ML round ball bench postal?

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  1. Jan 21, 2020 #21

    GWarden226

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    This past week end we had snow, and wind up to 50mph that made a wind chill factor of -25F. So, haven't forgotten about setting this match up, but is sure as heck is going to be a lot warmer before we get this started. Use to have to be out in such weather when I was a Game Warden for the State. Didn't seem to mind it when I was younger, as I've gotten older, I hope I am wiser. At the time must have had frozen brain syndrome. You all take care and stay warm if you live in the frigid areas of our nation.
     
  2. Feb 7, 2020 #22

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    To keep the cost to a minimum for targets, we supply our own. Use the 6bull for 50yd and the standard single bull for 100yd.
    The whole postal will basically operate on the honor system. Shoot one postal target for 50yd and one for 100yd. It would be easy to probably shoot until you get the best target and submit that. Each shooter on his own will mark prior to shooting his postal target which one will be used for the match. Each shooter submit their score, and is everyone able to post a pic of their target?
    Again keeping cost to the bare minimum for the matches. Enough for this for now. let me know.
    bobbed
     
  3. Feb 7, 2020 #23

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    Not everyone has official NMLRA targets at home. Buying some for this match would be costly. How about allowing any bullseye target and score group size from center?
     
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    I'd like to try 50 and maybe 100 yard bench rest here at the homestead off a home made bench and sand bags. Sounds like a lot of fun!
     
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    That will work for the 100yd match, what do you suggest for the 50yd match? Thanks for input.
     
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    I think it would depend on if we are shooting for a score or a group size. If we are shooting for a score everybody would have to shoot the same target. If we are shooting for a group size, it wouldn’t matter what target you shot.
     
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    Guess the original intent was to shoot similar to matches that are held by state organizations or NMLRA. 50 yd is shot for score on a 6bull target, one bull is for sighter. 100yd is shot for score as well on a single bull.
    bob
     
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    I’m fine with that. I have several of both of these. Can’t wait till the weather gets better.
     
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    OK, for targets we will shoot the same as at regular BP ML shoots, using the NMLRA 50yd(6bull) and 100yd single bull. IF you don't have them or are not wanting to buy them, then have targets that will have the same dimensions as the NMLRA targets. The 6 bull X-ring is .4" die, 10ring dia .9" ring going out from there are .5" width, going out to a 5 ring. The 100yd X-ring is 1", 10 ring 2"diameter. rings going out to 5 ring are 1" in width. Over the years I have been very satisfied with targets from American Target Company, they are printed on a heavy card stock, reasonably priced and low shipping rates. Dimensions are as specified by NMLRA.
    Bob
     
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    I'm out. Would like to participate but I generally don't buy targets. My range has some standard NRA rifle targets I get when I forget to bring something, would that work? (I'm pretty sure they have the 50 yard smallbore and 100 yard rifle available for .30 each. And yes, I am a cheap skate.)

    TBH I have not even been to the range since august. I had some personal issues that prevented me from going and have not made it back. If I can use the NRA standard targets for either I'll have an excuse to dust off the old caplock!
     
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    If the targets have the same size ring sizes they will work.
    bob
     
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    OK, I will find out the dimensions and if that works I'll try and shoot this one! (Though my 100 yard bench with my old girl isn't much to write home about...)
     
  14. Feb 25, 2020 at 4:07 AM #34

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    I would be great shooting 5- one hole groups. I need to practice if I hope to keep up halfway with most people anymore. I'm working on it.
     

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