Csbassplayer2003 Posted March 20, 2016 Share Posted March 20, 2016 I have been trying to up my plates score for a long time and im not getting any better (actually getting worse...). The farther 2 ranges are killing me badly. At a practice match today, I went 10 of 12 at 15 (both misses I rushed and knew it), I got 4 of 6 on my first set at 15 yrds, then 2 of 6 on the second set (un characteristic right there, but ok, chalk it up to bad luck, I normally do better). But at 20 and 25yds, I usually stand, and I barely clear 30 plates on an average run, so less than half if I do ok at 10 and 15 (best in a match ever was 35, ironically on my first ever), and those two distances always hurt me bad. TODAY, I tried going prone after some practice beforehand, and it went from bad to worse. For one, Im a bigger guy (6ft 1, 260), so I had to prone at 45 degrees to get my head down enough. As it turns out, this wasn't even enough and I had to raise the gun up so much to get a sight picture that I had to stack my right hand on top of a fisted left hand to get it high enough. This obviously was terrible for rhythm, speed, and stability. I cleared a total of 24 plates of 48 today, and again, 10 of those were at 10 yards. At 15, 20, 25 I went 14 for 36. Not good. Im not sure what to do. Im not accurate/consistent enough standing at those ranges to do well, and prone seems to be even worse. I am shooting a production gun, so no prone pad for me (Glock 34). Its not the gun, its not ammo, it isn't anything other than technique/me. I can slow fire them if I have all the time I need without that much issue, I just can't do it at timed at that range with any degree of accuracy. And prone seems to be counter productive/worse. Anyone have any ideas what to do? Should I keep trying prone? Something else? Just try standing even though it will probably always leave me mediocre? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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