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Old 04-28-2012, 07:45 AM   #11
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Brother shoots a 45 xd, he was low about 3 inches at 10 yards. He could shoot my compact 1911 dead on. Worked on his stance like stated above, is spot on out to about 20 now.



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Old 04-29-2012, 03:09 AM   #12
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Who isn't deadly accurate with a shotgun. Lol.

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XDs are sighted factory for a 6 o'clock hold, as mentioned. Instead of POA/POI, the top of your sights are POI.

Imagine your sight picture....instead of putting the FSP "dot" on the impact area, the top plane of the sight will be just below the impact area.

Check your manual for graphic illustrations. Mine took some getting used to but is deadly accurate once I did.

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It too me about 300 rounds with my new XDm a few weeks back to feel good about my accuracy, after my first 100 rounds I thought my new gun was broken! My problem was clearly my pull, it's different than any of my other 4 guns, i had a lot of problems getting used to it, now that I am used to it, love it. Still think I might get some work done on it. My favorite trigger pull is on my Beretta PX4......butter. Keep shooting!

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It too me about 300 rounds with my new XDm a few weeks back to feel good about my accuracy, after my first 100 rounds I thought my new gun was broken! Keep shooting!
Brother, you are not alone ! It took me a long time & over 700 rds to warm up to my XDM. I came from a hammer fired environment - (Colt & HK) and it's not an easy transition. As Ringo put it, "Ya know it don't come easy."
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I suggest you put up a blank square or rectangle piece of black card board with nothing on it.
Art paper from the 5 and dime will do. You want black so you will not see where you are shooting.
Put up your target. 30 ft at least. Now aim at what you think is the center of the paper target. Squeeze the trigger, let the gun go off, don't make the gun go off. Do not look to see where the shots are going. Do this for about 10 rounds. Now go to your target and see what kind of pattern you have. If your shots are grouped, you are doing fine. If they are scattered, then most likely its your trigger pull.
The idea is, a lot of people with new guns put up targets and try to force the trigger when they have the bullseye in view because they worry about drifting off target.
This will give you a good foundation of what you are doing.

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The weather has been awful lately so when it clears up Im gonna get out there. hopefully a 100 rds or so will let me know what I need to work on.



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