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25 Yard Limited, Light Rifle and Unlimited Iron Sight Match for June, 2017.

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25 Yard Limited, Light Rifle and Unlimited Iron Sight Matches:

If You Are New Here . . . 25 Yard Limited Iron Sight Matches

. . . And want to know how our Iron Sight (Globe & Peep) match rules work: Here they are:
Matches start on the first day of each month and end on the last day of the month. Scores to be reported by the last day of the month. A Score Bulletin with all competitors names raked from high to low is posted on the 4th or 5th day of the following month.

I would suggest that if you are interested in shooting this match, that you read these rules. and then: READ THEM AGAIN.

So here we go. Starting April 1st (no not a joke) we will have two 25 yard classes. One the NRA A-7/5 25 yard (75 ft.) and one for those seeking a greater challenge.
The NRA will be 2 shots per bull for a total score of 100. The RFC target will remain the same in both how we shoot and score it.

TARGETS TO BE USED IN THIS MATCH: RFC P-25/11 or the NRA A-7/5 25 yard (75 ft.)

NRA A-7/5 25 yard (75 ft.) target must be purchased as we can not print it out on a computer.
The NRA will be 2 shots per bull for a total score of 100. The RFC target will remain the same in both how we shoot and score it. There is no X ring on this target.

RFC P-25/11 Expert target dimensions for 25 yards.
Note: This target is to be downloaded and printed off of your computer.

X ring......................................... .100 inch
10 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .250 inch
9 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .675 inch
8 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 1.100 inch
7 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.525 inch
6 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.950 inch
5 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.375 inch

In redesigning our target I changed the 10 ring to be the X ring as requested. I then changed the size of the 10 ring to .250" in diameter. On an A-7 target the rings are spaced at an increase of .500" per ring. To keep our target a little more difficult we spaced the rings at .425" increase in each ring. Our target is more difficult than the A-7 but with equal spacing a little easier than our first attempt at a new RFC target. The outer black diameter is still 2.375" (2 3/8"). This new target should increase shooters X count but still make you work hard for a good score.
These targets are to be printed out on your computer. We recommend that you use heavier stock for this than regular paper. If you want to save ink, take the file to your local Staples and have them run them off for you.


Note: This target is only for 25 yards. We will still be using the NRA A - 23/5 sanctioned target for 50 yards.
One shot is fired at each bull for a total possible score of 100-10X. Two targets are then submitted each month for a total of a possible 200-20X.
The "HOW TO SCORE" Graphic: See http://pic90.picturetrail.com/VOL238.../396365250.jpg
If you don't have a scoring gauge, better get one. They are more accurate than looking at a ragged round grease mark, and the gauge will sometimes give you an extra point.

RULES for the Peep & Globe Limited Iron Sight 25 yd. Match;

Make sure you read these rules! If you have any questions please ask.
Note: Rifles that are used in Vintage and Unlimited Matches shall not be scored together, but kept separate as the rules spell out.
1.Rifles: As this is the Unlimited Class anything goes except no Rail Guns and no one-piece rests. This would include production BR rifles (Anschutz BR50 for example, the high-end Annies and Walthers), or rifles that have been fitted with BR stocks. There is no restriction to the age of the rifle.

2.There shall be no limitation on the ammunition.

3.Accessories: Bench Rest Blocks (plates attached to the accessory rail or stock) are permitted. Optical front lens are permitted but limited to 1.5X. All other accessories or shooting and range gear are permitted but limited to those listed in the Vintage Matches.

1. Vintage shall be defined as rifles that have not been changed or modified in any way except as permitted by the following rules. No blue printing or aftermarket items (except as noted) that would allow a rifle to perform better.

2.There shall be no limitation on the ammunition except as spelled out in the overall rules.
These rules are common to all classes:

3.Stocks: Must have original stock. Or: if the stock as been modified or the original stock has been replaced with a custom, a factory stock of the same type as the original may be used. Glass bedding and pillars are allowed.

4.Barrel: Rifle must have original barrel, with no barrel tuner. The factory barrel may be shortened and recrowned. Rechambering is not allowed. Bloop tubes are not permitted.

5.Trigger: Must be mechanical. No electric or remote triggers. Trigger parts/springs or custom triggers may be installed for a light pull. Must be safe.

6.Rests: Front and rear rests, not connected and filled with sand. Windage and elevation adjustments are allowed on the front rest. BiPod front rest allowed. A large single sand bag of the "Bulls Bag" type would be allowed.

7.Ammunition is shoot what you have unless restricted above, but NOT to exceed $14.00 per box of 50. Price will be before shipping or taxes.
(No Eley Red Box, Lapua Midas or RWS R50)
Prices listed on the Champion Shooters Supply Website will be our "standard price list".
The Champion Shooters Supply website:
Click on "Ammunition" on the left side of the home page.
Discontinued match grade ammunition is considered to be in the same price range as similar ammunition in current production. (No Federal 1000 A or B).
With the cost of ammunition rising: We will adjust prices in the future.

8.RESTRICTIONS: Any rifle with a benchrest type stock or a custom action or a factory action that has been "blueprinted" will not be allowed in this class. A benchrest stock is one that has a foreend with a flat bottom, more than 2.7 inches wide, and/or has the bottom of the buttstock parallel or near parallel to the bottom of the foreend.

9.Shooters may use tube extensions on either their front or rear sights as long as they do not contain any optical magnification and the extensions do not form one solid tube between sights; i.e., there must be a distinguishable distance between the front and rear tubes making them separate.

10.Shooters may use any type or color of front sight insert (clear, amber, etc.) and after market eyepieces or discs on their rear sight (Merit, Hadley, Gehmann, etc.) as long as the inserts or discs do not offer any optical magnification.

11.You may shoot up to 8 targets each month with the same rifle. Post your best score here in this thread. If you use a second rifle you may shoot 8 more targets with the second rifle. Remember you need to submit a pair (2 targets with proper identification) for each match

12.All results are to be posted in the appropriate thread in this Iron Sight Bench Rest forum. Results should identify the rifle shot, the type or brand of sights, the caliber/type of rifle, any modifications to the rifle other than simply bedding or tuning the trigger, the brand of ammo used, if the target was shot indoors or out, appropriate comments on weather conditions, and the range at which the target was shot.

13.The official monthly match dates will be from the 1st to the last day of the month. Please try to get your scores posted by the first day of the following month. An official score bulletin will be posted on the 4th or 5th of the following month. This match period starts March 1 and ends December 31, 2010.

Other rules that apply are General Rules for the RFC On-Line Matches.
14.From the front edge of the bench to the face of the target: 25 yards.

15.A maximum of 15 minutes is allowed to fire all sighter shots and one shot at each of the 10 record bulls per target.

16.If a rifle fits the rules for more than one rifle class, you may enter the rifle in each of those classes. Before you start a target, you write the rifle class on the target and enter that score in that rifle class. Do not enter that score in more than one match. You may shoot a maximum four targets per month in each rifle class where the rifle fits the rules. Post your best score(s) in the correct match thread for the month.

17.You may shoot more than one rifle each month: Not more that 8 targets per rifle.

18.You may shoot on an indoor range from December to March. If you shoot indoors: Type (INDOORS) at the beginning of the third line of your score report. Because it is HOT in our Southern States in the Summer (And in Australia and South American,in our winter): Anyone who has access to a 25 and or 50 yard indoor range, may shoot the RFC matches INDOORS, as long as they indicate "INDOORS" in their score reports."

19.Junior Shooters: The minimum age of a young person allowed in these competitions will be determined by the parent. A Junior shooter is a young persons who has not reached the age of 18. If your are a Junior: Type (Age 14): Or whatever your age, at the end of the first line of your score report.

20. We will now keep track of your scores and they will be applied towards your ranking. Only the highest score would be counted for the Month like in the past. I let shooters shoot 4 targets. I posted the first score that was turned in. If he or she shot a higher score I removed the first score from his record and posted the new higher score. Only the highest score counts for the month, as in the past. I would rather do it this way than wait till the end of the month and post everything at once. So the spread sheet could show 4 scores listed but only the highest would count.

21. You could reach a level in one month but it would mean that in order to do it you would have to shoot 3 different rifles. Remember we are trying to get shooters out and shooting.

22. Once a shooter has achieved a certain level/class, he doesn't lose that even if shooting a lower score.

There would be no averaging as it requires a lot of time and our matches are not set up for it.

I will post new sticky's by the end of the month so everything is permanent.

Pro-Marksman 180-194
Marksman 195-198
Marksman 1st Class 199 200 0X thru 3X
Shapshooter 200 4X thru 13X
Master 200 14X thru 17X
Expert 200 18X thru 19X
Distinguished Expert 200-20X

PLEASE enter your score and equipment information at the bottom of this thread, in this format:
199-13x (Vintage or Unlimited) John Smith. Warren, Maine (Iron Sighter)
Mossberg Model 44US, S100 receiver and S106 front, SK std +
Hoppes front rest. Bunny ear rear bag.
EXCUSES for not shooting well.
Sunny, 38F, 10-15 mph steady breeze.
50-3x 49-3x 50-3x 50-4x
This is very important as it saves time and in the future will allow us to collate using the computer.
You can save yourself some time and save me the trouble of reformatting your report if you save a copy the above example, then just put in your score, name, home town, state and your equipment information. Save that copy and next month you will only have to change the score (and maybe the ammo you use)

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"200-20X Club" :

25yd. Vintage RFC-P-25/11 :

1) Art Kastl (AJK 547) - (Win. 52C Std. Wt.) May. 2013

2) Andrew Patchett (patchett) - (Rem. 40X) April, May, June 2015





Below are the RFC Marksmen who have earned their RFC Iron Sight (IS) Match Qualification Awards for May, 2017. These qualification awards are in accordance with what Owen defined at the beginning of 2011 IS Matches...

The interest and enjoyment that the 25yd. and 50yd. IS matches have generated has been both fun and rewarding to watch/record during the last 5.5 years... Not only is the competition very keen, but the true spirit of friendship is expressed time and again through this wonderful sport of ours....

Based on our records, the following RFC Iron Sight Match participants have earned the following awards for , May, 2017:

25yd. Vintage 10 bull:




25yd. Unlimited 10 bull:




Previously earned Marksmenship awards, (highest awarded to each marksman):

25yd. Vintage 10 bull:

Holt Apgar (HHguntech22) -- Master (200/14X - 200/17X), Rifles: Ansch. 1411, Win. 52C

Mads Breum (Mads Breum) -- Marksman 195 - 198, Rifles: CZ 452 FS, CZ 452 UL, Mossberg 43S

Don Briere (Brer Rabbit) -- Marksman 195 - 198, Rifles: Kim. 82G#2

Bert Finn (Ammohog) -- Marksman 1st Class (199 - 200 0X thru 3X), Rifles: Kim. 82G

Art Kastl (AJK547) -- Distinguished Expert (200/20X), Rifle: 52C

Pete Kelker (p_jackson) -- Pro Marksman 180 - 194, Rifles: Mossberg 46B

Jack Lenco (Shorty123) -- Marksman 195 - 198, Rifles: Kim 82G #2

Bert Mosely (Bmosely) -- Expert (200/18X - 200/19X), Rifles: Kim. 82G#1

Andrew Patchett (Patchett) -- Distinguished Expert (200/20X), Rifle: Rem. 40X

Hank Smith(PastPrime) -- Master (200/14X - 200/17X), Rifles: CZ 452, BSA Intl. Mk. II

Robert Whiteside (Robert Whiteside) -- Pro Marksman 180 - 194, Rifles: Kim. 82G

25yd. Unlimited 10 bull:

Congrats and Good Luck !

Holt / Art
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