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Forum: Offhand Rifle Match Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 159
Posted By acorneau
Why not start a smallbore silhouette match? ...

Why not start a smallbore silhouette match?

We shoot out to 100 meters (~110 yards) and the reactive steel targets are very satisfying to see when you hit them and they go flying.

If you're...
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 02-23-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By acorneau
My report from the greatest indoor air rifle...

My report from the greatest indoor air rifle silhouette match of the year, the Coop Shoot! Matches are 60 shots so I've added a 40-shot conversion in parentheses after the total.


Match #1, NRA...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 02-16-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5,325
Views: 278,695
Posted By acorneau
Way to go Kingrider! :bthumb: That's a...

Way to go Kingrider! :bthumb:

That's a guaranteed match-winning score right there. :beerchug:
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 02-15-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By acorneau
One last practice before the Chicken Coop Shoot...

One last practice before the Chicken Coop Shoot next weekend.


Match #1, NRA Air Rifle resettable, yards
Date: 2-15-20


Round #1, Target Rifle:
Class: AAA
Anschutz 2002 SuperAir
Forum: Anschutz 02-13-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By acorneau
I agree with the others that say just go with...

I agree with the others that say just go with dovetail rings and save yourself a lot of expense and potential heartache.

Pete Deal's D3 Precision rings are really nice, amazingly affordable, and...
Forum: Silhouette Shooting 02-12-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By acorneau
There aren't really any "good" options for...

There aren't really any "good" options for Silhouette on the market right now and definitely not in your budget range.

How much magnification do you want/need? The Weaver V-16 and V-24 scopes...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 02-11-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5,325
Views: 278,695
Posted By acorneau
Congratulations on the perfect 100!!! :bthumb:

Congratulations on the perfect 100!!! :bthumb:
Forum: Silhouette Shooting 02-09-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By acorneau
Yes, most silhouette shooters set their zero on...

Yes, most silhouette shooters set their zero on Chickens (40m) and go up from there.

Welcome to Silhouette! It's an extremely fun, challenging, frustrating, and rewarding sport.
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 02-08-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By acorneau
Regular club match. A bit of wind but not too...

Regular club match. A bit of wind but not too bad.


NRA steel, meters
Anschutz 1710
Leupold Vari-X III / Premier boosted scope @ ~30X
SK Rifle Match
Date: 2-8-20
Class: AAA
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 02-08-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5,325
Views: 278,695
Posted By acorneau
Thanks Bob. You're the best! :bthumb: I've...

Thanks Bob. You're the best! :bthumb:

I've got my first major/regional match of the year in just two weekends. It's going to be a really busy season for me through the whole summer. If I don't get...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-08-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,499
Posted By acorneau
If anyone understands German there may be an...

If anyone understands German there may be an answer (albeit a bit dated) to the metal used for Anschutz barrels in this film of the Anschutz factory.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2jjl0fjB6E
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 02-02-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By acorneau
Our monthly air rifle match. Wind was blowing...

Our monthly air rifle match. Wind was blowing left to right which is atypical for our range.


Match #1, NRA Air Rifle resettable, yards
Date: 2-2-20


Round #1, Target Rifle:
Class: AAA...
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 01-30-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By acorneau
There ya' go! Goes to show when you can...

There ya' go!

Goes to show when you can shake off the tension and anxiety of shooting well and just get into a relaxed state you can really do your best.
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 01-25-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By acorneau
Club match on the south side of town. Had a good...

Club match on the south side of town. Had a good turn-out of 12 people. A bit of wind during the second match.


NRA steel, meters
Anschutz 1710
Leupold Vari-X III / Premier boosted scope @...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 01-21-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5,325
Views: 278,695
Posted By acorneau
Both sun vs. shade and hot vs. cold can change...

Both sun vs. shade and hot vs. cold can change POI. Always a good idea to run some test shots at a sighter to make sure things are good before proceeding with shots for score.




If you care...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 01-18-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5,325
Views: 278,695
Posted By acorneau
One set of each distance today. Did these after...

One set of each distance today. Did these after practicing all three air rifles.


**** 25-YARD SCOPE ENTRY **** 1-18-20

SCORE: 491-19X
NAME: acorneau (Allen Corneau)
LOCATION: Bayou Rifles,...
Forum: Air Rifles 01-15-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,714
Posted By acorneau
Another FWB 600 has popped up for sale, $500 OBO....

Another FWB 600 has popped up for sale, $500 OBO. Not mine, buyer beware, yada yada...

http://www.targettalk.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=61445
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 01-14-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5,325
Views: 278,695
Posted By acorneau
Kingrider, you're going to crack 490 any day now....

Kingrider, you're going to crack 490 any day now. Keep at it!
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 01-12-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By acorneau
Thanks, and yes they are! I got lucky and had a...

Thanks, and yes they are! I got lucky and had a time of almost no wind while I shot them.

I'm really getting tuned in to this HFT-500. I sure wish I could shoot my smallbore rifle like this PCP.
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 01-12-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By acorneau
Our monthly air rifle match, albeit one week...

Our monthly air rifle match, albeit one week later than usual. We had ten shooters (more than usual) so we had to do two relays for each match. I paired up with a new guy so he could use my rifles in...
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 01-11-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By acorneau
First club match of the new year. We just had a...

First club match of the new year. We just had a big weather front come through last night so the winds were 15-25 MPH.


NRA steel, meters
Anschutz 1710
Leupold Vari-X III / Premier boosted...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 01-10-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5,325
Views: 278,695
Posted By acorneau
Thanks Bob! Here's to hoping everyone sees...

Thanks Bob!

Here's to hoping everyone sees their personal best scores ever in 2020!
Forum: Air Rifles 01-07-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,714
Posted By acorneau
There's a FWB 150 for $550 over on Target Talk......

There's a FWB 150 for $550 over on Target Talk...

http://www.targettalk.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=61278
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 01-05-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5,325
Views: 278,695
Posted By acorneau
Great job on the nice score! :bthumb:

Great job on the nice score! :bthumb:
Forum: Air Rifles 12-31-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,714
Posted By acorneau
Nope, that's news to me.

Nope, that's news to me.
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