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Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 08-24-2019, 04:31 PM
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Posted By acorneau
Regularly scheduled club match on the south side...

Regularly scheduled club match on the south side of town. There was a 50-60% chance of rain and only five of us showed up, so we decided to shoot 60-shot matches instead of the usual 40-shots. I've...
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 08-23-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By acorneau
Heck, yeah! Nice shooting! Oh come...

Heck, yeah! Nice shooting!



Oh come on... I won't tell if you don't! :D
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 08-21-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By acorneau
Way to go! It always feels good when you get a...

Way to go! It always feels good when you get a good score for yourself.

Eight Rams in a 10 MPH cross-wind is excellent! There are days when I would have given a brick of ammo to get eight Rams.
...
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 08-21-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By acorneau
Exactly. You're only competing against...

Exactly.

You're only competing against yourself so get out there and get to it!
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 08-20-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By acorneau
If you wish to shoot off-hand here are some...

If you wish to shoot off-hand here are some 50-yard reductions you can use...

http://allencorneau.com/allen/50yd%20silhouette.pdf
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 08-20-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By acorneau
Match #2 (benchrest) is all targets set at 100...

Match #2 (benchrest) is all targets set at 100 yards, so yes you can use the ones I linked to.
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 08-17-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,959
Views: 254,055
Posted By acorneau
Not my best scores today. I forgot my silhouette...

Not my best scores today. I forgot my silhouette vest at home and I'm surprised how discombobulated I felt shooting without it. Kind of like if someone drives your car and tries to put the seat and...
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 08-16-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By acorneau
Ah, the linked attachments. My guess is the links...

Ah, the linked attachments. My guess is the links haven't been updated for some time and are no longer valid.

You don't need an "official" scorecard to post scores here, just keep some notes. If...
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 08-16-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By acorneau
You're reading the "Rules / Targets" sticky,...

You're reading the "Rules / Targets" sticky, correct?

https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=449237
Forum: Silhouette Shooting 08-15-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By acorneau
Good job! Silhouette is the hardest game...

Good job!

Silhouette is the hardest game you'll ever love.

Glad you had a good turn-out. Keep it up!

:bthumb:
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 08-14-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4,959
Views: 254,055
Posted By acorneau
Thanks. I just ordered some of the TQ-3/5 targets...

Thanks. I just ordered some of the TQ-3/5 targets that Boyd/Cowboy4 uses so I'm going to give those a try at my next range visit (if they get delivered in time).
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 08-14-2019, 07:53 PM
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Posted By acorneau
Is it just me or does that 9-ring seem abnormally...

Is it just me or does that 9-ring seem abnormally large for an A-23 target? Maybe it's just an optical illusion from them being white.

Jakebilt, glad you're giving the match a go. It's difficult...
Forum: Air Rifles 08-14-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By acorneau
I'm still shopping for a tank myself, but here's...

I'm still shopping for a tank myself, but here's the super-short version of what I've learned so far...

The biggest choice is between a SCUBA tank (3,000 PSI) or carbon fiber tank (4,500 PSI)....
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 08-10-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By acorneau
Back to a bit of normal... our monthly club...

Back to a bit of normal... our monthly club match.

Club match, NRA steel, meters
Anschutz 1710
Leupold Vari-X III / Premier boosted scope @ ~24X
SK Rifle Match
Date: 8-10-19


Match #1,...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 08-09-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4,959
Views: 254,055
Posted By acorneau
Just got back from the Silhouette Nationals in...

Just got back from the Silhouette Nationals in Ridgway PA. and I wanted to drop in here to give credit to this match for helping me be prepared for the big show.

It was my first trip to the...
Forum: Silhouette Shooting 08-09-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,373
Posted By acorneau
Yup. I was sitting next to Pete for most of the...

Yup. I was sitting next to Pete for most of the Nationals and got to chatting with him quite a bit. Nice guy!

I'm using his 1.5" rings on my silhouette rifle and I had no question about my scope...
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 08-08-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By acorneau
Reporting my scores from the Nationals in...

Reporting my scores from the Nationals in Ridgway, PA. There was a practice match on Saturday then the official matches Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. Each day had the Standard rifle in the morning and...
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 07-27-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By acorneau
Club match on the south side of town... ...

Club match on the south side of town...


Club match, NRA steel, meters
Date: 7-27-19
Anschutz 1710
Leupold Vari-X III / Premier boosted scope @ ~30X
SK Rifle Match
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-25-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4,959
Views: 254,055
Posted By acorneau
Hey Cowboy, where did you get those targets? They...

Hey Cowboy, where did you get those targets? They seem like a smart way to go for 25 yards with a lot less wasted paper.
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 07-25-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By acorneau
A bigger sacrificial offering can sometimes help....

A bigger sacrificial offering can sometimes help. :p
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-23-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4,959
Views: 254,055
Posted By acorneau
Thanks Bob. I'm still chasing that first perfect...

Thanks Bob. I'm still chasing that first perfect 25 yard bull. I agree that the 50 yard is much more difficult to get. On this day Lady Luck must have felt some pity for me.

:D
Forum: Silhouette Shooting 07-23-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By acorneau
I have a Sightron 6-24X Big Sky on my Target air...

I have a Sightron 6-24X Big Sky on my Target air rifle. I like the glass and the fact that the AO will focus down to 10 yards. I wish the AO had a little more throw between distances (a little turn...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-21-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4,959
Views: 254,055
Posted By acorneau
Thanks folks. Hard work seems to be paying off,...

Thanks folks. Hard work seems to be paying off, even if it's a slow pace.

Many of you know that Silhouette is my main game and I've been working hard to get better at it. This match is actually...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-21-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4,959
Views: 254,055
Posted By acorneau
My one set of entries for the month. Used up a...

My one set of entries for the month. Used up a few boxes of Wolf Match Extra I had sitting around for a while. Scores listed in order shot.


**** 50-YARD SCOPE Practice **** 7-21-19

SCORE:...
Forum: RFC Silhouette Matches 07-20-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By acorneau
That says it all right there. ...

That says it all right there.

:bthumb::t:bthumb::t:bthumb::t:bthumb:
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