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Yea!!!  I am redeemed! Yesterday was a bad day. But it was not all me. Charles rode in on his white horse and rescued me with new ammo. A consistent load. Ken Littlefield tightened my rear sight and all was well. I shot amazing scores today and it showed. I came in second overall in… Read more »

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Grumble..Humbled…. Need I say more that today was not one of my best? Excuse for the day? Well I have two actually. We will find out tomorrow if my thoughts are correct. First Excuse is bad ammo. Second excuse is my rear sight elevation knob was a little loose. I guess I need to explain… Read more »

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Today is about the darkest and wettest day I have seen in a long while. Day 1, practice at Douglas Ridge Rifle Range. Pretty good turnout there today. All of the Canadians who came down for last weeks match at Rattlesnake stayed on this side of the border for the week to also participate in… Read more »

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Good News and Bad News. Bad News – I had a miss at 1000 yards where I turned my sights the wrong direction. Good News – I still managed to get 2nd place Match Winner for this year’s championship! AND! Our team The Wranglers won the Championship! Day 3 and final round of the 2011… Read more »

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Rattlesnake Clean – Definition – When all targets on the range come up as a miss at the same time. 1000 yard line. The flags pole are bending over. The flags are pointing up. You could not leave your gear unattended or it flies away. Although strong the angle of the wind was at about… Read more »

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Wardrobe malfunction? No. Ammo and rifle malfunction. A big one. Friday, day 1 at Rattlesnake brought us very warm weather and sunny skies. Today’s match consisted of 800, 900 and 1000 yards in the individuals and 800 yards for the Team event. The winds were actually quite mild for this place although still switchy. I… Read more »

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http://www.youtube.com/get_player Grip! Clear! Point! Ready! Fire! Not quite sure but I think I heard that command at least 200 times this last weekend. Charles and I took the General Defensive Handgun class through InSights Training Center. A long but fantastic two day course. Over and over again we practiced removing gun from holster, (clearing), and… Read more »

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When I wrote last week about being “Creedmoored” I was very curious where this term came from. Or why it was called this. I knew of the rule itself but had no idea of its name and why. So I went on to the Long Range Forum and all responses led me to a small… Read more »

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What is a Creedmoor you ask? If you tie someone in a match with exact score and exact X count, you need to determine the winner by the final shot of the day. Whoever got an X on the last shot will take it. If they both got an X then you keep counting back… Read more »