Random pics of my dad shooting
Dad has decided to let down the veil enough to be seen. If you live in our area, and shoot, you know who he is already. And, it stands to reason, you probably know me. ;)
I still haven't really gotten my desktop online, so the hundreds of other pics on it are just going to have to go unshown. But I've got a few on my laptop, and, because I've got nothing else to say, figured I'd show y'all some pics.
This is Dad making ready at the line, while shooting his new Colt WWI repro 1911 in an IDPA match in September 2007. Those who are in the know will recognize the significance of the orange shirt he's wearing, which he picked up while attending Gunsite under Jeff Cooper in 1980.
Note the range master's monster magazine funnel is empty. This was a cold range, requiring the unnecessary administrative loading and unloading for every stage. This is a silly rule that brings pistol matches to a crawl, while providing no extra margin of safety. It creates a situation where shooters unnecessarily must manipulate their pistols more than they should have to. A better solution: make the rule that all firearms stay holstered during the match, except at the line or at the safe area.
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This is Dad shooting his new round butt S&W Model 21 .44 Special that he and John Shirley worked out a deal on. This is an imminently carriable, superb personal defense weapon. It didn't quite suit John-- it does Dad. It's basically the same revolver as the Thunder Ranch M21-4, but it's a little less spendy.
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Edited to make pictures expandable.