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Old 10-18-2021, 02:59 PM
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***25-Yd Offhand SCOPED Practice Run***

First attempt with 50 shots

DATE: 10/18/21

SCORE: 436 1X

NAME Rocinante, AGE 75.

LOCATION: Tropical Southern MN

GUN: Ruger 10-22T

GUN SETUP: Scope Vortex Crossfire 4X12X40

AMMO: RWS Rifle Match

INDIV TGTS SCORES: 88, 87, 89, 87, 85, 1X

NOTES, WEATHER, Beautiful bright sunny day.

Pretty puny score. Fifty shots offhand tires me out, but I hope I'm doing fairly well in the "Over 75" Division.







Yes it is physically and mentally demanding, and that is why any entry at any age is a great thing. Yours is a fine score, thank you for contributing to this great online match.

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Old 10-18-2021, 03:19 PM
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Thanks.

Looks like you quoted my post before I fixed that crazy rifle pic.

You may want to edit and just remove the rifle picture to get this fixed.

I do intend to keep trying at offhand despite my dismal score......it's a far, far greater challenge than shooting with a rest........and it's more practical.

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Old 10-18-2021, 06:19 PM
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The picture is fixed.

I'll put a new pic on soon.

I have a sling on the rifle now.

I didn't have a proper shooting sling, but I put a carry sling on it so I could use a hasty sling to give me a little more stability.

I'm going to do the same thing with the Marlin 925.

I figure it can't hurt.

I've decided to focus on offhand for the brief time we have before winter here.

I know I can shoot well from a rest.......it doesn't prove much. If I ever have to use a rifle for self defense.......I may not have time to find a rest.

Offhand is the real challenge.
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Scores from 2 years ago ...

I started shooting these matches in 2012. In going through my posts I find I shot 74 matches at 25 yards and 19 at 50 yards. These were shot with a great variety of rifles. Every type of action with every type of sight. For the most part, whether I had a scope or not did not seem to matter much. That has also been my experience posting scores on the offhand airgun matches which I moderate on RFC.

My average score at 25 yards is 416/500 = 83%
My average score at 50 yards is 190/250 = 76%

I am aware that I can't seem to have the rifle "hang" on the target and the barrel is always in motion.

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Comments: That was two years ago. I have only got worse with time. I turn 80 soon and probably best stick to a shotgun if I want to hit something.
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Old 10-18-2021, 06:36 PM
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I started shooting these matches in 2012. In going through my posts I find I shot 74 matches at 25 yards and 19 at 50 yards. These were shot with a great variety of rifles. Every type of action with every type of sight. For the most part, whether I had a scope or not did not seem to matter much. That has also been my experience posting scores on the offhand airgun matches which I moderate on RFC.

My average score at 25 yards is 416/500 = 83%
My average score at 50 yards is 190/250 = 76%

I am aware that I can't seem to have the rifle "hang" on the target and the barrel is always in motion.

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Comments: That was two years ago. I have only got worse with time. I turn 80 soon and probably best stick to a shotgun if I want to hit something.
I salute you!

I hope I can live to be 80 no matter what my shooting abilities.

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Old 10-20-2021, 04:11 PM
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********** 25 YD SCOPE ********* 10/20/2021

SCORE: 464-11X
NAME: Purple Bikerr (62)
LOCATION: Blue River Gun Club
GUN: CZ 452 Super BRNO 2500
GUN SETUP: __x__Scope ___Irons___Sling
AMMO: CCI SV
INDIV TGTS: 94-3x, 93-1x, 92-4x, 93-2x, 92-1x

Temps in the low 70's are way too warm for mid October around here. I'm not complaining, it made for a nice day at the range. Wind was non existent.
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Old 10-23-2021, 02:48 PM
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25 Yard Scoped......10/22/21

Score: 381-2X
Name: Don
Location: Black Creek Gun Club, SC
Weapon: Ruger 10/22 Target-Lite, 4X Weaver scope
Ammo: CCI SV
Weather: Upper 70's clear and a little windy
Individual target score: 84, 78, 79-2x, 75,65
Notes: Third range trip with this rifle, using this set up to try and get over a case of trigger yips.
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Old 10-23-2021, 02:51 PM
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**** 25 Yd scoped ENTRY **** 10.7.21
SCORE: 468-5X
NAME: zukiphile,56
LOCATION: Ohio
GUN: LW 16.5
SIGHTS: 2x prismatic
AMMO: Agu.SESV
INDIV. TGTS SCORES: 97-1X, 90-0X, 93-1X, 93-1X, 95-2X

**** 50 Yd Scoped ENTRY **** 10.19.21
SCORE: 209-2X
NAME: zukiphile,56
LOCATION: Ohio
GUN: CMMG 16"
SIGHTS: 1.5x Tasco
AMMO: RWS RM
INDIV. TGTS SCORES: 43-0X, 43-1X, 44-0X, 38-0X, 41-1X

**** 25 Yd Iron Sight ENTRY **** 10.22.21
SCORE: 468-12X
NAME: zukiphile,56
LOCATION: Ohio
GUN: CMMG 20"
SIGHTS: A2
AMMO: Agu.SESV
INDIV. TGTS SCORES: 94-1X, 95-5X, 90-1X, 96-1X, 93-4X
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