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    Swiss Double Spring Recoil System

    Gregory Midgley has designed and manufactured his own recoil system. His STI pistol has also been modified by himself., Premium Content

    The ability to control the recoil of your pistol determines how fast you can trigger the next shot. For an IPSC competitor this means being able to control the recoil of a series of shots at the targets that are visible as you proceed through a stage. Different methods have been tried to control recoil. Different strengths of recoil springs, full length guide rods, tungsten guide rods have all been tried. STI European Team member Gregory Midgley has spent so time designing a recoil system and used it when he competed at World Shoot XVI.

    Recoil System
  • The STI International Sentry .45 ACP M1911 Pistol

    The STI International Sentry .45 ACP M1911 Pistol

    The STI Sentry is made to the classic 100 year old M1911 design by modern manufacturing techniques., Premium Content

    In 2011 the John Browning designed and Colt manufactured Model 1911 pistol in .45 Automatic Colt Pistol ( ACP ) calibre celebrates 100 years in existence. Adopted in 1911, this pistol was the standard US Forces sidearm until it was replaced by the Beretta 92F in the mid 1980’s. Some US Special Forces units are still carrying the M1911. This pistol has seen a lot of developments in the availability of customised component parts and methods of manufacture.

    The STI Sentry
  • 2011 World Shoot XVI Handgun Championships

    2011 World Shoot XVI Handgun Championships

    At WSXVI Eric Grauffel won his fifth IPSC World title in a row; something which has never been achieved before., Events

    The 2011 IPSC World Shoot XVI Practical Handgun Championships were held in Rhodes, Greece. Last held in Bali, Indonesia, the World Shoot ( WS ) takes place every three years and was held at the Kalamonas Shooting Range, 18 kilometres south of Rhodes Town. The range was expanded for the WS.


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2013 European Handgun Championships

2013 European Handgun Championships, Posted in Events

2013 European Handgun Championships

The 2013 IPSC European Handgun Championships were held in Portugal. This event takes place every three years and was held in the north of the country, near the town of Barcelos, inland from Porto. The competition was organised by IPSC Portugal, which ensured the Fervenca Shooting Complex was fit for purpose. The stages in the match were themed on Portuguese exploration and there was an abundance of nautical pictorial displays and props used.

Lady's Production European Champion Maria Gushchina

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