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eMatch 1 Member Q&A

John M. asked two great questions regarding getting his Piece of the Action e-match qualifier patch. He asked: 1) Do you have to shoot all 7 drills to get the patch or can you qualify with just the ones you can shoot with the equipment on hand. [and] 2) Are times...

The Langrish Drill with reload

This Course is derived from a Course invented by Capt. Edward Langrish of the Hartford CT Police Department in 1927. Target – Any silhouette, such as IDPA or Trace around a CD to draw six circles on the target: Distance – 5 Yards. Time Limit – None. Shooting Position – You may shoot from any […]

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E-Match Range Notes #001

Dear Fellow ImWithROSCOE shooters: A quick update on three projects that need to work both in concert, and subsequently need to come together at the same time; Our updated e-match directions, Our e-match Scoreboard, And our e-match Piece of the Action patches. In no...

Tales From The Back Creek Diary – “Ed, Help! I sent My Ruger Back and….”

Repairing Revolver Wrinkles: ” Rough Forcing Cone, Tight Cylinder Throats, and New Barrel “Break-In” Q.- The throat on my new Ruger GP100 looks like it was cut with a serrated knife. I sent the gun back to Ruger to have them look at it.  The photos are what they sent back.  I still get leading […]

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Clothespins

One day while working the range I found myself without any shooters arriving for quals and the range all to myself. I was bored just burning powder for the usual drills and practice, so I decided to try shooting the clothespins we used to affix the paper targets to the cardboard backboards. At that time […]

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Followup on the Double-End Wadcutter

Q- The .38 Special as we know was originally a black powder cartridge and with modern powders suffers from excessive case capacity. Does anyone have any info on reloading “cut down” cases. I know it has been done to aid extraction in snubby revolvers. I have also read some info on using the short .38 […]

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Tales from the Back Creek Diary – Having Your Cake and Eating It Too

Properly designed hollow-point cast bullets expand at subsonic revolver velocities without requiring +P charges  Ed Harris, Annandale, VA   The standard of terminal performance from a concealable .38 Special service revolver was for many years the so-called “FBI load.  It featured a 158-grain all-lead, hollow-point, semi-wad cutter at a velocity of 880 f.p.s. as obtained […]

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