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I just added the Surefire shot timer app to my iPod. Any ideas to make it work with a CO2 pistol?
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You could try putting it downrange. If you didn't need to see it during your session, you could actually place it behind the pellet trap.

If you want to decrease your chance of shooting your ipod, get an external mic and clip it to the end of your barrel. The air displaced near the muzzle might be enough to get it to work.
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I use the "IPSC Shot timer" on my android. You can adjust it so that it picks up dry firing clicks. Heck it can be set to Such a sensitive level that drawing from kydex sets it off. Should pick up air pistols, and it is a free app.

I would be surprised if there was not an i-whatever version.

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Turns out it works fine, as long as the sensitivity is set pretty high. When I first installed it on Monday, I was trying to get it to detect banging a plastic box on the bench in the lab, and that didn't seem to work. Apparently it is designed to select sounds fairly nicely. I got a couple of false positives with the airgun, but only with the sensitivity set at 100%.

Anyway, it confirmed that my "rapid" fire did meet the bullseye rules. My airgun has a pretty long and crappy trigger reset, so shooting really fast is not easy.
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