Calguns.net  

Home My iTrader Join the NRA Donate to CGSSA Sponsors CGN Google Search
CA Semiauto Ban(AW)ID Flowchart CA Handgun Ban ID Flowchart CA Shotgun Ban ID Flowchart
Go Back   Calguns.net > SPECIALTY FORUMS > Young Calgunners
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

Young Calgunners This forum is for our younger members, the sons and daughters of Calgunners, younger guests and their parents.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-20-2009, 4:35 PM
Jamez's Avatar
Jamez Jamez is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Tracy/Sacramento, CA
Posts: 437
iTrader: 3 / 100%
Default Any youth IDPA / IPSC shooters?

Just wondering what caliber/handgun you use?
My gf's little bro got all A's this semester and as promised I'd teach him IDPA and take him with me.

I have a Glock 22 and an HK compact 40. He's a skinny runt of a 16yr old, built like a bean pole and I keep thinking that Glock is going to break his wrists but he loves it a lot more than the HK.

Thought about borrowing maybe a Glock 19 or 17 and seeing if he likes the smaller caliber.

Thoughts? Thanks!
__________________
Always looking for the following:
Beretta 92fs/M9 (not M9A1) no more then $500
Raven 25, Kel Tec 32 and other smaller caliber "purse" guns.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-20-2009, 8:51 PM
Desert_Rat's Avatar
Desert_Rat Desert_Rat is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Shafter,Ca
Posts: 2,310
iTrader: 2 / 100%
Default

My son and I recently shot 2 matches 1 IPSC and 1 IDPA.He's a skinny kid @ 15 years old.Shoots a glock 27 .40 and does well enough to hang around.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-20-2009, 9:00 PM
SuperSet SuperSet is offline
Vendor/Retailer
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: OC/DC
Posts: 9,124
iTrader: 41 / 100%
Default

I've only seen a few.
Most recently, I met a very talented 13-year old USPSA/IDPA shooter here in VA, Tori Nonaka, who's got all the makings of a champion someday. She shoots a Glock 34 and JP AR - all purple.
I wish I was doing something cool like Shooting Sports when I was 13.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-20-2009, 9:34 PM
uscbigdawg uscbigdawg is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Mesa, AZ
Posts: 1,888
iTrader: 6 / 100%
Default

Tori's definitely the exception not he rule. That kid can shoot!

CZ/EAA's are great guns for kids and smaller females to start with as the ergonomics are seemingly perfect. In 9mm, they have very little felt recoil and they are reliable. Glocks aren't bad once the recoil spring is adjusted to where it should be (oversprung from the factory). Comfort is key as with both sports there so much other "stuff" to deal with, you don't want them fighting the gun too.

Rich
__________________
"Speed is a tactic!" - R.W.

"Pressure is what you feel when you don't know what you're doing." - Chuck Knox

"The callus on my finger is from my trigger, not the keyboard!" - Rob Leatham
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-20-2009, 9:36 PM
Gryff's Avatar
Gryff Gryff is offline
CGSSA Coordinator
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Castro Valley, CA
Posts: 10,871
iTrader: 56 / 98%
Default

My son and daughter shoot IDPA with me. They both use rimfire handguns (which are illegal in IDPA), but they simply don't shoot for official score. The two clubs I frequent have no problem with this, because they think it's great to have the younger kids involved.
__________________
My friends and family disavow all knowledge of my existence, let alone my opinions.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 4:57 AM.




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Proudly hosted by GeoVario the Premier 2A host.
Calguns.net, the 'Calguns' name and all associated variants and logos are ® Trademark and © Copyright 2002-2016, Calguns.net an Incorporated Company All Rights Reserved.