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Took the Sp TRP and EMP to the range today

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by jimk66, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. jimk66

    jimk66 Well-Known Member

    Hi Guy's, I thought I'd take the Springfield brothers (SS 1911 TRP and a 9mm EMP) to the range with me today. I only had a hundred rounds of WWB ammo for each but I still had fun. The TRP was fantastic as usual and the little EMP did super as well. However, try as I might I couldn't shoot the groups with the EMP that tthe TRP produced from 10 yrds out to 22 yrds. Still a pretty accurate little short barreled pistol.
    Although the EMP isn't my best shooting 9 it sure is one of my prettiest.:D
    As for 45' caliber pistols....Man I have an HK45c and a Sig P220c that I love shooting, but you throw a 1911 into the mix.(especially Springfield's ;).... and ask what do you like and shoot best and 9 times out of 10 the answer will be a 1911 ...hands down.
    Anyway, I just wanted to share some thoughts with you all about my day at the range with the Springfield brothers.
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    Last edited: Dec 2, 2008
  2. Claude Clay

    Claude Clay Well-Known Member

    sounds like you had some fun. please tell me more about the EMP--i am interested in one for my wife but if it gropes rather than groups, perhaps i wont. she is ok with my defender reduced recoil loads. 200 gr LSWC at 750 feet/sec. the 1911 frame downsized to the EMP in 9mm is attractive though.
  3. jimk66

    jimk66 Well-Known Member

    TRP and EMP at the range

    Glad to share and help as much as I can. I can shoot 5 round groups all day with the EMP and stay inside a 7" pie pan at 22 yrds. A good shooter with good eyes could do much better (I'm old with poor eye sight :(). At twenty foot... a fifty cent piece will cover 3 round groups. At 30'....2-21/2" circle. Out further I'm having touble seeing the small dots darn it.
    The little pistol is a nice soft shooter and fits my smallish hands great.
    Let me know if you want more specific info.
  4. Walkalong

    Walkalong Moderator

    Now that is a good day at the range. :)
  5. possum

    possum Well-Known Member

    nice, i love my sa mc operator, and i know that the trp are sweet, i haven't gotten a chance to try the emp yet but that is something i want to try.

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