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  1. Reading all this I am struck with two thoughts, some of this may have already been said above in a different way, so I apologize for that: 1. Most "traditional" shooting sports that I knew of had some level of speed, accuracy rating, power factor, movement and strategy. It was such an equipment race, sometimes too intimidating. Oh, you can shoot with what you already own. Yeah, not entirely I'm really glad that MDs and ranges are allowing more and more sports that take away one or two or more of those factors away for shooters that were deterred by either of those. 2. It's just much more refreshing that there are so many more options to shoot these days. When I first moved to the US, 20+ years ago, the most you could do was shoot trap/skeet and shoot at paper targets. These days, there's a match almost every weekend within a 100 mile radius. The sport is growing and I hope we don't get paralysis by analysis and just do whatever we can to provide more shooting opportunities to the young and old alike. I had proposed at our local steel match that we let all juniors under 12 get to shoot free when shooting with an adult. Anything to get more and more shooters. I will look for an AS match now
  2. It's next week in case anyone can accommodate a last minute opening in their schedules. Also, the match page on Facebook has been updated with some more information on prizes, raffle, etc.
  3. True, I was only trying to compare the price of it's competition. Hopefully, they come close in "real price".
  4. MSRP of $1549 is a little high, no ? The S&W 627PC lists on S&W website for $1289. Maybe they can package it with an additional cylinder for 9mm, like they did with the Blackhawk. Maybe also an optic adapter of some kind.
  5. Hi Everyone, The South Kent Sportsman's Club is once again hosting the Michigan State Steel Challenge. Here's the match info Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/360648268102304/ Here's the sign in link for PractiScore. https://practiscore.com/michigan-steel-challenge-championship/register
  6. The other way to skin this cat, and I think someone alluded/said this already is to see if the Glock trigger could be made "similar" to a 2011. Maybe single action, short(er) reset, hammer instead of firing pin, 70s (no firing pin block), etc. The glock action already does half (or more of) the work of cycling the slide, ejecting, rechambering the next round... the other part(s), to cock the hammer or firing pin, reset the sear or trigger bar, the trigger need not going that far forward, etc. needs to be engineered and executed. It may or may not have the trigger pull safety, it could be an "option" per taste, similarly the thumb and grip safety could also be an option, per shooter preference or sport. While we're at it, maybe think about a fixed barrel/sights The Laugo Alien seems like an interesting design, I want to see how that pans out.
  7. There are a few revolver shooters at the monthly steel match at South Kent Sportsman's club, which is about an hour or so from Lansing area. I think you may get a few to bite from there too. Please do keep us informed.
  8. Would you please elaborate, seems like you know more I want to know, I'm sure others are too.
  9. In one the recent ShootingUSA shows where they showed a steel challenge match, I did see Dave Olhasso shoot, what looked like to me an 8shot "franken-Ruger". I think its the new SRH 8shot with a longer custom barrel. So, I'm hoping they come out with one for the general market. I have a couple of screen grabs, but I don't know if it's ok to post here.
  10. Would help in transitions, but I digress
  11. Regarding comp performance (or lack of) on rimfires, there's a ton of opinions and I don't want to debate here, but I like this video from TK.
  12. There is a new comp, looks similar to the Allchin : https://www.magnumshooterssupply.com/Gallion-Advantage-Rimfire-Compensator-Kit-MAGcomp001.htm With the o-ring and gaskets, it should be easy to clock right.
  13. The match is this weekend. In case some of you haven't made plans and would drive up/down for the weekend and shoot with us.
  14. Did any of you get your Thanksgiving/Christmas rebate checks from Remington ? I didn't get mine yet, and I don't think I will
  15. Won't the slide and frame wear differently ? How critical is this ? Say you shoot equal amounts of both calibers, the frame is working twice as much as the slides. How does this uneven wear impact over time ?
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