I don’t get to the range as often as I’d like to. It’s a drive, and then there’s work, family, other activities, and sometimes weeks go by. When I do get there, setting up, tearing down, pasting targets, all sorts of things that are not shooting have to happen. So in a 2 hour range visit, how much time is my finger actually on the trigger? 10 minutes, maybe?
Now I like my time at the range, walking down to the 200 yard berm to set up a target, talking about guns and ammo with the other shooters, just being outside on a beautiful afternoon. But still, it is the shooting, the practice time I am talking about. I am trying to get better with a 1911, to shoot at my potential in USPSA matches.
I don’t dryfire at home. Lots of shooters do, but dropping the hammer on a 1911 in the house, no matter how empty the gun, well, you only have to be wrong once. Her tolerance for my hobby would be gone before my hearing returned. So, looking at all the options, how do I get more practice?
That Wilson Combat in the picture? It’s an airsoft gun. I think it might be part of the answer.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.