• recoil system

    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
  • Hodgdon BL-C(2) and H4895

    Hodgdon BL-C(2) and H4895 Powders for .308 Winchester

    Hodgdon BL-C(2) and H4895 can be used across a range of rifle calibres. The Lapua Scenar 168 grain BTHP bullet has a proven accuracy capability., Rifle Reloading

    This article contains information on reloading .308 Winchester calibre using Hodgdon BL-C(2) and H4895 powders. Two different types of bullet were used; 146 grain FMJ bullets and Lapua 168 grain BTHP Scenar bullets. BL-C(2) is a spherical propellant was developed for military use in 7.62mm NATO ammunition, which is commercially known as .308 Winchester. When it was first introduced bench rest and target shooters made it success. As well as .308 Winchester it will also work well in .223 Remington.

    Hodgdon BL-C(2) &H4895

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03Oct

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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