Scoped Rifle 1 5 March 2017 – Update

Well the weather wasnt kind today but in reality we have been lucky of late so it was inevitable that we would get wet at some point.. But did we actually get wet? You had to have a bit more gumption and turn up to find out.

We took one look at the rain and decided the stick with a 600 yard shoot and so the kit could stay in the dry. Aah but the shooters? Well we have acquired a Gazebo, only room for three shooters but there were only a few of us so that was fine.

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After a bit the rain mostly cleared and there was the odd comment about the sun in the face! Anyway everyone was dry.

The revised course of fire was Fig 11 snaps and Fig 12 snaps at 600. We tried Fig 11 / 12 targets as moving targets for the third detail.

The shooting was mixed and it certainly shook things up a bit with the pressure of snap shooting and limited sighters.  The top score was Rob B who is an excellent shot but the surprise was that he used a scoped single shot target rifle. Proving its how you shoot rather than what.

The moving target was particularly difficult as we had no real idea where to aim.

We can expect to run this shoot again as it is a considerable challenge.

So well done to all those who came along. Scores on the results page.