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kodiak1973 06-25-2009 02:43 AM

My New XD-9 and Taurus 85UL .38 Special at the Range
 
Just got back from the range and have to say that I absolutely love my new XD. Shoots better than I'm capable of. My stepson proved that ;)

I also had a chance to try out my Taurus 85UL .38 special. Pretty interesting. Nice small revolver. I'll need to put a few more rounds through it to get a better handle on the way it shoots.

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/a...3/100_2242.jpg

Here's my Springfield XD-9 range results at 10 yards

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/a...3/100_2239.jpg

My .38 special at 5 yards.

I got a lot of work to do on my marksmanship right now.

Kodiak

Gojubrian 06-25-2009 03:27 AM

You'll have fun improving those groups on the xd, which you most certainly will do. But, that is more than center mass at 30ft, very well done.

jng2985 06-25-2009 04:57 AM

rapid fire? or steady aim?


either way, congrats and very nice getting kids "stepson" into the lifestyle

kodiak1973 06-25-2009 12:03 PM

It was steady fire. My stepson has taken to shooting like a duck to water. I only wish he spent more time with me and his mom. He's leaving this weekend and probably won't be done for a few months again. His dad isn't into guns at all. In fact, after meeting my wife, he was terrified of me because I owned a few back then. I had never even threatened the guy. Not my style. LOL

Gojubrian 06-25-2009 01:28 PM

Good! Then you won't have to worry about catching guff from him,lol.

Keep up the practice!!

Jo da Plumbr 06-25-2009 01:33 PM

Good job. Thanks for the report.


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