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Old 08-04-2014, 07:31 PM
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Default 1000 Yrd World Record with 9mm Pistol

I like watching Jerry. I didn't think he could do it but he did on the second try.
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Old 08-04-2014, 10:54 PM
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I'm pretty sure that he had plenty of practice rounds before making the video but regardless. . . that's pretty amazing!

It makes me wonder if it's possible to set up a firing solution using GPS coordinates instead of attempting to aim through a sight. I wouldn't even be able to see the baloon!

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Old 08-13-2014, 07:08 PM
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The trick is using either an aiming point well above the target, or using a point on the barrel as the "front sight" which reults in the gun being held at an extreme angle while still allowing you to see the target

Also, it's not necessary to actually hit the ballon to pop it.
You just have to hit the steel plate and let bullet fragments do the work.

I've never tried a 9 mm at 1000 yds, but I have hit milk jugs at over 400 yds with a 44 mag

I also agree with the theory he took LOTS of practice shots before the video
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Old 08-13-2014, 07:35 PM
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I don't believe he shot practice shots before filming.
I have seen several shows where it takes the shooter a bunch of tries before he hits his target.
He also shoots more in a week that most people do in a year or 10
You noticed he didn't try it again after he hit it once.
He also pointed out that he hit the steel and not the balloon.
Luck plays into it but he is good.
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