IHMSA

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IHMSAInternational Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association
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It adheres to the IHMSA rule of a maximum 15" sight radius and is extremely well-made of the finest materials.
Of internal-hammer, tipping-barrel design, it was once quite popular among both hunters and IHMSA competitors.
In 1975 he adapted rifle silhouette rules to big-bore handguns and became known as the "father of IHMSA" (International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association).
The International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) was founded, handgun metallic silhouette competition was organized (IHMSA), the first issue of American Handgunner was published, and I bought my first .45 automatic.
Special silhouette models were produced and the governing body of long-range silhouetting, the International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association (IHMSA), introduced a price ceiling rule, which effectively kept Freedom Arms revolvers out of competition.
It's a course that has the steel critters half the size of those used for centerfire rifle, set up .25, 50, 75 and 100 meters, thereby requiring far less room than the 200 meters needed for IHMSA and NRA long-range handgun silhouete.
A year before his incident, the International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association (IHMSA) was formed, a sport in which people used .357 Magnum revolvers and similar handguns to shoot steel rams from 200 paces.
points during a IHMSA silhouette match, the steel targets have to be hit and completely knocked off their stands.
International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association (IHMSA) and NRA rules both provide for registered competition at reduced ranges--given small scale targets.
This made it nearly perfect for long-range silhouetting, and once the infamous IHMSA price ceiling rule was reversed it became a favorite on the firing line, and very quickly the revolver choice for the top shooters.
We postponed additional IHMSA orders to supply our dealers, who were demanding the long-barreled target pistol.
Bigbore and handgun hunting enthusiasts formed the International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association (IHMSA).