Durham Pistol & Rifle Club
3973 S. Jim Minor Road Haw River, NC 27258

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Precision Rimfire 22 Challenge July 8, 2018

Match day was very nice - not nearly as hot as it could be here in July, and breezes off and on but nothing too bad for 22 shooting. Two things that were different this match - everyone got 5 points for free to make it come out to 100, but there were no extra rounds - one shot per target.

Some excellent shooting this match from several people. Rob extended his Tactical division lead, and Joel Pendergraft (no relation at all) came out first in his first match with us, followed closely by Nate and Ashley - good shooting! Nine new challenge shooters this match, a couple of whom didn't realize what they were getting into, but they gave it a good try.

I did get some pictures this match, thanks to a couple people that did photographer duty for me. I will upload some of them as soon as I get a chance.

Thanks to everyone who came out to shoot. Match and season scores are linked to the left.

THANK YOU to everyone that helped with setup and teardown. None of the matches would be possible for me to do alone, and especially not this one.

Course of Fire

Varmint division shoots all stages from the bench. [Tactical division positions in brackets].

  1. Cold bore shot on paper @125 yards [support rifle on upside down 5 gal bucket on bench]
  2. Sighter plate, not scored @150 [bench]
  3. * 5 orange poppers, left to right @80,100,115,100,70 [seated on stool, choice of interior barrier hole]
  4. * Appleseed target, 6 shots your choice of targets, points vary @65 [3 shots from 2nd barrier step, 3 from 3rd step]
  5. Dual hostage flipper + 1 KD @75,135 [rifle supported on spool, flat sides up/down]
  6. Regular match KD rack - 1 row of 5 targets @135 [rifle supported on spool, flats left/right]
  7. One playing card, 10 shots, only non-overlapping hits inside card score @60 [over but unsupported by cardboard office file folder box]
  8. * Know your limit – shoot til happy or miss. Miss cancels previous hit. @50 [barrier lowest step]
  9. Regular match KD rack - 1 row of 5 targets [seated on 5 gal bucket]
  10. Hostage shot – single shot, on the fire command, don’t hit the no-shoot partially blocking the target @80 [low diagonal 2x4 support for rifle]

* These stages are shot one shooter at a time, the others are all at the same time.



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