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    Helmut Angerer

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  1. Hello Sida,

    Is the 1050 still available? I won’t be in Phoenix for a couple of months but I have a freind that would be able to pick it up if we can make a deal. Thanks.

     

    Helmut

     

     

    1. Zoomy

      Zoomy

      Is the 1050 still for sale?

    2. philippshen

      philippshen

      yes it is, we can either communicate here or you can text me at 602-245-7381

  2. I ordered the Weber Tac holster. Thanks to all for your input.
  3. Like everyone else said. Best mod I’ve made I’ve made in a while.
  4. I’m looking for a level 2 retention holster recommendation for a STI 2011 Pistol for 3 gun. I got a DQ when my AR stock hooked my pistol grip while abandoning it in a barrel and pulled the pistol from its Blade Tech holster. I need a holster that is compatible with the ELS system and offers a fast release.
  5. I guess I’ll have to wait until I get it to see what I can change to make weight. Thanks for the input.
  6. I have been considering a Dan Wesson SSC in .40. These are built exclusively for CZ Custom in Mesa. Since DW and CZ custom are reputable companies and the $1710 price tag it would be an economical way to get into USPSA single stack. While checking the specs I noticed that the weight with magazine is 43.2 oz’s making it illegal for single stack division. I know I can change the guide rod to aluminum and make weight but I’m curious why CZ Custom would have a gun built to their specs and not make it legal weight for single stack. The 9mmis even further into the red at 43.7 oz’s. Does anyone have one of these?
  7. I sighted it in at 100 yards last week. Using cheep federal 55gr it shot .8” groups. With 69gr Gorilla ammo it shot .7” groups with a NightForce 1-8 scope. My rifle is 6 pound 7 ounces with the scope and mount and it shoots just as accurate as my 11 pound 2 ounce rifle with a 18” SPR barrel from Compass Lake Engineering.
  8. I ended up with the same Geissele mount and the NightForce NX8. I have the Mission First stock. Heads up shooting at 1X is fine but going prone at 8X leaves me searching for the reticle. The scope does not have a generous eye box but with practice I seem to be aligning things quicker.
  9. I already have a AR that I built 6 years ago that I have been using for my first four 3 gun matches. It has a 18” Compass Lake Engineering SPR profile barrel that gives me sub MOA groups using factory ammo. Problem is it weighs in at 11.2 pounds with a mounted 1-8 scope. The lightweight build I am using the BAD barrel on will weigh in at 4.95 pounds without optics. I think it should work fine on 500 yard steel targets and make for fast transitions on close in targets.
  10. Thanks for the advice. I was also looking at the Warne mount. Another question I have is whether a 20 MOA scope mount is necessary for ranges less than 600 yards. I notice that most of the NightForce mounts only come in 20 MOA.Here is the stock that I have. http://www.missionfirsttactical.com/Products/Rifle-Stocks/BMSMIL-Milspec-Stock
  11. I recently purchased a NightForce NX 8 1-8 scope for my light weight 3 gun build and considering the Geissele scope mount. I like that Geissele number the saddle and caps before line boring the rings to keep everything as accurate as possible and they have managed to keep the weight under 8 oz. The question is should I get the standard scope mount with the 1.5” centerline height or the high power version that has a 1.34 centerline height.The NX8 scope has a smaller exit pupil so getting a good repeatable cheek weld and my eye centered might be pesky when shooting long range at high magnification. In that situation I would think that the lower mount would help. Conversely at short rangers at 1X and a more heads up style shooting I would probably want the higher scope mount. I am relatively new to 3 gun and probably spent money on the wrong equipment already. The scope height is a mystery to me and need some advice.
  12. Thanks, good to know because I pulled the trigger and bought one. Should have the rifle assembled in a couple of days.
  13. That barrel is a lot cheaper than the Battle Arms barrel. Thanks for the link.
  14. I’m using a Franken rifle now with. 18” Compass Lake Engineering barrel with an SPR profile. It’s a sub MOA rifle but weighs in at 8 pounds 3 ounces without a scope. I need a lighter setup.
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