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USPSA Cheating scandal

Discussion in 'Shooting Chat' started by loudshirt, Jun 19, 2014.

  1. Shadowrider

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    One warning. The PC USPSA match up there is a good one. You will be addicted immediately and they will get you squared away. Welcome to the addiction!
     
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    I've got some research to do on USPSA... I'm not sure if that's the route to go for me. I am definitely into the practical defensive shooting mindset, so IDPA sure seems like it matches my thinking. I am not saying USPSA doesn't, as I don't know anything about them other than the "race" class kinda stuff. So I have to read up and probably try a match or three.
     
  3. Glocktogo

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    You can shoot USPSA and still keep defense usage in mind. it's just difficult to resist getting "gamey" when everyone else is completing the CoF's more quickly. IDPA has more than it's fair share of silly rules. It does still match defensive usage a little more closely though. :)
     
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    Cool, I can do that.
     
  5. Shadowrider

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    This is true. USPSA seems like it has "more" rules, but it's been a very long time since I read the rule book on IDPA, so I may be wrong. What drives me up the wall is that IDPA has a bunch of rules that are so open to interpretation by the SO. In USPSA it's a lot more concrete and uniform across different clubs. But USPSA also has a few rule nazi's that are pretty irritating too, I try to stay out of those threads on Enos. Another thing about IDPA is the round counts are generally quite noticeably smaller, I have a hard time driving to Tulsa to shoot 60 to 75 rounds in an IDPA match when OKCGC's USPSA match usually is pushing 200. And like GTG said, you can run your carry gear if you want in USPSA, there are generally at least a few at each match that do. I've seen several LEO's running their duty belt and it's fairly common at club matches. Just shoot to get out of it what YOU want to get out of it. You'll have a blast either way.
     

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