Military Silhouette Match Results 2019-11-16

Our final match of 2019 had nine shooters and pleasant weather. (Click any image below to open the slideshow.) We welcomed back Marty and his daughter Margaret. Marty also brought along a newcomer, Mark, who had never shot beyond 300 yards, yet managed to shoot his way to First Place! A sincere “Thank you!” to […]

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Military Silhouette Match Results 2019-10-19

One perk of this match is: unlimited sighters. This came in handy today when Jim K. took five shots to sight-in his M1 Garand on the Ram gong at 545 yards with a strong wind from West/South West. 1st sighter: Spotter: “You’re right; about 12 inches.” Me: two clicks. 2nd sighter: Spotter: “You’re right; about […]

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Military Silhouette Match Results 2019-09-15

Five shooters got to knock down silhouette targets under perfect weather conditions. We would have finished before the wind went from calm to over 15 MPH if Dave hadn’t taken so long to pick up his brass. So the shoot-off for first place took place with a strong wind from six o’clock. First shot; miss. […]

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Military Silhouette Match Results 2019-08-17

This match had eight shooters and one spectator. The wind was calm and the temperature ranged from 65 at the start to 80 when we finished. Seven out of eight shooters had to shoot at least one stage offhand. Dave R. dominated the match with his model 1903 A3 bolt rifle. Phil S. came in […]

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Military Silhouette Match Results 2019-07-20

Nine shooters enjoyed knocking down steel silhouette targets under clear skies and bearable July temperatures. Wind was calm throughtout the match, picking up just as the match concluded at 10:45. Welcome back Sylvan (his second match) and Loren (it’s been awhile). Jim B. shot Chickens, Pigs, and Turkeys offhand while Dave E., Marty D., and […]

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Military Silhouette Match Results 2019-06-15

Highlights: Pleasant weather, three new shooters, lots of offhand shooting, a three-way shoot-off for second place, and no broken firing pins! Sylvan A., one of the new shooters, shot his M1A to second place by winning the three-way shoot-off with long-timers Jim B. and Roger B. Dave R. avoided breaking yet another M1 firing pin […]

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Military Silhouette Match Results 2019-05-18

Ten shooters enjoyed perfect weather and each other’s company for this year’s second Vintage Military Silhouette Match. Surprisingly there was no wind! “No way!” you say? Well, here’s a photo to prove it: (More photos here.) And for the second month in a row, an overcast sky meant every target was clearly visible. (Well, except […]

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Military Silhouette Match Results 2019-04-20

Over 154 days (5 months!) had elapsed since the last Military Silhouette match, so 12 shooters (including one Junior) were most eager to knock down steel. And today’s weather was favorable with 65 degree temperature and wind direction from SW to NE. Plus the overcast sky meant 100% target clarity at all ranges, which was […]

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