Bulls eye, also known as conventional pistol, is a shooting sport in which participants shoot handguns at paper targets at fixed distances and time limits.
Lots of challenging and entertaining handguns shooting competitions have come along in the recent years, but the demanding old 2700 game grows ever more popular.
The sport is primarily popular in United States and Canada. Bulls eye pistol was the inspiration for the ISSF international 25 m Standard Pistol (82 feet) event and like the ISSF pistol events, the development of skills required to shoot one-handed at 5.5-inch and 8-inch bulls eye targets at 25 and 50 yards, respectively, takes considerable training to achieve proficiency.
A series of new pistol shooting sports has grabbed the attention of the shooting public. Action pistol, pin shooting, practical competition and silhouette all have had phenomenal growth, and matches like the Bianchi Cup, the Second Chance and the Steel Challenge have become well-publicized big-money events.
The annual National Rifle and Pistol Matches take place at Camp Perry, Ohio in July and August. Competing shooters are registered with the National Rifle Association and scores are officially recorded. Registered matches that are Regional, Sectional, and State championships and local matches are held at various locations throughout the year and are often sponsored by local shooting clubs.
As far as the .45 is concerned, Colt guns are still the leaders, but the Springfield form the basis of good guns. Most guns, in my opinion, even the Model 41, need a trigger job, and most .45s need a lot more.
Authorized matches are also recognized by the NRA (National Rifle Association). Scores at all of these competitions are recorded by the NRA and used to rank a shooter's abilities.
For bulls eye guns, the accuracy standards must measure up on the most difficult Portion of the course, 50-yd. slow-fire. If the gun/ammo combination isn't capable, at the minimum, of keeping every shot within the l0-ring. a shooter can lose points and never know whether it was his fault or the guns.
Bull's eye: Members of the Singapore Navy's Diving Unit participate in a joint shooting drill with Indonesian Navy officers at a shooting range at the Indonesian Navy Eastern Fleet headquarters in Surabaya, East Java on Thursday. The joint drill was part of efforts to boost bilateral ties, including military cooperation, between the two countries.