An Intro to Handgun Silhouette Dan Wesson History The Dan Wesson Forum Forum

Avatar

Please consider registering
guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —




— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed Topic RSS sp_TopicIcon
An Intro to Handgun Silhouette
July 8, 2018
12:21 am
Avatar
IHMSA80x80
Member
Forum Posts: 2691
Member Since:
April 25, 2008
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Dan Wesson Arms was a relatively unknown gunmaker in the early 1980’s. Handgun silhouette competition, arguably, made them more of a household name. Their innovative designs and outstanding accuracy caused many shooters to turn to their revolvers in their quest for winning scores.

This article, from the July 1984 issue of Shooting Times, is what got me into handgun silhouette competition. After reading this article, it sounded like something I could enjoy. The next year found me moving to Indianapolis, where there was a range 4 miles away that held .22 IHMSA matches. Once I tried it I was hooked. 

Many shooters still haven’t heard of silhouette, or know much about it, so I thought this would give them an idea. There are several mentions of Dan Wesson guns here. Hope you enjoy it.

Start-Shooting-Steel

The Savantist

July 10, 2018
9:41 am
Avatar
photohause
Sebastian, FL
Member
Forum Posts: 2073
Member Since:
February 20, 2008
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

 Excellent, fun read-thanks!

   What new gun my Dear, this old thing?

Forum Timezone: America/New_York

Most Users Ever Online: 72

Currently Online:
43 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

Steve: 10330

SHOOTIST357: 4788

Dave_Ks: 4277

zoommb: 3157

Supermagfan: 3105

Blacktop: 3004

IHMSA80x80: 2691

brucertx: 2306

Ole Dog: 2291

Stinger: 2140

Newest Members:

Ronald Van Wagnen

Greg Sears

JC

jpg366

Doug24

stogie25

Jwwwhitehouse

EJB

PDK1234

WacoJim

Forum Stats:

Groups: 11

Forums: 42

Topics: 14280

Posts: 127279

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 87

Members: 6660

Moderators: 4

Admins: 1

Site Supporters: 1972ctdc, ar-tex, arcnsparc, Artur, atomar, b4delta, BBinger, bikeridertim, BRM, bunny, bwjones0011, CaptDanDD, Caruso4510, DA....64, Dariusz Gut, dbodom, Dettom, Dr.Seuss, DWpistolpackin, ese927, freerider04, Garfield411N, Garymckenzie, GetAGrip, HankB, Headsmaster, hesslism, hester57, Hosspower, JamesF Swidryk, JASJR, john Goldsmith, John Greenley, johnbrandolino, JohnD, JustinPolley, larry260, LG, lonwolf93, Lracmcd, md8232, minmich, Mtn_Eagle, ParaNormal, pete, ray, Rimfire, Roberto, SCORPIO, Starman90, StevenTrate, StillKickin, stovepipe, Sweeney, sweet trigger, Venturerider

Range Officers: brucertx, Dave_Ks, SHOOTIST357, Supermagfan, Tigger, zoommb

Dan’s Club: Boeing, brucertx, bunny, Dan Fan, Dave_Ks, DWpistolpackin, ese927, Garfield411N, Gman1956, jaggman, lbruce, lonwolf93, Lracmcd, Maria Perkins, mhannon, Michael Berner, Ole Dog, ParaNormal, Rex Beachmont, Rimfire, riverinerat, RonaldSemerena, rwsem, SCORPIO, snake-eye, Steve, Supermagfan, tikit2ryde, Wheelgunner, willy, zoommb

Administrators: Jody

Moderators: lbruce, Charger Fan, rwsem, SCORPIO