthening at this point.

Good idea. I'll have to throw an Ace or something in the shooting bag. I assume you were referring to a compression sleeve.
Compensator but a compression sleeve or some sort of bandage might help as long as you don't get it to tight.
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Compensator but a compression sleeve or some sort of bandage might help as long as you don't get it to tight.
I'll look into that.
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I have pretty well determined there are two things I would like to change on the rifle.

#1 I don't care for the trigger. I haven't measured it, and I suspect it may be close to mil-spec. There's not a great deal of travel to it, but I wouldn't describe it as breaking... more like crunching.

Anyone have any recommendations on good trigger groups?

#2 The charging handle is down right a pain. I want to get something that doesn't feel like it's cutting into my fingers every time I pull on it. Suggestions would be appreciated on this as well.

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I have pretty well determined there are two things I would like to change on the rifle.

#1 I don't care for the trigger. I haven't measured it, and I suspect it may be close to mil-spec. There's not a great deal of travel to it, but I wouldn't describe it as breaking... more like crunching.

Anyone have any recommendations on good trigger groups?

#2 The charging handle is down right a pain. I want to get something that doesn't feel like it's cutting into my fingers every time I pull on it. Suggestions would be appreciated on this as well.
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