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Old 02-24-2007, 06:11 AM   #1
 
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CMP EIC Match Legal

i can not find much current info on the web regarding pistolsmiths who can build and guarantee a 2"/50yd 'Leg' Gun...

ive emailed a couple of guys but not heard back from them yet. am i going to have try this myself? eeek....


thanks

david
 
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Old 02-25-2007, 04:18 AM   #2
 
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I am not the smartest clown in town and at the risk of proving it...what is a leg gun? ops:

Thanks for the lesson, Buddy
 
Old 02-25-2007, 08:00 AM   #3
 
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unlike NRA conventional pistol, where electronic sights, rails, beavertail grip safetys and the like can be added to your pistol (along with varied calibers), a 'Leg' gun would be one that complies with the CMP 'service' pistol requirements which would allow it to be fired in 'Leg' Matchesm or Excellence-In-Competition matches...

Leg or EIC matches are what need to be fired in order to earn the Distinguished Pistol (or Rifle) Medal...

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Old 02-25-2007, 02:43 PM   #4
 
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Re: CMP EIC Match Legal

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Originally Posted by ltdave
i can not find much current info on the web regarding pistolsmiths who can build and guarantee a 2"/50yd 'Leg' Gun...
I don't recall seeing a 2" guarantee on a hardball gun. Match Ball Ammunition is tricky: Rock River and Les Baer guarantee 3" groups.

You can do better, but you can also do a lot worse.
 
Old 02-25-2007, 02:50 PM   #5
 
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SOME custom smiths will guarantee that...

2 of them are now retired...


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Old 03-21-2007, 08:03 PM   #6
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My Hardball gun tested 1 1/16" with Nosler 185's and N310. The best Sierra Hardball test ever is 2 1/2". To get HB loads down in the 2" area is really tough even if the gun is capable.
 
Old 02-15-2008, 04:43 PM   #7
 
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Both of these are pretty pricey but I have heard form master level shooters that these guys are two of the best. I'm also looking for a more ecconomical pistolsmith to make hardball and wadguns. If you find one let me know.

The guy who made my wadgun put 1.5" 50 yard groups in writing before he started. Cost me 600 or 700 dollars plus the cost of the base gun. Regretfully he died about 5 years back.
 
Old 06-30-2014, 12:38 PM   #8
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An EIC legal hardball gun needs a lot of things but pinpoint accuracy at fifty yards is not one of them. Three inched is plenty good enough unless you expect to win the National Trophy Individual Match at Perry. My hardball gun will probably shoot three inches at fifty yards but I never shot it from a rest. I did shoot a number of leg matches with 50 yard scores in the 90's and Distinguished with the pistol twice. The first time the match officials didn't send the registration fees to DCM and when CMP took over they disallowed my 30 points. The second time I did it in one year with three Golds. It's amazing what you can do when you are pi**ed off.

You might win a leg match at 50 yards but you will lose it at 25 yards. If you keep all your shots in the black at twenty five yards you will probably get a leg.

VAshooter
 
Old 07-14-2014, 07:34 PM   #9
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If you haven't decided yet. Springfield Armory makes a National Match Hardball pistol order model number PC9502

PC9502 National Match Hardball 1911-A1
Custom fit slide to national match frame
Custom fit match barrel & bushing
Polished feed ramp & throated barrel
Springfield Custom spur hammer w/standard grip safety
Fitted match trigger w/custom tuned 4 lb. pull Tuned for total reliability Lowered & flared ejection port Tuned & polished extractor
BoMar rear sight w/undercut front sight
20LPI checkered front strap
Beveled & polished magazine well Checkered cocobolo grips Premium matte blued finish
2 stainless steel magazines
 
Old 07-15-2014, 07:31 AM   #10
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If you haven't decided yet.
That would be some SERIOUS procrastination on the original poster's part, GR8GIFT.
 
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