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Battle Rifle competition.

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Cmdr. Gravez0r, Jun 14, 2008.

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  1. Cmdr. Gravez0r

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    One man's experience.

     
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    How about a link to the whole thing?
     
  3. Cmdr. Gravez0r

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    That is the whole thing. I wrote it.
     
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    I assume that was the match today? I didn't make it..but sounded like a lot of fun. I need to get out there and sight in my SKS at 200 and give it a shot.
     
  5. Cmdr. Gravez0r

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    Yep that was it. I think with some practice I could clear all the targets but the accuracy is so poor the odds of placing are next to nil. Still fun though!
     
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    I didn't know that any service rifle competitions were held with eastern-bloc weapons...
     
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    Nice tale, Cmdr. Gravez0r. My second most formal fun in shooting was 1000 yard matches with the Garand. (First was metallic silhouettes with handguns.)

    I wouldn't mind seeing a milsurp match around here sometime.

    My strong suspicion is that my Yugo SKS shoots more accurately with the gas shut off, but I haven't been able to fire it all that much to prove it.
     
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    I have no interest in placing....just be fun with an SKS.
     
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    There is a loose group of shooters here in Texas that meet 4-6 times a year to eat BBQ, gossip, BS each other, and shoot a Mil-Surp match. They call it a "Bang N Clang "match. 10" steel plates at 200yds, offhand, one required reload from body. As issue rifles only, no Nat Match or custom builts allowed. A timed match with 10 targets. Fastest time WINS!!!!!!!!
    There are different classes of match, semi-auto, bolt gun, single shot, and muzzleloader. Shoots take 1-2 days. There are 100targets so 10 shooters get to shoot before a time out is called and everybody walks out to reset plates. A LOT of fun! The kids have a "Rubber Ducky" match. Single shot 22 at 35yds. Rubber ducks sitting on a 4x4. Another timed event.
    Most of the time the matches are held between Sept. and May, cooler that way.:D

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    Jeez that would be fun!!! The only decision would be SKS or Mosin 91/30. :D
     
  11. Nolo

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    Now just do that with an M44...
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    Good job man, on both the shooting and the writing. :)
     
  12. Cmdr. Gravez0r

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    This was a "battle rifle" competition. Any weapon designed for combat is eligible for entry. The next one is at the Charlotte Rifle and Pistol Club on September 6th.

    I was one of four contestants (out of 35 or so) that ran combloc weps. The only Russian gun that did better than me was a AK-74 in .223--this particular rifle is known as the "MOA AK" and it was truly a sight to behold.
     
  13. Dave R

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    Great story! I love this kind of post. "Virtual shooting."
     
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    I like it! Brings back memories of the first 3-gun competition I shot. I used my Yugo SKS and had a blast. I was actually surprised how well it did on the torso targets at 200yds, but I just couldn't quite get the 10" plate.
     
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    You mean AK74 in 5.45.
     
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    Hey, Zak, why don't you post the results from that match?

    ;)
     
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