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I have for some time now go to the range and have a game plan prior to going.Ex. I may dedicate one day to weak hand shooting, and other for speed shooting. By keep a log shows me if I have improved or need more work in different area's of shooting. It has helped me, just wondering does anyone else do something close. I hate just spraying and praying I have a good day.
 

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I keep logs of shooting and Logs of how many rounds each gun has ran though it.. pretty much chart everything
 

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Not me.:confused::confused:
 

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Zack you know I been telling people that for a long time now. Not only will people find their weak area's, but also having a real round count is very helpful in changing the springs
 

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I log only the long gun shooting. With handguns I'm to busy shooting & moving & the number of rounds is just too many to log. For long guns I use an old school sniper data book ( I have one for every rifle, along with ballistic data for the rounds I use).
 

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I do the same for long guns also. A old habit hard to break and I have learned my strong points as well as my weak ones from it.
 

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I don't, but it's wrong not to. I probably know the bullets through my pistols to within 100 - 200, but that has a good chance of getting away from me. I don't chart how I perform.

The only thing I probably do right is I stay on top of the shot count of a new gun - till I consider it broken in.

Important thing and I do it poorly.
 

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Don't keep a log and since I only shoot 3 diff 1911's, it's easy to keep a rd count for each. I keep track of the primers I buy and load. Right now I'm at almost 109K. Tracy
 

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I log round count for all my guns, but no notes on range sessions.
I generally have some method to my range sessions though.
Might be rest or target shooting at different distances, shooting on the move, multiple targets, shooting from different postitions, or a combination of all, etc.
And yea, sometimes I just like "blast away" too.

BTW, pizza boxes make nice "hostage recuse" targets.
Pop the pizza dude in the knoggin' with no errant rounds on the pie in his hand and that's a "successful recue":biggrin:

I enter notes in my reloading data note book.
Besides loading data, I note things like, most accurate, any feed failures, dirty or clean burn, etc


..L.T.A.
 

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I log range time too.
I started doing it to verify magazine performance. The ones that failed got some of my 'special attention'.
Now I log everything... # of rounds, type of ammo, mag #, time of day, which gun, what distance, shooting position used, moving or static, which stage I practiced, malfunction drills, reloading drills, whether I ate before or not, etc... almost everything I can think of to help get more comfortable and more proficient at shooting.

I learned a long time ago that Murphy is EVERYWHERE!
If you don't plan for him, he will jump up and bite you in the butt... everytime!

Practice, practice, practice. Log everything and review. Then practice, practice, practice!

And, thanks for that link Vic. I might be able to use some of that stuff.
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Cap I like the pizza Boxes idea with the hostage recuse, I will use that one, Thanks bro.

There's generally no short supply of pizza boxes around our home, Vic.

i like 'em for multiple target shooting too.
As mentioned, i shoot right out in the back yard.

When I'm lazy, and don't feel like like stapling them up at chest level, I open the lid a bit and stand 'em up in different locations and distances.
as long as it's not windy, they'll stay in place.

clean up's a cinch too, i just pick 'em up, toss 'em in the fire ring and light a match


I don't think i could live in the city


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