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Forum: Appleseed 04-21-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By navybowhunter
I've witnessed folks struggling with irons, swap...

I've witnessed folks struggling with irons, swap to a scope and do even worse on the optic.

They take that fairly hard typically, but.....most times that's the point they admit "it is something...
Forum: Appleseed 04-21-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By navybowhunter
To your "both kind of skills" comment.... It...

To your "both kind of skills" comment....

It is really only 1 skill, scope or irons..truly it is.

The ONLY 2 things different (not truly eliminated) between a scope and irons.... is:

Sight...
Forum: Appleseed 04-21-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By navybowhunter
Peep/Globe sights are a LOT different than a...

Peep/Globe sights are a LOT different than a typical iron sight setup.

I can actually shoot the globe sights very well.

Unfortunately, most rifles are not setup for that style of shooting.
...
Forum: Appleseed 04-20-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By navybowhunter
Persistence!

A Rifleman Persists, we've all heard that.

Persists Definition:
Continue firmly or obstinately in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty, opposition or failure.

Unfortunately,...
Forum: Appleseed 04-20-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By navybowhunter
Up to Challenge Yourself? Try an Olympic Air Rifle

My daughter is on a junior small bore and 10 Meter Precision Air rifle team now.

We bought her a Walther LG400 Expert with the inside/outside sights.

I've heard this over and over....

"Want...
Forum: Appleseed 04-20-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By navybowhunter
Really important stuff here. If struggling with...

Really important stuff here. If struggling with the iron sights, give yourself (and your eyes) a break and try a scope.

Scopes these days are a no brainer, unless one is about "nostalgia".
...
Forum: Appleseed 04-20-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By navybowhunter
Recommend you read this thread. ...

Recommend you read this thread. ...
Forum: Appleseed 04-20-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By navybowhunter
Also.... When NRA and CMP decided to allow...

Also....

When NRA and CMP decided to allow scopes for service rifle competition, MANY thought the scores would rise significantly.

They did not (rise significantly).

With an exception........
Forum: Appleseed 04-20-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By navybowhunter
Most are not aware, or are unwilling to admit...

Most are not aware, or are unwilling to admit that the vision deteriorates at age 40.

I'm talking reading vision.

As stated, there are glasses that can help.

But.....

In my case (and...
Forum: Appleseed 04-18-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,878
Posted By navybowhunter
Right on! They work very well, nice shooting! ...

Right on! They work very well, nice shooting!

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Forum: Appleseed 03-17-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By navybowhunter
Well, good stuff in here. Glad to read many have...

Well, good stuff in here. Glad to read many have achieved some goals already!

Our goals?

Wow have things changed.

Shannon is starting 10 meter Precision Air and smallbore, but will...
Forum: Appleseed 02-28-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,380
Posted By navybowhunter
If you've bought that bolt already disregard. ...

If you've bought that bolt already disregard.

If not, consider replacing the extractor with a Kidd. That may help, it did for me.

Also, make sure your chamber is clean.

I assume your...
Forum: Appleseed 02-07-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,163
Posted By navybowhunter
Good stuff!

Good stuff!
Forum: Appleseed 02-07-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,878
Posted By navybowhunter
I was using both front and rear at the same time,...

I was using both front and rear at the same time, but have found that only the rear is what I need.

R/
Chris
Forum: Appleseed 02-06-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By navybowhunter
For anyone reading with interest that lives in...

For anyone reading with interest that lives in the North Carolina area, or....in the Mid Atlantic I will be at Camp Butner this weekend. Camp Butner is located in Stem, NC. In my opinion it is the...
Forum: Appleseed 02-06-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By navybowhunter
How to get involved with NRA/CMP HP Rifle As...

How to get involved with NRA/CMP HP Rifle

As I think about my own personal journey, which started with AS, I often wonder "Why did I not get involved with this stuff earlier?"

By stuff, I mean...
Forum: Appleseed 02-05-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,917
Posted By navybowhunter
That's a good idea, a bolt action patch would be...

That's a good idea, a bolt action patch would be cool.

It would also probably prompt me to buy one, LOL

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Forum: Appleseed 02-05-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By navybowhunter
Agree with what you have written. I'll add...

Agree with what you have written.

I'll add this.....

Forums, Facebook, social media is great, but.....it can also steer someone in a wrong direction.

I often joke that I wish in these...
Forum: Appleseed 02-05-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By navybowhunter
The hasty sling absolutely provides stellar...

The hasty sling absolutely provides stellar support in the standing position. Probably why its use is forbidden in competition.

I can absolutely shrink my hold considerably using a hasty sling....
Forum: Appleseed 02-05-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By navybowhunter
The following is not intended to replace the ball...

The following is not intended to replace the ball and dummy drill, but it is something else you can use to check yourself.

First....IN ORDER TO CALL YOUR SHOT THE EYE MUST REMAIN OPEN THRU RECOIL...
Forum: Appleseed 02-05-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By navybowhunter
Are you a Shot Caller, or a Liar?

Confrontational title huh? I'll agree it is, by design.

I have not reviewed the latest and greatest AS instructor manual, but.....when I was an active instructor it was mandated that at every...
Forum: Appleseed 02-05-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By navybowhunter
Readers..... This is where the $ is. ...

Readers.....

This is where the $ is. Trigger control is everything, in all 3 positions.

I am finding this to ring truer and truer after placing a much higher magnification level scope on my...
Forum: Appleseed 02-05-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By navybowhunter
Great! I uploaded that to YouTube: ...

Great!

I uploaded that to YouTube:
https://youtu.be/lN96bN3qFa0

That config has worked great for me (and many others) for the past few years.

It will work with any 1907 sling, as is very...
Forum: Appleseed 02-05-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By navybowhunter
I need to upload that to YouTube. Try this link...

I need to upload that to YouTube. Try this link

https://youtu.be/lN96bN3qFa0


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Forum: Appleseed 02-04-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By navybowhunter
Slings.....Options

This is absolutely not meant to discount the GI Web sling. If you are happy with that, absolutely continue to use one.

But.....if your interested in whether or not a leather 1907 sling, or other...
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