Considering that he later learns to pull that off from over a klick away, I'd say he got better.
Considering that after that he managed to shoot through a small window from in even greater distance on short notice I'd be inclined to agree with you.
Once we get to Enies Lobby, he will really surprise everyone.
Why are there two copies of page 803? (One is stuck between pages 799 and 800, while the other is right here.)
I picked the wrong date when I uploaded it the first time around, so it ended up in the wrong place. I thought it simply didn't upload at all, so I uploaded it a second time, this time with the correct date.