This is a discussion on Range Report within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I'm new and this is my 1st range report. It's on my P345. The S/N 664-3xxxx series, I bought it in nov 05. (there was ...
January 17th, 2006 02:20 AM
January 17th, 2006 03:39 AM
Nice report, Bags. I've been curious about the P345. Is yours a DAO, or is it DA/SA? I'm under the impression that this gun is DA/SA. How is the trigger?
January 17th, 2006 07:04 AM
NICE report ya made there....Lotta people lookin for that 345 Ruger while at the store........i can give em some physical reports based on yours............thanks!!
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January 17th, 2006 07:45 AM
I hear lots of good things about the p345 seems local store cant keep them instock
January 17th, 2006 08:22 AM
Nice. 50 yrds. is quite a ways for pistol shooting.
January 17th, 2006 02:41 PM
Originally Posted by older gunner
It is DA/SA... I posted in another thread DAO .. sorry for any confusion... sometimes my mind does not screen everything that my fingers get. It's heavy on the DA shot (duh right?) and then PERFECT for me on the SA. Warning here, I don't have much experience with hand guns. I have shot ~10 of them and only ~3 over 50 rds. The trigger reminds me of the M16A2. It's not a "hair trigger", it takes some steady pressure. It "feels" consistant to me. I wish I could give you a better answer, I just want you to know where I am coming from.
class3- you are welcome.. feel free to send anything as payment
rocky- it was 50 ft... and yeah I know it's LONG way, but I would like to have some sort of single head shot at 50 ft to brag about..lol You know, that range story.
January 17th, 2006 04:01 PM
Pretty darned OK Bags - and thx for the feedback. I have a P95 and 97 - which are not hugely different and if you can get used to that long DA pull with practice then that is very useful.
Familiarity and further practice will see your groups shrinking but you will almost always get ''fliers'' even so. Now might soon be the time to extend your training to include draw practice, shooting from positions other than standing - maybe even work up to shots on the move.
Keep working at it and remember that the more ''muscle memory'' the better - once thing get tense, fine motor skills dispappear. Oh and also - pay some attention to shooting with both strong hand only and weak hand only. Practice reloads with both hands too and also clearance drills.
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January 17th, 2006 05:59 PM
In that first picture of the pistol it looks like it "bit" you from the double mark on your hand.
Last edited by rstickle; January 18th, 2006 at 12:45 AM.
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January 17th, 2006 08:54 PM
Originally Posted by rstickle
No, that was from a football party with a very rough ice box
I have pinched my finger in the slide putting it back togetehr the 1st time.
P95- yeah I am a VERY BAD shot with my left hand. And now that I have a holester, I am working on my draw in the house. UNLOADED gun of course.
January 18th, 2006 07:32 PM
I don't know about your gun, but your monitor... you need an upgrade.
SONY TRINITRON is the only way to go. :D
January 18th, 2006 08:35 PM
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