Shot timer, M&P pistols and a fun afternoon

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    Shot timer, M&P pistols and a fun afternoon

    Got out today on the range and practiced drawing against the timer using my M&P .22 and m&P .40 full size. Fired the .22 first to get the feel of draw and firing as it had been a while. My best time was 1.74 , and typical .1.81 to 1.94 for a decent draw using a Serpa holster and drawing from concealment under a t shirt. Distance was 7 yards.
    This makes me realize how much more I need to practice to be effective. Granted the targets were reduced , so I had to acquire a sight picture to hit but I feel I. Can improve quite a bit. A few fumbled draws hit 2.28 range which could well happen in a panic /stressful situation.
    Ignore the small group above the target , I was attempting to sight in magpul pts sights on my M&P 15-22 .
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    A shot timer really helps give you an idea of where you stand. I really need to get my own and stop borrowing my friends.
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    This shot timer is an app on my iPhone. Works well enough for free
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    Wow, great idea Rocky!

    Will look into that for our use on our range.
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    Very neat. What's the App name if you don't mind me asking?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rock and Glock View Post
    Very neat. What's the App name if you don't mind me asking?
    I use this one, and it works great. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/free...338091445?mt=8
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    That is a great idea.The first gun,i ever had my Dad gave me.The first gun,i ever bought,,which was a few yrs back,was a used M&P40,full size.I love it,and can shoot it better than my GL23.but,the M&P,is just to big to conceal.It's concealed near me in my house.I've had it,about 7 yrs.,and,it jammed 2 times.New mag,stopped that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mandpgrl View Post
    That is a great idea.The first gun,i ever had my Dad gave me.The first gun,i ever bought,,which was a few yrs back,was a used M&P40,full size.I love it,and can shoot it better than my GL23.but,the M&P,is just to big to conceal.It's concealed near me in my house.I've had it,about 7 yrs.,and,it jammed 2 times.New mag,stopped that.
    I carry my full-sized M&P regularly IWB. It conceals easily with the set-up I use.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rock and Glock View Post
    Very neat. What's the App name if you don't mind me asking?
    It is called shot timer and was found on i tunes. It appears to be the same one mike1956 linked .
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    Yep it will humble you quickly using a shot timer. Main thing is though if you mess up the draw, grip, not having a round chambered and so on do not stop and start over continue on and you will actually see how much time it takes to make the shot.

    I put it on an IPad and then plug in a Jawbone speaker so it can be heard even with the best in hearing protection.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rocky View Post
    It is called shot timer and was found on i tunes. It appears to be the same one mike1956 linked .
    I use that one as well. It works pretty darn good for free.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rocky View Post
    It is called shot timer and was found on i tunes. It appears to be the same one mike1956 linked .
    I use the same app on my droid. Works well..

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