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Old 10-26-2017, 04:43 PM   #1
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Range Report for 10-26-17

Made a range trip this afternoon to exercise some of my newest purchases. Today, I brought my Browning 1911-380, Rock Island Armory Baby Rock 380, Kimber Micro (to compare to the other two 380s) and the Kimber Ultra Raptor 9mm recently purchased from AZGuy. I had thoroughly cleaned the Baby Rock last night and is very much like the Browning. Matter of fact, I believe I could replace the cheeeeep plastic recoil spring plug on the Browning with one made for the Baby Rock.

I started shooting the Baby Rock first (#1 on the target). The sights are extremely hard to see (for me) so I am looking for a set of night sights if them make any. The trigger sure seems to be more than the published 4 – 5lb range and I believe this was part of the reason for my crappy marksmanship with this pistol. I like it a lot though and look forward to putting more lead down the range with it. Shot 5 mags of FM 100gr ammo with not a single hiccup. The rubberized grips have to go though,so I have ordered a set of Stoner G10 grips that should be here Monday, along with two more mags reasonably priced at $25/ea.

Next up was the Browning. Even though I’ve expressed my disappointment with the polymer frame, this little gun is fun to shoot as well and I was shooting it much better (#3 & 6 on the target) than the Baby Rock. Shot FM 100gr and some Remington 94gr ammo with no issues. This was my first outing with the new StonerCNC Super Aggressive grips and I really like them. Not aggressive to the hands and allow for a firmer grip.

For comparison to the two 380s above, I shot my little Kimber Micro. This thing is also a fun little gun that has been doing well for me now that the round count has gotten up above 700. Will have to check my notes but I should be around 800ish now with it. Love the VZ Grips too !

I then put the 380s down and picked up the 9mm Ultra Raptor and that was like sliding in to a Porche Cayenne (I drove a friends a few weeks ago for an 8 hr trip – SWEEEET !). I shot a total of 8 mags of FM 124gr ammo and one magazine with American Eagle 115gr just for grins. (#4 on the target). What else is there to say about this sweet and sexy looking pistol that hasn’t already been said…… all I can say (again) is a great big THANKS to AZGuy for selling it to me.

All guns performed today as they should, with no issues to report
Target was at 7 yds
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Old 10-26-2017, 05:50 PM   #2
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Nice shooting Ten, especially #4!!! Always a good day when all goes like it should :-)
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Old 10-26-2017, 06:48 PM   #3
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Ah, breaking in new shooters is my favorite past time Tejun and I'm so glad that all of your newbies functioned flawlessly.

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Great shooting with some beautiful guns. So glad it was a good range day for you and thanks for the comparison. I've been waiting to see what you had to say. Keep the reports coming!
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Great range report and nice shooting Tejun.
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Old 10-26-2017, 07:52 PM   #6
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Thanks for the target pics. I will be posting some this saturday with my new Kimber
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Outstanding shooting Tejun!
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Nice range report, nice shooting, & some seriously nice looking pistols!
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Enjoyed your range report...nice shooting!
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