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Old 8th November 2012, 04:33 AM
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When I started to read this thread, I thought I knew why I liked shooting competitions, but for me, the reasons have changed over time and with experience.

When I first started comps, it was about meeting new people on the circuit and watching / asking / learning the skills needed to improve to a decent standard.

Now, I shoot goodish scores but they're mixed with the odd nightmare. I'm pretty sure that I have delusions of winning but lack the consistancy to do it and windy days do my head in with using light pellets.

If I can get to a point where I've enjoyed the occassion, shot as well as I thought and contributed to others enjoyment of the same, I'll be a more contented shooter.

OP - Well done for starting this thread off. It's been a real help to me. Thank you.
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