August 25, 2019 3X1000 Yard Prone Match

The day started out with a very light wind and some mirage.  The temperature was ok since shooting was done under the cover.  For the relatively easy conditions, there was a lot of problems with shots either dropping out or flying high for no apparent reason.  The last targets of the day had to deal […]

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July 28, 2019 3X1000 Yard Prone Match

Hot.  Stayed hot for the match with some light winds on the last target of the day.  Mirage was ok for the first targets but got a little heavier making holds on the target open to interpretation.    Electronic targets were used again which sped the match up.  One has to make sure the right […]

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July 21, 2019, 3X1000 Yard Prone Match

Weather was hot with very light winds at times and light to medium mirage.  Watching the mirage resulted in ok vertical but the left and right were harder to figure out.  Electronic targets were used for the match and everyone was for their continued use.  If you are planning to come to a match, try […]

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June 23, 2019 3X1000 Yard Prone Match

Clear skies and light varying winds were present for the entire match.  The light winds meant that that the conditions were unsettled resulting in some shots that were way off what was expected.  The first relays of the day were the best and things went downhill from there.  Even on later targets, looking at the […]

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May 26, 2019 3X1000 Yard Prone Match

It was completely overcast and threatening to rain so we held off for an hour and got a small window where the rain stopped and the wind died.  A small practice session was held and we had to quit when it started to rain and blow.

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May 19, 2019 3X1000 Yard Prone Match

Putting up the flags prior to the match, it looked like weather was going to hold off and go around the range.  It got darker and darker and then started to rain.  Waiting about 40 minutes, the sky lightened up and it became partly cloudy with the generally unreadable, unpredictable spring winds.  Everyone shot it […]

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April 29, 2019 3X1000 Yard Prone Match

The match started with an increasing wind of about 7 mph and increased the entire day, didn’t match the weather man who said 3-5 mph.  The wind ended up 12-15 mph with gusts 20-25 mph.  Coats had to be put on to cut the chill.  There were misses and missing a small change put the […]

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3X1000 10-21-2018

October 21th 3X1000 Yard Prone Match The weather was perfect all through the match. Usually the wind comes up on the second target but it stayed down to the end of the match. Although there wasn’t that any wind things did move around. The first target had some nice scores shot with a decline for […]

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3X1000 High Power Match Results 6/24

The wind came up hard and early and stayed that way for the day.  Everyone shot and regarded it as a practice. Editorial Note: Bob makes it sound worse than it actually was 🙂 The wind was extremely challenging, but we used the opportunity to practice wind reading skills by discussing what conditions we saw […]

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3X600 High Power Match Results – 6/23

The wind held off for five shots of the very first string of the day and then came up hard and stayed for the rest of the match. At times it looked like the wind may drop to nothing but it was illusion as it almost dropped but then came back. The drop offs and […]

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