AUTOMATIC PISTOL, CAL..45, M1911 AND M1911A1 b. Rapid fire. If pits are used, time is taken at the pits as in rapid fire rifle practice. If pits are not used time is taken at the firing point. The target being up, the soldier stands with the weapon at raise pistol loaded and locked. The command: 1. COMMENCE 2. FIRING, is given and the soldier must fire one score within the prescribed limit of time, at the end of which the command: 1. CEASE 2. FIRING, will be given. Intervals of time are measured from the last words of the commands. c. Quick fire. 54. RECORD Practice.-The following tables prescribe the firing in record practice in the order followed by the individual soldier. The procedure is as in instruction practice.