Season 1 - Round 1

A 6 yard, one handed, benchrest air pistol competition, for all abilities.
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Post by Ian » Thu Dec 13, 2012 8:29 pm

Cant see a problem using a cushion provided there is only one point of contact forward of the wrist
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Post by pmh » Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:35 pm

At this stage, nobody knows what guns have been used, before the round was shot.

All will be revealed when round 1 has been posted.   :lol:

A cushion is fine, as long as the points of contact, as per the rules, are adhered to.

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Post by Nyctophiliac » Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:08 pm

Hi, Newbie here but Oldie with plinking n target pistol shooting.

I would very much like to take part in this contest.

Trying to chose which of my venerable guns to use.

The rest is going to be a homemade affair, though.

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Post by Ian » Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:31 pm

Nyctophiliac:856 wrote:Hi, Newbie here but Oldie with plinking n target pistol shooting.

I would very much like to take part in this contest.

Trying to chose which of my venerable guns to use.

The rest is going to be a homemade affair, though.
Excellent - great to have you on board with this!

:)

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Post by Appinpar68 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 5:27 pm

pmh:803 wrote:At this stage, nobody knows what guns have been used, before the round was shot.

All will be revealed when round 1 has been posted.   :lol:

A cushion is fine, as long as the points of contact, as per the rules, are adhered to.

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Tried a Cushion - rubbish! will need to find something a bid more ridgid to support the pistol properly

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Post by pmh » Mon Dec 17, 2012 5:55 pm

I am sure you'll find something suitable.

Try Pound Stretcher, or similar, something will catch your eye.

I do like my MTM front rifle rest.

I also used it for the UBC benchrest to good effect.

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Post by mitchell301 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:23 pm

Im not finding this easy...Benchresting a springer seems so alien, and Im spraying pellets everywhere. I'll have a go up the club on wednesday. :D
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Post by zunmik » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:30 pm

mitchell301:907 wrote:Im not finding this easy...Benchresting a springer seems so alien, and Im spraying pellets everywhere. I'll have a go up the club on wednesday. :D
I personally use a bean bag cradles it lightly, and not being a hard surface it does'nt jump like a bitch on heat, M. :)
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Post by Nyctophiliac » Tue Dec 18, 2012 8:14 am

At the moment I'm using a large carwashing sponge taped to the top of a small tripod, but it is a bit hard. I might see if I can get one of those beanbags you find in camera shops to support big telephoto lenses.

Still getting scores worse than hand held!

Think I have decided on the gun, though.

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Post by pmh » Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:01 pm

Will be interesting to see how the guns perform, once the results are in.

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Post by mitchell301 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 1:22 pm

Nyctophiliac:917 wrote:At the moment I'm using a large carwashing sponge taped to the top of a small tripod, but it is a bit hard. I might see if I can get one of those beanbags you find in camera shops to support big telephoto lenses.

Still getting scores worse than hand held!

Think I have decided on the gun, though.
I tried the car-wash sponge on top of a pistol rest today. Lightly resting the pistol grip on the sponge, the results were a huge improvement over just resting on the hard rubber with a springer. Was so happy with the improvement..I submitted it as this month's entry.
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Post by pmh » Sat Dec 22, 2012 4:31 pm

3 scores received to date, with only one week left to go.

An ideal excuse, over the Christmas period, to disappear into the garage for a while!

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Post by pmh » Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:30 pm

Only a few days left now, before the first round closes.

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Post by pmh » Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:28 pm

Last couple of days before the first round ends.

Not been the most inspiring of weather I know.

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Post by Ian » Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:33 am

Final day today folks!

Ends at 10pm tonight


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