OK Folks, If it wasn't for CO I wouldn't be here. I'm 54 years old and just started shooting handguns last year. I purchased a 9mm for concealed carry and was shocked that my eye sight had gotten bad and i was having trouble seeing my sights.
After reading about the New M&P C.O.R.E I figured what the hell And gave it a try. I found a M&P 9mm from the performance center new for $650 out the door at a gun show and jumped on it. While reading about optics I stumbled on a post about USPSA and CO, (at the time I didn't even know what USPSA was). I thought it would be fun to try. So I bit the bullet and paid $550 for a RMR. Hot damn I taught I was set until i realized the ported barrel was a no go! for CO.
Well I purchased a Apex semi drop in barrel for $200 to make my gun legal and finally showed up at SWGC for my first match, Not being a member of USPSA yet they let me compete anyway and showed me the ropes. I sucked but learned a lot that day.
30 days later I showed up (As a paid USPSA member) and did way better. I cant wait for the next match.
Oh and one of the things I like is being limited to 10 rounds in the mag. Planning the stage and the challenge of reloading is fun to me. I hope CO stays around.
Here is the link to my first match. I'm Mark Prickett.