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PostPosted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 11:34 pm 
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I've recently discovered some of what I perceived were common HFT positions are not going to work for me due to physical limitations.... :evil:

It would be nice to see pics of HFT shooting positions.... standard, not so standard and maybe even totally off the wall ideas!.... All pics appreciated as I'm looking for someway that I may afford to shoot comfortably while trying to remain steady and accurate..... TIA.... 8)

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how about a video?

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Good video for excellent technics of shooting ..... very well .... Thx.

BUT the bottom line is that almost any position should do and one thing
for sure it must be comfortable for you .... imagine trying to follow
an excellent shooting position that your body can't do and then
imagine where shot is going to hit ... lol.....

a yoga guy might want to shoot with standing on his head because
it's so comfortable .... LOL ....


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pirellip wrote:

Maybe the kneeling position in that video might help, but that seated position would need the aid of a harness.... :evil:

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Good video for excellent technics of shooting ..... very well .... Thx.

BUT the bottom line is that almost any position should do and one thing
for sure it must be comfortable for you .... imagine trying to follow
an excellent shooting position that your body can't do and then
imagine where shot is going to hit ... lol.....

a yoga guy might want to shoot with standing on his head because
it's so comfortable .... LOL ....


I just might have to take up Yoga classes and see if they could work out the kinks in that lower body area.....LMAO....
May just have to shoot standing off hand or prone.... Practice, practice, practice...It's all good!!!.... :D :lol: 8)

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Get yourself one of these......
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Get yourself one of these......
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Thanks notec..... all though it's comfortable, the chair is not a stable platform without a knee riser or shooting sticks, both of which are a no no in HFT.... LOL

I posted this on one of the other Threads.....

This one was purchased at LeBaron's.... It has a folding back rest and when the back rest is not up the highest point is 15-1/2" tall...

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I need one of those tripod like under500fps has , with an electronic
target finder and lock on target and remote control ..... lol .....
no scope is needed, may be laser pointer to tell the gun which target
to shoot .... lol....

I think all shooting should be done standing position .... something more
challenging ..... and be happy joy to hit 30 out of 60 .... lol...


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First shoot in Elmira 1) April 26, 2008 Weather permitting?? 60 shots**
So it would be nice to get at least 60 out of a possible 120.... :wink:

Still hoping some pics or ideas will turn up as these dates are fast approaching and I need some techniques to practice with!.....Take care

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At Elmira, all lanes have platforms, so prone is a possibility. Some lanes you will be able to steady yourself on a tree or rest on a log in front of the lane.

Since you are the only one that really knows what is comfortable for you, trial and error is a good method. My shooting position has been evolving for about ten years and I have changed it again this year.

I am sure most ft shooters are continually tweaking their position to become more stable or more comfortable. Try some positions you think will work and use them at the first match. From there, just keep keep what works best and continue to develop your position. Fitness and flexibility definitely play a large role.

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Thanks for your words of Encouragement and experience MAC.... :wink:

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sniper wrote:
I need one of those tripod like under500fps has , with an electronic
target finder and lock on target and remote control ..... lol .....
no scope is needed, may be laser pointer to tell the gun which target
to shoot .... lol....

I think all shooting should be done standing position .... something more
challenging ..... and be happy joy to hit 30 out of 60 .... lol...


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No shooting sticks,monopods, bipods or tripods allowed in HFT...LOL

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Parker_101_ wrote:
under500fps wrote:
sniper wrote:
I need one of those tripod like under500fps has , with an electronic
target finder and lock on target and remote control ..... lol .....
no scope is needed, may be laser pointer to tell the gun which target
to shoot .... lol....

I think all shooting should be done standing position .... something more
challenging ..... and be happy joy to hit 30 out of 60 .... lol...


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No shooting sticks,monopods, bipods or tripods allowed in HFT...LOL



......... LOL ........... who cares .... lol.... this gun doesn't even need
a person .... just a remote control ..... and a couch ... and a bottle of beer,
and a TV ... just in case the Hockey game start ... lol....

It's going to be fun ....
I hope it's going to be a fun competition .....


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It'll be fun just to get out of doors and do some shooting no doubt,
but I'm still aiming to be the best that I can be with the equipment on hand..... :twisted: :lol:
Bring on the fun!!!... 8) 8) 8)

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