New Competition

A 10 metre rested quote air rifle competition to give all abilities the chance to comoete.

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New Competition

Postby pmh » Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:10 pm

North Manchester Target Club have developed a 10 metre rested air rifle competition,designed for all abilities to take part.

Rules are in the process of being finalised, and will be posted shortly.

This will be run 3 times a year, and will consist of 5 x 5 shot targets per month over 3 months,

If you are interested in taking part, please let us know.

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Re: New Competition

Postby zunmik » Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:25 pm

Sounds good for those who have access to a 10 mtr range, however i think many like me can only manage 6 yds, i do hope all goes well, Mike.
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Re: New Competition

Postby pmh » Fri Aug 26, 2016 9:07 pm

A very valid point. This is certainly something we will look into.

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Re: New Competition

Postby pmh » Sun Aug 28, 2016 11:37 am

Rules now posted as an announcement.

We'd be happy for people to enter this at 6 yards, using the same rules and target. However, to give everybody a fair chance, we'll run separate categories If there is enough interest.

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Re: New Competition

Postby pmh » Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:35 pm

...... and we're off. First set of targets was sit tonight, by a few shooters.

It was also good to see a variety of handicaps, which will hopefully give everybody a good chance.

I'll scan some rifle targets, tomorrow, and post them with the rules. This should give anybody not wishing to go to the expense of obtaining official targets a chance.

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Re: New Competition

Postby zunmik » Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:07 pm

Delighted its up & running good luck to all, though i prefer straight shoots no handicaps, but each to their own, ATB, mike. :clap:
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Re: New Competition

Postby pmh » Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:15 pm

While I own several rifles, the only one suitable for such a competition is my Walther LGR. I've always liked this rifle, as it has what I would consider the traditional target rifle shape.

I have been getting lazy in my old age, and do prefer PCP, but I needed to shoot my handicap cards, so it came with me to the club tonight.

It is a very nice rifle to shoot. However loading is a pain, and the process does rapidly wears you out. I had a few sighter cards, then shot 3 handicap cards. I would have shot more, but fatigue was showing in my results, and I didn't want to artificially increase my handicap.

I'll have to stick with the Walther until something suitable comes up.

I was going to get the Air Arms S200 Target but, after managing to have a shoot with one last week, was completely put off by a terrible trigger.

As such, I am still in the look out.

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Re: New Competition

Postby zunmik » Fri Sep 09, 2016 7:32 pm

Keep us posted as to what rifle you end up with, mike.
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Re: New Competition

Postby keithatrochdale » Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:16 pm

Hi

Come on there must be more people who want to have a go!

We have six people at the moment, if you want to do it by post because you are too far away, talk to us - anything is possible!

Maybe we could get a bit of club to club competition going?

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