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Gordo323 09-18-2011 11:57 PM

Buckmark / Kimber 10mm
 
I recently scoped my Buckmark and took it out to sight in today.
Scope is a 2-6x32 Bushnell Elite sitting on Burris Signature Zee high rings.
Zeroed scope at 25 yds., and then moved target out to 50 yards and sprayed bullets!
I was sitting in the bed of my truck, shooting off a rest on the bed rail. Using Federal 40 gr. Automatch, no malfunctions at all! Just a very fun gun to shoot! :D

Then I shot the Kimber Eclipse 10 mm, Remington UMC 180 gr. target loads.
First magazine was in the money at 7 yds. :), so I moved it out to 20 yds. and.............crap! I was all over the paper:( Oh well, I guess on the paper is better than not!
I just can't seem to make the transition to shooting beyond 10 yds.
Gun failed to feed a couple times with the factory mag., I switched to the 9 round Tripp Cobramag, and had no more issues!
Fun day at the range though, need more practice, practice, practice with the 10mm.

Gordo323 09-18-2011 11:59 PM

Oh, forgot the kimber pics.:o

jjfuller1 09-18-2011 11:59 PM

nice looking browning

canebrake 09-19-2011 12:26 AM

Good report Gordo.

And another Tripp Cobra Mag testimonial! :cool:

Gordo323 09-19-2011 12:41 AM

Thank's jj and cane.
Just ordered two more Cobra mags for my Colt!

danf_fl 09-19-2011 01:47 AM

Good shooting! The next time you try distance, cut the target down to size so it is a little larger than the front sight. Center the front sight and make a mental reference on how the target looks.
Keep the same image each time you pull the trigger.
A large background allows for too much variance.

Gordo323 09-19-2011 02:23 AM

Thank's for the advice dan f.
Seems like with all of my guns I end up shooting a little low and to the left. :confused:
Same pattern with my scoped rifles, I can usually hit good to 100 yds., and after that they also drop low and left.
The handguns just frustrate the crap out of me cause I try and compensate, and end up all over the place.
Oh well, I'll try your tip, and go out again next weekend.:)


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