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  1. Ah, thanks for the clarification on parallel vs sloped adjustable combs! That makes perfect sense now. As far as replacing the front bead with the smaller middle bead, I noticed that on a couple of the guns I fired. Others had both or just the front original bead. Not sure which of the three I like yet, but my new gun only has a front bead so I guess it will be a non issue initially. Thanks again!
  2. Thank you for the outstanding advice! Yes, the instructor I'm meeting is NSCA certified. Also, a larger pattern above kinda makes sense to me as well. Like you said though, I'm sure that will be something that I'll decide for myself in the coming weeks. I'll report back with an update!
  3. Coincidentally, I also had an 18" semi-auto that I brought (Mossberg 930 SPX), but I wound up not using it as I wanted to test as many different over/unders as I could. This Sunday I'll compare/contrast. I know the recoil of the semi-auto will be lighter, though I'm not really recoil sensitive anyway. I think the biggest benefit will be in tracking. The 32" barrels should be easier to track clays on longer shots. Hopefully I don't figure out that I spent a good chunk of cash for nothing!
  4. Thanks! I did always love the "classic" or regal look of them. Honestly though, I never thought I'd have a serious interest until I actually shot it a couple of weeks back. What I envisioned it being was something similar to skeet (which I liked as well), but sporting clays is a different animal. My shotgun should be here this week sometime. I plan to hit the range when it comes in, I'll report back!
  5. I pulled the trigger on the Rizzini, mostly for the same reason Wild Gene listed below in the very first sentence... As you stated in your first sentence, my thinking is also that this will not be my last shotgun. That being the case, I figured if I can get the Rizzini at an outstanding price (cheaper than a new Silver Pigeon by a few hundred dollars) and can make it fit me well enough, It will be more that adequate until I gain a lot more experience shooting clays and make a much more informed decision before dropping serious coin on a better shotgun. That said, I beli
  6. I shot sporting clays for the first time this past weekend and absolutely loved it. Enough where I'm shopping for a good entry level over/under shotgun. I was pretty set on the Beretta 686 Silver Pigeon, but as luck would have it, I have an opportunity to purchase a brand new Rizzini BR110 Sporter X w/Adjustable Comb at a once in a lifetime price. Does anyone here have any first hand experience with the Rizzini???
  7. None of us realized it wasn't staked properly at the time. It wasn't until I reviewed the video later that day!
  8. Yes. The pencil came out every time, but not as vigorously as another 1911 I tested with. I may adjust my trigger and see if I receive better results. Nope, everything is stock. I may install a lighter firing pin spring.
  9. I found this after it happened. I don't remember the exact penalty he called at the time, but this sounds similar:
  10. To be 100% honest, I was just upset that I fell! At the time I also wasn't sure what the rules were regarding that exactly, so I took what the RO said at face value. My ultimate takeaway, don't fall!!!
  11. The second I fell he yelled stop, so I couldn't continue. I was able to get a reshoot, but I did pick up a penalty. I forget exactly what it was, but something to the effect of "user induced equipment failure". None of us realized it wasn't staked down until later. We were able to get everything set back up fairly quickly thankfully.
  12. GREAT JOB keeping it pointed down range!!! That concrete looks like it was itching to make someone fall!
  13. First, thanks for the responses!!! So...all three loads ran great as far as cycling my STI DVC Limited. Again, my chrono doesn't arrive until Tuesday and I have an IDPA match this weekend. It's a local match, so I'll load 3.4 gr and call it a day for now on that front. Besides, according to most here I'm well over 130 PF. I have a MUCH bigger issue though. I had a TON of misfires due to the Sellier & Bellot primers. They had pretty significant hits on them though, I'm surprised they didn't fire! They are labeled small pistol primers, but these things are crazy hard. I
  14. Yep! I should have specified that in my original post. 125 PF + a 5 PF buffer. I'm going to order another chronograph, mine was damaged when I moved. I wouldn't mind using less powder per round for sure!
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