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1.         Firearms:

Revolvers - A revolver chambered to fire center-fire cartridges .354 caliber or larger. There are no restrictions on the barrel.

 

Pistols - Center-fire semi-automatic pistols of .354 caliber or larger. There are no restrictions on the barrel.

 

2.       Sights: No restrictions other than possibly the national firearm laws. Optical or electronic, fixed or adjustable. Front sight may not extend beyond the muzzle.

 

3.       Grips: Orthopedic and target type as well as weighted grips are not allowed. Grips may be modified or changed because of the size of a competitorís hands or to facilitate loading. Finger groove and slip on grips are allowed. Thumb rest grips/stocks, tape on the grip or any substance (except sweat preventers) which results in a sticky surface to the grip or hand, are not allowed.

 

4.    Trigger:

Revolvers - If the revolver has single-action capability the single action trigger pull must be at least 2.5 lbs. (1135 g). A Trigger stop is allowed.

 

Pistols - Trigger pull not less than 3 lbs. (1360 g) single action or for those of double action capability only. A trigger stop is allowed.

5.       Position: Standing, both hands may be used to hold or steady the firearm.

 

6.    Ready position: Pistol held at 45 degrees, pointing at ground while targets are not facing. Firearm will be loaded, with a round in the chamber and hammer may be cocked.

 

7.    Targets:  HGW6 Sport Shooting PP1 Full, one per competitor.

 

8.      Ammunition:  30 rounds of hand or factory loaded ammunition, to be supplied by the competitor.

 

9.    Course of Fire:

Practice 1           25M      12 shots in 120 seconds (to include reloading of 6 rounds).

 

Practice 2        15M    12 shots in strings of 6. The targets will make 6 appearances of 2 seconds, with intervals of 5 seconds. One shot to be fired at each appearance. Ready position between target exposures must be 45 degrees or more    below the line of sight.

Practice 3        10M    6 shots only. The targets will make 3 appearances of 2 seconds with intervals of 5 seconds. Six shots to be fired, 2 at every appearance. Ready position between target exposures must be 45 degrees or more below the line of sight.

10.    Malfunctions: Other than defective targets, target mechanisms, range failures or range malfunctions, there are no allowances for malfunctions and no competitor will be allowed to re-fire because of a disabled pistol, a defective cartridge or any shooter or firearm related malfunction.


 

 

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