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Offline Maven

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #25 on: November 07, 2020, 02:21:22 AM »
Some nice shooting there, guys! 
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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #26 on: November 07, 2020, 02:44:28 AM »
I have edited my score records.  Scoring by the half ball is far more difficult than by just a touch.  It is useful to eliminate bore size differences though, and is why I chose it for this match.  If I am fortunate enough to win another one of these monthly affairs, I shall use the 'by the touch' method of scoring.  The numbers will be larger, but someone will still post a best score...for another event.
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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #27 on: November 07, 2020, 09:12:00 PM »
Excellent shooting, gentlemen!
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Offline Mike from OK

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #28 on: November 09, 2020, 03:37:44 AM »
I'll do my best to try and get one submitted for this match... Just have to see how it goes. Between rotating shifts and iffy weather it's hard to commit to anything right now.

Mike

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #29 on: November 09, 2020, 03:53:38 AM »
The weather here is non-conducive too.  If this match continues over the winter, it is unlikely that I will be able to participate...my hands feel the cold to the point that it isn't fun.  But I hope y'all will make the sacrifice for this month's match.
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Offline Justin Urbantas

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #30 on: November 09, 2020, 07:30:33 AM »
Tomorrow is supposed to get up to a balmy +2 so I'll try to get out and shoot another target or two.

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #31 on: November 09, 2020, 04:50:14 PM »
Taylor, you need a heated " shooting shed"  like I had at the last house.  A bench across one side of the 8 x 8 foot shed, with barn door window above and a wood stove in the corner .   I shot thousands of rounds from that shed all through the year  :)    I need to build another one .

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #32 on: November 09, 2020, 07:18:23 PM »
That's a great idea Bob. I'll have to build one too. Would be nice to be able to shoot more when it's really cold. I think a ventilation fan would be important for flintlocks.

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #33 on: November 09, 2020, 08:19:42 PM »
Not an option for this child.  I live in the city, so have a fifteen minute commute to get to the range.  If I lived in the country, I'd be all over that.
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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #34 on: November 09, 2020, 11:19:47 PM »
Amazing seeing reports of snow conditions and sub freezing temperatures.  We are having 70 to 80 degree rays here in East Tennessee.  Been like this for weeks now. 

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #35 on: November 10, 2020, 02:55:31 AM »
Well, I got out to the range today, and shot another target. Definitely better than last time. 2 and a bit breezy today. I'm not too sure about that middle target.




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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #36 on: November 10, 2020, 03:58:30 AM »
That is some very nice shooting, Justin.   

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #37 on: November 10, 2020, 04:14:00 AM »
Nice target Justin!  I call your centre target a "9" so your total is (6 x 9) + (3 x 10) = 84!  thanks for sending this in...we got about 6" of snow in town today...imagine you got similar.
Keep 'em coming my friends.....
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Offline Justin Urbantas

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #38 on: November 10, 2020, 06:08:39 PM »
Thanks guys. Yeah, we probably had about 6", and we got another 3" so far this morning with more on the way. I got an electric snowblower last year. Sure beats shoveling.

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #39 on: November 10, 2020, 08:43:19 PM »
Well done, Justin.  Bit too cold for me, but time will tell, not quite 1/2 way through the month.  I don't seem to be acclimatizing very well
this year.  Maybe I should get out of the house more? ;D
Just went out to the shed to retrieve a power cord to plug in the truck. -8 - about 18F for our American friends. The end of my index finger
of my left hand froze - how about that? Ahh- when I turned the steel lock lever on the shed - compressed the skin and bingo, frozen digit.
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Offline Mike from OK

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #40 on: November 15, 2020, 08:21:04 PM »
Well, my plan is to attempt this today. But (as usual) the printer is out of ink and we can't find an ink cartridge for our printer anywhere... Out of stock everywhere.

It's a small inconvenience. But a dozen small inconveniences a day start to wear on your nerves... 'bout fed up with this Covid business.

Mike

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #41 on: November 15, 2020, 08:25:48 PM »
Hang in there Mike.  I'm happy to hear that you want to shoot the match.  I'm in the same boat with my printer...out of ink, but I printed about a dozen copies at the first of the month, so I'm ready to go out again.  It's - 5 C here with about a foot of snow and no wind.
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Offline Mike from OK

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #42 on: November 15, 2020, 08:40:07 PM »
Thanks Taylor. As I said earlier, the printer being out of ink for targets is the most minor of inconveniences. But with distance learning and homeschooling we need that printer for the little one.

I'm just getting tired of attempts to buy basic commodities turning into a grail quest.

Hang it all. I'm going to shoot. I'm going to try some patches lubed with NF oil and I plan on enjoying myself. LOL

Weather here is warmer than yours but not ideal. No snow anyway.

Mike

Offline bob in the woods

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #43 on: November 16, 2020, 01:45:46 AM »
Minus 3 here in the woods today with rain, and 80 to 100  km / hr winds....not ideal shooting weather  ;D   Today is the last day of regular rifle season for deer , so it'll be a lot safer out in the woods now.
I'll be shooting some targets next week for certain !

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #44 on: November 16, 2020, 02:49:03 AM »
That's great to hear, Bob. Taylor and I have to get out again.
Daryl

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #45 on: November 20, 2020, 02:19:32 AM »
What the heck, hadn't given the rifle her full cleaning since the weekend club match so I threw a shots through it today.  Very pleased with the consistency, but dang glad the target isn't at 50 yards!!  .40 cal, .395 ball, 50gr FFF, prelubed pillow ticking patches.  Please note I used the hockey stick in honor of you Canadians.   ;D  May try it again tomorrow...



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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #46 on: November 20, 2020, 06:07:27 AM »
Very nice !    Love the .40  :)

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #47 on: November 20, 2020, 08:20:27 PM »
Very nice target David.  I score it @ 82 points.  Please give it another go...with that kind of consistency, the '10's should look after themselves.  Nice rifle too.
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Offline Daryl

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #48 on: November 20, 2020, 09:50:40 PM »
Yes indeed, nice rifle, good target.
Daryl

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Re: November 2020 Covid Postal Match
« Reply #49 on: November 22, 2020, 02:48:37 AM »
Credit me a DNQ ( did not qualify) for my second target. Pushed 2 of the first 5 shots out of the 9 so that was that for today.  Tried painting the front site with whiteout hoping to see it better, works on many targets but certainly didn't for this busy set of circles!
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